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Stunning staircases

As a manufacturer of stairs, handrails and railings, Bättig Design has an innovative approach that has won it a loyal following among homeowners, architects, designers and builders. And the word is spreading. Bättig recently created five impressive staircases in one...

Iconic Homes In The Great White North

Iconic Homes In The Great White North

Opening doors all over cottage country: Colin and Justin survey the landscape from the breezeway at the lakeside home of architect Vanessa Fong and her husband, Ryan Taylor. Photo: Jeremy Kohm BY COLIN MCALLISTER...

Industriously Redesigning the Bathroom

Industriously Redesigning the Bathroom

Industrial design has been making inroads since people began converting former manufacturing spaces into residential lofts. So it was a matter of time before non-loft dwellers would want that creative look in their own homes.

TO YOUR HEALTH!

That big clean-up extends to our bodies, too, as we move toward the vernal equinox. For years, juices and smoothies have been the drinks of choice at this time of year for those who want to give themselves...

THE  NEW  LOOK  OF  LAMINATE

THE NEW LOOK OF LAMINATE

In the world of interior design, there are few things – let alone styles – from the 1970s that we revisit these days. Shag carpets, harvest gold appliances, avocado-coloured powder room sinks, burnt-orange anything. The list goes on;...

VILLA VISTAS

Alison and Paul Brindle wanted their new waterfront home to be designed to capture the spectacular views of Lake Ontario and their cherished gardens. They also wanted a casual environment that would give them ample time to watch...

SMOOTH INTEGRATION

Sometimes, a house is like a book. It should not be judged by its cover. Because once you open it up, you might be surprised by the wondrous tale that awaits. You might just find yourself getting lost...

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

For some people looking to build a new home, the location – the neighbourhood – is the prime requisite; once it’s chosen, they find a site and build a home that suits their needs and wants. Other people...

PARADISE FOUND

The moment I arrived in the capital, Pape'ete, I could tell that I would not be disappointed by the trip that I had dreamed of for decades. Stepping off the plane, I inhaled the warm, fresh air and...

HOLA! THE RIVIERA MAYA WELCOMES THE WINTER-WEARY

Mexico's Caribbean coast boasts beautiful beaches, fascinating culture and ancient archeological sites BY LA CARMINA The snow is getting alarmingly deep. The wind is howling outside. And the furnace is on full-blast. Could there be a...

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