Karen Seidman

Karen Seidman

The Canopy Indoors and Out

The Canopy Indoors and Out

Photo: Charles Lanteigne PHOTOGRAPHY: CHARLES LANTEIGNE Architects Louis Thellend and Lisa-Marie Fortin have appropriately named this magnificent mountaintop home The Canopy, as it is crowned by a vast wooden canopy on the inside which...

Cool Contemporary with a Family Ambience

Cool Contemporary with a Family Ambience

PHOTOGRAPHY: MAXIME BROUILLET Let there be light. That was a goal behind the renovation of this funky Villeray duplex, bought by a Montreal couple with two young children with the goal of creating a home that would be...

A Baby, Brushes, and Oil Paints

Michel LeRoux vividly remembers May 20, 1980 as the blessed day his only daughter, Marie-Hélène, came into existence. Moreover, it was the day LeRoux first went out to buy himself oil paints and brushes – the day when...

Outremont Home Updated in a Marriage of Old and New

Outremont Home Updated in a Marriage of Old and New

When the current homeowners bought and renovated it eight years ago, it had been previously owned and modified by the famous Québécois architect Roger D’Astous, the only Quebec architect to have studied under acclaimed American architect Frank Lloyd...

Finding New Life and Solace in Art

In what appears to be a barn nestled into the woods in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, glass artist Maryse Chartrand hunkers down to begin the painstaking task of polishing and repolishing her latest piece, a gorgeous glass sculpture featuring...