Karen Seidman

Karen Seidman

Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard

PHOTOGRAPHY: ALEXANDRE GUILBEAULT By Marc Turgeon’s own admission, one is more likely to encounter a moose than another human being near his stunning home in the Charlevoix region of Quebec.  For a guy who is transparent about his...

In Sync With Its Surroundings

In Sync With Its Surroundings

PHOTOGRAPHY: ULYSSE LEMERISE BOUCHARD Nestled among the trees along the shores of Lake Memphremagog in the Eastern Townships, this contemporary-style weekend home has been painstakingly designed to blend harmoniously with the nature surrounding it. Its conceptualization by the...

Wake Up  And Smell The Coffee

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

DeLonghi Perfecta espresso and cappuccino machine People have come a long way from waking up to an ordinary cup of coffee. In a world with a Starbucks on every corner, and where a $5 cup of coffee seems...

Keeping The Soul Of A Mid-Century House

Keeping The Soul Of A Mid-Century House

PHOTOGRAPHY: COLIN PERRYSTYLING: NEGAR REIHANI Vancouver designer Negar Reihaniknew she had her work cut out for her when a builder asked her to modernize a North Vancouver home while maintaining as much as possible of the original design...

Inspired By Iconic Architecture

Inspired By Iconic Architecture

PHOTOGRAPHY: LUKE POTTER As an engineering student studying at McGill University in Montreal, Vancouver resident Avi Dhaliwal found himself intrigued by Habitat 67, the revolutionary, modular building designed by renowned Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie. Seemingly a collection of...

White and Light

White and Light

PHOTOGRAPHY: EMA PETER When designer Jamie Deck got her instructions from a young couple who were decorating their new penthouse condo in a trendy area of Vancouver, there were two main conditions: Keep it on budget and make...

Designed and Built Just For Them

Designed and Built Just For Them

PHOTO: Alicia Thurston PHOTOGRAPHY: ALICIA THURSTON STYLING: BRANDON FOX One morning, Marian and Michael Daoud woke up in their condo in the heart of downtown Toronto with a sudden, burning desire to have greenery...

The Canopy Indoors and Out

The Canopy Indoors and Out

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 reflects the larger wooden canopy provided by...

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...

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