Phillipa Rispin

Phillipa Rispin

From staid Victorian to cheery contemporary

From staid Victorian to cheery contemporary

PHOTOGRAPHY: ANGUS McRITCHIE On the outside, this Westmount home is a demure Victorian, clad in sober attire. But open the front door, and the mood changes radically. An open-plan ground floor and a rainbow of colour throughout the...

From The Outside In

From The Outside In

PHOTOGRAPHY: DUY NGUYEN STYLING: JILLIAN FRITZ Most people renovate a house and then turn their attention to the surrounding landscape. The owners of this home in Port Moody, however, did it the other way around. They had initially...

A Silk Purse from a Sow’s Ear

It was a former retirement home, a quadruplex on a block of similar buildings in NDG, most of which were in better repair. But Endrée Villeneuve of Vision enVert knew it could be turned into something special, four...

Taking His Time: a 7-year Squamish Build

      Dr. Tom Honey had the perfect lot in the Garbaldi Highlands, but he was reluctant to move there. This was surprising, considering how quickly the Squamish veterinarian had acquired the property. "I did...

#StufDsgnrsMake Silent Auction Kicks Off

#StufDsgnrsMake Silent Auction Kicks Off

Design: when is it art, and vice versa? Find out at the second annual #StufDsgnrsMake silent auction on until June 10 at the Gladstone Hotel. The auction is in support of The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO),...