Wendy Helfenbaum

Wendy Helfenbaum

Downsizing For An Upscale Life

Downsizing For An Upscale Life

PHOTOGRAPHY: Martin Tessler & Martin KnowlesSTYLING: Nicole Sjostedt Juli Hodgson’s dog Pearl takes full advantage of the warm back deck, crafted from ipe (Brazilian walnut) wood, a dense hardwood that stands up to the elements. Sometimes, the best...

A Sleek Transformation

A Sleek Transformation

PHOTOGRAPHY: VALERIE WILCOXSTYLING: HEATHER LEWIS Visitors to this quiet Toronto crescent would never guess that behind this house’s brick facade, a two-year transformation recently took place. Although the house is not a new build, everything inside was renovated,...

Short Move, Big Change

Once upon a time, a tiny guesthouse built in the late 1890s sat in the corner of a wooded backyard in St. Lambert, behind a larger, brick-clad family home. The 600-square-foot shack was in such terrible condition that...

Paul Ygartua Is Versatile and Prolific

Paul Ygartua Is Versatile and Prolific

Paul Ygartua is a creature of habit, yet he’s in a state of constant reinvention. The artist, who was born in Bebington, England and is based in Vancouver, France, Spain or the U.K. depending on the time of...