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16 Jul 2018

Category: Montreal Home

Montreal Home

EVERYTHING ON THE WISH LIST

EVERYTHING ON THE WISH LIST This large kitchen was designed to welcome a crowd The owners of this home wanted a big kitchen. But that was just the beginning of their wish list for the space. They also wanted a large pantry, a bakery section,…

Montreal, Montreal Home

A LOT MORE THAN PLANNED

  A LOT MORE THAN PLANNED What starts as a new garage becomes a total rebuilding of this Laurentians cottage   PHOTOGRAPHY: RODOLF NOËL STYLING: JEAN-FRANÇOIS CROUSSETTE   The owner of this cottage describes herself as passionate about renovating. She also uses that characterization to…

Montreal Home

CITY STYLE

CITY STYLE Westmount backyard is transformed from English country garden to urban retreat BY PHILLIPA RISPIN PHOTOGRAPHY: DREW HADLEY STYLING: JEAN MONET When one leads an urban life and has no country house, a city garden becomes important. The owners of this Westmount property have…

Montreal, Montreal Home, Outdoor Living

BACKYARD BLISS

This suave and contemporary backyard was a mundane patch of grass and concrete just one summer ago. “It was really a mess,” says Vic Bertrand bluntly. Bertrand, the president of full-service landscaping company Northstone, describes the area’s 2,000 square feet as an unappealing concrete patio and “just grass, weeds, shrubs.”

Art, Montreal, Montreal Home

DREAM STATE

Fragments of dreams. Elusive memories of long-past events. A vaguely recalled face. The work of Montreal painter Irena Chrul spies into the crevices in our subconscious minds, forcing us to look at what’s stored in there.