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CityHome 2014: Design Lover’s Guide to Everything

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Our first ever special issue of CityHome is on newsstands now! CityHome, aka The Ottawa Design Lover’s Guide to Everything, includes tips from local design experts, a roundup of talented furniture makers, beautiful photography of amazing homes in the city, a shopping guide, and more.

The Experts
Luc Crawford, Katherine Skidmore, Mary Birtch, and the co-founders of The Federal talk about their current obsessions
By Patrick Langston
Portraits by Marc Fowler – Metropolis Studio

The Makers
The next generation of furniture design includes Christopher Solar, Laura Langford, and Kyle Megill
By Fateema Sayani
Portraits by John Kealey

 

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Our first ever special issue of CityHome is on newsstands now! CityHome, aka The Ottawa Design Lover’s Guide to Everything, includes tips from local design experts, a roundup of talented furniture makers, beautiful photography of amazing homes in the city, a shopping guide, and more.

Brilliant Spaces
By Sarah Brown

  • Decked out: a tapered two-storey deck includes a full kitchen, a cozy fire pit, and a greenhouse 
    Photography by Doublespace
  • Fantasy islands: Two rooms become one in a kitchen designed to encourage collaborative cooking parties
    Photography by Doublespace
  • Collector’s edition: A book-loving family transforms their indoor pool space into a striking library and family room
    Photography by Gordon King
  • Basement Boite: A lounge, bar, brewery, and spa — all in one space
    Photography by Doublespace
  • Casual opulence: Clean lines and elegant styling create the illusion of space in this compact bathroom
    Photography by Gordon King

    Brilliant Spaces: Easy ways to add colour to your home
  • Orange Crush: A family house makes a cheerful addition to its Hintonburg neighbourhood
    By Sarah Brown
    Photography by Christian Lalonde – PhotoluxStudio.com
  • Seeing Red: A colour scheme inspired by Asia — and a historic covered bridge
    By Barbara Sibbald
    Photography by Christian Lalonde – PhotoluxStudio.com
  • Window of Opportunity: On a sunny day, the interior walls become a canvas, showcasing the interplay of light and colour
    By Sarah Brown
    Photography by Union 11
  • Rhapsody in Blue: A vibrant colour scheme is motivated by a work of art
    By Hattie Klotz
    Photography by Laurie Gail Hamelin
  • Material World: A designer adds pops of colour and texture through carefully selected accessories 
    By Hattie Klotz
    Photography by Justin Van Leeuwen
  • Art Primer
    Paul Gessell‘s tips on where to buy art in Ottawa

Shopping Listings: a massive listings section where you can find almost anything for your home:

  • Antiques
  • Decor/Accessories
  • DIY
  • Fireplace and Patio
  • Furniture
  • Housewares
  • Lighting
  • Paint and Wall Coverings
  • Textiles and Window
  • Treatments
  • Tiles, Flooring, and Carpet