Design

Shining a Light

CHEO, the CHEO Foundation and the annual CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery are beacons of hope in our community. We’re putting a spotlight on the gorgeous lighting in this year’s Minto Dream Home, as well as the importance of supporting the CHEO Foundation’s work.  Have you visited this year’s Minto...

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Modern Dazzle

It’s a classic homeowner dilemma. You love your address, but your residence? Not so much. As time passes, even the deluxe home that was perfect in 2000 may seem awkward, frustrating and anything but ideal. After all, needs, priorities and tastes change.  If you’re debating what to do—move to a new...

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Capital Luxury Hit List in #Shethenorth Times

Ottawa is full of innovative originals and design talent. Take a look at five creative forces that are upping the style factor in the city. Written, styled and photographed by Henrietta Southam I would like to believe I had a small part to play in Ottawa’s latest coup: the move of Canada’s most...

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Heart of Manhattan’s Soul

The lower everything side of NYC Written, styled and photographed by Henrietta Southam Soul and authenticity – one may not exist without the other. All great adventures seek this combination in their pursuit of the unique. Road warriors want to see the unseen, feel the unknown, acclimate with...

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HOME CHIC HOME

As the trees shed their finery and blanket the landscape in vivid hues, there’s an irresistible urge to feather our nests with glorious, cosy new finds. Here are some fresh options to add richness and pleasure to your living space. Sumptuous Seating Designed by Evangelos Vasileiou for Ligne Roset...

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Suite Retreat

Create your personal oasis “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” – William Shakespeare, The Tempest At the end of the day, when the din is quieting and the to-do list is set aside, “me time” in a serene, luxurious master suite is a...

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Friendship by Design

Cloud Nine Soars Above Written, produced and styled by Henrietta Southam Photos by Marc Fowler, Metropolis Studio This light-filled slice of heaven is a testament to the fruit that lies in wait for those who bravely walk through their darkest days with the faith that their silver lining is...

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People to Watch

Bill Stewart Sustainable Intelligence By Beka Shane Denter Bill Stewart has a lot of energy and an ability to make everything sound exciting. His enthusiasm has served him well since his arrival in Ottawa at age 23. Born in Brockville, Ontario, and coming from “a simple background,” Bill realized...

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BIG ART

The chutzpah behind Sarah Moffat’s vast creations By Sally Smith At 50 Bennett Street in Carleton Place, you’ll see five flat blocks on the corner of the building. Each has a colourful, foot-high letter: S.M.A.R.T. It stands for Sarah Moffat Art, as this is where multi-media artist Sarah...

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HOME CHIC HOME

Hauser offers lighting options to beautifully illuminate your outdoor world. hauserstores.com Pizza Alfresco Pizza to go just got to the next level in luxe outdoor living, thanks to the Ooni 3 Outdoor Portable Pizza Oven. Ooni 3 is the world’s first portable wood-fired pizza oven. Heating up to...

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Bold and Beautiful

Architectural designer Houry Avedissian’s fresh, daring custom home projects are turning this city on its head By Janet Wilson Fierce, proud and determined are some of the words Houry Avedissian uses to describe how she felt when posing for a photograph under a brilliant blue sky wearing saucy high...

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Restaurateurs & Relationships

Striking the Perfect Balance By Henrietta Southam Photos by Marc Fowler, Metropolis Studio A successful restaurateur is a mix between a shape-shifting number-cruncher, an agile tightrope acrobat with aerialist aspirations, an eagle-eyed pitbull with balls of steel and a refined epicurean of...

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