Thoughtful space design

New Life for Artist, Lawren Harris' Past Home

A house constructed for the renowned Group of Seven artist, Lawren Harris, gets a polished, modern re-build in classic black and white.  Bold design details were considered to be of the utmost importance in this design, exuding high style and dramatic impact.

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  • 4,500 ft² 
  • Toronto, ON
  • 2 Storey Residence
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 630 Sq.m Property

“Every space was designed to bridge the historic value of the home with the conveniences of modern living.”

Designer

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Natural wood and stone materials with pronounced grain and veining created dramatic focal points throughout the home.

The objective of every room was to create a single powerful emotion by leaving the spaces fresh and light and by injecting a bold, memorable feature such as a uexpected tile, exotic stone, perforated metal or patterned wood.

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Material Highlights

Highly veined marbles, woven metals, soft wood tones, stone mosaics, black iron and onyx wall tile all work to create a memorable residential experience.

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“The house also has a lot of modern technology: built-in speakers connected to a Sonos system, a front door and security system from Ring and all the lights in the house can be controlled from apps on your phone.”

The Globe & Mail

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