What to do with your garbage bins in Toronto

A few years ago, the city of Toronto adopted a new format and program for the waste, recycling and organic bins.  Much like any change, this required some adjustment for the residents to handle the new garbage bins in Toronto.  This was a particular challenge for older neighborhoods in the urban core to find a space… Read the rest …

Sub-Zero and Wolf 2013-2014 Kitchen Design Winner

I am thrilled to announce that last week I was awarded first place for the Sub-Zero and Wolf 2013-2014 Kitchen Design Competition. This award was for Eastern Canada and in September I will be off to Scottsdale, Arizona for the Sub-Zero and Wolf’s Best of the Best Winners’ Summit and Gala where I have the chance of… Read the rest …

Geoffrey Street – Interior Design Project

Type: Private Residence – Toronto, High Park Completed: 2013 While some interior design projects focus on improvements within an existing program, this classic-meets-contemporary renovation is a complete architectural re-envisioning of a Toronto home’s main floor. Previously a rooming house with two separate additions built at different times, the main floor of this High Park home originally consisted of… Read the rest …

Reaching a new audience with Houzz

As a designer there are many places where I could showcase and promote my work.  Aside from my own website there are a number of social sites or platforms that can be interesting.  It is often difficult to assess the benefit or impact these could have.  One site I recently started using is the tremendously… Read the rest …

Kitchen Design – Toronto, Moore Park

Type: Private Residence, St. Clair Ave E. – Toronto Moore Park Completed: 2012 The complete renovation of this kitchen was driven by a need to improve the configuration, functionality and layout of the space. The homeowners wanted a clean and modern aesthetic while maintaining the same footprint as their previous kitchen. The space was reconfigured with… Read the rest …

Kitchen Renovation – Roehampton Avenue

Project Type: Private Residence, Toronto Completed: 2010 The project intent for this kitchen renovation was to maximize storage, work surfaces and seating areas. The original construction dating back thirty years offered a logical layout but was improved by relocating the refrigerator next to the pantry and replacing a built-in closet with cabinetry. Neutral tones and… Read the rest …