Inner-city family home

Designed for the changing needs of the family inhabiting it, this comfortable home features a number of unique touches
Story by: Soucie Hornier
This master bedroom opens out to a spacious bed frame, bedroom, ceiling, estate, home, interior design, living room, property, real estate, room, suite, wall, window, window covering, window treatment, orange, brown, gray
This master bedroom opens out to a spacious balcony

Design: Soucie Horner


The front entrance harkens back to the home's arch, door, facade, home, window, gray, black
The front entrance harkens back to the home's heritage

About the project (text supplied): The clean, calm, restful interiors of this heart-of-the-city home are an antidote to urban living and busy professional lives – and an ode to enduring style that will accommodate the changing needs of the young family who inhabits it.

An expansive dining room opens out into the ceiling, chair, dining room, furniture, home, interior design, living room, room, suite, table, orange, brown
An expansive dining room opens out into the lounge

Intensely personal, it features colourful stencilled quotes intended to inspire, artwork created by family members, a children’s library, and custom-designed storage, furnishings, and spaces that elevate the ease and pleasure of daily living to heights never before imagined.

Feb 08, 2018





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