This home in Toronto’s Summerhill neighborhood designed by
features a neutral color palette with carefully chosen pops of color. This elegant backdrop is complemented by statement lighting and a mixture of vintage and new furnishings. Gillian Gillies 55
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The sitting room is serene and adorned in mostly neutrals. Subtle patterned textiles add a refreshing look while the grand piano and crystal glass chandelier are the focal points.
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A plush daybed separates the sitting room and piano area from the dining room. Although distinct spaces, Gillies unified the two areas with a common color palette. The floral patterned throw pillow on the daybed matches the flower centerpiece and artwork in the dining room.
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The dining room has a classic look with a long inlaid dining table that is paired with an Italian vintage crystal chandelier and complementary vintage walls sconces. The soft earth tones of the neutral textiles and dark wood furnishings create a clean and elegant backdrop, while the floral painting adds a nice splash of vibrant red.
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The hallway waiting area is welcoming with a soft cool-colored sofa accessorized with vibrant throw pillows. The calm hues offer a relaxed style, while the pops of orange, purple, and red add a visually pleasing aesthetic that prevents this area from feeling too subdued.
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The powder room is full of exotic finishes and has a distinct look. Aubergine and gold wallpaper is delicate yet eye-catching and complements the bold light fixture.
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A beautiful combination of antique brass, jute and gray creates harmony and balance in the second floor hallway. With the oversized lamps and organic elements, the space is classic but still feels fresh and up-to-date.
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The sitting area in the master bedroom features the same tones seen throughout the home. Dark gray walls are contrasted with white and cream elements, creating a balance between light and dark. The purple throw pillows and flowers continue the look from downstairs.