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From Summerhill to Kawartha Lakes, we're sharing 7 incredible peaked houses by Canadian architects who know how to raise the roof 🙌 Follow the link in bio too see them all. Project @dubbeldamarch Photo by @shaigilfoto #architecture #canadianarchitecture #torontohome #architecture_best #designlines #architecture_magazine #design_magazine #modernarchitecture #pitchedroof #aframehouse

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Interior windows, a glass panel and a skylight flood a stairwell inside Tesseract House in natural light. The Etobicoke home is defined by asymmetrical shapes and the interplay of light and shadows. Read more through the link in bio. Photo by @ryanfungphoto

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Rain or shine, this Douglas-fir clad living room by @_benhomes is the coziest spot in the house. Featured in our New Homes & Condos issue, this #hyggehome was inspired by Mid-Century Modern cues (think teak furniture, an open-tread central staircase, and private courtyard ) but built by — and for — a this-century family. Follow the link in bio for an expanded tour. Photo by @arashmoallemi #designlinesmagazine #midcenturyhome #midcenturymodern #teakfurniture #vintagefurniture #modernfireplace #canadianarchitecture #burlingtonhomes #custombuild #hyggeinterior #roomoftheday

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Hello, thank you for contacting Designlines. We can’t come to the phone right now because we’re very busy splashing around in this @dubbeldamarch pool. Please leave a message and we’ll get back to you after Labour Day. ⛱ Thank you! ⛱ . . . . . . Photo by @scottnorsworthy #backyarddesign #pooldesign #greenroof #backyardideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #outofoffice #architecture_lovers #canadian_architecture #canadiandesign #landscaping #toronto_insta

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An angled, cedar-clad ceiling is a fitting choice for this nature-inspired living room. Designed as a cottage-y retreat in the middle of the city, the @greatlakestudio house (on the cover of our Best New Homes issue ) is full of surprises. For example: this serene family room is set among the treetops on the third floor. Follow the link in our profile for more inspiration. Photo by Tom Arban. . . . . . . #interiorspaces #interiorportraits #canadianinteriordesign #cottagehouse #urbancottage #modernhouses #toronto_insta #modernhouse #architecturaldesign #greatlakestudio #designlinesmagazine

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When outdoorsy architects and avid cyclists Rick Galezowski and Maggie Bennedsen decided to shed their nomadic ways to focus on life at home with their son, they bought an old teardown near Ossington, and used the rebuild to capture what they love most about life in the saddle — an immersive connection with nature. Tour this masterful urban lodge by @greatlakestudio through the link in our bio. Photo by Tom Arban. . . . . . . . #architecture_lovers #designlines #architecture_magazine #architectureporn #houseportrait #torontohome #househunters #housetour #futurehouse #canadiandesign #toronto_insta

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In our latest Best New Homes & Condos issue, we shared a residential space that has recently inspired us – a stairwell with sapele curves and views for days. It was just a taste of this biophilic design by @dubbeldamarch — and because Garden Circle House has so much flavour, we thought we’d show you how the whole home comes together around this show-stopping feature, and connects to its surrounding environment. Hit the link in bio to get the issue and see the full story at designlinesmagazine.com/gardencirclehouse 🌱 Photo by @norsworthyscott

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June 2019

Meet the completely redesigned Designlines magazine — starting with our Best New Homes & Condos issue. Inside, explore three boundary-pushing homes built from scratch by rising local studios @phaedrus studio @_benhomes and @greatlakestudio Plus, blissful bathrooms, BIG urban projects, “high” brow design, a secret (not secret ) designer, innovative Canadian prototypes, where to eat & overnight this summer, and much more! Hit the link in bio to get the issue. 🙌 Art Direction by @c_ordonez photography by @arashmoallemi

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June 2019

The gleaming kitchen inside Harbour House by @reignarchitects features a custom island, IKEA cabinetry and a show-stopping pendant from @moooi in the shape of a flowering herb. Last but not least, clay-coloured salt and pepper shakers from @menuworld Read about this reno through the link in bio.

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June 2019

To revive a seaside cottage for a young Toronto family, @reignarchitects used the oldest trick in the book: buckets of white paint. And a few other trade secrets, naturally. 🌊 Get full story through the link in our bio. Photo by @julianparkinson

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May 2019

Family photos on IKEA picture rails create an art-gallery feel in this bright landing by @sixteendegreestudio , where the family #cat enjoys naptastic sunbeams under the skylight. 🐈 Full story through the link in profile. Photo by @naomifin

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May 2019

Ahead of this weekend’s @doors_opento , we go behind the scenes with artist @ronaradstudio - getting an exclusive look at the creation of Safe Hands at @greatgulf ’s One Bloor! Check out the full video over on azuremagazine.com (our sister mag 👯‍♀️ ) . . . . #SafeHands #RonArad #publicart #doorsopen #doorsopento #OneBloor #yongeandbloor #blooryonge #doorsopen #doorsopentoronto #toronto

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May 2019

Step inside the offices of @hariripontariniarchitects this weekend as part of @doors_opento ! Also, don't forget to pick up a copy of our Small Spaces issue to read about their fantastic model shop, where many of their iconic buildings appear in miniature. 🏃‍♀️Photo by @arashmoallemi @greatgulf #designlinesmagazine #hariripontarini #canadianarchitect #candadianarchitecture #studiovisit #doorsopentoronto #toronto_insta #torontobuildings #torontoliving

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May 2019

An ethereal staircase of white oak treads and powdered white aluminum slats are the focal point in this @guidocostantinoprojects renovation in Roncy. Where there was once a hulking L-shaped stairwell, there is now sunshine. “It was important to make it light,” says Costantino. “Almost as if it were floating.” Tap the link in bio for more. Photo by @naomifin #designlinesmagazine #guidoconstantino #contemporaryhome #modernarchitecture #renovationproject #torontohome #roncesvalles #woodslats #staircasedesign

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May 2019

Hey, architects and interior designers of Toronto. We’re looking for revamped homes for our Reno Issue! Do you have a project to share with our readers? Get in touch with sara @azureonline com by June 14. Please include photos. ✨ Project by @asquitharchitect Photo by @nannespringer

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May 2019

Flanked with thickets of under-lit hydrangea, dwarf Korean lilac, dogwood and serviceberry, this walkway by @joelloblaw leads to a comfortable outdoor room defined by cedar slat walls. You would never know there used to be a pool here. Read about this Summerhill reno through the link in our profile. Photo by @burstynphoto #designlinesmagazine #gardendesign #gardenlife #gardeninspiration #landscapedesign #landscapearchitecture #torontohomes #cedarslats #woodslats #backyarddesign #deckdesign

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May 2019

Yes, it is possible to clad your house in luminous diamond-shaped zinc tiles. One day, you’ll be able to lounge outside in a t-shirt again too. Promise. Revisit this @studiojunction home through the link in our profile. Photo by @arashmoallemi

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May 2019

Ingrid and Nesmith moved into their Bay Street high-rise with nothing but a mattress between them. Today, their first #condo exudes warmth and personality, thanks to a thoughtful renovation by @taylorsmytharch Get the full story through the link in our profile. Photo by Tom Arban.

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May 2019

In a high rise condo on Bay Street, @taylorsmytharch created intimacy - and warmth - in the dining room by wrapping the ceiling in custom millwork. The white oak creates a “dialogue of scales” in the otherwise cookie-cutter space. Read the full story through the like in our bio. Photo by Tom Arban.

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May 2019

Looking for eye-catching furniture with a twist? Check out the innovative pieces from @usmmodularfurniture that integrate lighting and power into classic designs. Shop the collection - including the illuminated display case shown above - for 20% off at @avenueroadfurniture until May 31st. Hit the link in bio for more. 🍸 . . . . . . #avenueroadfurniture #interiordesign #interiorstyle #design #usm #lighting #storage #home #office #retail #sale #furniture #decor #modularfurniture #classic #modern #moderndesign #interiors

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April 2019

Are you looking for furniture for your home, maybe an heirloom-worthy piece, a hardworking staple? @avenueroadfurniture kicks off its 4th annual Warehouse Edit sale tomorrow. Running to Sunday, April 28th, enjoy 30-80% off some of the best furniture - no kidding - in Toronto. New pieces arriving daily from @manofparts , @classicon , @christophedelcourt , @zeitraum_furniture , @tribu_official_page , @therugcompany , @linteloo and many more. Link in bio for info 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ .... . Tag a friend that needs to know about this sale! . . . . #avenueroadfurniture #toronto #interiordesign #interiorstyle #design #samplesale #lighting #outdoorfurniture #rugs #cushions #chairs #sofas #accessories #tables #sale #furniture #decor #torontodesign #torontodesigner #furnituresale

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April 2019

Step inside the sky-high Trinity Bellwoods loft conversion by @studioac_architecture that made it onto our cover. ✨ See the whole project through the link in our profile. Photo by @arashmoallemi

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March 2019

When a screenwriter and #goldenretriever owner wanted to transform a rusty garage into a light-filled, inspiring backyard studio, he turned to @anyamoryoussef_architect She clearly delivered. See the transformation through the link in our profile. Photo by @norsworthyscott

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May 2019

Putting the finishing touches on our first-ever Small Spaces issue with the team. Look out for it this April! 🌱🌱🌱

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March 2019

Hollace Cluny’s new showroom on 245 Davenport Road is a trove of eclectic treasures, as we discovered on a recent visit. “The hunt is half the fun,” says owner Susan Fowlie, who stocks awesome pieces like the Bubble light (shown here ), alongside arty finds you won’t see elsewhere. Click the link in bio to read our full dispatch.

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March 2019

Currently revisiting this peaceful moment from our Jan 2018 issue, care of @studiojunction 🕊Photo by @arashmoallemi

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February 2019

When renters @brandilynnesm and @justinaguilar moved into a 69 square metre apartment in Liberty Village, it was clear that some of their earlier decorating habits would have to go. “A lot of the original furniture pieces we had were black and white (the typical “minimal Scandinavian” aesthetic ) and left the concrete space feeling a bit too sterile and lifeless,” the newly engaged couple shared. Find out how they transformed their snug concrete box into an enviable retreat though our link in bio.

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March 2019

Nestled in the upper plateau of a lush ravine, Bala House – a new build by @wwincto – balances awe-inspiring space with functionality. Wrap-around Sapele Mahogany and glass sliding doors neatly tuck away to reveal a cantilevered corner in the sunken living room, making the forested rear yard a seemingly natural extension of the home. Get the full story at designlinesmagazine.com 🌿

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February 2019

Toronto designers @joycharbonneau and @derekmcleod know how to make an entrance. Pictured above: their Queen West mudroom featuring the Hang Around coat rack, designed by the couple for @karaktercopenhagen and McLeod’s CNC-cut “tufted” bench. Tour the rest of this DIY haven through our link in bio.

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February 2019

In a jaw-dropping home in North Toronto, @akbarchitects brings a spa-like retreat to the master bath. Get the look through our link in bio 🛁

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February 2019

Toronto studio @msds_ has just completed the offices of @junction_59 , a local ad agency, and we’re very jealous of their terrazzo, white oak and concrete kitchen. ✨

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February 2019

We're looking for newly built homes for our Best New Builds issue 👀 Have something to share? Email sara @azureonline com. Pictured: A serene new construction home in Leaside by @arrizandco and @altiusinc Photo by @alexlukey

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February 2019

For the owners of this ever-evolving West Bend residence, the only constant is change. The house is the creative hub for @gelarehsaadatpajouh , the founder of @spaceanimator interior design practice and the co-founder of @derailart Tour our cover star's dynamic home through the link in our bio. Photo by @arashmoallemi

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January 2019

👏 Meet our Designer of the Year, @arch_lb 👏 Creating everything from geode-shaped residential projects to cityscape-inspired cultural and commercial institutions, Lebel & Bouliane’s architectural practice proves it’s anything but square. Get to know our winners through the link in our bio. Photo by @arashmoallemi

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January 2019

Meet Desmond and Randy of @cofo_design , a local studio that fabricates Canadian home furnishings by emerging designers. These two are busy creating DL's @idstoronto booth, debuting next week. Keep your eyes peeled at the show for an exciting COFO x DL contest. (Pssst...you could win one of their A-M-A-Z-I-N-G lounge chairs! )🍀 Photo by @arashmoallemi

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January 2019

Drumroll, please 🥁... our Designer of the Year Issue is out now! Meet the small but mighty architecture firm who took this year’s top spot, go inside the beautiful homes of Toronto creatives, and discover the best-designed restaurants in town. (Pssst... spoilers in our stories & #linkinbio )🍌 Photo by @arashmoallemi #designlinesmagazine

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January 2019

This crazy beautiful home by @akbarchitects was one of our most popular stories of the year. 👏Hit the link in our profile to see the full list. Photo by @arashmoallemi

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December 2018

Modern architects have always admired a good #courtyardhouse , but the concept was often dismissed for northern climates. So when @studiojunction resolved to build one for themselves, they looked to southern Europe and Asia, where walled-in spaces are far more common. Now complete, their family home - in a converted warehouse -perfectly demonstrates just how appealing it is to have the outdoors inside.🌿 Full story through the link in our profile. Photo by Rob Fiocca.

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