Jessica Helgerson Interior Design HQ

Welcome to, well – the coolest office EVER, and I’m not even stretching the truth! Indeed, the headquarters of Jessica Helgerson Interior Design is a splendor to behold – situated in Portland’s Old Town, this 1872 original Railway Building is bursting with brick walls – which, I’m fairly certain, one could huff and puff and never blows down. Continue reading

Ile Blanche Residence

Ile Blanche Residence is the epitome of clean lines, fresh concepts and the functional use of space – all wrapped in modern beauty. Courtesy of the signature styling of APPAREIL architecture, this newly developed Montreal firm took on the challenge of updating this local family home, and created near – dare I say – divinity?! Continue reading

Charming 20th Century Apartment

This Charming 20th Century apartment has a foot-loose-and-fancy-free type of air to it, and sets the stage by taking a step into the mid-century side with parquet wood flooring – an original element within the apartment. Continue reading

Project B

Project b is a farmhouse renovation of epic proportions. Thanks to JUMA architects, this previous shabby shelter has been transformed into a chic display of modern beauty. Brought to life with a more open concept, as well as heated polished concrete flooring and a solid white-washing of the home – the space is highlighted by natural light and a view of the garden through impressive black-framed windows. Continue reading

Galyateto Tourist Center

Most people – I dare say – think, that ‘if you’ve seen one tourist center, you’ve seen them all’. But such would not be the case when it comes to the Galyateto Tourist Center in Hungary. Located at the second highest peak of the Matra Mountain, and nestled at the top of the National Blue Tour hiking trail, the refurbished Galyateto Tourist Center has been beautifully enhanced beyond the original stony hut it once was. Continue reading

Rachel’s Burger

Rachel’s Burger is the quintessential “burger joint” with an elegant modern twist. Spanning 93sqm, and inspired by the 1950’s American drive-in burger restaurants, Rachel’s Burger offers an old school indoor eatery with an outdoor feel – courtesy of the ample windows, which also double as fold away doors that can be pulled back for warm days. Continue reading

“La Casa” of Paul & Sigi

La Casa of Paul & Sigi is fueled by mid-century charm, and balanced by a streamlined display of white oak flooring, ebony built-ins and an island bar, along with a beautifully designed ceiling within the kitchen that delivers depth to this awe-inspiring home. Continue reading

Equinoxe Residence

Welcome to Equinoxe Residence, a minimalistic Nordic style home that has been beautifully renovated from a two-dwelling duplex residence – all courtesy of the architectural workings of APPAREIL architecture along with Kim Pariseau and her team. Continue reading

The Super Quality Indian Snack Bar

Inspired by the sleeper trains of India, The Super Quality Indian Snack Bar is a well-arranged sea of weathered wood in a hue of blue, creating texture and offering depth to the contrasting lighter blue walls. Continue reading

Canari House

The Canari House was once a fourplex, which has since been turned, by the talented group of Naturehumaine, into the blazing yellow residential nest you see today. This 1930’s original is home to an active young couple, offering a rental suite on the first floor, and delivering a restored exterior and interior space with an attached garage and an outdoor terrace to put your feet up atop the roof. Continue reading