One couple’s affinity with the Highlands neighbourhood inspired them to build something custom made as they could age-in-place in their favourite Edmonton area. Working with the builder, they integrated treasures from their travels into every room, with each piece showcased by the abundant natural light from the oversized windows and glass staircase.
Edify Edmonton has a great article about the story of this house on this year’s Ballet Edmonton Home Tour, along with stunning pictures.
Homes by Metro is an experienced custom home builder dedicated to building new homes in Edmonton’s character-filled mature neighbourhoods. Metro’s owners Andrew and Ewa Harbinson live in one of Edmonton’s older neigbourhoods and value the lifestyle it offers. For over 10 years, the company has done their part to contribute to healthy mature neighbourhoods by rejuvenating them with new high-quality homes that complement the community.
Each home is uniquely designed, carefully executed and receives the personal attention of Andrew and Ewa. They work alongside their clients throughout the entire home-building process, answering questions, refining design details and touring clients through their under-construction home.
Metro’s owner’s pride themselves on a collaborative, respectful and sincere relationship with each client which extends to the team of high-quality tradespeople used for each project. They also take pride in operating clean and organized job sites. Metro treats their clients’ time and budget with respect, bringing together thoughtful design, quality, and comfort in every new home they construct.
With exposed wood beams and brick decals, this custom home was a truly collaborative experience between homeowner and builder, with plenty of room for this growing family. Coupled with amazing style choices in lighting design and beautiful cabinetry throughout, this home is a must see.
Though this Capitol Hill bungalow was built in the ‘50s, the chic and stylish insides are all 21st century. The contemporary home is tastefully adorned with beautiful pieces of art, with modern and clean finishes that exude a minimalist design. The contemporary wood dining table and comfortable spaces for gathering are indicative of the owner’s affinity for spending time with family and friends.
Can a dream home be both a private art gallery and a robustly-livable space? Read this article in Edify Edmonton to find out.
The floor-to-ceiling windows and private patios of this 15th floor West Block condo provide city vistas like no other. There were some adjustments for the homeowner to transition from a three-storey home full of memories to an open-concept condo, which was made easier with the careful skills of a local interior designer. The designer incorporated personal mementos throughout and transformed standard finishes into something that felt more like “home” to this new condo dweller.
Arriving at this final design was a journey both of independence and assistance, as told in September’s issue of Edify Edmonton. Read this incredible story and see pictures of this wonderful high-rise suite.
Stephenson House is an Edmonton-based full service interior design firm specializing in world class, original design for urban infills, downtown penthouses and country estates throughout Edmonton and Vancouver, as well as vacation properties all over the world.
They serve discerning, style-conscious clients ranging from busy professionals to sociable bachelors and cultured empty nesters.
Lead by Katie Menon, the value the firm brings to your project doesn’t end with Katie’s creativity and artistic vision. You also benefit from her decisive leadership and expert guidance as she solves your design challenges. Her hand-picked and meticulously curated team, including expert trades and artisans, enables Stephenson House to provide comprehensive design services for projects of any size.
Life-long exposure to diverse cultural influences through travel, plus the benefit of having been trained by world-class experts at the prestigious New York School of Interior Design, mean Katie is uniquely equipped to delight the accomplished, cultured clients Stephenson House serves.
The spaces they create are fully developed with complex layers. A hallmark of their work, achieving this level of design is rare, as it takes not only exceptional taste, but also formal training. By bringing the Stephenson House design team on board your project, your home will be elevated head and shoulders above what you first imagined was possible.
The father-daughter duo behind this two-storey duplex plus rooftop patio used warm curves and thoughtful design to make the modest foot print fully functional, and beautiful. Inside, the home is surrounded by personal artwork of the homeowner, while the expanded backyard that she shares with her cousin next door boasts a clever patio shelter with wood-burning pizza oven for everyone to enjoy.
Read the article and see pictures of the beautiful patio and comfortable modern interior on EdifyEdmonton.com
Quality, delivery and excellent customer service are synonymous with Ackard. With the design/ build talents of the Ackard team, they are able to understand and transform your personal tastes into a reality.
Ackard welcomes the opportunity to help families make their home special. They do all sizes of renovations, remodels and custom new homes. Ackard is geared to handle projects with speed, accuracy and at a great price with Ackard quality. Along with their showroom and expanded cabinet and electrical divisions, Ackard has interior designers, space designers, kitchen designers, and designers for additions and whole home transformations.
Ackard recognizes that the key contributors to success are their people. Working together, their staff and industry partners are the reason Ackard can deliver the results their clients will love. Ackard warrants all workmanship that is designed and constructed by Ackard personnel as long as the homeowner is the original purchaser living at the original installation site.