in the kitchen

The art in Heather's home reflects a transition in her taste. When she first started collecting, she was drawn to more traditional paintings; now, it is the contemporary that she covets. As a result, beautiful expressive oil paintings hang alongside both bold abstract works, and paintings inherited by her grandmother.
Here is a glimpse into the main floor art collection of Lisa Diamond, Art Interiors co-founder. Lisa shares her philosophies on collecting, the challenges of moving your art collection to a new home, and what she is currently collecting.
For over a decade, Judith has been collecting small to medium sized works from Art Interiors. Each year, she treats herself to an original work of art, falling in love with it in the gallery, and then finding a home for it in her apartment.
The artwork in Cari and Cory's home stands out against neutral wall colours and a polished interior. Large contemporary works, like a Dean West photograph in the kitchen, and an abstract work by Trevor Craig McDonnell in the living room, become focal points in major living spaces.
Artist Rundi Phelan mixes contemporary and traditional elements in bold and dreamy ways. In her home in downtown Toronto, art is everywhere, as are antiques, patterned wallpaper, family photographs, books, and fresh flowers.