Great Canadian Homes
A Basic New-Build Transforms Into a Glam Space With Playful Touches
"The homeowners wanted a cheery space that was a refuge from Vancouver's grey rainy days," says designer Ben Leavitt of PlaidFox Studio. The couple also wanted the home to have a playful feel for their growing family (since moving in with baby Ella, they've had two more kids). The designer began with a tall 2,300-square-foot blank canvas spread over five floors and ended with a layered, lively space that feels like the family has always lived there. Peek inside to see how he did it.