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Arts and Crafts

Montreal
Montreal 2011
Patrimonial Renovation

Bringing in the light and art!

Les Ensembliers used graphic pattern and pops of colors to create a veritable gallery space in this arts and crafts 4500-square-foot residence in Westmount.

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The vibrant punctuation marks, graphic patterns boasting global flair,

and judicious layering provided a result that does not come across as overworked.

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"It had everything you want to find in a house, and once it was opened-up, we knew it would work."
— Richard Ouellette
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The house achieves the right balance of striking and sumptuous. This is certainly clear for the kitchen where Les Ensembliers used

bistro signatures to establish a look that felt familiar and yet entirely original. The kitchen backsplash reasserts pattern without overdoing Moorish motif.

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"It echoes like an art piece because the rest of the kitchen is in Carrara marble."
— Richard Ouellette
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"In the past, I would go really neutral... but I feel like I have grown into my colours. I wouldn't feel scared to layer any colours together today."
— Richard Ouellette
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PATRIMONIAL RENOVATION

Publications

Architectual Digest - The IKEA products Professional Designers Use

CASA - Design d'intérieur, une approche intégrée

The Globe and Mail - Why this is Designer Richard Ouellette's favorite room