Taste of Life Magazine – Jan 2018

New Dimensions In Luxury In A West Vancouver Estate “When you first see this home’s exterior,” says Teresa Cain, founder of Interior Solutions Design Group, “it looks like a spacious, three-story, traditional estate: many windows, pillars, with a large freestanding three-car garage. But as you enter, you begin to see an evolution from one style to the next. Though the exterior defines tradition, the interior speaks in another voice, as it moves from traditional to transitional, with luxury always being the subtext or undertone.” Read more…

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Home Makeover – Feb 2011

BATHROOM MAKEOVER BY NOA GLOUBERMAN When it comes to making a small space work, it’s all in the details   Four-sided shapes can be found throughout the bathroom  from the custom Interior Solutions cabinetry to the Kohler WaterTile square 54-nozzle showerhead. The linear look makes the space feel contemporary and organized. When Teresa Cain, principal of Interior Solutions Design Group, decided that the time had come to update the guest bathroom in her home, she had just one item on her wish list: metallic-brown porcelain floor tiles.   “They’re glamorous, with a bit of a sparkle through them,” said Cain, who asked a consultant within her own West Vancouver firm, Tiffany Karlson, to help complete the transformation. “Other than that, I wasn’t tied to a particular vision for the room, other than to make sure it had lots of storage and a unique, modern look.”   First, she and Karlson […]

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BC Home – March 2011

A Sense of Space When Ron Dupuis first set foot in his 1947 postmodern home perched on a hill overlooking the Lions Gate Bridge and Burrard Inlet, he was met with a collision of design styles. Cedar wood planks blanketed the walls and ceiling, and white marble floors extended the length of the cavernous entranceway. A vertical retaining beam separated two doors leading from the foyer into the living room. There was barnboard everywhere and no defined sense of space, says Dupuis. It looked like a bowling alley, but I was drawn to the view, the modern look of the home and rural feeling of West Vancouver. I thought I could fix it to my own taste. The 3,600-square-foot space was originally constructed as three apartments and had undergone two extensive renovations. The result was a home with 57 windows and 11 exterior doors. He wanted to create a backdrop […]

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