St. Michael’s Cathedral

Over the course of numerous phases of restoration to the iconic Toronto Cathedral, the work performed at St Michael’s included the restoration of the basement crypts, and exterior facades. We also supplied new stone pinnacles, finials, cornice, and niches on the west elevation. The Liturical finishes, Altar, Ambo, Baptismal Font were also completed along with new holy water fonts in the Nathex. The existing floor was replaced using intricate waterjet cut slate, interlaced with exotic marbles.  

read more

Why this interior designer’s favourite space is his living room

Deirdre Kelly The Globe and Mail Published Friday, May. 16 2014, 12:00 PM EDT When the Kelowna, B.C.-born interior designer Jeffrey Douglas purchased his Toronto townhouse four years ago, the 1889 Cabbagtetown Victorian was literally sagging at the seams. A 1970s renovation had removed original historic details as well as a few supporting walls, whose absence resulted, some 40 years later, in the structure falling in on itself. Wanting to rescue the home he shares with graphic designer and illustrator Steve Yeates from sure disaster, Douglas gutted and renovated the house, an 18-month process. When it was done, the owner of Douglas Design Studio, located...

read more


This layout uses some custom CSS:

/* stretch post images to margins */
@media screen and (min-width: 768px) {
    .format-standard .post-header, .format-gallery .post-header, .format-image .post-header, 
    .format-audio .post-header, .format-video .post-header, .format-link .post-header { 
        margin-left: -50px; margin-right: -50px; }

/* page background color */
#ContentWrapper, .format-quote .post-header .sub-title, .format-quote .post-header .post-symbol i { 
    background-color: #f6f6f6; }

/* menu background color */
#megaMenu ul.sub-menu.sub-menu-1, #megaMenu ul.sub-menu, .boxed #NavSearchForm, .full-width #NavSearchForm { 
    background-color: #f3f3f3; 
    box-shadow: 0px 2px 2px rgba(0,0,0,.25) !important; }
@media screen and (min-width: 768px) {
#megaMenu ul.megaMenu > li.mega-with-sub:hover > a:after, #megaMenu ul.megaMenu > li.mega-with-sub > a:hover:after, #megaMenu ul.megaMenu > li.mega-with-sub:hover >, #megaMenu ul.megaMenu > li.mega-with-sub >, .boxed #NavSearchForm:after, .full-width #NavSearchForm:after { 
    border-bottom-color: #f3f3f3; }

/* un-docked nav has no shadow */
.boxed #masthead, .full-width #masthead {
    -webkit-box-shadow: none; -moz-box-shadow: none; box-shadow: none; }