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No gentle neutrals allowed.
Not to be disrespectful, but when we heard this house was designed for a fashion-forward client, our first thought was, “Duh.”
That’s because this bold interior design tells us all that in one glance. You’d have to be a little bit edgy, a little bit glamourous, and a little bit of a risk-taker to wind up with a home as runway-ready as this Calgary number.
Of course, your design team needs to be all those things and more, too—which is where Katie Rioux and Candice Arcuri of Calgary’s DWK Interiors come in. “They were willing to push the limits, so it was just a really fun project,” says Rioux.
The fashion lover (a candy entrepreneur)—with input, of course, from her CEO husband and their college-age kids—tasked the designers with embracing texture and contrast. And through many back-and-forths from across the country over a two-year pandemic, the shell of an 8,000-square-foot spec home became something truly couture.
Photos by Michelle Johnson
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