Pair a modern aesthetic with a traditional material, and you’ve got a showstopper of a fireplace. For this custom home in Vancouver’s Kerrisdale hood a collaboration with Bold Construction Beyond Beige‘s Reisa Pollard sourced walnut panels from Moko Interior. “It was something that pushed the boundaries by being dramatic, but stayed within the homeowner’s comfort zone with more conservative materials,” says the designer. A matching walnut veneer was chosen to surround the windows, and Living Lab chairs were stained the same shade. “The whole space is made up of natural elements,” says Pollard. “We wanted to create a true connection.”