A Refined Rental in Toronto

Yanic Simard Mixes Metals with Warm and Cool Tones to Create a Soothing Apartment

A Refined Rental in Toronto | Interior Design by Yanic Simard of TIDG | Photography by Gillian Jackson | Modern Sanctuary | Living Area | Dining Area | Modern Dining Area | Entry | Modern Entry | Modern Lighting
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With the success of short-term lease sites such as Airbnb and VRBO, even rentals are becoming more stylish. OUT are boxy furniture, boring landscape prints and industrial carpeting – IN are unique and modern spaces that feel less like a hotel and more like your home. This luxury “executive” apartment, furnished by Yanic Simard of Toronto Interior Design Group, is a great example of this new trend.

“We designed this rental for the downtown dweller on the go, with a busy life and chic style”, says Yanic. “We incorporated crisp white walls, functional contemporary furnishings with chrome and glass accents to keep the small space feeling open and airy, helping to reflect light. Beautiful lines in the furniture add visual interest and the custom floor-to-ceiling drapery add drama for a visually increased ceiling height.”

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Gillian Jackson

Although small, the living area delivers high impact with an inviting sofa, strong artwork and a modern rug which also helps define the space.

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Gillian Jackson
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Gillian Jackson

Avoid a “matchy-matchy” look by mixing metals with warm and cool tones.  Yanic Simard

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Gillian Jackson

 “The dropped ceiling in the kitchen allows for a statement fixture, and to anchor the dining area. Custom high-gloss cabinetry and a smoked mirror backsplash help to visually lighten and open up the space.”

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Gillian Jackson

In the bedroom, a mix of textures and subtle pattern create a calm space to relax after a hectic day in the city.

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Gillian Jackson

Yanic has designed a space that is polished yet comfortable with broad appeal for a variety of tenants. I love the idea of having a sanctuary while away for business or pleasure and would be thrilled to call this apartment “home” during a Toronto stay.

Meet the designer Yanic Simard of Toronto Interior Design Group (TIDG)
About Yanic:

One of Canada’s premiere names in home decor and design, Yanic Simard is a true creative entrepreneur. The driving force behind the multi – award winning boutique firm Toronto Interior Design Group (TIDG) he founded 15 years ago, Yanic has made his mark in the design industry across Canada and internationally.

Yanic credits his strong work ethic and business regime to his family of industry professionals that based their successes on the fact that good design, attention to detail and quality workmanship are the cornerstones to the art of living

His extensive knowledge, talent and captivating charm made him the perfect fit as a regular expert on Canada’s top lifestyle show Cityline as well as a contributor to an expansive network of print and social media outlets including; Huffington Post, Style at Home, Home and Décor, Toronto Sun, New Condo Guide and Houzz.

Our studio:

Toronto Interior Design Group is an award winning boutique interior design firm lead by top celebrity designer Yanic Simard. We tailor our signature white glove experience specifically to our clients, as we thoroughly understand every project is unique. We specialize in full design planning and project management services that will leave you feeling stress free and in the most capable and confident of hands throughout. In working with us not only will you receive incredible value with our services, you will also benefit greatly from our talent, reliability, cost effectiveness and punctuality.

Our outstanding interiors are based on a decor aesthetic of richly layered rooms that blend serious style and playful individualism, achieving the ultimate in sophisticated comfort. We attain this by having exclusive access to the most superb materials and finishes available, that you – and your home – will love, blended with one-of-a-kind finds, custom-made pieces, and items you already treasure close to your heart.

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