Featured on Houzz Homepage: Basement of the Week

This week the cool folks at Houzz decided to feature a recent shoot I worked on with Two Birds Design on their homepage! They have a weekly article: Basement of the week you can find here: Basement of the Week: Warm, Modern and Family-Friendly.

It was awesome to work with Two Birds Design. They are a boutique interior design firm catering to the GTA and York Region. They specialize in creating unique and livable spaces while providing dedicated and personalized service, unrivaled by larger interior design firms.

Integrating the homeowners’ art and collectibles helps personalize this subterranean space
— Two Birds Design
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What happens here: A young family with a 4-year-old daughter plays with toys and board games, watches TV, entertains, listens to music on vinyl
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Size: 600 square feet (56 square meters)
Designers: Renee Gammon and Andi Wheelband of Two Birds Design
Contractor: Scott McDonald of Forward Homes
Photographer: Will Doyle of Will Doyle Photography

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The homeowners already had a wonderful collection of art and accessories from which the designers could pick and choose. Gammon had gotten to know them when she designed their daughter’s room, so she already had a great feel for their tastes. “They basically gave me free rein to go through their art, accessories and collections and figure out what would look good down here,” she says. Pieces she plucked from their movie artwork collection include portraits of David Bowie in Labyrinth, Christopher Reeve in Superman and Heath Ledger as the Joker in The Dark Knight.
— Two Birds Design
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There's much more information in the Houzz article to please check it out if you're interesting in reading more on what went on behind the scenes in designing this space. Here are some of the other images I've taken from this amazing basement:

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