Monday, November 14, 2011

From Place To Space: Canada


Last year I spent two weeks traveling the north-eastern US and eastern Canada. While driving from the Niagara Falls through Toronto to Montreal and then to Qu├ębec City, I was so inspired by the wide landscape and vast nature. Lakes, forests, endless horizons and beautiful cities dotted along the roadway - that's what I kept in mind when reminiscing about Canada. Now when it comes to go from place to space, I see rustic interiors, lots of wood and natural materials, neutral hues and lots of nature all around. To spice things up, I'd add a fabulous lake view. Ok, I'm dreaming of Canada, now...



Photography: Lake view via Cityimage; Montreal pic by Igor Josifovic; Rustic dining room, rustic kitchen and bedroom via Canadian House & Home; Bathroom via Timber Home Living

18 comments :

  1. Oh IGOR! LOVE this post - especially because it's "Canadian" inspired :) I wish I had known you when you traveled through CA, we could have met up for coffee and poutine! Just joking - a nice dinner out for sure though! NEXT TIME! Great pictures,
    xo Meagan

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  2. As one who is half Canadian, I can't help but be drawn to this post, Igor! And, I swoon over Montreal! Just a lovely way to end a Sunday evening before the week begins. Happy thoughts thanks to you! Best! :)

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  3. Thank you my friends!! Have a happy week all together!

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  4. Hehe I love the personnel touch in the picture.. looking all hip with the coffee ;)
    It must be amazing to see a nature that looks so different from here in Europe.. I would love to go to go to the US someday and see where the Indians lived.

    Have a great week... I am sitting in an empty home waiting for the guy who bring me floors today ;)
    desiree

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  5. I'm so drawn to that first rustic dining space with the graphic black and white rug underneath - it's not too rustic, it still has that cosy edge! Have a top week!

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  6. oh, and you inspire me, too...i´m dreaming to visit Canada sometimes in real...i love the nordic style and the feeling of nature in my home...;)...and yes dala horses are the best reason to visit Sweden...;)...an there are so much more to discover...have a lovley happy day and lots of creative thoughts...fine to have you here...;)...a big hug...cheers...i...

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  7. That striped rug is fabulous...and oh my, that view. I can imagine the serenity now.

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  8. I love the room with the striped rug! I would love to visit Canada sometime.

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  9. I love your Place to Space series! My husband spent many wonderful summers canoeing in Canada and soon our son will do the same. So of course, I'm pulling for a rustic cottage on a lake where we can stay (and I can decorate!) while he does!

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  10. I like this series too. Where's my canoe? There's a lake that needs tending to...

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  11. So glad you liked Montreal (I was born and raised there)! I live in the Capital now (Ottawa) but Montreal stays special in my heart. Did you talk in French?

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  12. Luckily I was traveling with my French speaking partner - so we got along very well with a mix of English and French:-)

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  13. igor, next time try the west coast, i'll meet you there. it is spectacular in a completely different way. lovely to see canada x

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  14. Nice to see a shout out to Canada! Native Montrealer here ;) Recently moved to Germany (Berlin and now Frankfurt). This post made me miss but appreciate my home. Great collection of images, thanks.

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  15. Hey Holly! Thank you so much! Great to hear from a German-based Canadian!!

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  16. Hey Igor! Just checking out your blog after receiving an email thread through BYW. I'm a member of the spring 2011 class...best money spent for my blog! May I say how much I adore your space? It's so fun and cheerful here! Definitely adding you to my Bloglovin' list! I look forward to more. =)

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  17. I am Canadian and I love that you were inspired by and had a great time in Canada! Beautiful images.

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