Danish fashion executive Erik Rydingsvärd knew exactly what he wanted when he purchased a nondescript triplex in Montreal, Quebec's Plateau neighbourhood — a space with elements of his Scandinavian background as well as local influences. With the team of designer Maria Rosa Di Ioia and architect Emilie Bédard of EM Architecture, the result is a seamless modern space that combines details like the wrought-iron spiral staircase (an aesthetic nod to the neighbourhood's signature outdoor stairways) and a rooftop sauna — an essential for Erik. Great reno. More here on Dwell (and check out the before photos to see just what an amazing job they did).
(photography by michael graydon and nikole herriott)