The Toronto duplex of Rachel Elliott (Lio Projects) becomes a warm sanctuary through a highly-personal art collection and rich textures. Each area of the art advisor’s home tells a story; from the custom Karina Bania painting above the couch, acquired at a time of transition and aptly titled On the Horizon, to the Christina Watka Light Totem sculpture in the kitchen, part of a series shared by each of her family members. Scroll through for the full tour.
Design by Lio Projects, photo by Olivia O’Young
“I’ve collected art at different phases of my life. Some pieces commemorate places I’ve been, while other pieces make me feel connected to the artist’s voice and process.”
“I’ve always been a believer that space should equal sanctuary, ergonomics are important, and art should be meditative.”
“I was fortunate enough to work for a gallery that promoted emerging artists and new collectors. It gave me the confidence to truly collect what I love and take more risks.”
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