Saskatoon Home magazine Winter 2019

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Striking design on sask cres

A beautiful success on the river If you’ve ever gone for a leisurely stroll along Saskatchewan Crescent East, you know the house. Overlooking the river, it stands solid and resolute. It’s bold and dramatic, but still exudes warmth through the vitality of its exterior finishes.

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Horizontal accoya wood and thick columns of chip-faced limestone temper the grey stucco and steel fascia. The limestone continues inside the house, and was used to “bridge the inside and outside,” says Lucienne Van Langen, the interior designer

and owner of Luminary Design. The original owners hired Luminary to design the home’s interior and exterior from the ground up. Entertaining Ease Once inside, it’s clear this is a home built for

entertaining. A three-sided fireplace creates warmth and ambience in the entry and living room. “The fireplaces were important to the clients. There is one on each floor,” says Lucienne. “It’s also a central design feature because the limestone is