"I wanted light."
Who can't relate to wanting as much sunlight as possible, especially in our northern climate? Not everyone, however, rips off the back wall of a house and puts in a soaring two-storey glass wall. But Virginie, an interior decorator, former home editor of Chatelaine and co-owner of Heritage Cookbook, is not everyone.rnrnDivide up a large wall with grid-style shelvingrnrn“The living room is really magical,” says Virginie. She installed walnut panelling on the ceiling to visually lower it because she was concerned the proportions were off. A huge sink-into sofa accommodates a crowd and is the right scale for the room.rnrnSofa, area rug, Elte. Coffee table, Pavilion. Window coverings, Mera. Artistic disks, made by Virginie's husband, Mark.