Contemporary Home Design

Contemporary Home Design in Ottawa

“In its simplest form, architecture might just be a series of lines and boxes that come together to create a sculptural object. However, the soul of a space is directly connected to characters of its inhabitants and the natural environment that surrounds it.” – Andrew Reeves Linebox Studio

Urban Design

Linebox Custom Design Home

One- of- a- Kind residence designed by award winning and forward thinking Linebox Studio.

The design exploits the dimensions of the lot to create a striking contemporary living space. Configured across 3 storey’s.  With a secluded roof terrace and finished lower level.

Contemporary design is all about the now and the future. 

Set in the vibrant and trendy Westboro – Wellington Village area. Shopping , community and schools are at your doorstep. The homes unique zoning however  allows for an at home storefront. Forward thinking professionals dream property. Mainstreet zoning applies.

An industrial style design and metals finishes are used on the exterior.


The  oversized windows draw light into the front of the floor plan. Upon entry, the ambitious nature of the house’s design is immediately apparent in the expansive open tread staircase.

Therefore creating a dramatic sense of scale and volume, while stylishly promoting the flow of natural light throughout. A colour wise palette complements these effects. Heated polished concrete floors on the lower level, commercial oversized windows, bamboo flooring, brushed steel island in the kitchen and high ceilings all add to the inspired design.



Open wood stairs that are exceptionally wide create a sense of drama. The gourmet kitchen is accented by an oversized stainless steel topping  eating and prep island while the glass tile backsplash nicely pick up the colors in the rooms. Designed to provide a family room or office on this floor . Pocket doors cleverly slide close to provide privacy to the room and allows for a private office area if needed. When  not sitting on the roof terrace there is a terrace off the main floor to enjoy.

  Third floor artist loft of additional office opens to the private roof terrace. Achieving a welcoming and comfortable look with interesting moments of strong pattern and design.

Artist Loft

Artist Loft

Roof Terrace

Roof Terrace


DESIGN: With modern lifestyle trends referencing a more simple style and design, we have noticed an uptick in industrial contemporary style home that clients now are requesting. The new contemporary and industrial styles marries sleek lines and the warmth of wood  creates a perfect contrast.

Above all, the modern and industrial design aesthetic is every bit as nuanced as many homes from the Victorian era- in fact details have to be carefully thought out. 

For instance some design features include: esthetics are minimalist- clean, architectural lines and an open spacious feeling.  In conclusion, a home that  brings the outside in . Clean simple lines designed for crisp beauty.