Below are some of the stories featured in our inaugural issue in 2008.
An ode to empire: the Royal Ontario Museum as it stood for most of the 20th century. Heritage Home readers are, on the whole,
Beautiful, but deadly: green wallpaper, popular throughout the British Empire in the late 19th century, owed their vivid colour to arsenic. Fortunately, modern wallpapers imitate
Detached Bay-and-Gable Southern, Eastern and Central Ontario 1890s-1940s By the mid-19th century, English Canada’s middle-class was expanding at a rapid pace. In the cities
What is an ethical chair? What gives a chair its “chairness”? Gustav Stickley pondered such things and led us to modern aesthetics. By Kerry Lange