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Going Local in the Junction

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Located at Dundas Street West, just east Keele the DUKE presentation centre, designed by local studio Mason Studio is an authentic reflection of the surrounding neighbourhood. By collaborating with local artists the space celebrates the talent and unique identity of the Junction.
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Like a perfectly choreographed dance, the movement through the space is full of Junction Life moments all crafted by local designers. The entrance features a leather armchair and side table designed by Derek McLeod. The ‘cabinet of curiosities’, constructed by Brothers and Sons is a 15-foot wall unit filled with handmade and curated found objects by Crow design. The window seat, cushions and patio seating provide a layered experience of colour and texture, that were all designed by Fugitive Glue.

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As you walk past the model, and towards the kitchen, subtle furnishings help anchor the space such as the leather reception desk and turquoise island stools by Discreet and Discrete. The upper area features a walnut daybed and an accompanying wall mirror by Heidi Earnshaw. This section allows the visitor the opportunity to relax and enjoy the eclectic arrangement of artwork and videos of the neighbourhood and project. To highlight the informative elements of the space, custom lighting pieces of varying materials were designed by Paul Campbell and Eclectic Revival.

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Careful consideration was also paid to the interior architecture of the presentation centre to act as a backdrop for the bespoke creations. Wall paneling, the use of graphic printed wall tiles, natural stone and subtle variations of wood creates a layered environment of texture and pattern for the diverse mix of furnishings and artwork.

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All of this attention to detail allows the visitor to become immersed in the identity of the neighbourhood and how the condo development relates to it.

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Stressing that the purchasing of a condo is as much about understanding the character of the community as it is about the units themselves.

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