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Architect/Owner of Yorkville Design Centre:  Thomas Tampold earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto and has practiced architecture since 1989 with extensive experience in significant residential, commercial and institutional...

Senior Designer:  David Neff, our man behind the window, can draw anything for you on the spot. David studied Environmental Design at the Ontario College of Art and Commercial Art at Algonquin College. David has worked at Yorkville Design Centre for almost...

The base material is 20kg (45lb), 19mm (3/4”) particleboard faced with premium paper melamine in a wood grain pattern, with all edges sealed. Every unit is completely closed for extra hygienic protection and is sealed by a dust strip installed on all front...

The base material is formaldehyde free, 19mm (3/4”) water resistant veneer core plywood with all exposed edges finished with matching wood grain tape. All interior surfaces are coated with highly resistant water based finishes. Every unit is completely closed...

The design team at Yorkville Design Centre is trained in both Interior Design and Architecture. We don’t limit ourselves to kitchens, bathrooms or closets. We offer full Interior Design and Architectural services for every space in your home.

Our simple, square edged, recessed panel frame door (often called “Shaker Style”) is ideal to use when designing a Transitional kitchen. Downsview has several different styles to choose from; each manufactured as a five-piece, kitchen furniture door. ...

Downsview manufactures a multiple range of Traditional doors; everything from Italian Classicism to Traditional French Country to English Country. To complete a Traditional kitchen with the appropriate style we also have coordinated cabinet legs, corbels and...

The Contemporary slab doors manufactured by Downsview are available in beautifully polished polyesters, high or low gloss. Polyurethane lacquers, brushed stainless steel, natural wood, plastic laminates and leather finish in an array of fashion colours.

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Tusch Seating provides Yorkville Design Centre with superbly designed and crafted Contemporary and Transitional seating.  We use Tusch Seating exclusively because of their partnerships and alliances with leading European and American manufacturers who have...

Toronto Life, the city's foremost magazine on what's going on around Toronto, recently had this to say about the YDC designed ...

Yorkville Design did an excellent job of designing and organizing our kitchen renovation. They helped us with all of the big and little decisions. We have since had them design and organize three other rooms of our house. Thanks again for your help Thomas.

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Want to see your beautiful new home in stunning lights on Yorkville Design Centre's website? Book a design consultation at Yorkville Design Centre by Christmas and receive a free photo shoot of your home upon completion of the job!

If you have always wanted to add a sauna to your bathroom, it may be much easier than you think.

Many people who live in countries where the winters go way below zero know the benefits to having a sauna to keep a body feeling warm and invigorated. ...

When you start thinking about renovating your kitchen or bathroom you usually consider new cabinets, new appliances and new counters.  Rarely do people begin to think about improving the flow of these spaces.

Promoting good flow should really be your...

In Canada, we take many things for granted in how rooms are constructed.  One of these things is the need for baseboards to finish a room.  The question is, why are baseboards necessary?

Although with solid wood flooring, baseboards play a role...

Yorkville Design Centre is a full service design centre.  We not only renovate kitchens and bathrooms supplying Downview Kitchen cabinets, we can create a design, do the working drawings and supervise construction of your entire home.  Here is a...

Two-storey spaces are wonderful things.  They have a majestic look and allow a large amount of light into a space.  The question is, what’s the best way to design for these spaces?

The answer is to keep things at a human scale.  Whatever...

These forward-thinking clients wanted to renovate their condo and increase their property's value. We...

Why would an architect want to own a design centre?  We asked our own YDC owner, Thomas Tampold.  His answer— “I like making beautiful things.”  As an architect, he's worked on large office building projects for big developers.  As Tampold...

What is it about being owned by an architect that makes the quality of work done for clients more exact at YDC than other design centres?  “It's all a matter of scale,” says owner Thomas Tampold.  When Yorkville Design Centre is creating a kitchen for...

Architect owner of Yorkville Design Centre, Thomas Tampold, sometimes tells his clients, "It doesn't matter whether it works as long as it's beautiful!" What Thomas really means by this radical view, is that if the primary interest in design is in preconceived...

Our senior Designer David Neff and Linnea Lions worked together with one of our favorite contractors, Luciano Battiston, to create the dream home our clients were looking for.

 

Often, YDC gets projects that begin with couples saying their space isn't working for them. It could be that they have recently become empty nesters or the opposite, that their family is growing and they need more space.  It could also be that they want...

This loft came with many components of modern design. The kitchen was already contemporary; the layout was open-concept; the stairs looked nice; the windows let in lots of light; there was a walk-in closet. But the space looked...

Planning on renovating your home? The design team at Yorkville Design Centre can guide you on where to begin and how to proceed with as little disruption to your life as possible.

Determining exactly what you want in a renovation can be confusing when...

There are different ways to approach interior design. At Yorkville Design Centre, our interior design adds important value to your home.

The design team at Yorkville Design Centre is trained in both Interior Design and Architecture. We concentrate on how...

 
Yorkville Design Centre was established in 1972, a Downsview Kitchens retailer from the beginning. Throughout its 40-plus years of existence, YDC has designed hundreds of kitchens, and lived through many periods of kitchen design, including...

Juice bars are the latest way to incorporate green living into lifestyle and nobody does it better than Union Juice. The juice is not the only headlining factor of the site. This architectural feat, which captures contemporary design in bright colours and...

The details make the difference. At Yorkville Design Centre we make your ideal design more than you ever imagined. How do we do it?  In this condo we feature beautiful wood columns that seemlessly blend into the wood finished ceiling, a sleek quartz...

The designers at Yorkville Design Centre know how to reflect the various aspects of your personality in your living space.  

This condo design emphasizes the dual nature of the client.  The contemporary kitchen is hip and causally calm, a...

What if your space is small and certain structural elements can't be eliminated for a reasonable cost?  At this downtown condo, space was at a premium.  But rather than worry about how to take away a load-bearing wall between the kitchen and dining...

This is a total redo of a 19th century home near to exclusive city shopping and dining.  The three storey space was dark and thin.  To brighten up the space, light coloured Downsview cabinets were specified, as well as light counter tops.  ...

Ray Seton has been a representative of Downsview Kitchens as a kitchen designer for over twenty-five years.  He moved from the Eglinton location to Yorkville Design Centre in 2015.

 

 

This Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is located on the ground floor of a mid-rise condominium development serving a family oriented community.  To serve both adults and children, the space is made inviting and vibrant using colour, form and light to...

We can never predict what kind of projects will come our way. That's part of the beauty of having a design practice and cabinet company that caters to almost any dream a client ‎might have!

What to do when you are stuck with an old weathered barn on the back of your house?! This close to downtown Toronto house came with an anomaly: ‎ someone had built a three storey barn onto its back at some point. We were given the challenge to turn this into a...