Kenneth Montague's Toronto house is filled with an enviable array of contemporary art, photography, sculpture, and furniture. And one of the most comprehensive collections of salt and pepper shakers. "I’ve got valuable paintings and historic photos next to tear-outs from magazines. These things all together tell stories and reflect my passion about black culture and about modernism," he says.
Two coats of black chalkboard paint transform a simple pegboard into a display piece for a series of wooden spoons. “I love the contrast of the warm golden woods against the black,” says designer Margaret Oomen.