Our most popular blog feature, Original Home Tours, has just gotten fancier!
Kicking off with the Washington home of ex-Canadian Ambassador to the Czech and Slovak Republics, Paul Frazer, and partner Dr. Tina Alster, Creative Spaces is an ongoing special edition of Original Home Tours, taking HGTV fans inside the homes of some of the most prominent Canadian families and individuals.
Rana Florida in her Toronto home
Written and edited by special contributor, Rana Florida, columnist and CEO of Creative Class Group, the series is brimming with exclusive photos of stunning, one-of-a-kind interiors, in what are our most inspiring and indulgent home tours yet.
About Rana Florida
Rana Florida is the writer and editor of the new online series Creative Spaces. As a lover of everything creative — from design and style to arts, culture, fashion and music — there is never a time when Rana doesn’t have a project on the go. Having gutted her previous home in Washington, DC, executed a complete outdoor redesign of her home in Toronto, as well as completed an inside-out remodel of her Miami Bayfront condo, Rana relishes the process of re-imagining a space, leaving a distinct stamp on every design.
Professionally, Rana has more than two decades of experience in corporate strategy, communications, marketing and branding for Fortune 100 companies. She is the CEO of the Creative Class Group, managing new business development, content, marketing, publishing, research and global operations. The firm’s clients include BMW, Microsoft, IBM, Zappos, Starwood, Philips, Nomura Financial Securities, Emaar Properties and Johnson & Johnson, to name a few.
Rana is heavily involved in philanthropy, supporting numerous charitable organizations, and is a current board member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Rana holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and a MBA in marketing and management.
Follow Rana on Twitter @ranaflorida
- Creative Spaces: An Enchanted Treasure Trove of Art & Design in Miami — A Private Museum!
- Creative Spaces: The Gracious Apartment of Kelvin Browne, VP at Royal Ontario Museum
- Two Eras Collide for a Dramatic Victorian Transformation in Toronto
- Kate & David Daniels and Their Art Deco Home, Part II
- Kate & David Daniels and One of Canada’s Most Notable Art Deco Homes, Part I
- Tranquil Tones and Mid-Mod Design Make Paradise for Canadian Couple in Miami Beach
- A Couple of Entrepreneurs Make 13,000 Sq Ft Cozy!
- The Toronto Oasis of Michael Budman and Diane Bald
- Colour, Gloss and Glam Emboldens a Toronto Victorian
- Cold Office Space Turns Sweeping, Luxurious Living in Downtown Toronto
- A Masterful Modern Reno in Historic Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
More Creative Spaces tours to come!