John’s designs reflect the Art of living comfortably. Preferring to craft specific details, he avoids big-box components wherever possible. This ensures a truly unique interior and architecture.
“CRAFTSMANSHIP, in the mind of John Le Blancq, is a blend of philosophy, tradition and dialogue. And so, when Lewis and Judy Samuel called upon him to talk over the possibilities for new kitchen cabinetry in their island home, it was anything but a straightforward conversation.” – Don Ross, “The Craftsman’s Kitchen” , published in CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP MAGAZINE Special Issue, 2010
Exhibiting alongside Canada’s best, John has showcased a design range spanning rustic to classic.
IDS 2009 showcased yacht details, including a boat-front console table with a wave-patterned floor inlay. All of these details showcased the intricacies of John’s design ability, from bespoke flooring to high-end furnishing details.
IDS 2010 showcased ‘Split Personality’. The same styled wall panels were juxtaposed: one rustic pine; the other, refined mahogany. Carved sconces on the rustic side were juxtaposed to crystal sconces on the other.