“It’s a very discreet intervention, but filled with complex technical design features and transformations that are only revealed inside the envelope.”
Because the billionaire race to space has cheapened space—ironically, considering how much money has been spent. It has taken something few have experienced and made it gimmicky.
The bustle of South Beach seems like a distant memory when stepping onto the property, which welcomes guests with a modern outdoor courtyard resembling a greenhouse.
This humble location disguises lofty ambitions—to shift the narrative of Vancouver’s car scene from imported supercars to bespoke works of design, highlighting the incredible pool of local talent that restores, modifies, tunes, and refines our favourite vehicles.
What started in 2014 as founder and sole designer Mischa Couvrette “smashing things together in a two-car garage” has grown to 15,000 square feet of manufacturing space that puts out a considered line of lighting, furniture, and accessories. Hollis + Morris teams tend toward the minimal with biophilic inspirations—the Willow Sconce is the newest addition to the line’s Bloom Collection.
When travelling to the sublime corners of the country, hikers can equip themselves as exceptionally as the scenery itself. 11 items to help you transition seamlessly from the city to the backwoods in gear that connects form and function.
Being a restaurant in a hotel is notoriously difficult, having to manage the expectations of local and travelling guests, especially during COVID. Miantiao has an additional challenge: the cuisine fuses Italian and Chinese culinary philosophies.
Off the foggy coast of Nova Scotia lies one of the most enigmatic places on Earth. Often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic with 350 confirmed shipwrecks, Sable Island is steeped in allure and legend. A colony of around 500 resilient wild horses make up the sole full-time inhabitants.
Concepts, one-offs, and even production cars have debuted at past events, and we have a few inside scoops on what to expect this year.
Skylights, winding concrete stairways, and unexpectedly placed window frames that bathe the bedrooms in the serene afternoon light give the circular interior a sense of whimsy.
With generous use of reclaimed wood, this Santa Cruz home is a relaxed modern build that channels the beachy vibes of the area and owners.
Pinot noir from the Willamette Valley established Oregon’s wine reputation by the 1990s, and ever since there have been the inevitable discussions about how it compares to pinot noir from Burgundy, considered the grape’s benchmark region.
“I am so grateful to represent Canada and can feel the support from Canadians around the world.”
Dawn is a series of minimalist light fixtures and furniture that take cues from the material palette of New York City itself, Bellardi Ricci’s current home.
From partners Amanda Bradley and Robin Goodfellow, Vela emulates the grandeur of a posh hotel lobby bar: inviting, impressive, and memorable
Hand crafted by legendary yacht builder Lubbe Voss, Borkumriff II has never looked better, following a complete makeover that adds a few contemporary twists to the original design.
For all these services, Coinbase charges a variety of commissions, functioning as the classic “toll booth” on the trading superhighway it built.
Hand-picked styles for everyone.
But I was swimming against the tide. For everyone else, working from home meant still wearing lipstick but in you-but-better lip shades (plus a Zoom filter). I stayed as bright as ever.
Two chimneys on each side support cantilevered living areas and the roof as if the home has two legs that it is standing on in the woods.
The best and latest from Canadian musicians, curated for a variety of tastes from more classic R&B to a few more experimental tunes.
“I think we’ve made some really important strides forwards, but we’ve still got quite a way to go.”
If healing lives in language, how do we parse curative words from this tangle of collective trauma—from any trauma? What is there to say in the face of so much sorrow?
Since other forms of travel have been all but eliminated for the time being, Canadian scenic drives might be the salve that the wanderlust-stricken soul is yearning for.
To commemorate the launch of the new Grand Touring Automobiles location, Koenigsegg is hitting the road, going on a cross-country tour, starting in Montreal. The brand is showcasing the four-seater Gemera as well as the incredibly fast Jesko Absolut.
With intricate plating, standout handcrafted cocktails, and a variety of flavour profiles that range in complexity, it brings a unique and innovative dining experience to the city.
While so many collaborations often just feel like the mixing of prints and brand imagery, this one’s subtly actually makes it stand out.
Outdoor exercise has one big challenge the gym doesn’t deliver: the weather, from torrential rain to blistering sunshine. And right now, we’re talking sun.
Reflecting pools dot the property, drawing lines of sight between pavilions and complementing the aesthetic, which the architects call “tropical minimalism.”
In the late 1920s, the Maybach name was building a reputation with the well-to-do, but it needed one more push. Then came the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, the airship that circumnavigated the world. Fortunately for the auto division, the Zeppelin was powered by five Maybach V12 engines.
Described as the shipyard’s first 100 per cent wide-body vessel and stretching almost 100 feet in overall length, the Ferretti 1000 is the fruit of a new design partnership between Ferretti Group (led by engineer Piero Ferrari), naval architect Filippo Salvetti, and Ideaeitalia, who created the inviting interior design. The result is an exciting new flagship for the Italian marque.
“I don’t want to just be another designer, because there are enough of those. I need to make sure that everything I’m doing has an impact.”
For decades, many distinguished wineries have pitched their high-end wines as sourced from a single vineyard and even from selected parcels of vines from a particular vineyard. This has contributed to the mantra that their wines have a “sense of place,” already a hackneyed phrase in wine marketing. The thinking seems to be that the smaller the area grapes are sourced from, the better the wine they produce.
One wouldn’t imagine much overlap between a David Beckham Maserati ad and the aesthetics of an alt-right political group that believes that the United States is on the verge of a second Civil War.
When I arrive, the hot winds of summer are blowing down the mountains, melting the ice caps and filling the Athabasca River as it runs through the small mountain town of Jasper, filling the lakes and marshes with glacial water that reflects the massive peaks in its deep blue water.
What sets Martínez apart is his effort to disrupt the problematic food systems that have left out the voices of the farmers. He focuses on sustainable practices that include minimizing food waste, sourcing ingredients seasonally, and employing indigenous and local growers.
During the two-week festival, Chopard took over the rooftop at the Hotel Martinez, transforming it into a club overlooking the Croisette.
There is a humbleness about this approach that seems to respect the topography, the grandness of the mountains, that seems to have inspired the home itself with the Café Canal stone walls and the multiplane roof.
We have compiled a list of five of our favourite high-quality Canadian swimwear brands to keep you in the swim all summer long.
Although Atelier Pierre Thibault’s work has a distinctly residential focus, many of his recent projects have had a strong public tilt. His office has been investing time, energy, and resources in projects that benefit the public, even if they don’t directly contribute to his own firm’s growth.
In order to help you, dear reader, restock that home bar, we turned to the pros, who are currently busy reopening their own establishments across the country with patio season in full swing.
Guests can have a taste of a different time and all the luxury that came with it.
Chef & Somm offers more than taking the guesswork out of planning a soiree and providing a luxurious dining experience. They also use their craft as a method of advocacy.
The best hats of the season offer striking silhouettes and ample sun coverage, elevating traditional designs with innovative materials and contemporary proportions. On the beach or in the city, they’ve got you covered in style.
The structure’s simple frame contributes to the compactness of the passive house’s sustainable focus.
As the future of shared office environments still hangs in the balance, how—and where—we work is top of mind. Fortunately, the death of the drab cubicle has brought about a world of new possibilities.
The offices that housed Churchill’s operations and inspired Bond have become luxury condos in London. Take a look inside.
Dressing for a summer off the dock can be a delicate balance between elegance and function, but that doesn’t mean finding the perfect items to set sail with should be an anxiety-inducing endeavour. In fact, quite the opposite.
With all due respect to the incomparable David Suchet, the real star of the 1989 TV adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic short story “Problem at Sea” is not the famed Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, but the majestic motor yacht Madiz, aboard which most of the episode was filmed.
A veritable “Netflix for cars,” this program offers clients single or multicar subscriptions for one- or three-month periods.
Even in Canada, where the easing of restrictions is proceeding more carefully than elsewhere, we’re seeing new startups enter the coworking space.
Cognac is about distinction. Here are some classifications and important facts alongside some of the best bottles out there.
The circumstances around her crime and the odd fate of her body have transmuted into legend in Quebec.
At the age of 22, when many of his fellow graduates were debating whether to do a master’s degree or get a job, Anthony von Mandl bought a wine agency.
Why Europe’s fans rejected this new league and what that means for the sport in general.
See the homes featured in this year’s West Coast Modern Home Tour.
Electric vehicles are becoming far more commonplace, but these new and upcoming models are venturing into new segments, furthering their appeal and shedding stereotypes
Crafted from lightweight carbon composite, the Mazu 82 achieves a rare balance of raw power and refined elegance with its outstanding performance and handling, clean profile, and jaw-dropping style inside and out.
It makes skin look alive and sun-kissed sans UV, and it can bring your whole makeup look together.
Some amazing ice cream in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Ema Peter, a Vancouver-based photographer, captures some of the most beautiful works of architecture in Canada and around the world.
Two hours from Toronto, city dwellers can exhale big-city stresses and inhale the calm of Prince Edward County at its newest refuge.
Glazed tiles, used in 1884 at the nearby El Capricho Palace then being built by Gaudí, were placed in the original build and have since been restored by García-Germán, referencing the strong tradition of Spanish art nouveau in the area.
The iconic 42-foot Santander of Wight designed by Philip Rhodes returns to the scene (of the crime).
Interior Infinite explores the ways radical self-expression ruptures the constraints of the usual.
Being in a relationship and being co-influencers is not always sunshine (filters) and daisies.
Long stigmatized, these substances are coming into the mainstream. We talk with the experts about the future of their recreational, therapeutic, and business potentials.
With an endless checklist of creature comforts and the stamp of local styles, these five home-away-from options are in harmony with their environment and welcome guests to quickly get into a holiday state of mind year-round.
After the 1976 Olympics, the building was transformed to house the Biodome, which has been open since 1992. It is part of a larger complex that includes the city’s botanical garden, insectarium, and planetarium.
It’s all part of the intimacy with nature offered on a small, secluded slice of the 30 acres of Relais & Châteaux’s Manoir Hovey in Quebec’s Eastern Townships
This week is the closing of artist Brian Jungen’s solo exhibition, Brian Jungen: Friendship Centre, at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Though she may not be as famous as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen, and Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi was one of the 20th century’s most influential female architects.
Driving the winding the roads from Vancouver to Naramata, along the Coquihalla and through the bench lands, in a 2021 Cadillac CT4 sport gave me a new appreciation for the activity and by extension—the car.
It is with the cycling of styles that we see influence from the 19th century making headway in the design space once again, and it comes as no surprise.
There was a knock at the door and Marthe went to open it and found a woman around her age, early thirties give or take, dirty blonde hair, soft denim maternity overalls that were sagging a little in the front, she was carrying a tiny baby.
A Craftsman Bungalow remodeled into a passive house while maintaining essential qualities of the original.
Some products and tips for healthy hair and skin.
After over a year of being cooped up for what feels like a lifetime, Torontonians are finally able hit their favourite patios in the city. We have done the guesswork for you and curated a list of must-visit patios to check out this summer.
Cars are one of the ultimate collectibles, and nothing makes them more prized than having been owned by a celebrities like Wayne Newton or Frank Sinatra or used in a movie like Fast and Furious.
A wide range of voices and styles is represented to give readers a sense of the depth of skill and experience that constitutes the scene today.
The ability to age is one of the transformations taking place in vinho verde wines. Largely the work of a new generation of winemakers, a range of wines in a new style have been heading our way in the last few years.
When it comes to sensitive skin, less has always proved to be more.
The Oasis 40 appeals because it’s just right in so many different ways. It’s large enough to impress up to 10 guests, yet not such a leviathan that it can’t get into those smaller, more interesting ports of call.
The artistic hospitality is paralleled, if not exceeded, by the vibrant food scene, which visitors should dive into—mouth first.
The full-fledged beach collection comprises swimwear and towels, bags, and pareos, all in retro-style prints.
Walker Warner Architects has created a retreat on the California coast influenced by design elements typical of a home in Cape Cod.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
Set back from the water on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, Roberts Creek Residence combines characteristics of local wood cabin structures and contemporary dwellings into a compelling architecture made up of a series of three distinct areas, each with its own vaulted ceiling.
Dew Dream is made up of witch hazel acting as an anti-inflammatory and blooms like calendula, chamomile, rose, and elderflower providing antioxidants.
The wallpaper—titled The Bear—references the namesake novel through a pattern of oil-painted motifs.
In person, one can see how the designers have interpreted these themes into the language of a modern restaurant in the historic Montreal neighbourhood.
“Music really helps me understand the narrative of my life.”
At 3,300 square feet, with a coach house and pool, the house is a 2016 build that emulates the classic California colonial style.
“NBNW was conceived as being part art, part anthropology, and part fashion.”
A hand-selected variety of fine jewellery made for whatever life brings.
The fragrance collection has exploded into a kaleidoscope of colour with the launch of Botanical Rainbow, a range of hues for the botanically influenced scents.
Now, the British car maker has upped the ante, partnering with Swiss watchmakers BOVET 1822 to create a pair of custom timepieces for the couple that commissioned the Boat Tail.
For working millennials, there is a general distaste for unnecessary communication—meetings or phone calls that could have been emails instead—but for older generations, there is an element of human warmth to small talk.
Atelier by Lambert & Fils utilizes a delicate suspension with forms that sit variously between industrial and organic.