// arthitectural / Canada
  • The izakaya Kinoya swings to the raffish beat of extreme design and “nomunication”[1]. For its latest Kinoya, interior designer Jean de Lessard has tapped into the sources to emulate in his design the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya[2], as the latter was originally an informal place where people drank beer and sake. […]


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  • Tucked away in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, on the private lot of a former commercial building, are these Siamese residences. Each co-property occupies half of the lot; their entrances are, respectively, on Mentana and Boyer streets. The project’s constraints are those of the classic urban context: the envelopes of neighbouring buildings, joint use, and […]


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ELAV Nest is where Elaine and Avron live a humble yet inspiring life. Another Torontonian condo reinvented, promoting the need for accessibility of design for everyone. Shortly after Elaine and Avron get married in 1959 in South Africa, they hire an architect to design their first home together. 50 years, 5 children and 11 grandchildren […]


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Brand new for Summer 2013, Blu Dot presents their first ever complete Outdoor collection. Debuted at ICFF, this collection includes two mini-collections of seating and tables: Skiff and Jibe. These lines add to the outdoor pieces introduced over the past few years, which include the colorful Hot Mesh, the Dwell Lounge Chair designed by Ralph […]


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Made from 16 transparent contours illuminated by a dimmable fluorescent bulb, this floor lamp provides a modern reincarnation of the traditional ambient lamp. Through the use of special materials and accurate CNC milling techniques, not only the hood section, but the whole body of this fixture emits a magic light. Together with table lamp “Marie-Louise” […]


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