Design

The in-between.

As spring is design season, we take cues from the five elements to refresh our spaces and present collections of classic pieces for the home. Void explores the spaces in between the physical, or the implied.

A Caesarstone project.

Canadian-born designer Philippe Malouin has reunited with Caesarstone at Milan’s infamous design show, Salone del Mobile, to showcase 20 Planters, an aptly named collection of planters made from vintage Caesarstone surfaces.

Free flowing.

As spring is design season, we take cues from the five elements to refresh our spaces and present collections of classic pieces for the home. Water flows, fluid and formless.

Light it up.

As spring is design season, we take cues from the five elements to refresh our spaces and present collections of classic pieces for the home. Fire takes shape in commanding forms, but has the ability to subdue and relax as well.

Bearable lightness.

As spring is design season, we take cues from the five elements to refresh our spaces and present collections of classic pieces for the home. Japanese philosophy interprets air/wind, as a representation of growth and free movement—not only in a physical sense, as seen in clouds and smoke, but also within.

Wonder walls.

On the front windows of Whitman Emorson, a strategic design consultancy in Toronto’s west end, dozens of paper stars cascade across the panes. From the street, the celestial bodies look like origami.

Stone, wood, and metal.

As spring is design season, we take cues from the five elements to refresh our spaces and present collections of classic pieces for the home. First, earth.

Among the animals.

Spanish artist Máximo Riera’s Animal Chairs are simultaneously intimidating and beautiful. The rhinoceros seems about to draw breath, the octopus to scuttle away, the whale’s tale to splash back into the sea.

Life cycle.

Founded in Italy during the 1960s, Brancale dominated the international cycling apparel market during the latter half of the 20th century thanks to the success of a few key products.