FROM THE ARCHIVE: Okay, so I’m having lunch with Steve Martin, Woody Allen, and Jim Carrey. Steve turns to me and says, “Colin, my genius friend, how did such a modest, retiring man as yourself become a Canadian icon and a major US celebrity?”
Omar Gandhi’s portfolio of architecture highlights the spirit of its East Coast surroundings. Expanding his Halifax-based practice to Toronto, Gandhi continues to create structures that define perfection in simplicity.
Chelsea Handler said her new Netflix show would disrupt the late night talk show genre. On Chelsea, there is no mandatory opening monologue or house band. Handler is the celebrity, and she talks as much as the people she interviews—and the world is listening.
Anthony Bourdain has built a reputation on his no bullshit approach and willingness to try every food at least once. His latest cookbook, Appetites, is laden with f-bombs (unsurprisingly) as Bourdain holds forth on the basics of home cooking—including recipes for what he cooks for his loved ones.
Alain de Botton’s brand of popular philosophy has long polarized opinions. His School of Life helps people find fulfillment in the everyday; his latest novel, The Course of Love, charts the intricate path of a long-term relationship.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: “You throw yourself on the benevolence of the world, believing some kind of wisdom will come of it.” —Canadian explorer Wade Davis
Co-founded by JJ and Shannon Wilson in July 2014, Kit and Ace is Canada’s most rapidly expanding fashion line, born from the merits of a single textile.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Tel Aviv-based designer Ron Gilad carves his place within the world of industrial design by questioning and challenging convention.
In a weird world that’s getting weirder every day, Karim Rashid is the designer we deserve.