Hunt’s process involves moving between mediums, and speaking with him, one can tell he lives in motion, with thoughts and words carefully chosen with a fluid precision.
Martino di Napoli Rampolla is the founder of Numeroventi, an arts and design residency housed in Palazzo Galli Tassi, a creative hub that connects Florence’s past to present.
Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman reminds us, “There is always light / if only we’re brave enough to see it. / If only we’re brave enough to be it.”
At a time when habits and assumptions have been upended, living must mean something much deeper than ticking boxes. Take a deep dive with NUVO.
Desiire emulates the complexity of identity through sound.
With their spider-like arms extending from the sides of the boats and down into the water, these cutting-edge hydrofoils allow racers to lift the vessel above the water’s surface and literally fly over the waves.
Part art object, part timepiece, the Swatch artist collaborations continues to attract an extreme loyal fan base.
A staid brutalism flirts with airy woods, with the percentage of both varying from room to room, as if a dualism is playing out in the materials.
The singer and Juno Award-winner sifts through history to tell stories about African culture as well as his lived experiences.
The whites are fresh and lively and the weightier reds do not fatigue your palate as so many full-bodied wines often do
Anything that bears the prancing horse logo is going to be much, much more powerful than most other things on the road at any given time.
Clerel’s musical journey has been a process of self discovery.
Searching for beautiful pet furniture in Canada often means looking at sites or in stores that carry pieces from Scandinavia and Japan. Why has it taken so long for North American companies to catch up?
Dashing through the snow is all the more, well, dashing, when one partakes in a sleigh ride amid perfectly exquisite scenery (with a warm drink in mitten-clad hand).
Inspired by the icons fronting the vanguard of female hip-hop, from Nicki Minaj to Missy Elliott, SLM is aiming high.
Vancouver’s Cave brings together a curated showroom of design objects and art that values character over ideology.
Comparing himself to an early version of Common, Phelps sees himself belonging to the modern rebirth of neo-soul music.
The people at Castagnola Yacht would say you can have your cake and eat it too.
Located between King and Queen Street along Spadina, this area has long been a breeding ground for entrepreneurs, businessmen, and couturiers.
Your cooking skills have improved during COVID, right? So give this a try: chocolate risotto.
A beautiful sculptural home in Lagos, Portugal that blends seamlessly with the old city, concealing a modern oasis inside.
Haviah Mighty’s music radiates with a sense of overwhelming fortitude, ready to burst through her songs at the seams, from the power of her delivery to her lyrical depth.
Also known as the cocktail ring, this piece was worn by women to symbolize independence and little bit of rebellion.
“They thought products had to be easy, simple, no work involved. And I would say, that’s not our customer; we want a thoughtful customer who purchases with purpose.”
The work by the Canadian choreographer and artist was originally created in the aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in 2016, but the message is still relevant today.
A fusion of Afrobeats, R&B, and dance-influenced sounds, Töme’s style defies genre as much as it embraces it.
It comes with a glimpse of a future completely in context of a tradition and of the singular artistic visions of its creators, Tosin Oshinowo and Chrissa Amuah
“My inspiration or my way of creating comes from a merger, both Africa and Europe,” Emaga says.
Almost 100 Napa wineries have reached into their libraries–their reserves of past vintages–to bring to light sought-after wines that are no longer commercially available.
There’s a dual purpose to the Toronto rapper’s songs: one born out of necessity and one born out of healing.
Whether gifted, inherited, or purchased for oneself, jewellery is symbolic of a feeling, a love, a passion.
Level up your typical weekend takeout order and plan a special date night with romantic meal kits and Valentine’s menus from some of Canada’s top dining destinations.
A perfect list of cocktails to share with your special someone.
These Vancouver chefs, Jenny Hui of the Lazy Gourmet and Nikki Tam of Minami Restaurant have shared these recipes to bring restaurant level food into our home.
NCaved can only be described as a minimalist’s bunker.
If Malachi could be summarized in a single word, it would be “versatile.” The Toronto singer approaches music like a sport and with a singular focus: to be the best.
To get you through this long pandemic winter, here are 10 eco-friendly outerwear options that are available now.
The Quebec rapper’s lyrics twist and turn from rapid bars to melodic rhythms, delivered with signature precision and style.
“TAG Heuer and Porsche have common history and values, of course, but more importantly, we share an attitude,” says Frédéric Arnault, CEO of TAG Heuer.
Now, however, the more structured hats of yesteryear are having a comeback; and the success of Jaycow is evidence of that.
This hybrid of art and architecture is located in the Gaslight District, a new mixed-use project by HIP Developments in Cambridge’s Galt neighbourhood.
Stephen Voyce’s relationship to music is one born of loss and healing.
Hotels in Vancouver are providing the now-familiar “staycation” packages so you can feel as if you are away without leaving the city.
Dominique Fils-Aimé sees music in primary colours: the blues are blue like silent nights, jazz is red like the violence of revolution, and soul is yellow like the sun and healing.
Hennessey Performance is known for its Venom GT, a car built to break speed records.
You can never go wrong with potato salad, especially one prepared from the world’s best recipe.
Like the surrounding mountains, the structure towers and juts in a sculptural way, marking itself as more than just a dwelling.
What began as an idea for a shack on the beach—a temporary structure—was destined to become a permanent site dedicated to Indigenous well-being and empowerment.
For the beauty space specifically, opting for businesses owned and/or operated by BIPOC is one step toward shifting the social narrative to culture keepers.
Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which make up the bulk of retirement plans around the world, make it easy for average people to passively invest in industries they would otherwise avoid.
It is an emotional landscape that presents a vision of our own turmoil, but also the effects of light, of walking in the world and observing.
Despite the challenges of 2020, many specialists predict that global volume sales for spirits will set a new record this year, mostly thanks to new distilleries making subtle differences to switch things up.
What makes a space healthy or inclusive? How can design help heal the soul? These were the questions being asked at Healing Spaces, a DesignTO panel discussion.
At Thunderbird Café, Gabriel, Breault, and their colleagues work with ingredients sourced from cultivators who understand the historical relationships between Indigenous plants and peoples.
Thanks to two electrically driven axels, the all-wheel-drive iX should be plenty thrilling to drive as BMW promises a 0–100 km/h sprint in under five seconds.
These beauty products (from head to toe) are perfect to keep on your nightstand as a reminder to apply them before bed.
The work-from-home era that COVID kicked off has many reevaluating their dreams and expectations for the future, with some brave souls even taking matters into their own hands and relocating to escape.
For decades, Charles was ridiculed for his concerns over climate change.
As he moves around the globe, Aaron Li-Hill’s work undertakes humanity’s dominating position toward nature—a position that has culminated in a world quite literally on fire.
This method is used in many artisanal coffee shops across Canada these days. One of these is Kafka’s Coffee in Vancouver.
Her firm’s philosophy counters the monumentalism of Europe with the expansive territory of the Americas so that the architecture is “confused” with the environment.
Is minimalism a deep-seated philosophy, capable of changing the way we view our world, or just a trend?
Stretching a massive 58 metres in length, the Phi is now the longest motor yacht in the world in the sub-500 gross ton category.
This year, we don’t have to remind you, is a little different. But DesignTO, the week-long festival celebrating creativity and design, is thriving nonetheless.
Manicurists Rita Remark and Tamara Di Lullo say it’s surprisingly easy to create your own nail designs at home, and right now, they’re both going wild for animal print.
This year, we can expect to see more of the restaurant trends of the last six months—takeout, ghost kitchens, comfort food—but also plenty of innovation.
True Outliers functions like a members-only club: it approves whether or not applicants can buy one of its parkas.
Over at Cadillac, there’s a whole different conversation going on about lighting.
The idea of “new year, new me” is suspect in many ways. New year, improved home? Now, that has potential.
For many, the best superyachts are the ones that stand on the strength of their exquisite design and details—like the brand-new 43-metre superyacht Sunrise.
Partisans has been making waves in the Canadian architecture scene with a unique combinations of futuristic wave forms and wood. In this stunning house, the waves are literal.
More characteristic of an artist studio or an installation, the showroom allows clients to see the pieces in situ, inspiring onlookers to appreciate the creative prowess of the company and the city from which it comes.
Skip your usual takeout order and have a little fun in the kitchen this winter with chef-inspired meal kits and gourmet groceries from these seven neighbourhood restaurants and indie retailers across the country.
A new wave of designer candles prioritizes sculptural shapes, cozy textures, and pleasing hues—in short, they’re intended for display as much as use.
Blame it on avocado toast, the job market, or crippling capitalism, but less than 50 per cent of millennials are homeowners. Renting not only creates a defeatist or apathetic attitude toward decorating, but the rules and conduct can also spark paralyzing fear, stopping people from changing anything at all.
It’s taken Canadian fashion time to establish its voice and style.
While Ducati is finding inspiration from Lamborghini, the latter is doing the same (as always) from the race track.
For such a tiny country, New Zealand has a wealth of natural beauty to explore. But getting out of the city doesn’t have to mean roughing it.
St. Urbans-Hof winery dates back to 1947, when Hermann Weis, the grandfather of current owner and winemaker Nik Weis, established it, and a vine nursery.
Think of these skincare booster kits as an intensive boot camp, as opposed to your regular trips to the gym.
Brightness and functionality are on the menu for 2021.
Once the exclusive domain of scientists, Bond villains, and hard-core navy sailors, submarines today are one of the hottest yacht accessories money can buy.
This tandoori chicken and haricots dish is healthy and comforting but more importantly, it strikes the balance between attainability and making us feel competent in the kitchen.
Made with prefabricated materials from BC Passive House in Pemberton, Buckhorn represents the lineage of passive housing in British Columbia, which began in in the province during the 2010 Olympics with the Lost Lake PassivHaus.
Is this union of capitalism and philanthropy sustainable? Will it merely distract consumers from economic disparities that cannot be remedied by shoes or eyeglasses?
A new year is the perfect time to refresh our routines and add some spice (or sweetness depending on your taste) to our fragrance wardrobe.
For true believers and real collectors, the ultimate kick comes from getting their hands on incredibly hard-to-find bottlings.
Both Lamborghini and Ducati have seen impressive product debuts and feel more relevant than ever before.
Badu founded his eponymic label in 2015 during his freshman year of college with the singular resolve to pioneer a postgender revolution.
The best places to enjoy the great outdoors this winter.
The 30 year design odyssey in Victoria was completed by a former associate of Erickson’s, John Graham.
There seems to be a longing for sweets this time of year, perhaps in an attempt to brighten the bitter winds of winter—but we also need nutrient-dense nourishment to prepare our bodies for the months ahead.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Authors—once permitted to sit in their hovel and emerge once a year for a writer’s festival—have become social entities.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The sand underfoot is white enough to seem like a deliberate cliché. The granules are so fine that each footstep squeaks. The shallows are (of course) a tropical blue-green—enough to make us forget we’re in British Columbia. White foam tops the big rollers coming in off the open ocean. There is nothing between us and Japan.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: There were then two glowing screens atop my desk; three, if you count my yappy little phone. I was a magazine editor at the time—or, as we now say, a “content creator.” Yet I spent my days not so much creating content as reacting to it.
We’ve rounded up the top stories of 2020 from fashion to food.
Just like hair, nails can be dry or hydrated, soft or brittle, and weak or strong. They can reflect the condition of the rest of your body.
29-year-old Baker-Briggs is fast becoming a modern-day trailblazer for minorities in the historically white wine industry.
What happens when you mix the paintings of famed surrealist René Margritte with the campy splendor of 1984’s Splash starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah?
The hotel, located in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of Milan’s most recognizable landmarks, was born as a collective art exhibition.