A future encampment where all the technics of modernity are applied to the minimal comforts of life tucked within the harsh fold of nature.
The 2,100-square-foot chalet is located in the village of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François on the St. Lawrence River, an hour’s drive from Quebec City.
Lounging seems to be the raison d’être of this build.
Viberg works with small, old-world manufacturers, including family-run tanneries across Europe.
Hounds Vodka, a Canadian company, infuses its vodka with fulvic minerals and humic acid to turn it a deep, velvety black
Knowledge of a place generally helps shape structure, and the only way to achieve such knowledge is through being with the environment.
Not all puffers are made equal, but all of these puffers are made by Canadian companies.
Remarkably, when deciding how to expand the property, the architects decided to go up instead of out.
Interestingly, Hadid got her start in object design and interiors, so in many ways this chess set represents a coming-full-circle of her work.
With massive columns propping up an overhanging roof at the edge of the forest, this house, from certain angles, looks more like a temple to sport than a chalet.
The work was inspired by a fictitious traveler from England who “lived many moons in Turkey and Morocco.”
Hawaii is a popular vacation spot among Canadians, but its architectural scene is often overlooked. However, the latest project by Walker Warner Architects, a compound of sorts that incorporates modern and Indigenous design, is hard to miss and even harder to disregard.
Overall winners and the “Best of the Best” in Canada.
COVID is radically affecting the makeup of our cities, and we need a plan for what habitation will look like going forward.
Organizing and executing the work of putting together an exhibition is challenging at the moment.
None of these houses are actually haunted (as far as we know), but the milieu suggests the weird and eerie, and sometimes that’s enough.
A handmade and bespoke ethos reverberates through the makings of both this legendary whisky house as well as that of its partner, Aston Martin.
Instead of mountain or ocean views, Edgemont Residence faces a deep, forested ravine.
The Hollywood Hills House was a project Becker began while working at Olson Kundig and finished with Mutuus.
The Montreal architecture firm has created a fortress of wellness in the foothills of the Himalayas.
The key to these styles is versatility and durability.
The structure recalls in some ways Newfoundland’s traditional saltbox style: two storeys with sheer walls and a pitched roof.
Beyond Walls is an ongoing project in which interlinked human arms are painted on the ground in different locales around the world, symbolically connecting people over distinct geographies.
An immaculate guesthouse for lovers of the lake.
Online programming, live events, and more.
The famous surf town comes together to deal with the tensions of safety and tourism.
Biophilic design in the city is not always easy.
Legendary architect and designer Frank Gehry has designed a stunning decanter to celebrate the iconic product of the renowned French maison.
We are pleased to announce the rollout of NUVO’s new video series.
The way we organize our intimate, physical space has a lasting relationship with the way we think and experience life.
From sporty hybrids to its first fully electric vehicles.
The garden path from fashionable beauty to flowers is one walked from the ancient poets right to the present.
Some restrictions and the privileging of pass holders.
Known for their incorporation of rustic elements into a holistic chic, the Peart twins have optimized the resort in its recent redesign, both aesthetically and functionally.
The celebrity couple’s wedding a ray of happiness in dark times.
An hour north of Puerto Vallarta, on Mexico’s west coast, a one-mile stretch of coastline on lush, sloping land is the site of Mandarina, the newcomer to the One&Only collection of luxury resorts and the first branded residences.
Ian Williams is concerned with social honesty expressed through immaculate craft. In a time when many novels try to jockey for the hippest or most woke, Williams deals with the messy ambiguities, which is why a family is the perfect vehicle.
A house that rises out of the bedrock like the mountains that surround it.
The Ontario-based designer creates futuristic furniture for superstars like Drake and The Weeknd.
A vehicle that is capable both on the road and in the sky.
These patios, either long running or newly built, offer amazing food in the fresh air with great design and even better views of the city.
Beautiful Beach Houses: Living in Stunning Coastal Escapes takes readers on a journey of design and waves.
We’ve selected some contemporary manufacturers who are making porcelain tableware with a modern twist by incorporating exciting innovations in the design or production.
NUVO Thoughts: Privacy may well become more and more coveted, but its connotations will change, as things often do in dire times.
Toronto designers Samer Shaath and Kevin Chan are the duo behind upstart firm NIVEK REMAS, and all their projects take on distinct forms to fit the specific situation.
When it comes to road trips, there are almost too many considerations to list but we’ve done our best to think of everything from tents to CBD-infused pillows.
The house features the circular shapes of ultra-modern design usually associated with the ostentatious mansions of Los Angeles but with softer wooden accents.
With so much of leisure shifting away from the city and perfectly paved roads, it makes sense as a way to reinvigorate the more than 100-year-old brand.
The duo focused on the material vernacular of the region to construct the cabin.
As remote becomes more and more the keyword of luxury travel, sustainable and seamless interface with the environs should continue to be paramount in design.
From Tofino to Halifax.
Support for businesses has been a crucial step in keeping Canada’s populations afloat.
Some highlights, exciting and not, from the first remote WWDC.
Enviable designs of private pools across the nation.
The idea behind LOGE is a revival of the idyllic energy of the 1970s road-trip culture that surrounded surfing, camping, and hiking.
Not being able to figure something out immediately may be a very good thing indeed.
Vancouver-based interior designer Karin Bohn is now one of the stars of Netflix’s Restaurants on the Edge.
Summer architecture, in theory, would create a vibe that perpetuates warm-weather feelings throughout the year, and the outdoor spaces are the stuff of movies and memory.
During the ongoing COVID pandemic, we as a society have had to come to terms with the problems and opportunities of digital learning.
A list highlighting camping, architecture, and lodges that celebrate the natural beauty of Quebec.
Built in a charming house, the design incorporates patinas, glass, LEDs, acacia wood, and prefabricated steel—as well as graphic art work by Janko Dočekal.
There are always some innovative imaginings taking form in the True North. Here are some of the best and brightest furniture designers in Canada.
Bender’s premature death announcement in some ways prefigures his eventual eclipse in the history of Canadian imagination.
Peru’s history is in the architecture and stories of the people, like the changing textures in the strata of the Andes, streaming by like a living film reel in the window of the Hiram Bingham.
Digital creation allows for an intensity of colour or an unreal lack thereof, all set in realistic worlds uncannily separate from our own.
While we don’t recommend escapism for all your city-borne ills, having a place to go that is outside the sphere of your everyday life has its obvious benefits.
As I hunkered down to work from my apartment in East Vancouver, my mind started to turn more often toward the country where I was born. I understand that many Canadians are inundated by the American news cycle, and for the first time in my life I have received a sustained view of my birthplace from the outside
When someone wants to change the aesthetics of a city or of a scene, they usually start with the restaurants and bars, the hotels and parks, or even the street signs and information placards. Rarely do people, except for those interested in general style trends, focus on a house or a room.
On the outskirts of Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood, local, sustainably-sourced ingredients converge in Marta Café + Pantry.
The specificity of rudimentary shapes and colours in compound ways illustrate the intersection between form and function so often talked about, but rarely achieved on such a level.
Without socializing to escape the screen, I find myself checking the infection numbers like someone monitoring a game they have a lot of money riding on. The problems are all compounded.
Luis Barragán described his work as “emotional architecture.” His use of vivid colours is to modernist design what Frida Kahlo was to visual art: a contribution to an artistic and intellectual movement that does not eschew vibrancy nor humanism.
Some may say classical music is dead, but so is Edward Elgar, and that doesn’t stop the composer’s music triumphantly reverberating from the bow of cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
AndBeyond, the luxury travel company, has partnered with broadcasting experts WildEarth to stream not one, but two live broadcasts a day.
Without the raft of faces every day on my commute, at restaurants, at work, and with the loneliness resulting from limited communal time under social-distancing practices, phone calls with friends and family have been essential.
Here are recipes for plant-based Bahn Mi, Herbed Cheeze Wonton Ravioli, and Apricot Delight Scones.
A look into the different ways Instagram users are finding the silver linings, helping others, and spreading inspiration during the COVID-19 crisis.
He has called on his suppliers and others in the industry to help out people working break-neck hours to combat the pandemic.
With people spending more and more time at home, the popularity of jigsaw puzzles seems to be again on the rise. People who enjoy puzzles appreciate being able to spend time watching a vista or work of art come together in front of their eyes.
Dan Tanenbaum is a Canadian tech entrepreneur—but that’s not all. Tanenbaum crafts intricate “steampunk characters” from the mechanisms of watches—gears, dials, and other parts.
NUVO Thoughts: What happens when the need for answers meets the breathless expanse of digital media?
The X5 M and X6 M Competitions (available in the non-competition format) differ from each other primarily in body and interior space, but it’s their raw power that separates them from other SUVs.
His designs have garnered attention due to his creative use of modular cabinetry to transform the utility and flow of small spaces.
The cultural exchange between the Pacific Northwest and different parts of Asia has lasted for generations. In this spirit, Seattle welcomed the renovations to the Asian Art Museum, whose art deco façade overlooks the Puget Sound city’s unmistakable skyline.
What do Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, and Carrie Bradshaw have in common?
The historical subject matter gives the music and the accompanying video a depth that is rare in contemporary music.
Baur au Lac, an iconic, 175-year-old hotel in Zurich, extends its clean aesthetic to Baur’s—a brasserie containing a dining room, cocktail bar, and adjacent cigar lounge.
Louis Vuitton’s latest men’s collection looks amazing under the guidance of artistic director Virgil Abloh.
I’ve written about the tendency of labour trends to sugar-coat exhaustive work tendencies and untenable business models in the digital age, but Tessa McLoughlin is learning from what has come before.
Steinbeisser—an Amsterdam-based “experimental gastronomy” brand that prioritizes the use of recycled non-plastic materials such as stone, wood, and metal—has brought together over 40 artists and craftspeople for its jouw… initiative.
A Rome-based firm, created the three-storey restaurant to reflect both the tiled styling of the branches of VyTA in Italy, as well as the kitsch that defined Covent Garden in the ’60s and ’70s.
Diébédo Francis Kéré is a testament to building from the ground up. His is more than an aspirational story, it’s an ongoing commentary on the potentials for continuity, sustainability, and the health of communities.
Those responsible for building a design-oriented identity in Canada have had to contend with the often-overshadowing affects of European traditions, but with the Interior Design Show, Toronto takes the centre stage.
It is clear that fame is changing—influence for the sake of influence is becoming a business model as a result of social media, where fortunes are made by commodifying personalities and popularity is birthed by algorithms.
Looking for that perfect light fixture to complement your interior design? Want to buy from a Canadian lighting designer? Look no further.
MIL is one of the highest restaurants in the world.
Leila Getz is one of the best-known names in the classical music scene in Canada, and her goal as head of the Vancouver Recital Society for the last 40 years has been to elevate the young and talented.
In contemporary design, the magic aura and mysterious history of black quartz has been harnessed and brought into the kitchen.
Specificity in restoration is Flatsix’s specialty. “Period correctness” is essential to their craft, and they approach the conceptualization, disassembling, and reassembling of the cars as if they were artists or museum-employed restorers, trying to capture the historical flavours and tendencies that went into the original makes.
Our digital editors are reading two very different books and they want you to know about them.