Back home in New York, Aviva serves as the creative director of L’Aviva Home, a boutique design studio that specializes in textiles and lighting fixtures that emphasize craftsmanship and material.

All of The Maker’s eaux de parfum are now available at select Sephora Canada stores and online, along with four of the brand’s six candles.

Visual Display transformed a tavern into two-Michelin-starred restaurant Agli Amici 1887, where guests can relax in a serene atmosphere.

In self-taught photographer Arnaud Montagard’s work, what isn’t in the frame is felt as acutely as what is. The loneliness and nostalgia of the mostly unpeopled images, quiet moments in rural America in medium-format film, are palpable, like a moment captured after it’s over.

Sami Tsang’s sculptures, usually of people, are whimsical, colourful, cartoonish, and expressive, and she often takes inspiration from the Chinese proverbs of her childhood.

The Kenyan British artist is one of the most celebrated living ceramicists, with work in the collections of celebrated institutions like the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

From plaids to prep, coats to one-pieces, and knits to suiting, there are plenty of wardrobe options this season.

A jewel box of funky maximalism, Giorgia Trattoria Italiana doesn’t take itself too seriously, staying focused on bringing a dose of Italy to Munich since its opening last summer. For Studio Kiki, the in-house creative team of ascendant restaurant group Big Mamma, the goal for the group’s first foray into the German market was to transport diners to a perfect …

The Coveted Story offers luxury furniture, collectibles, and ceramics that are handmade and sourced directly from their European designers and artists.

The 1818 Collective takes a multifaceted approach to business. Tucked cozily behind tall trees and an ivy-covered picket fence, the white-shuttered Hamptons house serves as part homeware shop, part gathering space for design enthusiasts, and part home base for its interior design practice.

Gare Viger in Old Montreal opened in 1898 as a hotel and train station for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Now, the iconic building is undergoing redevelopment that will transform it into office and residential spaces as well as the home of the new Hyatt Centric Ville-Marie Hotel.

When sportswear brand Gant decided to build a new flagship in Stockholm, it needed a firm that understood where the company came from and where it was going.

Palm Angels is a brand rooted in contrast—the hip luxury clothing line prides itself on being an Italian take on American culture and subculture—so it is fitting that its new Paris flagship, designed by local firm Studio Henry, would marry unlikely elements.

Imagined by Alberta design firm Frank Architecture & Interiors, which has offices in Calgary and Banff, the space takes inspiration from midcentury southern Italian yacht culture and evokes being on a boat on the Amalfi Coast.

Calgary design firm Mera Studio Architects, previously known as Fort Architecture, brings a bit of moodiness to its signature bright and contemporary style for Borough Bar + Grill. The clients wanted a setting to match the casual and comforting Canadian dishes that would be served and interiors that would appeal to a variety of people so the restaurant could become …

At Toronto’s Forest Hill Farmhouse, counter-service dining is unexpectedly stylish. The client wanted a space as beautiful as the salads being served, so Denizens of Design took a contemporary and elegant approach to fast casual dining, creating a space where members of the community could gather, integral to all the firm’s projects, for a peaceful meal.

From bustling markets to white-tablecloth restaurants, we’ve rounded up our can’t-miss spots and activities in Tel Aviv that are sure bets for foodies.

Italian elegance meets southern U.S. charm at New York-based firm Meyer Davis’s latest project. Situated in downtown Charleston, Sorelle is more than just a restaurant: three historic townhouses have been revamped to house a central bar, wine room, mercato, separate pizza and pasta counters, and grand dining room.

Or.nami, the Italian design brand known for its expressive museum-worthy wallpaper, has turned its attention underfoot.

“Isn’t this place amazing? They think of everything,” a patient says unprompted in Paste Dental’s cozy grotto of a waiting room. They are unexpected words for a dental clinic, but Dr. Derek Chung, who opened Paste late last year, is something of an anti-dentist.

Be it a bright photography studio interiors project, a small-town boutique, or a collection of vintage books, the Bettencourts say, “We collect what we love and believe that a home should feel as though it was furnished over time and with pieces that have a sense of personal history to them.” 

Sarindar Dhaliwal’s upcoming exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario encapsulates over 40 years of work, a retrospective of her drawings, mixed media work, large-scale installations, and photographs.

A common thread of serendipity weaves through Fiona Ackerman’s life, a mix of funny coincidences and subtle symbols, like the lizard, that would go unexamined for most people—but not Ackerman, who exists in perpetual metamorphosis.

Tom Dixon has made a move toward the miniature. The acclaimed British designer’s latest venture is the Portable light, a series of small, battery-powered lamps that take cues from some of Dixon’s most iconic chapters, Melt, Bell, and Stone.

In her work, Barcelona-based travel photographer Raquel Guiu plays with sunlight to embrace what makes a place and its people unique. For her Ilha de Mozambique series, she travelled to the coral reef island four kilometres off the coast of Mozambique’s mainland and explored all its corners through her lens.

As the climate crisis becomes increasingly dire, designers are finding creative ways to reduce waste without sacrificing appearance. The founders of Nagami, a Spanish tech-first design firm, have it down to an art. The brand uses cutting-edge robotic 3D printing to create sustainable designs and promote a circular economy, turning plastic waste into sculptures, furniture, and interior elements.

Contemporary furniture and lighting brand Swell Studio has opened a new exhibition at Love House, a design showroom in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, as part of New York City Design Week. Showcasing Swell’s second complete series, the Onna Collection takes its name from an abbreviation of the Italian word for column, colonna.

Atop Washington, D.C.’s, new Kimpton Banneker Hotel, Lady Bird Bar is a colourful and homey rooftop locale by Toronto’s Mason Studio. The bar is named for former first lady Claudia Alta Johnson, who earned the nickname Lady Bird as a child when her nursemaid commented that she was “pretty as a ladybird.”

Monochromatic wood interiors are all the rage these days, and with good reason—an all-wood palette is contemporary while offering organic warmth. In Kitchener, an ophthalmology office and eyewear retailer has taken this approach to clinic design, using glowing lighting and lots of wood to create a better medical experience.

Instead of the typical saccharine storefront decked out in vibrant colours and cartoonish artwork, Cops, a tongue-in-cheek reference to police officers’ love of doughnuts, takes a more understated approach.