From skatepark beginnings, Marc-André Garand, William Lessard, and Julien Gauthier, founders of the menswear brand École de Pensée, propose a new philosophy of luxury.
Designer Will Choui’s Creative Expression
Will Choui’s work is a visual journey of creative expression, forming materials into bold, skeletal shapes to create unconventional furniture with acute purity.
The World of Nicolas Party: Exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Like his portraits, Nicolas Party’s landscapes and sculptures evoke tension between familiarity and strangeness. A biomorphic quality threads across his work, wherein figures are questionably human, and landscapes and objects feel somehow alive.
For Zébulon Perron, People and Context Are More Important Than Form
“Our privilege as furniture, object, or interior designers is that we are working at the scale where we are closest to people. People touch what we do, they’re immersed in what we do. I really love this scale because this is where I can control the experience the most.”
Montreal’s Ménard Dworkind Is Adept at Creating Dramatic Spaces
Like the brutalists of Montreal’s past, MRDK isn’t creating spaces to be ignored. Rather than play it safe and favour the comfortable, the duo’s impulse for audacious design is exactly what has made the studio resonate within the city.