This uniquely Canadian gin is creating a new distilling tradition.
Vancouver-based Otto Studio’s rental-friendly wallcoverings are rooted in the founders’ passion for art and design.
Scandinavian furniture house HAY and London’s iconic luxury department store, Liberty, collaborate on the new Matin Lamp.
Wills Beer addresses a gap in the Quebec beer market, between old-school lagers and kitschy new experimental brews.
Between Pisa and Florence, recently renovated Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is welcoming travellers to its historic 2,700-acre property.
The contemporary Mexican restaurant Josafat Zalapa honours the structure’s original architecture while breathing fresh life into it.
Sicily is a mountainous island, and many vineyards are planted at high altitudes to benefit from cooler conditions that promote acidity and produce fresh-tasting wines.
Stepping aboard, passengers feel at home in Clarity, which protects from the midday heat while delivering eye-popping views.
The Museum of Fear and Wonder is bring its uncanny, corporeal art to Calgary’s Esker Foundation gallery this Autumn.
Chef Argelia Diaz Cabral from Vancouver’s El Camino’s restaurant has provided us with a recipe for a classic Brazilian dish. Although there are some specialty ingredients in here that you may have to seek out, the end result is definitely worth it. Xinxim de Bacalhau Makes 4 portions Ingredients For the curry sauce: 1/2 cup dried shrimp 1 garlic …
Wyoming has become known for its impressive modern architecture. One of those projects is Home on the Ranch by Robbins Architecture.
Wanze Song is making a name for herself for more than her popular Dumpling Bag.
Over the past decade, scientists, engineers, and architects (many of them Canadian) have used advanced technology to challenge wood’s limitations.
Jacques et Anna studio draws on an impressive roster of technicians, woodworkers, artisans, and teaming up with local design powerhouses.
A German take on France’s quickly growing sparkling wine.
The big island of Hawai‘i is welcoming visitors to experience a new luxury accommodation and ho’okipa (hospitality) at Kona Village, the first Rosewood Hotel in the Hawaiian Islands.
Researchers from the University of Sydney and Australian national airline Qantas—which, given its home base, flies plenty of long-haul flights—recently undertook Project Sunrise, an extensive in-air research project that aims to lessen the suffering of the long-distance traveller.
In Mix, each knob, chair, and lamp is crafted by an artist, reflecting the highest-quality European design.
Ilia Beauty’s Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40—with hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and squalane—has become the brand’s bestselling complexion product and won numerous awards.
After analyzing hundreds of ingredients and versions over five years, Bonjout Beauty’s Le Balm Skin Savior Solid Sérum was born last spring.
The pilot’s watch was introduced in the early 1950s, and for 2023, there are two redesigned variations: Breguet Type XX and Type 20.
A fall treat featuring Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur.
Rambler House references the simple single-storey houses, that are the prevailing house type in U.S. suburbs, towns, and countrysides.
At a wondrous reveal in Venice earlier this year, Louis XIII unveiled Rare Cask 42.1, an even more rarefied cognac presented in a Baccarat decanter.
Cannes is hardly unfamiliar with pomp and pageantry. The Yachting Festival has over 650 yachts this year and will debut new launches.
Glenfiddich’s 14 Year Old Bourbon Barrel Reserve is aged for 14 years in American ex-bourbon casks before being finished in new American oak casks.
Titled 1932, the collection revolves around three celestial symbols: the stars, the moon, and the sun. There are 77 pieces, 13 of which are transformable—from necklace to brooch, necklace to ring—containing sapphires, fancy-coloured diamonds, opals, rubies, spinels, and tanzanites.
From Suite 461 at Hôtel Plaza Athénée, there is picture perfect view of the Eiffel Tower. Peter Philips, creative and image director for Dior Makeup, is on the couch, the suite a Dior Maison universe of toile de Jouy: cushions, throws, candles, and even a life-size tiger with the signature motif. Dior and Plaza Athénée, with its iconic red-awning-trimmed façade, …
Designed by Studio Doherty, the Chadstone Mimco is awash in a custom glossy sage-green wet-look render that serves as the base of the design.
Victoria Rothschild and Mark Bickers founded their studio in 2003 to help enliven the traditional art of glass blowing with a modern ethos.
Overlooking the Los Angeles basin and the Pacific Ocean, RO54 has a dynamic form that looks as if it might take flight.
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.
Here are two must-read books to add to your reading list. Featured in NUVO’s Autumn Issue, Rebecca Peng provides an in-depth review.
Chef Craig Sung’s Dungeness crab salad with gazpacho is a wonder for both summer and fall.
Cascina’s starting point was a grouping of farm buildings: a two-storey farmhouse and a large barn with a hay loft connected by an enclosed bridge.
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 Landmark footprint spans 10 floors with a design-forward curvilinear staircase that was inspired by the organic designs of the late Elsa Peretti, who created many iconic pieces for Tiffany & Co.
Like the Spirit of Ecstasy popping out of the long hood, the 2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre exhibits plenty of showmanship.
Road 13 Vineyards, in Oliver, B.C., is one of the few Canadian wineries regularly crafting a GSM blend.
Charleston’s new boutique lodging, the Palmetto Hotel, which opened its doors in March, pays its respects to the city’s eclectic charm.
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.
High above Hakata Bay on the island of Kyushu in Japan, the Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka, occupies the top nine floors of the 25-storey main tower of the Fukuoka Daimyo Garden City complex
A stay at Kokomo feels like the entire island is all to yourself: uninterrupted quiet, surrounded by breathtaking views of crystal blue waters, white sand beaches, and Fiji’s lush topography.
How a flower came to be the emblem of the French maison.
The study of skin intelligence has helped scientists at Clé de Peau Beauté visualize the skin gene network.
Makoto, on the newly opened third floor of Bal Harbour Shops, is awash in sunset hues and floral motifs, a playful but elegant reimagining of Japanese fine dining.
Leading the talented team at Milpa, Elia Herrera expands upon the lessons instilled in her by her mother and grandmother, both chefs themselves, as well as the flavours and techniques of her native Veracruz.
Boath House is a hub of creativity and calm in the Scottish Highlands.
Topped with a tangy black olive dressing, this easy-to-make salad is a fantastic way to use up what’s left of summer’s bounty.
As people flock to beaches to enjoy the last few weekends of summer, the owners of Big Sky Beach House have only a short half-block walk to go.
The singer-songwriter is set to release her new album Emotion Sickness, music that celebrates her unapologetic spunk and nonconformist sense of self.
Today, winemakers around the world produce multi-vintage still wines in the same spirit as champagne as well as in the name of experimentation and luxury.
Fans of the Okanagan are sure to like the 2020 Chronos syrah, a rendition of what is quickly becoming the region’s emblematic red grape crafted with love by winemaker Lynzee Schatz.
Guillaume Riel, Philip Staszewski, Gabrielle Rousseau, and David Kirouac are university friends who have formed Ivy Studio, the collaborative design practice that delivers bold and bespoke spatial solutions.
From plaids to prep, coats to one-pieces, and knits to suiting, there are plenty of wardrobe options this season.
The Lafayette Hotel & Club in San Diego has scaled up in its 77th year, as owners CH Projects, well-known for its restaurants, revamped the first hotel in its hospitality portfolio, eschewing subtle and embracing maximalist style. Originally opened in 1946 as Imig Manor, this was a haven for Hollywood stars such as Lana Turner, Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, and …
With a low-slung profile and instantly recognizable silhouette described as “a tube of toothpaste folded back on itself,” Michel Ducaroy’s Togo chair now features in the homes of taste-making celebrities and designers alike. How, then, does one update such a contemporary icon?
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 …
Letter from the Editor, Claudia Cusano.
Collector-turned-artist Sergio Fiorentino translates the charm of his Noto, Sicily, into gripping paintings and artworks.
The Coveted Story offers luxury furniture, collectibles, and ceramics that are handmade and sourced directly from their European designers and artists.
Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, is also the farthest south, with a climate suitable for producing fresh produce, cheese, honey, herbs, and olive oil, all contributing to longevity and well-being.
With its thriving and diverse culinary scene, top-notch restaurants, and more than 500 food carts throughout the city serving everything from barbecue tacos to sushi rolls, Portland is a food destination with neighbourhoods that each have their own food flair.
To celebrate what’s left of summer, Rosewood Wines estate chef Wesley Gendron is serving up decadent prawn rolls for the already well-hydrated visitors at the winery.
Working with her team at Mima Housing, architect Marta Brandão imagined a new future for the site: a getaway cabin in the woods.
Just three years after the launch of Cadillac’s fifth-generation gasoline-propelled flagship, the premium brand has taken the wraps off a reimagined, all-electric take on the full-size SUV: the Escalade IQ.
As new distilling techniques and styles lead to more distinctive spirits, some distillers are becoming more closely associated with what they make. Among this wave of superstar distillers is the leader of a distillery with a Canadian connection, where his eponymous tequila is now available in certain markets.
The idiosyncrasies of Six Week Residency tell a story of abandon, exploring the energy of subculture and portraying a lifestyle that gives permission to those wanting to have fun with their wardrobe. Six Week Residency is polished roughness. It’s undone, untethered, and deliberate.
Is a sojourn in the French countryside calling your name? Consider La Nauve Hôtel & Jardin in Cognac, which opened in July.
Natasha the Residences, Lanterra Developments’ new project designed by Quadrangle with interiors by Studio Munge, found inspiration in the style of Natasha Koifman, founder of NKPR.
StudioAC reimagines the pharmacy in an environment that makes accessing medicine a calmer and more approachable experience for all in the Pharmacy Lab.
Experience Tanqueray No. 10’s beguiling botanicals at the Park Hyatt Toronto’s exclusive Masters of Food & Wine event.
To celebrate what’s left of summer, Tanqueray has teamed up with 1 ou 2 Cocktails founder Rose Simard for a series of unique gin cocktail recipes.
This resonance creates a continuity among the Victorian house, the extension out back, and the natural landscape—and it establishes an elegant approach to the 21st-century version of the Dublin backlands.
Thanks to Sciò’s keen eye and delicate touch, La Posta Vecchia is even better than Getty left it. And the best part is you don’t need to be a Getty to see it for yourself.
Saskatoon is proving you don’t have to go to Toronto, Montreal, or Vancouver to experience a delicious Canadian culinary experience. After all, the Paris of the Prairies is surrounded by rich and fertile lands that make up Canada’s bountiful bread basket, and it is home to an increasing amount of young, inspired chefs and restaurateurs who are putting their souls on a plate and transforming this city into a hip foodie favourite.
While nebbiolo is the grape most often associated with Piedmont, the diverse growing region is home to many indigenous and international grape varieties that make wines that often match up to a good barolo but don’t require years to reach their peak.
Travellers headed to the Eternal City should consider checking into the newest addition to Rome’s famed Via Veneto: InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace. Designed by Italian architect Carlo Busiri Vici, the Renaissance-inspired building opened in 1905 as a residence for visiting ambassadors, and from 1946 to 1993, it was the library for the American Embassy across the street.
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.
Rancho La Puerta isn’t a typical health spa and fitness retreat. Founded in 1940 by Edmond and Deborah Szekely, this serene, intimate, wellness sanctuary in Tecate, Mexico, is all-inclusive resort where guests can immerse themselves in week-long transformative journeys where nature and nutrition converge with health, inner peace, and personal growth.
In the space once occupied by Place Ville Marie’s observatory, a new two-storey restaurant—Hiatus—sits almost as high as the peak of Montreal’s forested centrepiece, Mount Royal.
After trying this tuna treat, you’ll wish August would come more than once a year.
For this house, the clients worked with a local firm, CLB Architects, to design a modern house—but to do that using materials and forms that referenced the site’s longer history and that resonated with its place.
Established in 1973 in honour of 100 years of this tri-generational pursuit of the highest-quality tequila, Tres Generaciones, Sauza’s ultrapremium brand, is triple distilled, delivering a smooth, balanced, flavour profile across all of its four standard expressions, two of which are now available in Canada for the first time.
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and Spain’s second-largest city, has a rich history, architectural masterpieces, fantastic food, and a beautiful coastline.
With its 10-Day Results Kit and full-sized products now available in stores across Canada, Algenist promises a quick turnaround for “firmer, plumper, and more radiant” skin.
North Vancouver’s La Cerveceria Astilleros makes a lager so complex that it took gold in the herb and spice beer category at the 2023 Canadian Brewing Awards in June.
On the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, the area’s only hotel, the Wyndham Palmas Beach & Golf Resort, is welcoming guests to its newly renovated property.
South Africa’s pioneering Old Vine Project encourages owners of the country’s oldest vines to keep them in the ground and continue to make wine from them.
North of Brooklyn Pizzeria Avenue Road pays its respects to the classic New York pizzeria while bringing contemporary flare thanks to the creative cues of Montreal architecture firm MRDK.
Here’s our curated travel guide for spending a week in L.A., a sprawling city with more than meets the eye.
In many ways, margaritas are the perfect summer cocktail. A little bit sweet, a little bit sour, and always ice cold, the refreshing cocktail is just made for high heat.
Ian Starling, founder of Starling Architecture, says, “in Amagansett, you feel like you’re at the beach—the dune grasses filter back into the neighbourhoods.”
The California-based electric vehicle manufacturer wants Rivian Spaces to be a place to learn about EVs.
Summer wedding season is in full swing. From gifts for the happy couple to travel arrangements, and if you’re lucky, a family gathering or two, it can be difficult to pick out the right outfit. But don’t fret. NUVO has rounded up five simple summer staples to crush summer wedding season.
After an extensive rebranding, Maison Brillet’s Belle de Brillet pear and cognac liqueur is now available across Ontario as well as in Quebec. Drawing on Maison Brillet’s nearly 200-year history in distillation, Belle de Brillet is made with the simple but ingenious addition of Williams pear eau-de-vie, Madagascan vanilla sugar, and water to cognac.
With apologies to the AC/DC lads, Maritimo’s delightful new M75 gets the nod as this year’s top Thunder From Down Under. More than two decades in the making, the Aussie builder’s new flagship takes everything that was wonderful about the company’s original flybridge motor yacht and makes it that much better.
The Grand Hyatt Kuwait, a contemporary hotel in the Al Zahra district, is connected to the 360 Mall, a mixed-use development offering business and leisure travellers numerous diversions.
Seemingly dropped into crystalline turquoise waters, the island of Hvar in Croatia’s Dalmatia region looks like a Photoshopped dream.