The café in the lobby of Montreal’s Wilder Building attracts passersby with its whimsy. The ceiling is adorned with floating pink tutus, and the tables are topped with tassel-fringed lamps. The fantastic space is the latest addition to a building that started life as something quite quotidian.
Julia Dilworth’s newly released book West Coast North: Interiors Designed for Living celebrates the talented designers working on Canada’s West Coast.
In Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood, Thomas Balaban Architecte gave new life to a 1910 carriage home by virtue of a small floating extension. The expansion proved a difficult undertaking due to the neighbourhood’s architectural preservation rules, which restricted the building’s height. TBA’s challenge was to also figure out how to expand the home without stripping it of its character and limiting its already minute outdoor space.
A new Aesop store has opened its doors in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood with a contemporary take on Victorian charm, thanks to Toronto design studio Odami.
Interior Design Show Vancouver is making its return next weekend (September 22 to 25). With four days of exhibits, seminars, and speakers, the event is showcasing the best of the best in Canadian design.
Kate Metten Ceramics is a haven for those searching for unusual ceramics. On Main Street in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, this new shop is airy, minimalist, and welcoming, with sunlight illuminating the handmade pieces inside.
There is something special about making interior design selections that are personal, reflecting our taste and vision—like ones from Luminaire Authentik, an innovative custom lighting brand that creates one-of-a-kind pieces for both residential and commercial spaces. Luminaire Authentik gives clients complete creative control through a customizable design experience. And now, that experience is available in Toronto.
Once known as a sideline spot for espressos by day and a preamble cocktail bar to its nightclub neighbour Datcha next door, Montreal’s Kabinet has undergone a shift in its direction, decor, and dining.
With Beaches House, completed last year, design firm Odami reimagines what a contemporary beach house looks like within a city.