Free to all, the forum is a way to expose local and international visitors to the richness of the artists and designers who live in the city—quite literally:
“Château’s primary inspiration was a nostalgic reflection on my youth in Provence transposed in the hills of Topanga near L.A. where I live. It has a very similar feel, the same pine and wild oak forested hills close to the sea.”
Thom Fougere’s approach to furniture has been “archetypal,” which he explains as stripped down in its purpose but not in its conception and design: “I hate the word minimalism because it is interpreted as an applied aesthetic, where true minimalism has complexity embedded in it.”
Dawn is a series of minimalist light fixtures and furniture that take cues from the material palette of New York City itself, Bellardi Ricci’s current home.
From partners Amanda Bradley and Robin Goodfellow, Vela emulates the grandeur of a posh hotel lobby bar: inviting, impressive, and memorable
It is with the cycling of styles that we see influence from the 19th century making headway in the design space once again, and it comes as no surprise.
In person, one can see how the designers have interpreted these themes into the language of a modern restaurant in the historic Montreal neighbourhood.
At 3,300 square feet, with a coach house and pool, the house is a 2016 build that emulates the classic California colonial style.
Atelier by Lambert & Fils utilizes a delicate suspension with forms that sit variously between industrial and organic.