Industrial designer Jake Oliveira was the kid who was obsessed with taking things apart and putting them back together. With a new eponymous studio in Toronto, his latest collection features a table and stool inspired by the industrial buildings of his hometown, Cambridge, Ontario.
For every sun-soaked beach getaway and medieval castle vacation, there is an overcrowded airport or a lumpy hotel mattress. Luckily, thanks to Monte & Coe, the Toronto-based brand handcrafting bags in Canada, you’ll have one less worry the next time you visit the airport.
It’s not every day you see the U.S. Congress playing three-dimensional chess. But that’s a good way to think about the $280-billion CHIPS and Science Act: the latest move in a contest that is highly strategic, deeply considered, and focused on an end-game far from the here and now.
You wouldn’t think a place in the shadow of a volcano that emits a constant stream of smoke would be a haven of relaxation, but down an unpaved road, &Beyond Vira Vira exudes a bucolic peace.
The sheer proliferation of wine glasses, each dedicated to a specific variety or style, has itself probably been the undoing of that approach to glasses. How many wine glasses do you really need? The short and simple answer: one.
The herb-forward result of Ben Branson’s research struck a chord with sober and imbibing drinkers alike. Unlike mass-produced non-alcoholic spirits, Seedlip mimics the intricacies of traditional spirits while remaining distinctive to the palate.
No matter the suite, the experience is exceptional. Champagne flows freely at Château de Saran, and cocktail hour is a cinematic scene with the grandest of champagne towers.
That unpretentious, focused attitude toward dining culture informs Garrett Bruce Martin’s menus to this day as well as his beliefs about how a kitchen should be run, the restaurant industry, and what it means to be a chef: unusually democratic and without delusions of grandeur.
Concrete has never been adored for its vibrancy of colour, but Kast is on a mission to change that. Striving to make the most beautiful concrete basins in the world, Kast elevates the utilitarian material with a chic design-forward treatment to create sinks that make a statement.