Peace Bridge x Santiago Calatrava

Photo by Ryan Quan We love great architecture (come on Toronto get your act together!) and urban design. Earlier today a re-tweet by Design Canada reminded us of the inspiring Peace Bridge in Calgary. One of my favourite new pieces of "civic architecture" anywhere - #Calgary's Calatrava Peace Bridge. pic.twitter.com/o3gdGC8XBH v.@JordonCooper — Brent Toderian (@BrentToderian) January 2, 2014 Designed by ...

PHOTOS: TFI at Fashion Week

On Wednesday afternoon the Toronto Fashion Incubator held it's press and buyers brunch as part of World MasterCard Fashion Week. The event featured apparel and accessories from Canada's emerging fashion talent. Here are a few of the people and things that caught our eye... Rachel Sin Legging label Dutch Blonde by Camille Prins Wild Works by Sharon ...

Profile: Gareth Arrowsmith

A chap from the North West of the UK, Gareth Arrowsmith, is an artist/illustrator whose bright colourfull work can instantly brighten a face. Here’s our Q&A with this Liverpool John Moores University graduate… How did you know you wanted to be an illustrator? I started drawing from a young age. It’s one of the first things that kept ...

The Interior Design Show is Back!

It’s back and we couldn't be more excited! The Interior Design Show (IDS13), Canada’s Design Fair, is taking place from January 26 to 27, 2013. Showcasing the newest and most innovative in international and Canadian products by 300 exhibitors annually, the show has garnered an attendance of close to 660,000 design professionals, consumers and media since its inception in ...

Ecole Maternelle Pajol in Paris

Parisian architects Palatre & Leclère did an outstanding job restoring Ecole Maternelle Pajol in Paris. The four-classroom kindergarden located in the 18th arrondissement retains the original 1940's look and feel at the front of the building showcasing vintage brick, while the back explodes with colour, vibrant patterns, and fun activities. The interior of the building is just a bold with bright hallways, ...

Rocking and Gliding

By Ursula Terlecki Finding hand-crafted, Canadian-made, modern furniture can be a daunting task. Most conventional furniture stores carry pieces made oversee that don’t cost them (the seller) or us (the buyer) an outrageous amount of money, but often times this means that the quality of the pieces is questionable and likelihood of us owning an original, ...