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Savaria

Summer living

Aware of our growing need to take full advantage of the outdoors once the warm weather arrives, designers are creating garden furnishings to rival those found indoors. At the top of the list: soft shapes, unusual combinations of materials, high quality and supreme comfort. Designed by Henrik Pedersen, the Kay collection from Gloster revisits traditional … Continue reading Summer living
Design Louis George

Magistral

PHOTOS : DREW HADLEY STYLIST : GENEVIÈVE TARDIF SEEMINGLY BUILT RIGHT INTO THE MOUNTAINSIDE, THIS MONT TREMBLANT COTTAGE IS A BREATHTAKING STRUCTURE – A VERITABLE ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE. THE PROPERTY’S INTERIOR WAS REMODELLED TO HIGHLIGHT THE CEILING AND OPEN UP THE VIEW. The renovation project was entrusted to designer Geneviève Tardif. Designed by the late architect, … Continue reading Magistral

Bright on design

BRILLIANT LIGHTING DESIGNERS COMBINE INGENUITY, EXPERTISE AND THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE SINGULAR LIGHT FIXTURES. WHETHER THEY ARE ETHEREAL, GEOMETRIC, FUTURISTIC OR INSPIRED BY THE PAST, THESE EXTRAORDINARY OBJECTS ILLUMINATE OUR DAILY LIVES BY BRINGING A TOUCH OF LUSTRE TO OUR SURROUNDINGS. Cactus, the floor lamp by designer Fabrice Berrux for Roche Bobois, is unusual … Continue reading Bright on design

Ski in ski out

PHOTOS DREW HADLEY IN THE STYLE OF CONTEMPORARY SWISS CHALETS, THIS SAINT-SAUVEUR VALLEY HOME WAS DESIGNED TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THE PLEASURES OF SKIING AND THE INCREDIBLE VIEW. THE RESULT? A PERFECTLY EXECUTED SPACE WITH A DECOR INSPIRED BY NATURE. As avid skiers with a love for nature and the mountains, the owners of … Continue reading Ski in ski out

Italia

Designing duo Silvana Angeletti and Daniele Ruzza of Daa Italia presents TWITTY, an oval table with an off-centre metal base and a hole in the glass top. The one shown here has a black base with a little gold bird. The table top is also available in Carrara marble, brass and wood. In the photo, … Continue reading Italia

Pride of place

BUILT WITH MATERIALS TAKEN FROM THE LAND ON WHICH IT STANDS, THIS SECOND HOME IS A TESTAMENT TO TRANQUILITY. The owner was smitten by the setting: “It was a former lumber camp, and I just loved the wooded lot,” he says. “We put a great deal of thought into the design and landscaping.” The result … Continue reading Pride of place

A princely sleep

SLEEP QUALITY CORRELATES TO MATTRESS QUALITY, WHICH MEANS YOU’LL GET THE BEST OF BOTH WITH A BESPOKE MATTRESS BY VISPRING. THE COMPANY’S REPUTATION FOR OUTSTANDING CRAFTSMANSHIP WON THEM THE HIGHEST UK AWARD FOR BUSINESS IN 2012: THE QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE. Necessity is indeed the mother of some of the finest inventions. Canadian engineer James … Continue reading A princely sleep