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McLaren Montreal

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

Anne Fontaine, knowing is doing

ANNE FONTAINE HAS ALWAYS RELIED ON TALENT, CONTINUITY AND EXPERTISE. OLD-FASHIONED WORDS, PERHAPS, BUT THEY COME ALIVE IN EVERY FIBRE OF EVERY PIECE CREATED BY THIS INTERNATIONAL FRENCH FASHION BRAND. The story of the eponymous label is intimately linked to that of its founder, Brazilian-born Anne Fontaine, whose transformative experiences and adventures propelled her to … Continue reading Anne Fontaine, knowing is doing

Lucas Beaufort – One encounter at a time

Lucas Beaufort is an artist from the skateboarding world, taking Montreal by storm with a 17-day creative blitz, part of his artist-in-residence program at Yves Laroche Art Gallery. The Instagram phenom (with over 65,000 followers) is emblematic of a new generation of artists who have created their own careers and opportunities outside conventional mediums. Lucas … Continue reading Lucas Beaufort – One encounter at a time

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
Galerie Beauchamp

Whisky

The debate over who actually invented whisky—the Scots or the neighbouring Irish—is likely never to be resolved. However, many people agree that the father of the golden liquid is none other than Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, who, according to legend, brought the first still back with him from Egypt. The Gaelic name for … Continue reading Whisky

Taormina

IN COLLABORATION WITH NATHALIE GUILBERT TAORMINA IS KNOWN AS THE “THE JEWEL OF SICILY” AND WITH GOOD REASON! SITTING ATOP CLIFFS OVERLOOKING THE WATER, THE ANCIENT CITY IS ONE OF THE PRETTIEST TOWNS IN MESSINA. IT’S HARD NOT TO SUCCUMB TO HER CHARMS AS YOU TAKE IN THE BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF THE TURQUOISE IONIAN SEA. … Continue reading Taormina

The power of connection

Photo : Jeff Malo GOOD FRIENDS, A COMMON CAUSE AND EXCELLENT NETWORKING. THIS POWERFUL COMBINATION IS BEHIND LET’S BOND, A COLLECTIVE OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE USING THEIR SAVVY AND SKILLS TO RAISE MONEY TO BENEFIT LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS. WELCOME TO PHILANTHROPY 2.0. For the last eight years, a group of young professionals has … Continue reading The power of connection

The poetry of Marcel Wanders at Roche Bobois

With the Globe Trotter collection by Roche Bobois, Dutch designer Marcel Wanders, invites us to stray from the ordinary and enter a world of poetic fantasy. Marcel Wanders is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Known for the ease with which he combines styles, influences and materials, he has always sought to … Continue reading The poetry of Marcel Wanders at Roche Bobois

Ultraluxury in downtown Montreal

CARBONLEO HAS BROUGHT THE FOUR SEASONS BRAND—AND HIGH-END LUXURY—BACK TO DOWNTOWN MONTREAL. THE GROUP IS ALSO PLANNING TO SPARK A SMALL RETAIL REVOLUTION WITH ROYALMOUNT, A MEGAPROJECT BEING EXECUTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A BRANCH OF LUXURY CONGLOMERATE, LVMH. WE MET WITH CLAUDE MARCOTTE, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PARTNER AT CARBONLEO. At his suggestion, we met … Continue reading Ultraluxury in downtown Montreal

20 fabulous looks – elegant and comfortable

Original title : Poésie automnale Photographer Leda & St-Jacques Stylist Cary Tauben Models Steph Smith (Elite) and Paolo (Elmer Olsen) Make-up Artist Sabrina Rinaldi (The Project) Hair Stylist Steven Turpin (TEAMM) with products by Shu Uemura and Kérastase. Digital Assistant Yanive Nizard Lafrance Photographers’ Assistant Magali Cancel Assistant Stylist Viviana Torez Retouching Artist François Asselin … Continue reading 20 fabulous looks – elegant and comfortable