Tofino is not a place you just happen upon. In fact, this town on Vancouver Island calls itself the "Pacific terminus of the Trans-Canada highway." A former hippie hangout, Tofino now attracts surfers as well as affluent travellers looking for beautiful beaches, unique locations, and fine restaurants.
Sailing is an extraordinary, multifaceted pastime. It can be very relaxing when the sea or lake is calm, the sun shining, the winds light and the silence all-enveloping. Piloting a keelboat, enjoying a moment of bliss as you admire the crimson sky at twilight. Sailing can also be a thrilling sport when the wind is in the mainsail and genoa, causing the boat to list with the swell, forcing you to focus both your muscles and mind on the electrifying task of controlling the vessel.
Underneath their stylish outer appearance, beds from the great Italian design firm Flou conceal the results of high-quality ergonomic research, thus combining the aesthetic with the indispensable.
Are cars with internal combustion engines a dying breed? Imagine how disappointed driving enthusiasts will be when they can no longer hear the roar of a Ferrari, operate a manual gearshift, or glance at impressive analogue gauges, now displaced by a screen. Also on the horizon are selfdriving cars, with electronic assist features to replace the driver’s judgment. Is this the end of driving pleasure?
For the past 65 years, Jardin de Ville has been offering contemporary outdoor furniture of incomparable quality and beauty to imbue our outdoor spaces with an elegant, avant-guarde ambience. An anniversary worth celebrating!
Design Louis George
C&M Textiles