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A case of the swirls

When it was announced that Toronto's own rock star chef, Susur Lee, would be packing up his pots and pans and heading to New York City, foodies across town…

Walk This Way

University pubs are usually not the stuff of high design. Since opening 15 years ago, however, Laval University's student-owned inaugural watering hole…

Good Show

Best of Show More than 50 product awards were handed out at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada 2008, which saw record attendance set for the second year running. We'd like to…

Outside In

Maison & Objet is a big show. So big that it's held twice annually. Stretched over seven halls at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, the September…

Playing The Deuce

Given that the competition among dining establishments in the Vancouver area has never been greater (more than 90 eateries -the majority of which are in…

Autumn Eves

Best Of Canada'Twas the night before IIDEX and Canadian Interiors saluted the winners of our Best of Canada Design Competition at the annual awards gala.ARIDO…

Last Word: Happy Nienkmper

In 1968, German-born Klaus Nienkmper 1 -who had arrived in Canada in 1960, at the age of 20 -established a company that introduced European-designed furniture…

Best of Best of Canada

An enthusiastic crowd packed the Design Exchange, in Toronto, Sept. 24 to honour the winners of the 11th annual Best of Canada Design Competition and discover…

Buying Local

Photography by Ben Rahn Pleasing the masses is one of the most difficult aspects of designing commercial and contract spaces. Last year, G. Bruce…

Site Specific

Ridge House is the most recent masterwork of Blue Sky Architecture's series of artful, organically shaped dwellings. The series began its evolution in the…

Boutique on a budget

Innkeeping, along with nursing and that other less reputable occupation, must be one of the world's oldest and most resilient professions. Over the last…

Home Brew

It's official: Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood is, well, pleasant again. In fact, the area (once known as Brewery Creek, due to the number of…
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