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TAPAS: Spanish Food & Design

11 May 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

TAPAS: Spanish Design For Food offers the perfect opportunity to consider how food and design are interrelated. Soon to open to the public at Central de Diseño (Matadero Madrid) from May 21st to July 19th, this amazing exhibition, curated by Juli Capella and organized by AC/E Acción Cultural Española, highlights traditional objects and their contemporary reinterpretations by renowned […]

Madrid: Design in Estado Puro

28 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located at the stylish NH Paseo de Prado hotel in Madrid, Estado Puro revolutionized the city’s tapas scene with its bold new method of preparing some of Spain’s staple dishes. Double Michelin-starred Paco Roncero blends gracefully traditional dishes and haute-cuisine-like techniques to create what could be considered edible artwork. Estado Puro is gorgeously designed and […]

Milano: The Art of Espresso

01 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Housed in a stunning brick heritage building and steps away from landmarks such as the TIFF Bell Lightbox and Much Music in Toronto’s bustling theatre district, Vancouver’s world-renowned Milano Coffee recently opened its first location outside its home base of British Columbia. Milano Espresso Bar (please click on photo to enlarge and see slideshow) is the […]

Bar Raval: Gaudí-Inspired Design

10 Mar 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Opened by the team behind the celebrated Spanish delight Bar Isabel, and located at the former home of Teatro in Toronto’s Little Italy is new kid on the block Bar Raval, a gorgeous pintxo bar gracing the corner of College and Palmerston. Bar Raval is named for El Raval, the once seedy and now edgy […]

Luxury English Lifestyle

02 Mar 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Quintessentially English, Aspinal of London is a luxury lifestyle brand that offers handbags & purses, wallets, and luxury leather gifts. This young company, led by creative director Mariya Dykalo, produces some of the most elegant and sophisticated travel accessories that reflect the best of English style. Large Cabin Case in Amazon Brown Croc Exquisitely handmade […]