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Tableau: Sexy & Casual Sophistication

27 Jan 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Sophisticated and relaxed, one of the finest places to enjoy French gastronomy in Vancouver is most certainly Tableau Bar Bistro. This Paris bistro-meets-New York bar-type restaurant, designed by Gianfranco Avignoni, combines elements of classic bistro with pop art accents and showcases materials such as turquoise glass tile mosaics, solid wood paneling, marble, and rich leather […]

Guernica: An Icon of Cubist Style

12 Jan 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Created by Pablo Picasso to be part of the Spanish Pavilion at the International Exposition in Paris in 1937, Guernica is without a doubt one of the great paintings of the modern world. Considered by some as the single-most important artwork of the 20th century, Guernica is an accurate depiction of the Spanish Civil War. Pablo Picasso’s motivation […]

Colette: The Essence of French Style

23 Nov 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Celebrating the essence of French style, Colette Grand Café is the latest addition to Toronto’s highly celebrated Chase Hospitality Group. Located at the stylish Thompson Hotel, this gorgeous space exudes a refined beauty and sophistication thanks to Audax Architecture‘s principal, Gianpiero Pugliese and his Southern France-inspired design. The sophisticated 5,000 square-foot space (click on photo to enlarge […]

Wine & Design at Southbrook Vineyards

22 Oct 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on a gorgeous150-acre property in bucolic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Southbrook Vineyards is the largest organic winery in Ontario, Canada. The design of Southbrook’s facilities was awarded to Jack Diamond of Diamond and Schmitt Architects and includes the winery and hospitality pavilion—an elegant glass, light-filled structure filled set against a striking 200-metre long landscape wall. Visitors can enjoy two tasting rooms, a […]

Berlin: The Best in The German Capital

26 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

No other season of the year makes Berlin glow as much as the summer. With its lively café terraces, stylish parks, world-class museums, and outdoor festivals, the city radiates with youth and energy like no other city in Europe. Berlin in winter is equally beautiful–some might even say romantic—but it’s the summer that transforms the […]