Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Leisure Center by Casper Mueller Kneer, Vancouver – Canada

December 5th, 2017

Oozing a strong industrial vibe, the ground floor aesthetic is defined by large panels of shiny aluminum that lend the vast space some intimacy. The austere industrial setting forms a perfect backdrop for a number of statement artworks, such as a car sculpture – yes, it’s the one incorporating a dissected Chevrolet Camaro Rally Sport – by Canadian artist Myfanwy McLeod and light exhibitions by Os ∆ Oos.

Chanel flagship store by Peter Marino, Toronto – Canada

November 28th, 2017

House architect Peter Marino was tapped to create a matching interior design, using the brand’s iconic colours of black, white and gold throughout the premises, alongside elements inspired by the lavishly decorated Coromandel Screens of Coco Chanel’s plush apartment on rue Cambon in Paris.

Oli & Ève, Maison de coiffure by Espace 313, Longueuil / Québec – Canada

October 30th, 2017

The designers imagined an exclusive environment with a mix of boldness, chic and aesthetics. In the industrial-looking space with 18 feet high ceiling and visible concrete, designers took advantage of the abundant natural light while adding a touch of human warmth and conviviality.

Neighbour store by Tom Chung, Toronto – Canada

October 11th, 2017

The Toronto-based industrial designer created an understated setting, captured by poured terrazzo flooring with circular motif, raw birch hardwood displays, industrial steel table displays and polished steel plinth racking systems.

Lightspeed Office by ACDF Architecture, Montreal – Canada

September 27th, 2017

With its distinctive architecture and its historical significance, the building is an iconic landmark that stands out in Old Montreal’s skyline. Inspired by the contrast between the historic railway station and the growing tech company, ACDF created a functional and lively office space.

Playster Office by ACDF Architecture, Montreal – Canada

September 22nd, 2017

To give their clients an environment suited to the company’s high energy and creativity, the architects transformed the space using a contemporary, open concept design highlighted by a clever play of bright colours and white surfaces.

Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal by CannonDesign + NEUF architects, Montreal – Canada

September 19th, 2017

From a healthcare delivery perspective, each of the 772 rooms includes ample space for family involvement, and expansive windows offering some of the best views of the city. Importantly, the entire building is designed following universal design principles, and impressively, the vast majority of the 12,000+ rooms in the building were designed following a small number of standardized room templates.

Pacific Derm by omb, Vancouver – Canada

September 8th, 2017

We achieved elegance through simplicity: a progression of spaces where the warmth of natural white oak wood, and light grey tones in the walls, natural stones, solid surface materials and furniture, add layers of sophisticated depth to a clean white milieu.

Stereo D office by Quadrangle, Toronto – Canada

August 8th, 2017


Stereo D, a high-tech media company that renders stereoscopic 3D content for major motion pictures, recently opened a new office in Toronto, which was designed by architecture and design firm Quadrangle.

Smart & Biggar LLP Offices by SDI Interior Design, Toronto – Canada

August 8th, 2017


Several spacious meeting spaces are also accessed from reception, with the waiting area simultaneously providing adequate room for several groups while offering a lounge-like atmosphere with a sub hierarchy of more intimate seating areas.

The Lemonade Stand pop-up store by Herschel Supply, North Vancouver – Canada

July 28th, 2017

At just 298 square feet, the pop-up space has been transformed into a modern rendition of leisurely summer days and childhood lemonade stands. A lively pink tone adorns the walls and ceiling, along with hand-painted lemon wallpaper detailing.

In2Sports store by Unfold Creative Studio, Ontario – Canada

July 19th, 2017

The retail space was divided into two main areas, the Fan Wear and the Boot Room. Located at the front of the store, the Fan Wear was designed to accommodate apparel and equipment, in a way that will allow the product to shine.

Schulich School of Engineering Redevelopment and Expansion by Diamond Schmitt Architects + Gibbs Gage Architects, Calgary – Canada

July 19th, 2017

Students congregate in the light-filled space on brightly coloured, X- and O-shaped seating designed by Dutch firm Feek. The atrium floor drops away in an amphitheatre-type setting to improve connection with the basement, which both extends daylight into the core and provides access to a garden.

Organic Garage flagship store by api(+), Toronto – Canada

July 19th, 2017

It authentically incorporates elements such as streetscape-inspired architectural details and textures, murals and graffiti, street signs, pavement markings, guardrails, street lights, and building signs.

Nota Bene restaurant by +tongtong, Toronto – Canada

July 5th, 2017

Led by executive creative director John Tong, +tongtong has created award-winning spaces including Her Majesty’s Pleasure. Inspired by nature and the changing seasons, the team lifts colour and texture from chef and owner David Lee’s seasonal new menu and integrates these into the interior.

Rubika Offices by Inside Studio, Montreal – Canada

June 26th, 2017

While large volumes in black and yellow regroup all the main services (reception, kitchen, projection screen and teacher’s lounge), all circulation flows through one central area housing different functions (lunch room, workspace and agora), promoting passive interactions between users.

Spareparts store by Cutler at Yorkdale Mall, Ontario – Canada

June 22nd, 2017

Using a contrasting black and white palette to serve as a blank canvas, the products add the embellishment, just as they will for the customers. The primary material palette consists of glass, powder coated and perforated metal, porcelain tiles and varying texture and sheens of laminate.

Rchmnd store by Omar Gandhi Architect, Halifax – Canada

May 21st, 2017

From the outside, glazing frames products displayed on white millwork – giving visitors the impression of a minimal, monochromatic space. Along both walls, recessed cavities provide room to hang clothing or place shelves.

Saje Natural Wellness store by Jennifer Dunn Design, Ontario – Canada

May 12th, 2017

A living plant wall at the entry, a signature installation for the client, brings an element of freshness to the shopping experience and reiterates the retailers dedication to the natural world of plants. Vertical wood planks used as a ceiling treatment accentuate the unique shape of the retail space while adding depth to the high ceiling.

Bench Accounting Office by Perkins+Will, Vancouver – Canada

May 2nd, 2017

To allow for an effective economic design, the team’s strategy was to channel the majority of resources into social spaces. This focus resulted in a unique lounge and fully serviced kitchen on each of the three floors.