THE AT-HOME CINEMA EXPERIENCE
Going to the cinema is always a joyful experience. But in recent years, it has also become a private experience that can be enjoyed without leaving the house. Technology allows homeowners to install home-based cinemas while they relax at home.
WHERE EAST MEETS WEST COAST
From its inception, the Shangri-La Hotel, a 62-storey skyscraper on Georgia St. at the intersection of Thurlow, brought together the best of Asian and Canadian design aesthetics. Designed by Canadian architect James B. Cheng, it was built in 2009 as Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ first business venture in North America.
Ornamentation and whimsy spice up a contemporary Lorne Park home BY PHILLIPA RISPIN PHOTOGRAPHY: BEN RAHN A common complaint about contemporary domestic design is that it’s too minimalist. This contemporary dwelling of Antonio Tadrissi, principal of Prototype Design Lab, is a lively rebuttal to that…
Can a pied-à-terre high above the city be called a pied-à-ciel? This condo apartment downtown is the second home for a couple who live mainly outside Vancouver. It’s on the 37th storey and offers 180-degree views of the city – heavenly, but a challenge for interior designer Patricia Gray, who had to showcase the views while providing a quietly luxurious aerie for her clients.
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Murano glass floor lamps are conversation pieces BY INGA SEMIONOV | Iluce Concepts Lighting + Designs Refined and delicate, handmade Murano floor lamps from Italy’s AV Mazzega are a great decorative touch in any space. AV Mazzega has taken the design of floor lamps to…
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