“Montreal and Quebec City for Dummies”

With tips and recommendations from the experts at Frommer’s. Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices. Explore two of North America’s most distinctive cities! Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, Montréal and Quebec City offer a

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“Montreal and Quebec City for Dummies”

With tips and recommendations from the experts at Frommer’s. Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices. Explore two of North America’s most distinctive cities! Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, Montréal and Quebec City offer a

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“A Glamorous Montreal Home Reno”

Montreal’s Jean-Maxime Labrecque adds volume to an ordinary duplex by excavating the crawl space. When most post-war duplexes in Montreal undergo renovation, they rarely survive demolition; their boxy shapes and flat roofs are so utilitarian that little nostalgia is attached

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“A Glamorous Montreal Home Reno”

Montreal’s Jean-Maxime Labrecque adds volume to an ordinary duplex by excavating the crawl space. When most post-war duplexes in Montreal undergo renovation, they rarely survive demolition; their boxy shapes and flat roofs are so utilitarian that little nostalgia is attached

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Your very own Hal 9000, smart home products

Today’s voice-recognition software and wireless domestic devices mean that the seemingly far-off world of Hal 9000, the computer that controlled all systems in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 epic 2001: A Space Odyssey, is finally here. Home automation has undergone a technological

Your very own Hal 9000, smart home products

Today’s voice-recognition software and wireless domestic devices mean that the seemingly far-off world of Hal 9000, the computer that controlled all systems in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 epic 2001: A Space Odyssey, is finally here. Home automation has undergone a technological

The Queensway Visionaries, retailer profiles

Independent retailers and restauranteurs are remaking The Queensway into a residential “main street,” and a destination in and of itself. Today, The Queensway’s renewed vigour has attracted a growing number of independent merchants and restauranteurs. They have created a new

The Queensway Visionaries, retailer profiles

Independent retailers and restauranteurs are remaking The Queensway into a residential “main street,” and a destination in and of itself. Today, The Queensway’s renewed vigour has attracted a growing number of independent merchants and restauranteurs. They have created a new

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing. At first glance, the dense pitter-patter of golden footprints stencilled on the asphalt of a side street in downtown Montreal is irresistible eye candy for

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing. At first glance, the dense pitter-patter of golden footprints stencilled on the asphalt of a side street in downtown Montreal is irresistible eye candy for

The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in Europe and the U.K. The catch-all discipline of industrial design now embraces a multitude of creative streams beyond

The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in Europe and the U.K. The catch-all discipline of industrial design now embraces a multitude of creative streams beyond

The Top Industrial Design Schools in North America

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in North America. The catch-all discipline of industrial design now embraces a multitude of creative streams beyond mere lighting

The Top Industrial Design Schools in North America

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in North America. The catch-all discipline of industrial design now embraces a multitude of creative streams beyond mere lighting

“How to dial in Mexico,” a viral flow chart

Phoning while in San Miguel de Allende, or anywhere else in Mexico, can bring  even the most macho and tech savvy individuals to tears. What you dial depends on the type of phone you’re using and the type of phone

“How to dial in Mexico,” a viral flow chart

Phoning while in San Miguel de Allende, or anywhere else in Mexico, can bring  even the most macho and tech savvy individuals to tears. What you dial depends on the type of phone you’re using and the type of phone

A Habitat 67 Apartment Gets a Fresh Makeover

In its first interior project, Studio Practice – a Montreal-Toronto start-up –celebrates the raw power of Moshe Safdie’s iconic Habitat 67. For hard-core minimalists, a renovation can entail more demolition than construction. And for the most officious heritage hawks, changing the interior of an iconic building – in

A Habitat 67 Apartment Gets a Fresh Makeover

In its first interior project, Studio Practice – a Montreal-Toronto start-up –celebrates the raw power of Moshe Safdie’s iconic Habitat 67. For hard-core minimalists, a renovation can entail more demolition than construction. And for the most officious heritage hawks, changing the interior of an iconic building – in