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La Shed Turns a Corner Store Into Its Hip HQ

A young architecture firm brings vibrancy to a Montreal neighbourhood in flux by setting up shop in an old dépanneur.  La Shed is known for subverting convention. The Montreal architecture firm’s street-level office, in a former general store (circa 1890), is typical of the cheek that

La Shed Turns a Corner Store Into Its Hip HQ

A young architecture firm brings vibrancy to a Montreal neighbourhood in flux by setting up shop in an old dépanneur.  La Shed is known for subverting convention. The Montreal architecture firm’s street-level office, in a former general store (circa 1890), is typical of the cheek that

A Raw Cedar Bath Tub for Relaxing In

A suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel puts the bathroom front and centre with a Japanese tub made of raw cedar. Hanna Maring’s Bathing Bikou suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel is one of nine rooms in the trendy hotel that have been created by different designers, architects –

A Raw Cedar Bath Tub for Relaxing In

A suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel puts the bathroom front and centre with a Japanese tub made of raw cedar. Hanna Maring’s Bathing Bikou suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel is one of nine rooms in the trendy hotel that have been created by different designers, architects –

2015 AZ Awards: “Best furniture design,” “Best furniture system” and “Best lighting fixture”

AND THE WINNERS ARE… Our jury of five international experts had the Herculean task of selecting 19 winners and 47 finalists from a record-breaking 720 submissions, coming in from around the globe. Their picks for the fifth annual AZ Awards

2015 AZ Awards: “Best furniture design,” “Best furniture system” and “Best lighting fixture”

AND THE WINNERS ARE… Our jury of five international experts had the Herculean task of selecting 19 winners and 47 finalists from a record-breaking 720 submissions, coming in from around the globe. Their picks for the fifth annual AZ Awards