Pepe Hairstylist

Point. Architecture created contrasts in color and sensation which enrich the essential lines and volumes of this hairstylist’s showroom where a single global design project elegantly accompanies the customer both as they wait and are attended to. Project description: We were asked to divide the space into two main areas, one for washing operations and the other for hairstyling, so we decided to render them visibly different. Whereas the styling area is a wide, bright and flexible space Read more […]
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Berani Jewellery

Prototype Design Lab designed this high end jewellery store in Toronto. conceived of a harmonious balance between sophisticated function and cozy experience. Project description: The goals of this project were both to create a new space for Berani Jewellery to flourish as an elite jewelry store and to provide the total VIP experience to each client, through incorporating elements of security, spaces for privacy, and a variety of subtly defined spaces. Luxurious materials, custom upholstery Read more […]
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Sant’Urbano Spa

Beauparlant Design designed the Sant’Urbano Spa to control and mitigate each user’s experience through the space. The spa is located along a busy commercial street in downtown Toronto, designed to give customers an opportunity to escape the bustle of the street. Simultaneously, the challenge of dividing the required functions within the spa was just as important, using colour as an indicator of program. The colours and textures used to finish the space represent the intentions of the owners; Read more […]
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Osteria Ciceri e Tria

Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects projected the Osteria Ciceria e Tria restaurant based on an age-old model of italian hospitality: the family-run tavern. The restaurant seats 60 and promises an intimate experience, a perpetual “dinner party” where gastronomic specialties and exquisite wines change daily, according to the food in season as well as the “whine” of the host. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the atmosphere is at once intimate and sociable, a dinner party Read more […]
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Russel Hill Road House

GH3 Architects renovated this 1970’s house located in Toronto, Canada, creating a loft-like space from front to back. By installing a new fully glazed wall at the rear garden side of the house, it was possible to extend the sense of the outdoor space through to the interior. This takes advantage of the house’s ravine setting by providing more opportunities to see and experience the natural landscape of the ravine from within the house and yet maintains privacy as the kitchen window is almost Read more […]
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Cassels House by Riego & Bauer

Located in Toronto, this house was designed and built to sell by Riego & Bauer. The objective was to offer buyers a newly contructed house with a contemporary design at a competitive price. The design for this small two-bedroom house fits into the neighbourhood while still being contemporary. With an exciting and approachable design the house relates to the tightly packed cottages with peaked roofs without replicating hem. In contrast to the solid walls on both sides of the house, the front Read more […]
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Royal Ontario Museum Extension by Daniel Libeskind

On June 2, the Royal Ontario Museum inaugurated the new addition projected by Daniel Libeskind, the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. The new extension provides dynamic new architecture, the creation of a great public attraction and 9.000 square meters of new exhibition space. Located on one of the most prominent intersections in downtown Toronto, Canada, the museum becomes a dynamic center for the city. Read more […]
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