A master of unrivaled streamlined poeticism, ’ aesthetic has become synonymous with elegance and modernity. From his studio in a converted auto repair garage in North London, the designer reflects on how he maintains timelessness in an age of instant gratification and the importance of remaining autonomous.
After a 15-year hiatus from the furniture-making business, Edmonton’s Geoffrey Lilge is back with the launch of his newest venture, . Tapping some of Canada’s hottest talents, Lilge aims to bring upmarket wrought metal chairs to the hospitality industry. “There’s a lot of generic looking hospitality seating in the market,” the furniture-maker says, “and I want to be the solution to that.”
South of the border, San Francisco-based design firm look back on their five-year relationship with tech giant Google, why they left and how to re-establish independence.
Also, writer Elizabeth Pagliacolo travels to Poland to explore now the country long considered a hub for high-end furniture manufacturing is now emerging as a hotbed for creative talent; ’s acoustic mastery at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre; our favourite soft seating from IMM Cologne and ones to watch from IDS Toronto.
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