COZY SOLUTION

A new wrap for an old flame

The fireplace is the focal point of the space, Jane Hope was looking for a material that would allow the light to pass through the top portion of the unit, while maintaining a similar visual heft that the other materials in the room—wood, concrete and stone—provide. The solution was a collaboration with Bankers  Wire (WI) and Anthony Concrete (ON.)

UNTROUBLED WATERS

Nature reserve bridge named Hope

The Municipality of Morin Heights has named a bridge over the Ruisseau Jackson in recognition of Jane Hope’s fundraising leadership to finance creating the Ruisseau Jackson Nature Reserve.

Retail Therapy

Jane Hope joins La Maison Simons Advisory Board

“Fashion has been our passion since 1840. A uniquely different and inspiring fashion retailer, we are known for offering the most sought-after styles and looks from the world’s design capitals and providing a level of service available nowhere else. For five generations we have been renowned for our devotion to customer care. Today, our more than dozen stores are a dazzling tribute to architecture, art, attentive service, and to a shopping experience second to none.”
– Richard and Peter Simons

Outside Thinking

OutsideThinkers.ca creates The Canadian Bureau of Foreign Apologies to raise awareness for missed conservation goals.

In 2010, Canada signed the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s Biodiversity Targets, promising to protect 17% of our land for nature by 2020. We’re nowhere near that number, and time is running out. It’s time to apologize.

COMMUNITY CONSERVATION

Ruisseau Jackson Nature Reserve brings 215 acres of new conservation to Morin Heights

Project is latest in series of municipal, developer, and community collaborations.

LET THEM CHOOSE

Dwell Magazine Best of Design Awards: Best Kitchen Nominee

Judged by architects Gisue Hariri, Risa Boyer, and Josh Blumer, the Best of Design 2018 Awards recognizes the most inspiring projects featured by Dwell this year across seven categories. In addition to a jury-selected winner and runner-up, each category features one community pick that is chosen by the public.

CAMPAIGN COACH

CodeLife: Montreal General Hospital launches $100-million fundraising campaign

The campaign is being promoted by three, 15-second ads that are being shown online and on television.

SO VERY HONOURED

Les Usherwood Award for Lifetime Achievement

Each year, the Advertising & Design Club of Canada, on behalf of a jury of independent professionals, presents a lifetime achievement award to someone who has made a major contribution to the Canadian creative community. This award is named for a man who was a friend and model to many: Les Usherwood.

Spark a rebrand

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation Now: CodeLife

The new brand, CODE LiFE, aims to build greater awareness of our cause and attract potential new donors. The ultimate goal is to help ensure sustainable financial support for our mission to provide vital support for vital care.

Design a ski chalet

1960s house gets a facelift and the whole family smiles.

Gazing out at the view, you begin to make connections. The silver roof and spire of the Cathedral in the village below, is echoed in the standing steel roof and siding of one wing of the house. The historic auberges that dot the landscape are inspiration for the cedar shingled roof and siding of the other wing.