Tag - Fall 2017

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Natural wonder

Michelle Valberg dishes on getting that once-in-a-lifetime shot and her love for the North By Janet Wilson Michelle Valberg has taken breathtaking photographs of wild animals on the move, massive icebergs, rugged landscapes and the sweet-smiling faces of Canada’s Inuit, but the one image she sought...

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Personal Reflections

Painter-designer Zoë Pawlak unveils collection of mirrors By Janet Wilson Canadian artist Zoë Pawlak doesn’t just make decorative mirrors.  She offers windows into a person’s soul. A longtime landscape and figurative artist, Pawlak has been branching out into the home decor business and...

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Down on the farm

Sean McAdam travelled the globe seeking ideas for his sustainable village in Old Chelsea By Karen Turner Sean McAdam can’t tell a squash from a zucchini and has no clue how to herd cattle, but like any good farmer, he knows how to make the most of prime farmland. In 2011, the developer bought 107...

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Decidedly modern

Ottawa architect Rod Lahey has built a reputation designing contemporary homes like his own: filled with light, clean lines and plenty of space for an eclectic art collection By Sheila Brady Photography by James Park Rod Lahey is in a reflective mood, musing over a lengthy career that has changed...

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Evolution of Excellence

Porsche aficionado Hartmut de Witt takes a spin in a 2017 911 C4 GTS and discovers some things never change By Derek McNaughton Hartmut de Witt, the only owner of this Porsche since it rolled off the factory floor in Stuttgart, Germany in 1969, doesn’t mind the mess. He is, after all, 88 years old...

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Recipe for Success

Ottawa restaurant icons Caroline Gosselin and Peter Boole reveal their trade secrets By Patrick Langston Photography by James Park Asked about his enviable track record as a ByWard Market restaurateur, Peter Boole replies dryly, “You call it successful. I call it survival.” Of course, Boole...

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Gold standard

Miami Beach’s affluent enclave of Bal Harbour offers a prime location with unrivalled amenities By Janet Wilson Stretching out on a yoga mat at Exhale Spa inside the Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, I feel my shoulders relax and tension slowly subside. Our instructor welcomes the hearty band of early...

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ALL ABOUT KARIM

Ottawa Art Gallery  to host major retrospective on prolific designer By Paul Gessell The Garbo is a trash can. It is perhaps the best-known of the thousands of functional, esthetically-pleasing objects, many with sensuous curves, created by Karim Rashid.he vase-shaped, plastic object is called...

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