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Sustainable Design at Southbrook Vineyards

Southbrook Winery - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
22 Oct 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on a gorgeous150-acre property in bucolic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Southbrook Vineyards is the largest organic winery in Ontario, Canada. The design of Southbrook’s facilities was awarded to Jack Diamond of Diamond and Schmitt Architects and includes the winery and hospitality pavilion—an elegant glass, light-filled structure filled set against a striking 200-metre long landscape wall. Visitors can enjoy two tasting rooms, a […]

Summer in Berlin

Berlin - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
26 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

No other season of the year makes Berlin glow as much as the summer. With its lively café terraces, stylish parks, world-class museums, and outdoor festivals, the city radiates with youth and energy like no other city in Europe. Berlin in winter is equally beautiful–some might even say romantic—but it’s the summer that transforms the […]

Colette Opens At Thompson Hotel

Colette - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
18 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

The former Scarpetta space located at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto was recently re-opened as Colette Grand Café, under the ownership of The Chase Group. Celebrating the essence of French style, Colette’s pristine interior design as well as its top-notch cuisine offer Toronto the best in the latest French dining. The sophisticated 5,000 square-foot space […]