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Guernica: An Icon of Cubist Style

Guernica - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
12 Jan 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Created by Pablo Picasso to be part of the Spanish Pavilion at the International Exposition in Paris in 1937, Guernica is without a doubt one of the great paintings of the modern world. Considered by some as the single-most important artwork of the 20th century, Guernica is an accurate depiction of the Spanish Civil War. Pablo Picasso’s motivation […]

Colette: The Essence of French Style

Colette - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
23 Nov 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Celebrating the essence of French style, Colette Grand Café is the latest addition to Toronto’s highly celebrated Chase Hospitality Group. Located at the stylish Thompson Hotel, this gorgeous space exudes a refined beauty and sophistication thanks to Audax Architecture‘s principal, Gianpiero Pugliese and his Southern France-inspired design. The sophisticated 5,000 square-foot space (click on photo to enlarge […]

Wine & 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 […]