Spare Rooms

A pared-down material palette emphasizes the interplay of light, reflection and texture.

Made to Measure

An addition to a tailor shop embodies the attention to detail and customization of the store's made-to-measure service.

News (September 01, 2001)

PROJECTSSaucier + Perrotte in Ontario.Two projects in Ontario designed by Montreal firm Saucier + Perrotte architectes are to begin construction early next…

Shedding Light on Bruce

The design of retail lighting systems is facilitated by a new generation of easy-to-use lighting simulation software.

Super Markets

A redesigned supermarket environment offering a high degree of amenity realizes benefits for a large grocery chain.


A New Design Philosophy: An Introduction to Defuturing. Tony Fry, University of New South Wales Press, 1999.Review by Jacob Allderdice"New design philosophies"…

Form Follows Frustration

A professor of architecture's dissatisfaction with traditional racing shells serves as the basis for an award-winning new design.

Simons Says

A Quebec department store borrows the sinuous forms of Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum to attract attention--and customers.