When Mobilia asked us to travel to Europe on an inspiring trend watching business trip, we thought we’d make the most of it. I mean, who wouldn’t do the same, right? The “we” in this story is Mobilia’s Marketing Director and the Creative Director at Mobilia’s branding agency. Two women asked to travel to Copenhagen and Paris to explore the latest trends in retail design, hospitality and culture. During our stay, we walked an astounding 105 kilometers over 7 days (yes, we counted our steps), how else were we to be at peace with all those delicious meals and wine!? Here’s a brief account of restaurants, shops and other hidden gems that we found inspiring, beautiful, delicious and mostly, charming.
Last summer, we held a contest with Le Domaine du Ridge, a winery that we absolutely fell in love with located in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec. This year, the Domaine is opening Le Old Mill 1849, a Bistro & Auberge located in picturesque Stanbridge-East. Read on to find out how you could win a charming getaway for two to Quebec’s oldest vine-growing region.
You know the old saying about diamonds being a girl’s best friend? The same is true for decorators. From diamonds and parallelograms (which are basically diamonds stretched out at their tips) to circles, squares and triangles, few motifs are as punchy and versatile as geometrics.
Second installment in our Creative Directions series, Mobilia’s president, Johannes Kau talks about his adventures in India and the local artisans who are transforming reclaimed architectural elements into one-of-a-kind objects of beauty.
From the groundbreaking Solomon R. Guggenheim museum in New York City to the revolutionary Mucem Museum in Marseilles, combining art with architecture makes for an electrifying experience. This spring, Montreal and Quebec City are delighting museum visitors and art fans alike with stunning new pavilions and extraordinary exhibits.