Recipes and objects from local dumpling chefs and restauraters from diverse backgrounds

Mason Studio In Azure Magazine

May 17 / 2024

Congratulations to Mason Studio Inc. for winning Best Event at the 2024 DesignTO Festival Awards. Inspired by Toronto’s cultural diversity, Mason Studio’s Nourish exhibition showcased the dumpling in all its forms to celebrate unity through food. The gallery featured dumpling recipes, culinary works and objects from chefs and restaurateurs of various cultural backgrounds. Nourish included a pop-up dining environment […]

The former Super Save Gas Station, located on Green Mountain Road on reserve lands of the Penticton Indian Band

Cassels in Penticton Herald

May 15 / 2024

Arend J.A. Hoekstra and Jordanna Cyntrynbaum of the Canadian corporate law firm Cassels successfully represented a member of the Penticton Indian Band in a legal dispute with Actton Super-Save Gas Stations Ltd. The Super-Save operated under lease on the lands of the Penticton Indian Band. The B.C. Supreme Court deemed the lease invalid because it […]

ACDO designed a glass-enclosed solarium as part of the project.

ACDO in Azure Magazine

May 06 / 2024

ACDO, a Toronto-based interior design firm, crafted a unique, private retreat in Niagara-on-the-Lake that fuses global inspiration with local materials and beauty. Spanning two penthouse units in a mid-construction condominium, ACDO designed secluded zones amidst open spaces in the 929 square meter space. The design also incorporated the client’s extensive art collection sourced from various […]


Montgomery Sisam in The Globe and Mail

April 26 / 2024

Montgomery Sisam Architects designed Sheridan College’s new student union building on Hazel McCallian Campus to foster interconnections among school communities. Equipped with multi-purpose spaces and floors, the “jigsaw puzzle” design allows for “complementary uses so that certain spaces can have an overlap … The idea is to create opportunity for accidental interaction.” – Daniel Ling, […]


Cassels in Windspeaker News

April 12 / 2022

The Supreme Court’s decision “improves access to justice for Indigenous communities who are often juggling community needs while also trying to defend and advance their Sect. 35 rights in trust. Reconciliation should make it so they don’t have to choose between one or the other.” — Grace Wu, an associate of the Aboriginal Law Group […]


Scavolini in Shop Stacy Garcia

November 23 / 2021

Designed by Gwen Krieger of Blue Hat Studio for an Italian family that loves to cook and entertain, this new build home is located in the heart of Toronto’s High Park neighborhood and features two Scavolini Toronto kitchens – a showstopping ultra-modern, all-black open-concept primary kitchen, and a second a hidden kitchen which serves as both a bar and […]


Tomas Pearce in The National Post

November 01 / 2021

Two mixed-use condominiums are coming to burger-and-fry central in Parkdale, a.k.a. the intersection of King and Dufferin, where the McDonald’s on the southwest corner dished out Big Macs for decades. Demolished in early 2020, scaffolding is covering the site where a construction crew is preparing for the 14-storey, 307-unit XO Condos, scheduled for completion in […]


Electric Autonomy Canada in The Toronto Star

October 25 / 2021

New innovations in charging station design will be needed to help match the growing number of electric vehicles on the road. That’s why our client, Electric Autonomy, has created an ideas competition for architects & designers, to foster innovative concepts for the ‘Fuelling station of the future.’


Mason Studio in House & Home

September 16 / 2021

We worked with House & Home to share Stanley Sun, Co-founder of award-winning interior design firm Mason Studio’s, designer tips for maximizing well-being in your home.


Cassels in The Calgary Herald

August 12 / 2021

Calgary Herald explores how Cassels’ Black-Owned Small Business Grant breaks down barriers people of colour often face with their businesses.