AyA has always been a green minded company and we are always looking for ways to be innovative with our green initiatives. One of the earliest and most interesting initiatives was teaming up with Gordie Warnoff from A Higher Plane. Since 2007 Gordie has taken AyA’s offcuts and created beautiful cutting boards, knife blocks, bowls [...]
If you’re into interior decorating here in Canada, you’re probably pretty familiar with House and Home magazine. They are one of the top media outlets when it comes to anything to do with design in your home. We recently worked with House and Home on a series of 3 videos featuring our designers, homeowners and [...]
Saturday night the city came alive for Nuit Blanche. It was my first time attending after many failed attempts previous years. The night featured art installations throughout the city of Toronto and gave a great insight into the direction which Canadian Contemporary art is heading.
We didn’t really have a detailed plan [...]
This coming weekend marks the first long weekend of Summer, and for us Canadians means; BBQ season is official!
Patio and backyard season parties will be in full force this weekend;or you may even be out camping in the woods, so for this week’s entry we thought we would share with you the tips and tricks [...]
Really excited about this new collaboration between between Bedouin Soundclash frontman, Jay Malinowski & Beatrice Martin (Coeur de Pirate). The band is called Armistice and the self titled album is a refreshing change from the ordinary. I have always had a pretty eclectic taste when it comes to music and this is right up [...]
This year, AyA Kitchens and Baths has paired up with designer Melissa Davis for IIDEX 2010.
Hovering between the streamlined discipline of a sleek utilitarian kitchen and the more relaxed sociable backdrop of a family gathering space, it is a clean and contemporary take on the easy, rustic kitchen. The mood is sociable, the materials practical [...]
This week was pretty exciting for me. While walking through the AyA hallways to check out our new gym, I noticed the door to our iconic tower was opened. I took a peek inside and I felt like I had been transported into an action movie.
The Peel Tactical & Rescue unit was practicing some of [...]
We travel now to the land of beauty in its many forms. From the music, the people, the land and more, Brazil is a country that never fails to captivate and intrigue the imagination.
Brazil is also a country that lives and breathes soccer, it holds some of the most impressive records from FIFA including Most [...]
Bem-Vindo à Portugal, the country who first discovered the sea route to India, first sailed around the tip of Africa and was the first to circumnavigate the world with Ferdinand Magellan in 1522.
Portuguese is ranked seventh amongst the worlds most spoken languages, it is the official language spoken in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, São Tomé [...]