Canadian Interiors January February 2020

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Shoe and Canoe / Delta Calgary Downtown CHIL Interior Design / Adèle Rankin, lead Photography by Jaime Anholt

this page The restaurant’s concept pays homage to 19th century Canadian explorer David Thompson, a surveyor and mapmaker known for getting around either by foot or boat, hence a stylized canoe greets arrivals either in the logo or suspended in the lobby.


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opposite page From ethereal floating ‘clouds’ to a hip, woodsy vibe, design elements were carefully thought out to offer a subtle taste of Canadiana. The design also captures the bright optimism of the young and evolving city through the use of colour. Rope accents remind guests of the early days of exploration along the Bow River, which the hotel looks out on.

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