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Film stills from Moonlight by Barry Jenkins and Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood for Love

Room 2046 Namesake Continues to Inspire

A frequently asked question in Room 2046 is the origin of the shop/café/studio's name. Although we joke about there always being two thousand and forty-six items in the store, when in fact it is a reference to the works of Wong Kar-wai.
Rainy Day Indoor Essentials

Rainy Day Indoor Essentials

As remnants of Hurricane Patricia that damaged part of Mexico hit southern Ontario, Toronto has been experiencing heavy downpour since the wee hours of Wednesday and will continue to be drenched until Thursday. One hopes that the bad weather will halt for Halloween, which falls on Saturday of this weekend. 
The 2046 Club: A Back to School Shopping Guide

The 2046 Club: A Back to School Shopping Guide

Dear Mr. Vernon,

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday shopping at Room 2046 for whatever it was that we needed for back to school. What we got was amazing. But we think you're crazy to make us write this essay telling you what we bought. What do you care? You style us as you want to see us... in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions.
Laura Siegel makes herself Traceable

Laura Siegel makes herself Traceable

Traceable is a documentary directed by Jennifer K. Sharpe. It focuses on how luxury goods are made, where they come from, and the impact they have on developing communities. Sharpe quotes “Noticing the trend in labelling clothing as “sustainable” while witnessing a departure of manufacturing and production in the apparel industry in North America, was the beginning of my impetus for Traceable.
May 01, 2015 by Mateo Bressan
Shades of L.A. Architecture

Shades of L.A. Architecture

The SS15 video campaign for Belgian brand, Komono was shot in the beautiful Sheats Goldstein Residence designed by legendary architect John Lautner in Los Angeles. L.A., despite its notoriously bad traffic, has some wonderful architecture — thanks to Richard Neutra, John Lautner, Pierre Koenig, Charles and Ray Eames, Craig Ellwood, etc.

The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Book, The Trailer

The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Book, The Trailer

As a follow up to the Wes Anderson Collection, Matt Zoller Seitz has released a book dedicated to Anderson's latest film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Curious? Watch the trailer below to find out what's in store.
February 12, 2015 by Mateo Bressan
Keeping It Analog This Valentine's Day – Consider the Mixtape

Keeping It Analog This Valentine's Day – Consider the Mixtape

Looking to avoid cliché on Valentine's Day à la 2015, the digital age as we know it? Be original and surprise that special someone by keeping it analog
In the Mood For...

In the Mood For...

Found a soul mate. Relocating next to this establishment toot sweet... 
September 03, 2014 by Kumala Nio
Somebody

Somebody

What if you could get someone else to deliver that difficult...or delightful message? Now with Somebody, an app created by filmmaker/writer/conceptual artist Miranda July, you can.
September 03, 2014 by Kumala Nio
Fifty Shades of Grey / Chicken

Fifty Shades of Grey / Chicken

Now that the official trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey is out and the release date has been announced (Valentine's Day 2015), we're secretly hoping that the best-selling, back-by-popular demand parody cookbook, Fifty Shades of Chicken, will somehow make a cameo appearance in this highly-anticipated film adapted from the original series of novels.