The Alpine Review is a bi-annual, comprehensive magazine that tracks changes in thought, systems and creations around the world.
We assemble emerging signals, connections and patterns and tie them together with the people, places and things that draw the attention of our team.
Magazines carry culture, concepts and inspiration in a pleasant and flexible format. Pass it from hand to hand to a friend, a coworker, a family member, lend it out, re-gift it, get it back and retire it to the bookshelf that your children will one day inherit. Print is not dead, it’s immortal.
The Alpine Review: a compendium of ideas for a world in transition.
What’s in a name
The Alpine Review stands for a few things:
First, it’s about perspective. Climbing the mountain for the inarticulable gratification of surveying the landscape and getting an overview. It seems overwhelming at the bottom, but when you’re standing at its peak, the path makes sense and the journey worthwhile.
Second, it’s about massive disruptions; like tectonic shifts, they are most apparent at the edges where the plates collide: changing landscapes and making mountains.
Finally, with mountains come cliffs, caves and caverns, hidden valleys and unexpected crevices to explore and discover.
We hope you enjoy our findings.
Our Editorial Team
Louis-Jacques Darveau Managing Director & Editor
Louis-Jacques Darveau is a multidisciplinary strategic advisor whose client-facing work focuses on new ventures, innovation opportunities, product development and marketing. He has wide-ranging experience working with clients in Canada, the US and Europe, delivering solutions designed to boost performance. His interests include issues related to complexity, turbulence, good governance and good society.
Patrick Tanguay Editor
Patrick Tanguay is a creative generalist on a constant quest for information—always reading, researching and connecting. He’s interested in the disruption of everything, in the rise of open and in understanding the shifts our world is undergoing.
He co-founded Station C, the oldest coworking space in Canada and is a founding trustee of The Awesome Foundation Montréal.
Jennifer Lynn Bisson Managing Editor
Jennifer Lynn Bisson is an artist, activist, feminist, futurist, plus-size model and creative-thinker living in Montreal. She loves new ideas, old forests, gut instincts and ‘heartwork’.
Peter Bihr Editor at large
Peter Bihr is a digital strategist as well as Program Director for NEXT Conference. He frequently organizes events like Cognitive Cities Conference, Ignite Berlin or TEDxKreuzberg.