Recent Articles in ‘Design’

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Christmas gift guide: all presents accounted for

A few ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list, even if they have been a little bit naughty

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A forested retreat with an ocean view

The White Rock prize home in this year’s Millionaire Lottery takes full advantage of its spectacular setting

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How to care for a Christmas favourite

More than two million poinsettias will be sold in B.C. alone this season, so here’s a guide to keeping them happy and healthy

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Form and texture

Chris Charlebois captures West Coast landscapes using non-traditional techniques

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Open your eyes before you open your home

HGTV’s Samantha Pynn shows homeowners easy ways to make their properties appeal to buyers

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Setting the stage for drama

Andy Wooldridge hopes his canvases take viewers into an alternate reality

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Choose your sofa wisely

It’s an investment piece and a focal point in your home, so take the time to find the right one

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In the news

Pottery Barn launches first-ever designer collaboration

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Advertisement: Inspiration for your dream home

The Vancouver Home + Design Show is back with top designers and new features

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Study spaces that make the grade

Niches, nooks and even closets and pantries can be transformed into inviting homework zones for kids

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Jonathan Adler brings his Manhattan chic to Vancouver

The designer and potter is known for his sometimes humorous but seriously stylish creations

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In the news

Furniture retailer EQ3 has unveiled its new Vancouver showroom at the high-profile intersection of Granville and Broadway.

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Precision and illusion

Amanda Reeves combines precise geometric shapes with a wash of background colour to play with the viewer’s perceptions

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Outdoor living with indoor style

Forget CHEAP plastic chairs, coolers and tacky lanterns — stylish patios and decks now have all the comforts of home

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spend some time between these covers

Looking for design advice or inspiration? We’ve found four fresh reads to get you going this summer.