Recent Articles in ‘Design’


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


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


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


Form and texture

Chris Charlebois captures West Coast landscapes using non-traditional techniques


Open your eyes before you open your home

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


Setting the stage for drama

Andy Wooldridge hopes his canvases take viewers into an alternate reality


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


In the news

Pottery Barn launches first-ever designer collaboration


Advertisement: Inspiration for your dream home

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


Study spaces that make the grade

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


Jonathan Adler brings his Manhattan chic to Vancouver

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


In the news

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


Precision and illusion

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


Outdoor living with indoor style

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


spend some time between these covers

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