Recent Articles in ‘Design’


Pillow talk

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Five fabulous pillows we can’t resist.


Urban Barn’s next top designer

Round two: The Vancouver Home + Design Show has teamed up for the second time with Urban Barn in a quest to find Vancouver’s next top designer.


Fabulous finds for Father’s Day

Tired of soap-on-a-rope and another new tie? Treat Dad to something different this Father’s Day.


Perfect harmony

Randy Bachman’s innovative Salt Spring Island rammed earth home was five years in the making.


Artistic spark

The Carbon furniture designed by Maxwell Newhouse brings the outdoors into the living space


First impressions

Just a few changes to the exterior can add character and interest to a house.


Security from abroad

If you’re planning a week or three away this summer, here are a couple of cool security tools you can leave at home but operate from abroad.


Patio living

There is a wealth of choice to help turn outdoor space into an extension of the home.


Celebration of the best

The Ovation Awards give Metro Vancouver homebuilders the opportunity to showcase their accomplishments during the year.


Nature’s inspiration

Artists gain insight from the forest, the ocean, the elements around them.


Outdoor living

A utilitarian backyard is transformed into an attractive space that invites full enjoyment of this vital extension of the home.


Grand entrance

How to make your front hall both functional and fabulous


Pillow talk

In the mood for a change of scenery at home but don’t want the sting of a major renovation bill? Simply forking out for a few new pillows can often create an effortless makeover.


The garden as a canvas

Artist’s paintings spring from the soil of Pender Island


A man of many parts

Musician, designer and author Tom Dixon has won accolades for his innovative creations Tom Dixon is hailed as a rock-star designer with good reason. Not only is the Brit (and his in-house Design Research Studio) behind such design punches as Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa barbecue steakhouse and the Soho House Group’s achingly cool Shoreditch House in London, but