Recent Articles in ‘Design’

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Pillow talk

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

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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.

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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.

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Perfect harmony

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

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Artistic spark

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

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First impressions

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

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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.

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Patio living

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

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Celebration of the best

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

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Nature’s inspiration

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

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Outdoor living

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

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Grand entrance

How to make your front hall both functional and fabulous

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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.

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The garden as a canvas

Artist’s paintings spring from the soil of Pender Island

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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