Recent Articles in ‘Design’


AT THE SHOW: Putting on the Glitz for 2015

Expect the rustic decor trend to give way to glamour, says stylist Janette Ewen


Mad for Marsala

It’s always interesting to see what Pantone predicts as the colour most likely to start popping up on walls and in fabrics, furnishings and accessories.


Winning Formula

Award-winning young designer blends classical with contemporary


Inspired by nature

Gerda Marschall uses vibrant colours to express her love for the eastern Ontario countryside


AT THE SHOW: Keeping it real

Inspiring designs and expert advice are on deck for this year’s BC Home + Garden Show


In the news

Floral duvet cover and pillow shams from the Kate Spade Saturday collection at West Elm.


Gift Guide 2014

Whether you’re already ding-donging merrily on high with your gift buying or frantically struggling for ideas, we’ve made a solid jump on the holiday season for you. Covering homeware and décor bases, check out our eclectic selection from under $50, $100 and the ultimate lust-have gifts just shy of the $500 mark.


Fit for a millionaire

Designer Debbie Heal opts for a casual elegance


‘Tis the season to cut the cord

First land lines, now cable TV – it’s the Age of Cord Cutters


Versace opens in Vancouver

Versace Home has now opened in downtown Vancouver, showcasing a carefully curated collection of home furnishings, textiles, tableware and glassware.


Urban Barn names a winner

Dexter Dolores has been named Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer.


Artists on view

Vancouver galleries alive with the works of Canadian painters


At the Show: Colin & Justin

Call it cottage, cabin or camp, a getaway space should be a ‘luxurious resort’


At the Show: Urban Barn Finalists

Now in its second year, Urban Barn’s search for its Next Top Designer has upped the challenge level.


At the Show: Unplug, Switch Off – SAVE

The little things can add up to being power smart