Recent Articles in ‘Design’

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AT THE SHOW: Putting on the Glitz for 2015

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

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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.

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Winning Formula

Award-winning young designer blends classical with contemporary

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Inspired by nature

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

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AT THE SHOW: Keeping it real

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

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In the news

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

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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.

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Fit for a millionaire

Designer Debbie Heal opts for a casual elegance

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‘Tis the season to cut the cord

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

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Versace opens in Vancouver

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

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Urban Barn names a winner

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

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Artists on view

Vancouver galleries alive with the works of Canadian painters

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At the Show: Colin & Justin

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

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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.

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At the Show: Unplug, Switch Off – SAVE

The little things can add up to being power smart