Recent Articles in ‘Design’

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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

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At the Show: ChairLIFT

Creative participants put their imaginations to work for a good cause – Habitat for Humanity

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Kitchen connection

A new, open design turns this kitchen into the hub of the home, perfect for gatherings of family and friends

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Seeing the funny side

Reinhard Skoracki’s sculptures bring a touch of humour to humanity’s struggle

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Have a Seat

Whether high-backed or low-slung, consider substance as well as style when choosing the ideal occasional chair

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Order in the office

Pleasing and comfortable surroundings are sure to help you stay motivated and focused

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CREATION THROUGH ‘CHAOS’

Chris Langstroth’s paintings evolve during a painstaking process