Recent Articles in ‘Design Trends’

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Rising design star combines style with energy savings

Jamie Banfield’s compact house mixes recycled materials with new technology

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designing women

Take your creative inspiration from these three BC Home + Garden Show speakers

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Bringing the spa home

New bath and shower options combine luxury and technology to allow homeowners to create a zen-inspired retreat

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Colour her confident

Design pro Amanda Forrest isn’t afraid of bold hues and encourages homeowners to be just as fearless

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Inspired by nature

The Residences at Lynn Valley take their cue from the mountains and forests on their doorstep

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Allergory in art

The story of the Jewish heroine Judith is the latest in a series of mosaic installations by Lilian Broca

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Making you feel right at home

From fancy doghouses to burgers and beer, this year’s BC Home + Garden Show is designed to entertain and enlighten

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Setting the stage for drama

Andy Wooldridge hopes his canvases take viewers into an alternate reality

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Choose your sofa wisely

It’s an investment piece and a focal point in your home, so take the time to find the right one

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In the news

Pottery Barn launches first-ever designer collaboration

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Advertisement: Inspiration for your dream home

The Vancouver Home + Design Show is back with top designers and new features

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Study spaces that make the grade

Niches, nooks and even closets and pantries can be transformed into inviting homework zones for kids

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Jonathan Adler brings his Manhattan chic to Vancouver

The designer and potter is known for his sometimes humorous but seriously stylish creations

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Precision and illusion

Amanda Reeves combines precise geometric shapes with a wash of background colour to play with the viewer’s perceptions

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spend some time between these covers

Looking for design advice or inspiration? We’ve found four fresh reads to get you going this summer.