Recent Articles in ‘Design Trends’

Art scene: Monet in bloom

This summer, the VAG holds a blockbuster exhibition of works by the founding father of Impressionism

Family friendly: An update on a 1920s Shaughnessy classic

A thoughtful update brings a 1920s home back from the past into the present

Living artfully: At home with Kim Pickett

By blending warmth, colour and cool modernism, Graphic designer Kim Pickett creates a masterpiece of her own home

Project Profile: The scoop on 1550 Alberni

Vancouver’s streetscape is about to get a lot more exciting with dramatic new tower

In the news

Crafty: Etsy launches global marketplace aimed at DIY-ers

Umbra offers design for everyday living

From window shades to garbage cans to clocks: Umbra co-founder Paul Rowan brings style to everything big and small.

All in the family

Jacqui Cohen’s mid-century modern home is a welcoming space for her glamorous gala

Small space. Big style.

How HONOMOBO turns shipping containers into sleek, chic homes


The VAG casts an eye over the city’s contemporary creative culture

Cleaning up the laundry space

No longer an afterthought, the laundry room is where form meets function

Small spends, big impact

Colin & Justin offer stylish tips for every budget

Romancing the home

The Expandables find 10 ways to reignite the passion

Fashion for the home

This year’s show offers endless ideas and solutions


With the reopening of SFMOMA, San Francisco offers an even better reason to visit

World of art

New gallery brings contemporary international art to Vancouver