Recent Articles in ‘Design Trends’

Folding glass doors create a seamless transition form the living area to the main-floor deck

A house without compromises

Trish and Angelo Lucarino custom- designed their Burnaby home to cater to their own needs and lifestyle


in the news

Switzer opens new showroom focusing on contemporary design


Colour, shape and texture

Sylvia Tait wants her abstract work to tweak viewers’ imagination


Modern soul

Sophie Burke’s design ethos marries comfort with contemporary style


Rising design star combines style with energy savings

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


designing women

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


Bringing the spa home

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


Colour her confident

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


Inspired by nature

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


Allergory in art

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


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


Setting the stage for drama

Andy Wooldridge hopes his canvases take viewers into an alternate reality


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


In the news

Pottery Barn launches first-ever designer collaboration


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