Recent Articles in ‘Design Trends’

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CREATION THROUGH ‘CHAOS’

Chris Langstroth’s paintings evolve during a painstaking process

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MARVELS OF MODERNISM

This rapidly disappearing style of housing is an integral part of our architectural histoy

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Here and WOW!

TV host Sarah Richardson discusses design prior to her appearance at IDSwest in Vancouver

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Pillow talk

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Five fabulous pillows we can’t resist.

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Urban Barn’s next top designer

Round two: The Vancouver Home + Design Show has teamed up for the second time with Urban Barn in a quest to find Vancouver’s next top designer.

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Fabulous finds for Father’s Day

Tired of soap-on-a-rope and another new tie? Treat Dad to something different this Father’s Day.

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Perfect harmony

Randy Bachman’s innovative Salt Spring Island rammed earth home was five years in the making.

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First impressions

Just a few changes to the exterior can add character and interest to a house.

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Celebration of the best

The Ovation Awards give Metro Vancouver homebuilders the opportunity to showcase their accomplishments during the year.

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Nature’s inspiration

Artists gain insight from the forest, the ocean, the elements around them.

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Grand entrance

How to make your front hall both functional and fabulous

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A man of many parts

Musician, designer and author Tom Dixon has won accolades for his innovative creations Tom Dixon is hailed as a rock-star designer with good reason. Not only is the Brit (and his in-house Design Research Studio) behind such design punches as Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa barbecue steakhouse and the Soho House Group’s achingly cool Shoreditch House in London, but

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Open-concept living

A fresh design connects the kitchen to the dining room and opens up both to the new great room

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My laneway house

The ins and outs of building your own house-behind-a-house

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Pre-spring fling

Designers highlight current décor trends, but point out they are merely a guide, not rules to live by.