Recent Articles in ‘Staging’

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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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Seeing the funny side

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

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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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Grand entrance

How to make your front hall both functional and fabulous

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The garden as a canvas

Artist’s paintings spring from the soil of Pender Island

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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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Living large in a small space

“I was craving a laneway house – I met the owners on Craig’s List and I fell in love with the place,” says Jillian Harris of her new rental home.

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Deck the halls

Sticks and boughs and foliage from the garden will set the tone for the home this season – just add some flowers from the florist or garden centre.

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IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT SOFA

There’s homework to be done before buying a new sofa. A designer and retailers offer some advice.

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Creating a Spa

A master ensuite is turned into a retreat –one with practical elements.

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Designer’s Dream Home

Kelly Deck has furnished her own future home as a show suite that illustrates Grant’s commitment to small-space luxurious living for families.

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Furniture Hand Picked

A Vancouver furniture maker goes to Quebec for great vantage finds