Recent Articles in ‘Staging’

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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

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Images to remember

Andy Wooldridge, whose paintings will be on view at the Kurbatoff Gallery from Oct. 24 to Nov. 7, thinks of his paintings as stage sets. “I try to achieve the same feeling you have when you sit in a darkened theatre . . . When the curtain goes up, whatever is there on stage is what you see.”

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Industrial Strength

This rough-luxe look combines well with almost any style of décor.

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Gucci on display

The celebrated fashion label hangs in the display-suite closet of One Pacific, adding an eye-catching cachet to this anticipated Yaletown tower.

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Vancouver revisited

Revisit the Vancouver of 40 years ago at the grunt gallery until June 8, via a photo-mapping expedition made on Oct. 30, 1972, by four artists —