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Floral duvet cover and pillow shams from the Kate Spade Saturday collection at West Elm.


A kitchen transformation

It’s possible to change the shape and flow of a problematic kitchen while hanging on to some of its interesting architectural details


Gift Guide 2014

Whether you’re already ding-donging merrily on high with your gift buying or frantically struggling for ideas, we’ve made a solid jump on the holiday season for you. Covering homeware and décor bases, check out our


A lovely symmetry

A west coast contemporary house with an indoor pool offers a family of six all the design features they hoped to realize


Fit for a millionaire

Designer Debbie Heal opts for a casual elegance


To dine for: Popcorn recipe by Jean-Georges

Jean-Georges in the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver, offers this family-sized recipe for his popular Popcorn with Rosemary Salt.


Young Canadians choose to buy

First-time homebuyers put their money where their house is


‘Tis the season to cut the cord

First land lines, now cable TV – it’s the Age of Cord Cutters


Wines for the season

Whether it’s a glass by the fireside or a party sparkler, there are wines to suit the occasion


Versace opens in Vancouver

Versace Home has now opened in downtown Vancouver, showcasing a carefully curated collection of home furnishings, textiles, tableware and glassware.


Urban Barn names a winner

Dexter Dolores has been named Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer.


Bathroom revision

A few deft design changes turn this dated en suite to a classic with big impact


‘Rates should remain low’

Historically low rates boost confidence in the market and offer an invitation to first-time buyers


Artists on view

Vancouver galleries alive with the works of Canadian painters


Born to be a patissier

From working with Daniel Boulud in New York City to landing a spot in the top 10 pastry chefs in America by Chocolatier and Pastry Art and Design magazines,