15 Aug 2017

History Has Its Eyes On You

‘Lost in the solitude of his immense power, he began to lose direction. He was bothered by the people who cheered him in neighboring villages, and he imagined that they were the same cheers they gave the enemy. Everywhere he met adolescents who looked at him with his own eyes,

13 Aug 2017

Amber Haase

i. I work as: I am the creator/maker of Element Botanicals natural product line. ii. I do this creative work because: This lifestyle organically grew from my lifelong interests and passions. Also, I’ve been at it so long, yet it still fascinates and inspires me. iii. Personal qualities that help

13 Aug 2017

Copenhagen + HCA

Hans Christian Andersen – creator of The Ugly Duckling, Little Mermaid, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Thumbelina, The Snow Queen, inspiration for Frozen – is the pride of Denmark. He was born 1805 in Odense to a washerwoman mother and a shoemaker dad. Andersen died on August 4th, 1875 in Copenhagen.

11 Aug 2017

Sweet Art

Pop-Up Carnival I, shown in our feature photo, was shot by the talented artist Anthony Redpath in an initially vacant lot in Port Alberni. He was inspired by ‘the swift transformation of this vacant mall building and parking lot into something colourful and promising.’ Redpath’s work is part of CANDY,

08 Aug 2017

Stockholm Selfies

Stockholm is such a photogenic city, it’s not surprising to see people taking selfies at every turn. It’s fitting that Sweden’s National Museum, headquartered in Stockholm, has curated Selfies. Now and Then from its collection. A selfie, they argue, is a natural descendent of the self-portrait. Artists, like Rembrandt, painted

08 Aug 2017

Ellen Walde

i. I work as a designer and maker creating textile accessories and clothes in beautiful linen for my label Le Fil rouge Textiles. Le Fil rouge Textiles is a lifestyle brand that embraces the beauty of simplicity. Pure, sustainable, high quality linen is used to create chic and timeless pieces

06 Aug 2017

Beautiful Leikanger

As we traveled around Norway, we were thrilled to discover the most beautiful little fjord-side town: Leikanger. With its population of just over 2,000, Leikanger is nestled beside Norway’s famous Sognefjorden, the third longest fjord in the world. As you walk along the quiet lane-like roads, you’ll see white houses and abundant fruit

06 Aug 2017

Carson @ Harmony

“It’s exciting in that I’m-so-terrified kind of way,” says Anne Carson. “Let’s just say that nothing focuses the designing mind like a three-day trunk show happening next week.” Jewellery designer Anne Carson – our very first profile on Creators Vancouver – is one of the artisans who will be showing

04 Aug 2017

Vancouver Mural Festival 2017

Three days from now, on August 7th, the second annual Vancouver Mural Festival will start. Inaugural Year 2016 was a great success with its striking new murals, live entertainment and visitor hubbub. This year, there will be events and street art in both Mount Pleasant and Strathcona. The volunteer team are predicting that more than 100,000

01 Aug 2017

Bianca Barr

i. I work as an independent jewellery and clothing designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I am genuinely interested and fascinated by fashion. I’ve always been super particular about the clothing and accessories that I wear. I love putting together outfits and dressing up. The actual physical aspect