24 Sep 2019

Kelly Deck, Tommy Smythe + IDS

This weekend, from September 26th to the 29th, the Interior Design Show takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. It’s an exciting four days celebrating creators and design products from across Canada. Over the huge space, you can browse new products, listen to speakers, shop, and snack. The 2019 list

20 Sep 2019

Pat O’Hara

i. I work as an Artist. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a game of challenge, chance and obsession. I wouldn’t want to do anything else. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Recognizing and taking advantage of mistakes. I problem solve through intense colours

17 Sep 2019

R.J. Palacio

‘I know I’m not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. I mean, sure, I do ordinary things. I eat ice cream. I ride my bike. I play ball. I have an XBox. Stuff like that makes me ordinary. I guess. And I feel ordinary. Inside. But I know ordinary kids don’t make

15 Sep 2019

Trudy Wynans

i. I work as: a full time artist, a jewellery designer for my company TOODLEBUNNY Designs since 2006. ii. I do this creative work because: of the constant need to create.  Inspiration for my work comes from my surroundings and the materials themselves.  I love to incorporate asymmetry, yet somehow

13 Sep 2019

Acacia Cresswell

i. I work as Designer and manager of Serenity West with my mother, and business partner, Sandra McIntyre. We both wear many hats in the business, sharing the creative and business aspects. ii. I do this creative work because: I want to create and promote beautiful, sustainable pieces locally. It’s important to me

10 Sep 2019

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden

It’s #1 on National Geographic’s City Gardens list. In their 2011 Secret Journeys of a Lifetime. 500 of the World’s Best Hidden Travel Gems, the National Geographic team writes: ‘Some of the world’s most fascinating gardens lie hidden, like little-known oases, in the middle of busy cities. For the largest

08 Sep 2019

A New MOMA

It’s a favourite destination whenever we are lucky enough to be in New York. And why not? MOMA has a staggering permanent collection of contemporary and modern art. • Vincent Van Gogh. Starry Night. 1889 • Paul Gauguin. The Seed of the Areoi. 1892 • Henri Matisse. The Dance (First

08 Sep 2019

Little Shop of Horrors

“I’m just a mean green mother from outer space, and I’m bad.” If you’re in New York, you might try to secure tickets to the Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors. Directed by the Tony-winning Michael Mayer and with a fantastic cast – Jonathan Groff (and Gideon Glick for

06 Sep 2019

Sandra McIntyre

i. I work as the founder and designer of Serenity West clothing and home décor with my daughter and partner, Acacia Cresswell. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a passion. I have always been interested in design of every kind. More recently I have been totally engaged in the

03 Sep 2019

Marie Khouri

i. I work as a Sculptor. . ii. I do this creative work because: I do it the way I breathe…I discovered sculpture later in my life and it has become a need to express.  . iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: I am very dedicated,