15 Oct 2019

The Mannequins of Milan

Less than two weeks earlier, the people of fashion had descended on Milan to see J. Lo revive her Versace dress, Angela Missoni pay tribute to the Global Climate Strike, Jeremy Scott invoke Pablo Picasso. But, even when the streets are not so fashion-stuffed, Milan window-dressers work hard to create

15 Oct 2019

Janna Hurtzig : First Pick Home Decor

i. I am a Textile based artisan, I work recycling cashmere, leather, denim and shearling to create Winterluxe Recycled Cashmere. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: In my studio doing production or other show preparation, searching for textiles to recycle, or organizing my own market, First Pick Handmade.

13 Oct 2019

Dan Emery

i. I work as a Lighting Product Designer/Maker, manufacturing refined industrial table lamps, sconce and pendant lights in small batches, locally at my studio in East Vancouver. Company name is East Van Light. ii. I do this creative work because: Nothing is more exciting and fulfilling than figuring out how to

11 Oct 2019

Andre Petterson : Balance

i. I am an artist who works with many mediums. Photography, painting, sculpture, installation etc. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me… all over the place. Working in my studio, driving around – taking pictures or just thinking, sitting in restaurants. iii. The name of my upcoming show is:

08 Oct 2019

Dana Claxton

i. I am a visual artist, photography, film, video, performance, multi-channel installation. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: in my studio, or in my office, or with the natural world, or with family and friends. iii. The name of my upcoming show is: Tatanka – ( Lakota Sioux

04 Oct 2019

Mr. Herzog’s Neighbourhood

“New, clean, safe and honest neighbourhoods do not give rise to interesting pictures,” the talented Fred Herzog said. “The thing that street photographers hope to discover has to do with the disorderly vitality of the street; the street people on the corners and plazas, in billiard parlours, pubs and stores,

01 Oct 2019

The Dominion Building

What inspired the Vancouver Fire Department to invest in a motorized aerial ladder? The mansard-roofed Dominion Trust Building, according to author Chuck Davis, or ‘Mr. Vancouver’, as he was known prior to his passing in 2010. With pride of placement across from Victory Square, the Beaux-Arts building was designed between

27 Sep 2019

James Gnam

i. I work as a: dancer, choreographer, producer and artistic director of plastic orchid factory, an interdisciplinary performance company.    ii. I do this creative work because: It’s the clearest and most precise way for me to feel, connect, engage and respond to the world around me. Dancing is my

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