Melissa Nkomo Q/A

Melissa Nkomo is a local artisan and entrepreneur who created Kunye, a line of small batch, toxin-free skincare products from natural plant ingredients. Here are some of her favourite things around the city.

1. Specific place I go in Vancouver to be creatively inspired.
The Mountains

2. Best place for people watching.
The Sea Bus

3. Someone from Vancouver – alive or passed – who inspires me.
Suzanne and Madeleine of LunaPads

4. If you want great pictures of Vancouver, go to:
Lonsdale Quay, or anywhere along the North Shore waterfront

5. If Vancouver were an animal, it would be:
A bear


6. A sound I associate with Vancouver.

7. A pleasant smell I associate with Vancouver.
After the rain

8. Food and/or drink that reminds me of Vancouver.
Green juice

9. Particularly great show, of any kind, that I have seen in Vancouver.
Jazz Fest

10. Favourite place to travel if I want to be creatively inspired.

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Header Photo: Stuart Davis. American Painting. Seen @ The Whitney

Interior Photo, courtesy of Melissa Nkomo


@ The Whitney


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