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

11 Nov 2018

Homes for the Holidays

For more than 25 years, Kids Help Phone has been offering confidential counselling to young people looking for support. Kids and teens can have 24/7 access to professional counsellors, in English or French, by phone or by text. For 14 of those years, Homes for the Holidays has raised funds

03 Apr 2018

Robert Bailey

i. I work as: A Creative director and principal of my eponymous interior design firm, Robert Bailey Interiors. ii. I do this creative work because: I’ve had a lucky life being able to do the work of my choice. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Being

21 Mar 2017

Peter Wilds

When a new client approached interior designer Peter Wilds about her 1000 square foot, 1930’s bungalow, she had an unusual request. She wanted to keep it. She and her husband were not going to knock it down and replace it with a bigger manse. “It was her Mother’s house,” Wilds explains. “They

15 Jan 2016

Dhillon.Hatfield

When you chat with professional creators, you hear some common themes: 1) It can get lonely spending so much time working on your own. 2) Finding new customers is tough. 3) Retail spaces are expensive and managing them is enormously time-consuming. Architect Tina Dhillon and Interior Designer Brooke Hatfield have a

07 Jul 2015

Tamara Wouters

When Interior Designer Tamara Wouters is in New York, she has one can’t-miss destination: abc carpet and home. “New York is my #1 city for inspiration and abc carpet and home is my favourite store. I like that it’s eclectic; it’s just done so creatively. I met the owner once

31 Mar 2015

Robert Bailey

Vancouver may be a growing city, but we can still feel a sense of small-town pride when one of our own makes international waves. That is certainly how I feel when I open magazine after magazine and see the beautiful work of interior designer Robert Bailey. This 2013 Western Living