Tag: Design Community


It’s always tough to draw a crowd in the summer months but I think we found the secret; a pool party! We connected with the Westin Grand (big thanks to my friends at Motive Communications for the hook up!) and their Pop-up Patio for the perfect summer session of Designer Happy Hour. Live DJ, poolside […]


In May we brought Designer Happy Hour back to ADDRESS, a part-gallery, part-pop-up shop, and part-showroom, of locally designed furniture and items for the home curated and produced by furniture Designer (and my buddy) Kate Duncan.   This year the show moved into the bright and airy Waterfall Building – the perfect venue to display gorgeous works by […]


It’s funny how things work out sometimes. I met artist Jamie Smith when when I first moved to Vancouver, bonding at a business networking event over our collective confusion as to how each of us had ended up there (you can always tell another creative type in a crowd of suits). When Jamie recently came to a […]


Last month we capped off Buildex with a Designer Happy Hour event at the Heritage Ideas Centre, hosted by Heritage Furniture and MT Square Interiors.  I have to admit that i didn’t even make it to Buildex this year but I feel that I still deserved to acknowledge that it happened over some beverages with […]

Designer Happy Hour

Holy moly, I am way behind on my posts over here! January was a banner month for MãK Interiors so everything other than client work (including blog posts, household chores, and overall sanity) took a back seat. Now it’s February somehow, and I’m catching up. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to […]

Bambudda in Gastown

When I first moved to Vancouver two and half years ago, I didn’t know any designers working in the City. I suddenly found myself as an independent designer with no network, and I, for one, just can’t work like that!  I called on some of my industry sales contacts and asked them about getting a […]