If you’ve never been to 1000 Parker St., you’re really missing out. I always meet amazingly talented people there. Come think of it, most of the talented people I meet anywhere turn out to have studios in this building. Miriam Aroeste is one of them.
It’s been way too long since I’ve posted a Designer Desk feature. Admittedly, this bums me out because meeting and shooting the work-spaces of local Vancouver designers, makers, and artists is something that I love to do! Few things re-charge my design batteries like talking with fellow creatives about what makes them tick. I’ve done a […]
As you may recall, we did a couple of features on Prototype, a design competition at this year’s IDSwest show featuring new locally-designed products for the home (read Behind the Scenes at Prototype and the Winners of Prototype). The winner of this juried design competition was VanAir Design for their unique ventilated door – a […]
I was in the Bottega Lounge at IDS west, sipping on a glass of bubbly and admiring the gorgeous light fixture suspended above, made up of perfectly illuminated circles floating up towards the ceiling. On the table to my right; a card from Matthew McCormick Design Inc. and I thought; ‘alright, I’ve gotta call this […]
Tonight is the opening party for IDSwest, officially kicking off the Interior Design show that will run through the weekend. Here you’ll see the latest and greatest in interior finishes, furniture and lighting as well as a showcase of local designers, seminars, and celebrity speakers. But what does it actually take to make a show […]
I met Kate Duncan at a Gray Magazine Party about a year ago and she became an instant regular (and hit!) at the Designer Happy Hour events. Kate even hosted all of us when she put on her show; ADDRESS at the Chinatown Experiment this summer. She brought together a group of designers and makers […]
Welcome to the first instalment of Designer Desk; a new blog series featuring the work-spaces of local Vancouver Designers, Makers, Artists and all-around talented people. If you know me, you know that I’m crazy passionate about the Vancouver design community and bringing people together to make design magic happen (or even just grab a beverage […]