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Alexandra Fruhstorfer

Soup from the invasive pond slider turtle, roasted raccoon with shoots from Japanese knotweed and seed on cream from Himalayan Balsam could appear on the menu of a near future.

“Menu from the new wild” by industrial designer Alexandra Fruhstorfer is a culinary concept solution targeting two major problems: protecting our native biodiversity from invasive species and offering new food resources for our growing population.

Through a special dining experience, Alexandra provokes discussions about global ecological changes and human role within it. “Do we have to change our paradigms of consumption if we want to protect what we consider to be our ‘pristine’ nature? Or is this only a late justification of our own ecological mess? How do we even define ‘nature’ in the age of the anthropocene?”

Alexandra Genis

Using molecules to spice up gastronomic experiences, Russian-German food designer Alexandra Genis proves that not everything artificial is unsustainable, as she eliminates the need to transport produce around the world.

Atoma is a collection of spices that create flavour through nothing but pure molecules. Each molecule has an individual flavour and can be added to a dish by rasping. Every flavour can be concocted everywhere, in any season or climate, eliminating the need for transporting exotic and expensive produce from faraway places. Atoma ensures high-quality food experiences without affecting the landscape.

Ali Alamzadeh Design

Ali Alamzadeh’s Layer Up is a material exploration that reconstitutes used newsprint into wood to create accessories and surfaces. It showed a dedication to rethinking a waste material and promises to be a potential solution to a big problem.

Amanda Huynh

Diasporic Dumplings by Canadian food designer Amanda Huynh explores a sense of territory and resilience through bite-sized tastings of ingredients harvested from the immediate surroundings. The project considers indigenous plants, as well as the invasive species that have adapted to a new life, far away from home.

Ambient Interiors

AMBIENT design collections are showcased in a showroom in Vancouver’s Armoury District, a cultural destination for design, furniture, art, and architecture. They offer the latest collection of modern kitchens and bathrooms, contemporary closets, sliding doors and interior decor. They feature contemporary designs and minimal aesthetics. Creating personalized environments that mould architectural form, unique materials and technological solutions with the utmost attention to detail.

Arvid Jense & Marie Caye

What would our food system look like if it was run and owned by robots? Which choices would be made and would the system become more fair?

SAM is a Symbiotic Autonomous Machine, designed by French-Dutch designers Marie Caye and Arvid Jense, but not owned by them. SAM produces soda made from Waterkefir and sells it. Since he can’t taste the flavour of his produced soda, he adds his Twitter account to the receipt given at purchase, where he asks customers to rate the flavour online in order to adjust the recipe.

He uses the money earned to employ humans to work for him. Notions of profit, or even greed, are superfluous and SAM produces at cost, reimburses debt and pays bills as a single economic entity. Since our current society does not give agency yet to non-human commercial entities, he rent’s Marie’s identity to be able to get registered at the Chamber of Commerce.

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Becki Chan Design

Becki Chan creates handmade jewellery and art objects from her studio in Vancouver, British Columbia. Given Becki’s educational background in sculpture and architecture, she finds beauty and inspiration in structure and geometry. Each piece is developed out of Becki’s sculptural work and is defined by a stripped-down vocabulary of form. Cast in silver, elementary lines and simplified shapes combine and repeat, with slight variations and irregularities.

Benjamin Moore & Co.

More than a century of commitment to producing superior products and unrivaled colors has its rewards: Benjamin Moore is the number one choice of interior designers. People who choose the products know they’ll get the inspiration and support to make their vision reality. They depend on our extraordinary colors and product performance. Their trust defines Benjamin Moore.

BFJ Design

BFJ Design Vancouver supplies custom kitchens, luxury kitchens, vanities, closets, handmade hardwood and faucets. Working closely with architects, interior designers and customers to provide the highest quality products tailored to fit each space.

Blanco

Family-owned since 1925, BLANCO’s humble beginnings included the production of copper galvanized parts for cookers with a team of 30 loyal employees. Today, with 90 years of experience in kitchen workstation design and manufacturing, BLANCO is recognized worldwide for design leadership and quality craftsmanship.

Bryce Barry

Growing up on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. means the west coast will always have a strong influence on my work. I grew up surrounded by woodworkers and this background influenced my choice to hand mount archival prints onto wood. I want to maintain the raw natural beauty of the outdoors, this is important to me and guides the technique I use to affix the archival prints onto wood without glare. maintaining the natural composition and the original view means I’m able to bring some of the outside, in.

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Caesarstone

Founded in 1987, Caesarstone was the pioneer of the natural quartz surfaces market. Its dominant position has been achieved through continuous investment and innovation, extensive research and development, highly trained personnel and an advanced market infrastructure. For more than a decade, Caesarstone has set new standards in innovation and craftsmanship and continues to set the trends in the industry.

Caesarstone has consistently been at the forefront of innovation in the industry. Whether it’s developing new technologies and production processes to create breakthrough designs, or working with the world’s leading designers to generate new concepts, Caesarstone has a passion for innovation that is unmatched in their field. They have created different textures, different finishes and radical new designs.

World-renowned designers and architects choose to partner with Caesarstone to set new design trends. While their collaborations have garnered many design awards, they have a much more important function. Design collaborations push Caesarstone to push boundaries. Caesarstone seeks to innovate. Their ambition is to consistently set new standards for interiors – to pioneer new styles, new collections and new textures that give the customers the latest, most cutting edge designs.

Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd.

Cantu was born in 1978, conceived from a need for unique high design and quality plumbing and hardware that couldn’t be found in North America. Not willing to lower our expectations, pursued their goal and found the answer in Europe,. After absorbing the emerging influences, Cantu started importing our own selection of designs and made British Columbia part of the movement. Since then, Cantu have grown to become the standard for innovation and quality across western Canada.  Decades of experience provide an inside knowledge to understand different markets, trends and designs to find that unique piece you have been dreaming about.

Casa Llena Furniture and Monocot Home

Casa llena furniture is a Vancouver based home furnishing retail store that provides quality, modern and tasteful home furnishings. Established in 2017, the selections focus on modern-italian style inspired furniture. Casa llena offer a wide selection of in-stock inventory as well as a menu for highly customizable options from fabric, finishing to sizing. Workingk hard to maintain the highest level of quality control from our dedicated suppliers to ensure each piece of furniture is created to meet top craftsmanship and quality.

Centura Tile

Since its foundation over 80 years ago, Centura Tile has maintained a clear, guiding mission: to provide clients the very best in wall and floor coverings. Centura Tile’s dedication to this mission is evident in wide selection of innovative products, each carefully selected and curated to meet exceptionally high standards.

Chloe Rutzerveld

Chloé Rutzerveld is a critical food designer who explores and challenges food production and consumption. She is fascinated by nature, the human body and the strange relationship people have with food. After she graduated Cum Laude from the Eindhoven University of Technology in 2014, she started her own studio as Food and Concept Designer.

Her work is interdisciplinary and a direct response to the things she questions or is fascinated about. By combining aspects of design, science and technology she thinks up new ways to make our food more efficient, healthy and sustainable.

CRAFT Artisan Wood Floors

From modest beginnings in the early 2000’s, CRAFT have grown and evolved into craft artisan wood floors, a brand encompassing a diverse family of flooring collections that range from rustic to chic. Their evolution into what is now recognized as one of the finest offerings of superior quality floors available was only made possible by the dedicated team of professionals that has come together over the past decade and a half.

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Divine Flooring

Divine Flooring is an awarding winning service provider in the supply and installation of superior quality flooring. Showcasing mid to high-end flooring and accessories in professionally designed, elegant showrooms, paired with exceptional services. Divine Flooring’s premium floors are consistently recognized by designers and discerning home owners for their beauty and durability.

DMS – Design

DMS-Design was created out of the founder’s love of working with wood. The brand offers customized, affordable design furniture and home accessories.

Donna Giraud

Donna Giraud is a contemporary abstract artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Self taught, her large scale, abstract acrylic paintings emerge entirely from her emotions. She defies the historic rules of art. Her unique and recognizable use of heavy texture and composition evokes conversation and challenges the viewer to go on a visual journey.

Dynasty Fireplaces

Dynasty Fireplaces is a professional fireplace supplier specializing in the design and manufacturing of fine, natural stone mantels and modern electric fireplaces. First opened in 2007 in Richmond, British Columbia as a family business, the company first operated out of a small warehouse with limited showroom space. Within a few years Dynasty Fireplaces has expanded, now with a fully furnished showroom displaying all our latest products.

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East Van Light

East Van Light builds vintage industrial lamps with engaging modern designs. Combining locally sourced premium hardwoods, high quality hardware, and antique reproduction Edison light bulbs, each lamp delivers warm ambient light and a refined old world aesthetic that inspires the work, repose, curiosity and conversation of those around it.  East Van Light strives to design lamps that are subtle in support of the spaces they inhabit, while simultaneously engaging the audience that surrounds them.

Euro-Line Appliances Inc.

Euro-Line Appliances has brought elite European engineered appliances to Canadian homes for over 25 years. Euro-line brands exceed expectations and have earned awards in design, engineering, performance, and energy efficiency. Ensuring all products surpass ENERGY STAR® ratings and are RoHS compliant (Reduction of certain Hazardous Substances). All cooking, refrigeration, dishwashers, and laundry appliances are created to conserve non-renewable resources. Consuming minimal amounts of water and energy while producing superior cooking and cleaning results. Euro-Line Appliances are proud distributors of products from AEG, Liebherr, Gorenje and Porter & Charles in Canada, SMEG in Ontario, Quebec and the East Coast, and Franke in Ontario.

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Fernando Laposse

Totomoxtle is a new material that harnesses the brilliant spectrum of colours seen in the husks of heirloom corn. Ranging from deep purples to soft creams, Totomoxtle showcases the range of species of native corn that exist in Mexico. The husks are flattened and glued by hand onto fiberboard and card for reinforcement, and can then be used in various applications for interiors and furniture.

But this project goes far beyond simply aesthetics. Totomoxtle focuses on regenerating traditional agricultural practices in Mexico and creating a new craft that generates income for impoverished farmers while conserving biodiversity for future food security.

Formica Canada Inc.

Formica Canada Inc. is a leader in the design and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. The Formica® Brand reputation has been founded on quality, service and innovative product lines. We have developed unrivaled expertise that ensures products meet the needs of their applications, as well as market demands. We are strategically positioned to offer new products and surfacing solutions that complement current design trends.

FORTIS Faucet

FORTIS began in 1954 as a small artisan company with roots in Pogno, Italy, the home of Milan and the heart of the Italian design tradition.

FORTIS is 100% crafted in Italy, the inspiration for the full range of products from the high fashion elegance of the Brera Collection to the traditional styling of the Caffe Collection. Each piece references the heritage and craftsmanship unique to the FORTIS family and the Italian tradition.

FUFEL Designer

The Story of Fufel Designer started in 1973, when the current CEO, Mahmoud Moghadam founded an architecture office with firm focus on the design and manufacture of luxury handcrafted furniture in Tehran.

Later in 1984, Fufel Designer expanded its production range to a wide selection of interior design products, including cabinets, curtains and home accessories, and opened its first 500 square meter gallery in Mashhad

Today’s era of Fufel Designer started by joining Mani Mogh

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Gallery Jones

Gallery Jones exhibits Canadian and international artists in multiple mediums such as painting, photography and sculpture. We provide art consultation on private, corporate and public art projects.

The Gallery is located at #1-258 East 1st Avenue in Vancouver. Known as “The Flats,” our neighbourhood is home to over a dozen visual art venues and is the new home of Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

Germanhaus Furniture Inc.

Germanhaus is an authorized dealer of LEICHT Küchen AG, quoted by market research institute GfK as the “Best sold premium brand in Germany” in 2015. It was the only manufacturer of European kitchens that won the award “ The Most Innovative Brand of the Year” in 2015 and 2017. LEICHT was founded by the two brothers, Alois and Josef Leicht in 1928. Luckily LEICHT means EASY in German. It encourages us to make it easy and enjoyable for our customers to get their amazing kitchen design, fast delivery, and perfect cabinetry installation. With our innovative planning elements and flexible modules, our German-made, modern, transitional, and traditional kitchens can be designed to suit your own personal vision with quality that is above and beyond your expectations. LEICHT allows our customers to choose from more door finishes and styles, cabinet hardware, LED lighting options, and inserts than any other European manufacturer. German quality and functionality of LEICHT kitchen, bathroom, and living room cabinetry, together with an extended warranty of Germanhaus, make the lives of our customers easier and happier.

Grass Canada Inc.

As development partner and systems supplier to the furniture industry, GRASS has been creating products which inspire its customers for more than 65 years. GRASS slide and drawer systems, hinge, flap and corner cabinet systems are brandname products that move the furniture of prestigious brands.

GRAY Magazine

GRAY is uniquely positioned to offer a different take on the industry from its vantage point in the Pacific Northwest—an extraordinary locale that is both a hotbed of innovation and an enduring proponent of the arts and crafts movement. Their award-winning, perceptive storytelling focuses on process, craftsmanship, and ingenuity, and serves to inform and engage its audience about the international design landscape and contextualize its influence on contemporary culture.

Founded in 2011, GRAY MEDIA, LLC (GRAY) is a privately-held, independently-owned media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse media and entertainment properties, GRAY’s total brand reach exceeds 25 million. GRAY publishes the bimonthly GRAY magazine in print and digital, offers daily digital content on graymag.com and mounts signature events including its annual GRAY Awards (grayawards.com) and Hot New Next design competitions. GRAY magazine can be found on newsstands across the US and Canada. Subscribe here.

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Hannerie Visser

In an era where experiences are the new currency, Hannerie started Studio H to help brands stand out in the crowd. She’s built a talented and hard-working team who work on memory-making projects for clients. If Hannerie were a food, she’d choose to be an egg for its ability to transform into almost anything, from humble eggy bread to super fancy meringues

House of Rohl

The Story Craft Tells

We believe distinctive stories are what make life exceptional. At the House of Rohl, we pursue the discovery of time-honored craft that opens the door to stories unlike any other. Stories of place and provenance. Stories of dedication and passion. Stories of artistry and heritage. And the closer you look, the more you’ll see, the details of your own story of a life well crafted.

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J & S Reclaimed Wood Custom Furniture

J&S Reclaimed Wood Custom Furniture is a full production studio workshop in Vancouver, BC, established in 2012. The J&S team salvages wood from character building demolitions, old barns, industrial building tear-downs, unwanted pallets, and fallen logs to make all furniture and mill-work in house. They take pride in turning discarded materials into timeless pieces of handmade furniture for your home and business while promoting sustainable and eco-friendly business practices.

Jasmine Cadenhead

Inspired by landscapes (sea and land), the artist uses a locally-sourced, plant-based resin to create her scenes. In addition to her personal art practice, Cadenhead is also an art therapist with a focus on trauma therapy, and has worked with leaders in the field such as Deepak Chopera as well as leads retreats and workshops in field.

Jody Bruce

Jody Bruce’s recognition has grown locally and internationally. Her inspirations come from direct contact with her family and the world around her. The use of bold colours and flowing brush strokes echo the dynamic sounds and movement of my immediate environment: the wind in the trees, water over rocks, the laughter and buoyancy of Jody’s young daughter. Jody is an award winning “Best of Show Flat Work” in 2014, Artist Studio Western Showcase at the Calgary Stampede.

 

Johanna Schmeer

Johanna Schmeer is a  designer, artist, and researcher based in London and Berlin. Her inquiry-based work explores the intersections of design, art, science, technology, and futures. Working with designed objects and experiences, film, and installation, her projects ask questions and prototype ideas related to technologically augmented ecologies, industrial flows of matter, and the reframing of the human within its interspecies, geospatial, and technosocial entanglements.

Julia Schwarz

Lichen, a mossy fungus could be used to make nutritional food products after an apocalypse, or on Mars, according to research by designer Julia Schwarz.

In her project Unseen Edible, Julia has developed a range of food products made from lichen, a hardy fungus-like species that grows on plants, tree bark and rocks. Lichens could offer a source of nutrition in a potential future food shortage, as they are easy to grow, even in harsh climates and environments.

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Karen Konzuk

KONZUK aspires to create jewelry that is more wearable architecture than simple accessory. The collections are inspired by designer Karen Konzuk’s personal observations of architecture and sculpture; notably the work of Donald Judd and Richard Serra. Minimal form, unique surface texture, and unorthodox materials each define the modernist aesthetic of KONZUK jewelry.

Kartners

At Kartners, they are committed to excellence and committed to providing you with the highest quality brass constructed modern bathroom accessories which deliver beauty, reliability and endurance for years to come. Showcase your bathroom with finely crafted accessories. Kartners bathroom accessories give not only a sense of luxury to your home but also bring BLING to your bathroom.

Kathleen Tennock Ceramic Studio

Kathleen Tennock works primarily in clay, using primitive methods of firing like sawdust and Naked Raku. Without using glaze, she can maintain the tactile quality of the clay, something that is very important to her, because she wants her work to invite touch as much as it is visually pleasing. The raw texture of the clay and spontaneous markings created by the smoke firing during the Naked Raku process give her work a natural and almost stone-like quality.

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Laila Snevele

Our mind creates taste expectations before food reaches the mouth. With this finding, Laila Snevele imagines taste could be created mostly (if not entirely) in our minds with the right tools.

Combining empathy with material, color and overall feeling of a taste, she creates five taste visual digitalizations called “Digital Seasoning.” The project’s application potential could have a great impact on the food industry by employing Digital Seasoning to reduce the amounts of salt, MSG, sugar, and citric acid levels in processed foods, therefore enabling a healthier eating behavior with less harmful ingredients.

LanaBetty Designs

Geometric Desires by LanaBetty is a modern jewelry line uniting evolution and passion, combining beautiful materials and beautiful design. LanaBetty uses traditional jewelry making and the relatively new technique of 3D printing to create complex shapes and angular lines, balancing universal inspiration with on trend style. Designs are made using faceted semi-precious stones, sterling silver, brass, steel, and even gold.

LaSalle College Vancouver

LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV) is a boutique creative career school offering an array of exciting applied arts programs in the fields of Interior Design, Fashion, Game Design & VFX, Audio & Film, Culinary Arts, and Graphic Design. With over 35 different programs to offer and with credentials ranging from bachelor’s degrees to certificates, LCV is the perfect place to let creativity run wild.

LCV, accredited by Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education of British Columbia, has been crowned one of the top 10 undergraduate schools for video game design by the Princeton Review for the past 8 years, and one of the top 50 fashion schools by Fashionista.com. LCV takes pride in its direct links with the workplace and educational network in Canada and around the world. LCV offers diverse opportunities and support for students to be exposed to industry and build their skills necessary for success.

Leah K.S. Amick

Leah K.S. Amick is a furniture and product designer based in Portland, Oregon where she focuses on fabricating and marketing her designs. She grew up in rural Indiana and spent her childhood summers in Finland. Leah’s multicultural upbringing has inspired practical objects with a pure and understated aesthetic, where form and function elegantly coincide. Utilizing visual and tactile elements, her most recent pieces provoke curiosity and stimulate a sense of awareness in an object while retaining its functionality.

Linda Klippenstein Art

Linda Nikkel Klippenstein grew up in Steinbach Manitoba. She had a happy, and happily uneventful childhood, growing up in a family where honesty, generosity and wit were valued. She took these values to heart as she grew older, winning her many loyal friends. The home Linda grew up in was often filled with guests and laughter, also something that has impacted Linda’s adult life. After attending college in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Linda and her husband chose to relocate to Abbotsford, British Columbia. Their home is always on the verge of chaos, but with intent. Dale, Linda’s husband, is a professional photographer, and their two daughters are talented and budding artists. The creative energy is palpable.

LIV Interiors

LIV Interiors, an award-winning design studio, first set out in 2012 with a strong focus on Interior Design. Since their inception, they have incorporated all aspects of design into their practice, including branding, animation, illustration and CG artistry to name a few, all while growing their original core expertise in Interior Design.

Livingspace

Established in 1988,  Livingspace is Canada’s leading resource for European modern kitchens, closets, furniture, lighting and accessories.

London Fields Shoppe

London Fields Shoppe is a brick and mortar store specializing in the clever, the eclectic, and the nostalgic. Taking inspiration from the owners’ time living in the United Kingdom, London Fields Shoppe was created and named after the area where their favourite market, Broadway Market, takes place in London (UK). With an emphasis on handmade, London Fields Shoppe is a place to share some of the goods and vintage items that they discover during their travels.

Lori Bagneres

Lori Bagnérès, a visual artist born in Ontario, and living in North Vancouver, completed her MFA in contemporary art from L’école Nationale des Beaux Arts de Grenoble in 1993. She currently pursues multiple creative interests as an artist/educator in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland and shows her work in public and private galleries in B.C. and Ontario. Her paintings are held in corporate and private collections throughout Canada, the US, Europe and Australia.

Lori Popadiuk

Lori Popadiuk spent her childhood in Vancouver trolling the alleys with her Granddad looking for cast-off materials to make cool things with. Her creative path began at this early age and eventually led her to study fine art and interior design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the British Columbia Institute of Technology. By uniting the two crafts she gained wide recognition within the design world, mainly for her body of work Birch.

Low Poly Crafts

Low Poly Crafts makes DIY puzzles of animal heads, magical creatures and things from and out of this world.
Often compared to the therapeutic colouring books, we hope that Low Poly Crafts not only inspires but encourages people to create!

Lumon Canada

Lumon is a pioneer in the design, manufacture and installation of comfortable and luxurious outdoor rooms. Creating flexible, protected spaces with innovative system of retractable glass walls, ceilings and balcony railings. With over 35 years of experience in helping homeowners, architects, developers, property managers, and business owners conceive and implement innovative and beautiful solutions to extend the outdoor season. In that time, Lumon has served hundreds of thousands of customers from our headquarters in Finland and through Lumon partners and subsidiaries around the globe.

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Major Interiors

Major Interiors is your destination for luxury Italian furniture and home decor.
Their brand partners included Versace Home, Fendi Casa, Bentley Home, Misura Emme and more.
Major Interiors  services include retail, residential, office and hotel projects.

Matt Concrete by Distinct Interiors

Since 1992, Distinct Interiors has been a leader in decorative treatments; specializing in fireplace mantles and surrounds, walls, ceilings and specialty areas such as back splashes.  Re-thinking concrete.  Handcrafted, ultra-thin concrete overlays that mimic a diverse range of concrete architectural styles. Ideal for Architects, Builders & Designers.  Distinct Interiors  are all about concrete, without being concrete.

Measured Architecture

Measured Architecture is a Vancouver-based studio practice focused on modern design, interiors and landscapes. From their inception in 2007, they have delivered exceptional public and private environments that are stimulating to occupy and fundamental to their surroundings. As a full-service firm, Measured is present on projects from start to finish, ensuring that the ideas conceived in the beginning with clients are manifest at the end. They achieve this through close collaboration with all members of the project team, including consultants, contractors, trades and artisans.

Mediamatic

Mediamatic is an art centre dedicated to new developments in the arts since 1983. Organizing lectures, workshops and art projects, focusing on nature, biotechnology and art+science in a strong international network. They challenge the senses and tackle perceptions regarding food, waste and unconventional materials such as piss, bacteria and fungi. The processes involved are all based on sustainable principles, as we are happy to contribute to a circular economy.

Melanie Ellery

Melanie Ellery is a contemporary artist based in Vancouver Canada. Her colourful abstract paintings emanate movement and dynamism. She works spontaneously and allows the work to develop organically while utilizing techniques of glazes, drips and mark-making. Melanie graduated from Sheridan College where she studied Illustration, majoring in Advertising and she has worked as both a graphic designer and art director.

A member of CARFAC ,  Melanie is keen on supporting other women artists. She writes a weekly feature on Instagram, she calls ‘#ArtCrushWomen’, showcasing and promoting women artists.  She is also a founding member of the all-women art collective, ’13 feet off the ground’ who participated in a group artist residency in Sicily in the Fall of 2017 and most recently in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

Melqui Ramos

Raised on the sidewalks and alleyways of Joyce-Collingwood in East Vancouver, Melqui Ramos started off as an artist at the young age of 6 and continued Art at Langara College until his innate need for measurements steered him into the design world. Always trusting  the meanders of life, whilst attending the Interior Design program at BCIT, he discovered his passion for custom furniture building where he then went off on an adventure to learn how to woodwork. You will see two of his worlds. One within norms of society and the other within the underground.

Mercier Wood Flooring

More than 35 years ago, Mercier Wood Flooring understood that wood is a natural material that requires a unique approach. Since then, every minute of every hour in every day, they devoted to offer superior products, while always respecting the environment. Because we think about your health, the Mercier Generation Greenguard Certified finish is made of 100% pure soybean oil, the healthiest choice for you and your family.

Miles Industries – Valor Fireplaces

Miles Industries was founded in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1977 by Garry and Barbara Miles, its objective–to build upon the Miles’ family experience in the Home heating industry. In 1984 as volume grew, Miles Industries obtained the exclusive Canadian distributorship for Valor products and the first Canadian Gas Association (CGA) Certified products arrived for sale on a national basis.

Recognizing a need to bring product to market faster and more economically, Miles Industries approached Valor in 1999 and recommended that Valor Branded products be manufactured by Miles. An agreement was signed in 2001–and the rest is history.

Mind the Minimal

Handcrafted in Calgary and Vancouver, Mind the Minimal’s products are based on the element of concrete and minimalism. All of the designs are hand poured,hand sanded and hand painted.

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Native Trails

Native Trails has produced high quality, artisan crafted kitchen and bath fixtures and home decor for over 16 years. Founder and CEO, Naomi Neilson established the company to pair the stunning copper craftsmanship she discovered in her travels through Mexico with contemporary design and sustainable business practices. Native Trails category-defining designs, high product quality, use of recycled and sustainable materials and excellent customer service has made them an industry leader.

Norburn Lighting & Bath Centre

Norburn Lighting has been Vancouver’s authority on lighting for over 40 years. Vancouver’s leading home lighting retailer and for them, lighting not only illuminates a space – it is also a beautiful, decorative design element. Lighting influences the way you feel, the way you work, the way you live. So for Norburn Lighting, it is about helping our customer’s lives brighter.

Northern Wide Plank Flooring Inc.

For over 25 years, Northern Wide Plank has sought the globe and sourced one of a kind woods that are designed and crafted to inspire the creation of beautiful spaces that exceed our clients expectations.

The spaces we inhabit are more than places to live, work and play. They shape our experiences, exemplify our inner esthetic and affect our well being every single day. At Northern our goal is to create the very finest products that have a positive effect on the world and spaces we live in. Our exclusive wood flooring and wall surfaces are at the cutting edge of design and craftsmanship. Transform any design, from residential to commercial, into truly inspirational spaces with any one of Northern’s naturally stunning collections.

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Ocean Pacific Lighting Inc

Ocean Pacific Lighting is a major lighting supplier throughout Western Canada and the Western U.S. Established in 1986 and under the current ownership since 1992, Ocean Pacific Lighting’s portfolio of completed projects includes some of the most prominent and iconic commercial and residential developments built today.Their goal is to provide excellent service, value and support to customers who have selected OPL as their supplier of choice.

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Pacific Rug Gallery

Pacific Rug Gallery (PRG) is a story about how an entrepreneur created an enterprise that grew from a modest beginning back in Tehran, Iran to become one of the success stories of Persian and Oriental rug industry here in Canada.
The company traces its roots to the late 1970s, when Hossein Daliri, at a very young age, took upon himself to learn the true artistry of creating high-quality Persian rugs, while attending school at night to further his education. It was during his earlier years as a teen that he mastered the art of Persian Rug creation and reconstruction.

Paul Gong

“Human Hyena” raises the question of whether humans can modify their bodies using synthetic biology to consume and digest rotten food like the scavenger hyenas.

Inspired by the hyena species, these “human hyenas” use synthetic biology to create new bacterias and modify their digestive system to be like that of the hyena – with its different sense of smell and taste.

Paul Gravett

Each of Paul Gravett’s series starts with a challenge with himself: find an aspect of something that is not immediately apparent. For the Elemental Light images, Paul starts by looking for captivating patterns, light and colour – the building blocks of all photographs and art. He then use photographic techniques to ‘see’ beyond the physical object, revealing something hidden to create abstract, painterly images. The process relies on randomness and a bit of luck, and no two images are ever the same.The challenge for the Museum Portraits and the Thrift Store Finds series is finding a degree of artistic control in the crowded, usually harshly lit, restricted and distracting spaces. The results can be alternately serene or surreal.

Powers Construction

Powers Construction is a construction management company specializing in high end architectural projects. Our work has been featured in industry leading magazines such as Dwell, Canadian Architect, Azure and Western Living.

Their focus is on building new architectural homes that demand smart thinking and excellent craftsmanship. Whether it’s a detailed home from the ground up or a custom renovation, their crew is committed to your vision, right down to the finest detail.

Premier Audio Video Integration

Premier Audio Video Integration Inc. is a vibrant and unique home integration company with an ever changing inventory of audio visual technology with a design and build organization that brings more to the table than just products. Offering homeowners, designers, architects and home builders an innovative way to integrate high quality and high performance technology into their homes and projects.

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Quake Studio

Quake Studio is a one-of-kind design and art studio that is re-imagining preconceived ideas of Pacific Northwest design. Our refined, functional art pieces are always inspired by nature, developed in creative collaborations, and rooted in our founder, Lisa Turner’s creative vision. We create small, exclusive batches of beautiful objects for those who graciously appreciate design and quality.

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ROBINSON

Canada’s Leading Lighting, Kitchen & Bath Showrooms

 

Our award-winning showrooms are frequented by local and international clients who value premium fixtures and exceptional service. Our showrooms feature a full range of products from North America and Europe, and are often recognized for offering a “one of a kind” look for the discerning buyer.

Whether you are building or renovating, our knowledgeable sales consultants backed by more than 80 years of industry experience, will save you time by ensuring an easy and enjoyable shopping experience. With products sourced from around the world – as well as in our own backyard – you will find a vast selection of high-quality lighting and bath products to help you create your dream living space.

Only the best in quality and craftsmanship will do. With lighting brands such as Flos, Moooi, Marset, Fabbian, Schonbek, Kichler, Feiss and Tech Lighting, and plumbing brands like Kohler, Duravit, WetStyle, Dornbracht and Bain Ultra, Robinson is sure to meet your every need.

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Schluter Systems

Based on his extensive knowledge of tile assemblies, Werner Schlüter has consistently met the needs of a rapidly evolving industry by developing practical solutions to tile installation challenges. What began as a modest idea has since evolved into a company with over 40 product lines that are promoted in countries around the world.

Seymour and Smith Reading Glasses

Seymour and Smith’s mission is to elevate your look and help you see. Their universally flattering and unisex reading glasses are designed with a clean and simple west coast aesthetic hand polished and made from sustainable materials.

Shaakira Jassat

Tea Drop is a tea machine that has the ability to condense water vapour from the surrounding atmosphere. It functions on its own timeframe, so one has to wait for the tea vessel to be filled up with water before it can be boiled and ready for making tea.

South African designer Shaakira Jassat discovered that water is a by-product of processing tea, and harvested tea leaves are dependent on the weather and subject to time. Tea Drop aims to recapture this precious resource whilst giving power back to the environment.

Shakun Jhangiani

An established contemporary visual artist with a distinctive and unique signature style, Shakun creates beautiful abstract expressionist paintings in acrylics and mixed media on canvas, wood panel and other surfaces. Inspired by the varied colors and textures found in nature, her work though abstract in style is reminiscent of seascapes. And be it a bold or soft color palette all her paintings have a mesmerizing tranquil feel that simply draws a viewer in. Over the years her work has been exhibited in New York, Toronto, Vancouver and Mumbai, India. She enjoys working in collaboration with designers and homeowners and creating custom commissioned bespoke paintings. Her paintings feature in homes in the US, Ireland, England, South Korea, India and across Canada. Shakun lives and works in Vancouver, BC.

Sharon W. Huget ART

Sharon W. Huget is a Canadian visual artist. Working in acrylic and mixed media, she creates contemporary compositions that are abstractions of both the real and imagined. Through the use of colour, texture and graphite renderings, her paintings suggest the uncertain interception of human experience with what is unknown, allusive and transcendent.​ Inspired by natural and architectural forms, the sketchy, incomplete structures and markings allude to distant places and times both unknown and yet familiar. The evocative visual narrative remains obscure, inviting viewers to explore with attentive contemplation.In collaboration with other artists and clients, SWHuget ART & DESIGN creates custom printed textiles from original artworks and personal artifacts for luxury home design and clothing.  Proudly Canadian, her home and clothing designs are ethically manufactured on demand in Canada.

Slide Clear – Adaptable Spaces

Slide Clear Adaptable Spaces – Walls, Doors, Covers, Glass

Slide Clear’s flexible systems transform and connect spaces. We create indoor and outdoor partitions which are flexible and adjust to make environments elegant, sophisticated, functional, offer protection from the elements and ensure these areas are useful for prolonging use into almost all conditions.

Studio G3 Glass

Studio G3 has been creating art glass for over 20 years. In 1996, the focus was the design and fabrication of artistic sandblasting, etching, and airbrushing glass and murals. Driven by their love of glass and the increasing demand for new and exciting glass products and applications, in 1999, their discoveries inspired them to create decorative architectural glass via a process called “Kiln-Formed”; their initial challenge was to have large kilns built, tested, modified and continue to improve upon large kiln technology.

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Tom Lee Music Co. Ltd

Since 1969, Tom Lee Music has proudly brought music making to local communities throughout British Columbia. Since the humble beginnings as a small piano retailer in Vancouver, they have grown into one of the largest full-line musical instrument retailers in North America. Tom Lee Music provides the very best in musical instruments, equipment, services and education throughout eight retail locations and online store.

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Unbuilders

UnBuilders is a Vancouver based building deconstruction and salvaging company. Skilled carpenters, rather than heavy machinery, are trained to save irreplaceable old growth wood from being dumped in the landfill, giving the home owner an economic and environmental benefit.

Urbanwalls Inc.

Urbanwalls makes all kinds of removable wall decals and chalk decals for homes. With the appeal of wallpaper and a level of permanence that supports designer ADD, the company is continually creating decals that allow changes and swaps (without hurting any walls). From designers to those who claim no creativity, Urbanwalls enables customers to think outside of the box, inspiring them to fall in love with the spaces that surround them.

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Valerie Capewell

Art and Design are part insight, part inspiration, and a lot – of invention. In Valerie Capewell’s studio, accidents happen, and that moves her work forward. Valerie works to develop original works – avoiding trends and following the direction of the work – in the moment. Her colourful works reflect her love of colour, and design. Works are held in private and public collections worldwide.

Van Gogh Design

Masters in the art of comfort, Van Gogh Designs has been designing and manufacturing custom upholstered furniture in Canada for 25 years. With hundreds of styles, fabrics and customization options, Van Gogh Designs allows you to create the sofa, bed or chair of your dreams. The possibilities are endless! Visit our website to find a retailer or designer near you.

Vancouver Candle Company

Vancouver Candle Co. was founded in 2014 by Nick Rabuchin. Blending his inherent passion for the arts and his fascination with the power of scent has lead Nick to create a brand rich in tradition and integrity. Each Vancouver Candle Co. artisanal candle and diffuser is handcrafted using traditional methods and make use of the finest quality ingredients including premium soy wax, pure cotton wicks, natural essential oils and perfume grade fine fragrance.

Vancouver General Contractors

An award winning home renovation company specializing in green-built projects, mobility accessibility, custom homes, additions and major renovation. They provide clients with an amazing experience in transforming their home into beautiful functional art that reflects the lifestyle they choose to lead. Vancouver General Contractors’ Code of Business Practices ensures ethics and integrity are at the top priority list when serving clients.

Victoria Design Collective

The Victoria Design Collective is a group of four designers, based in Victoria, BC, who share the same philosophy, motivations and goals, and by working together they are able to bring greater meaning and deeper context to each other’s work. They believe in honest, unique, long-lasting and functional design, always committed to the preservation of the environment.

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West Coast Windows

West Coast Windows began in 1976 in Surrey, BC. For over 40 year West Coast Windows has been creating inspiring, custom-crafted vinyl windows and doors for renovation and new construction. An experienced team of craftspeople and customer service agents offers a unique blend of creative and practical advice.

Western Living

As Canada’s largest regional magazine, Western Living invites readers to stretch their imaginations about living in the West: we share what intrigues, surprises and thrills us about people, places, homes, gardens, food and adventure from Winnipeg to Victoria and everywhere in-between.

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