From weird and wacky fetes to charitable all-women affairs, here are the region's must-visit shopping events this gift-giving season.
From upcycled lanterns to delightfully creepy "uddercakes", these are the objects (and people) shaping B.C.'s diverse design scene.
The massive two-level shop carries more than 58,000 unique book titles, plus gifts, toys, and lifestyle products.
TaskRabbit allows people to find local freelance labourers who are skilled in jobs such as yard work, cleaning, furniture assembly, and more.
It's a move that will likely save many a sanity and relationship.
Dubbed JH x Etsy, the line is comprised of locally designed and crafted items for the home, wardrobe, and even your four-legged friends.
From interior-design superstars to expertly upcycled furnishings, here are our picks for this year's home-and-design highlights.
Design stars Colin McAllister, Justin Ryan, and Sarah Gallop share décor tips ahead of their appearances at the Vancouver Fall Home Show.
The local architect strives to showcase the latest innovations by young and up-and-coming designers—many of them from B.C.
The revamped location will feature complimentary alteration services and an aroma bar, among other newly introduced features.
Taking place on Saturday (September 29), the pop-up marketplace is one of 37 happening across Canada on the same day.
The up-and-coming Toronto organization has secured a contract with UBC to roll out a fleet of 2,000 Dropbike bicycles for use on campus.
Featuring products sourced directly from artisans, Kasandy is now appearing at fall and holiday weekend markets.
Tufted headboards, nontoxic mattresses, and crisp real-linen sheets help make sleep time serene.
From Finnish design objects to made-in-Canada wares, here’s what to note at the West Coast’s largest design show.
In terms of design, these two different regions have a lot in common.
Anne McMullin says it can take five to seven years for a multifamily project to be approved in B.C.'s most populous municipality, whereas the city of Langley generally gives a green light within seven months.
What can tracks like Grandmaster Flash's "The Message" teach us about effective urban planning and design? Plenty, as it turns out.
Winners of the biennial competition, which challenges designers, builders, and architects to craft an innovative luminaire, will be announced at a gala on September 18.
The Vancouver-based company makes merino-wool and cotton-and-linen coverings that are designed to go the distance.
The units, which are billed as the world's first automated liquid-refill stations, are meant to make zero-waste living more feasible for residents.
The real-estate pro will be joined by interior-design experts Colin McAllister, Justin Ryan, and Tiffany Pratt on the event's main stage.
Tickets are a cool $400—plus tax—because of course.
We give you the lowdown on Metro Vancouver's coolest independent boutiques—and the spirited minds behind them—that deserve a spot on your shopping radar.
If you're renovating or buying a Lower Mainland fixer-upper, here's an option to consider.