Arts

Desert modernism.

With Palm Springs being lauded as having the world’s greatest concentration per capita of mid-century modern architecture, it was only fitting the museum increased its commitment to design with its Architecture and Design Centre, opened last fall.

Design

One hundred strong.

True freedom is discovery—the ability to wander through that which we wish to know. So rather than focus on a single medium or technique, the WXA100 team design in spurts, producing limited-edition runs of vastly different products.

Arts

A fresh spin.

“Hideaway” not only introduced Calgary-born Kiesza (neé Kiesa Rae Ellestad) to the masses, but also catapulted her to Number 1 on the U.K. single charts—not a bad way to bow onto the world stage.

Design

Home sweet home.

Fred Hollingsworth is at home. Literally—he is sitting in the large conservatory at the back of his North Vancouver house, listening to the water gurgle and drip across the basalt stones of an indoor fountain.

Culture

Seven can't-miss spots in Vancouver.

Look at your home city with a fresh pair of eyes and you might find something new—no need to hop on and off a bus for these Vancouver sights.

Dining

Yesterday once more.

In the 1920s, one particular address was occupied by the Sai Woo Chop Suey restaurant. Now it is home to another, known simply as Sai Woo, a serene space in which to enjoy some inspired fare.

Dining

The appliance.

La Marzocco GS/3 makes it possible to emulate the results of the big machines right in your home.

Culture

A spring gardens series.

Every Friday in April, Samantha Philips of Victory Gardens shares her passion for spring gardening with some sage advice for the season.

Dining

Fuel for thought.

Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods hits that Venn diagram sweet spot where health-conscious nourishment and good taste overlap—and they don’t shy away from the odd flank steak or albacore tuna fillet in the process.

Culture

Finding hope.

The Rare Disease Foundation is growing and developing a community which provides a new approach to rare disease research and care.

Business

Richmond’s coming-of-age.

Long seen as the overshadowed little sister to Vancouver’s eldest, Richmond has entered an age of maturity, coming into its own as a major player for sought-after real estate.

Design

Extraordinary gentlemen.

Chad Falkenberg and Kelly Reynolds seek to design spaces that truly fulfill the needs of their clients—not the needs of their egos.

Culture

The voice.

Fred Latremouille had been a fixture in the Vancouver market for decades, part of the original generation of rock and roll radio giants.

Dining

Grand grind.

“Pete started the business on his own in 1990, and I walked into his store as a customer—Pete was working behind the espresso machine—and I thought, holy shit, this coffee is so good,” says Barney McKenzie of his business partner for the past quarter century, Pete Boëda.