If you’re looking to rub shoulders with West Coast design elite, the annual Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) is the place to do it. Since its inaugural event in 2004, IDSwest has evolved every year into a greater spectacle of international and local contemporary design, drawing both industry professionals and the general public.
William Switzer charged Chad Falkenberg and Kelly Reynolds of interior design firm Falken Reynolds with creating a new take on the Model 900-M, a French Regency-style chair. The final piece is on display at the Interior Design Show West.
Acclaimed for his modernist furniture, designer Christian Woo has released a new collection informed by the natural setting of the Pacific Northwest. Each piece is crafted from sustainably harvested hardwoods with a profound respect for the raw material.
The Architecture Foundation of British Columbia asked both industry pros and serious amateurs to rethink the concept of the “green” home by submitting plans for a 1,200-square foot house using only materials manufactured, recycled, or re-purposed from within 100-miles of Vancouver City Hall.