Western Living Magazine
Home Tour: Inside This Mountain-Modern Home
A Seven-Bedroom Pied-a-Terre Designed to Bring Family Together
Design Crush: Inside a Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Clinic in Calgary with Natural, Serene Vibes
Recipe: Green Papaya Salad from Chef Angus An
Recipe: Scallop Ceviche from Maenam’s Chef Angus An
3 Classy Australian White Wines to Toast Olivia Newton-John With
The Best Beginner Hikes In and Around Whistler
Getaway Guide: How to Spend One Perfect Day on Galiano Island
Where to Eat, Stay and Play in Canmore
‘West Coast North’ is a Love Letter to Western Canadian Architecture and Interiors
Design Obsession: This Roll-Up Drying Rack Is Maybe My Favourite Thing in the Kitchen
10 of the Hottest Homewares for Summer 2022
Announcing the 2022 Designers of the Year Finalists
You’re Invited to the Design Party of the Year!
DotY 2022: Our Judges for the Maker Category Can’t Wait to See What You’ve Got
One of these is bound to be The One That You Want.
A new design compendium from a former Western Living editor is a celebration of West Coast interiors.
The Kraus multi-purpose over-sink roll-up mat is both functional and stylish. (Do we love doing dishes now?!)
The best bang for your buck in red, white and rosé.
The best porch swings, cozy sofas, cool blue ceramics and ultra-useful cookware of summer 2022—plus an unforgettable turtle-shaped bookshelf.
Grab your tickets to Western Canada's premiere design awards night.
21 places to hike, bike, paddle and chill in your own backyard.
Giovanni "Gio" Ponti's furniture pieces read as current today as they did in the 40s.
Consider it a little bling for the home.
Do they make them big enough for humans? Asking for a friend.
Available in crystal, gold or smoke finish, the Buster Bulb creates a subtle ambient light.
For his latest collection, the designer looks at the influence of shifting tides in the intertidal zone.
What far-flung adventures from last year sparked the most wistful memories in our editors?
Bookmark these dishes for the next time your brain is drawing a blank pre-breakfast, lunch or dinner.
From a dramatic, colour-infused West Van crib to a Spanish-Colonial revival in the desert, these are the spaces that captured our heartsand attentionthis year.
In the dark of winter, it's nice to look back on sunnier times.
Silk pillow cases, a great mirror, a jute rugwe've got a type.
A motorcycle so design-friendly, I couldn't resist.
Who says coffee snobs get all the fun?
Proof that flowers look great on just about anything.
Le Creuset gets a sleek non-stick makeover.
So we can binge watch our favourite shows in style.
Hug a pillow today.
With a little something extra, please.
Why yes, we do want one in every colour.
"Wake me up before you go-go."
The Swedish giant has finally teamed up with Danish furniture company Hay.
The iconic Mah Jong sofa gets a creative update from Japanese designer Kenzo Takada.
Monkeying around with Seletti's new outdoor lighting collection.
Winter may be over, but there's still plenty of reason to cozy-up.
Jonathan Adler's Fisher-Price collection features black and white graphics, wood and wire finishes, and a touch of metallic.
Ehren Seelands curated collection blends contemporary design with traditional artisan pieces.
Luckily, this south-of-the-border find is finally available a little closer to home.
This water jug is everything you want from a tabletop piece: artful, versatile and utilitarian.
Design house Alessi creates a whole new category of office accessories: the corner clock.
Wood Reform's pallet line of furniture looks like anything but the material it's made from.
An Obakki scarf that gives back with new wells in South Sudan.
Spring napping requires specific conditions be met.
Bend's new Betty Chair is stackable, sturdy outside, and a very sweet shade of pink.
EQ3's capsule collection, Assembly, brings together some of Canada's most exciting furniture designers.
Front-loaders may have met their match.
Ikea's new Giltig collection pairs fashion whimsy with clever industrial design.
Manufactured in London since 1947, this is a serving tray with some serious street cred.
Give a T Smile pendant, make spirits bright.
Yes, I love chocolate: but a new short story every day? That's way more satisfying.
Get ready for drama in 2016 with this bold design trend.
Omer Arbel's new 73 Series for Bocci shows he's still the king of modern lighting design.
Don't ignore your entryway when designing your home. And you're going to love this tile.
You might as well make dinner in a dish that's gorgeous as is.
Want your tablescape to stand out? Try moody blue and black for your dinnerware.
See an hour of sunlight? Grab it on one of these.
A side chair for our next phase of staycations.
With a piece like this, you're bound to host more parties.
It's Time for Lunch (and also this new clock from Ikea).
Marset's new linear Tam Tam lights are both pretty and functional.
It's time for more than art on your walls.
Vancouver designer Ami McKay's latest Pure bedding line features fool-proof, mix-and-max shades.
When you're renovating the kitchen, you could go with the standard handle, or you could rethink the door pull altogether. Guess which one we like?
Danish design house Hay makes pretty summer fans for fashionable guests.
I just did. The metal-topped Stockholm from Punt will have you finally embracing warm metals for good.
Give yourself a few hours for this one.
Haven't you always wanted a dandelion bookmark?
Simple, elegant: it's the perfect summer tabletop accessory.
Lose the cords, charge your phone with a new wireless charging collection from Ikea.
Cool aquamarine blasts a little fun into a little one's space.
18Karat collection embraces the warmest metal.
Lose the liners (and save your muffins!) with a two-in-one pan.
Ikea's new limited collections feature the work of street artists from around the globe.
Ligne Roset solves your seating puzzles.
Ikea's new kitchen solution gets custom for designs that won't fit inside the box.
Could this be the solution to my aversion to winter camping?
Isn't it time someone rethought the light bulb?
A beautifully vintage fabric gets a swish modern update.
The classic French bakeware gets an update in time for Valentine's Day.
For a Slovak Christmas celebration on January 6, the perfect dish feels both nostalgic and modern.
For the person who has everything, a goat and two hens.
For the fan of the handmade (when you've run out of time to make it yourself).
A new mint green sifter has got me sentimental about baking.
After years of dissing the pod, I'm fully in camp Nespresso.
Forget the cheap chocolate countdownsthis Canadian-designed treasure chest will make every day feel like a special occasion.
Calgary designer reinvents the kitchen stool to be a thing of comfort, beauty and a little fun.
Alessi's Acacia honey dipper gives the gift of comfort.
Pleat Box lights bring warmth, texture and drama into the warmest room in the house.
Punt's double-depth bookshelves are made for book lovers.
Retro storage design gets a very modern update.
Our pick from IDSwest 2014: Jeff Martin Joinery's Radius side tables.
Western Living Design Week is almost here! Here's one of my favourites from IDSwest, the closing party to a stellar week.
Our editor-in-chief shares her favourite utensil for keeping baked goods looking pretty from the pan to the plate.
Spiral cutter turns your bumper crop into pasta.
The classic Malm gets a storage update.
Artist Julie Thevenot makes modern the art of the 1970s.
Two criteria make for a great sleeper sofa, and this one rings a high note for both.
Umbra's new partnership with established and emerging designers rethinks everyday objects.
Bring bold, sherbet colours into the kitchen with linen towels from Studiopatró.
Martone Cycling's cruisers are made for design lovers (and cyclists).
Make quick work of fresh summer herbs with this modern update on the mezzaluna.
These baskets from Bend are perfect for the home spa or the living room
Outdoor lighting isn't just functional anymore. This quirky outdoor lamp mimics indoor style and lights up summer nights.
Trove wallpapers turn a simple design into art.
These leather poufs add flexible (and pretty) seating options to a room.
The Ninja beats pricier brands for slicing and dicing its way through my summer produce.
Editor-in-chief Anicka Quin picks her H&M Home Collection favourites.
A Vancouver-based company revolutionizes the classic French press design. No more sludge!
These planters from Vancouver company Pot Inc. may be even prettier than the blooms you'll grow inside.
These prints from photographer Janis Nicolay are the perfect finishing touch to your latest home makeover.
An enduring Canadian design celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Our editor-in-chief's favourite trend comes to the kitchen.
These gorgeous jewellery designs are enough to convert even non-fans to the celebrated HBO show.