Western Living Magazine
How to Make a Spec Home Stand Out: Lessons from a Not-Boring Calgary Infill
The Home Tour: A 1,400-Square-Foot Townhouse With Scandi-Cool Style
Home Tour: Inside This Mountain-Modern Home
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
MGA, Unbuilders and Pure Design bring thoughtful experiential exhibitions to the show, which runs until March 24.
Designers Jennifer Heffel and Alex McFadyen of HB Design will share how to create a legacy project at Midland Appliance on June 2, 2022.
The Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) Awards for Housing Excellence, presented by FortisBC, highlight the accomplishments of Metro Vancouvers homebuilding industry.
How those little guilty-pleasure, made-for-TV movies get madeand become major players in B.C.s film economy in the process.
We're giving away a pair of tickets for the festival, running November 10 to 13.
Local designers create pop-ups around the city for this year's offsite program.
Ready to begin the journey to your rightsizing plan? Design and build firm VictorErics How to Downsize in Vancouver and be Cash Positive webinar is the best place to start.
Snapshots from our Designers of the Year parties throughout the years.
Havans 27th Annual Parade of Homes is your chance to connect with your dream homes future designer
The design duo offer up a moment of somber reflection, and a hopeful glimpse of the future.
Calling anyone with design dreams to enter their project by April 9.
VictorEric Design Group is hosting a one-hour session April 10, 2021, that will answer your questions about High Performance Homes and Passive House.
Kids Help Phone's Homes for the Holiday runs virtually this year.
This year's HAVAN Award's for Housing Excellence Gala is taking a virtual turn.
Our personal design crush celebrates a diverse range of small-scale designers at this non-traditional exhibition.
Bags, baking and badass architects. Find out what's on at IDS.
Bring his designer look home.
One B.C-based interior design student will have the chance to win a scholarship and help PlaidFox Studio redesign the Buchan Hotel ?in Vancouvers West End.
We celebrate the talented maker culture that's booming in the West.
The architect will be speaking with the President of Yasodhara Ashram on one of the most beautiful new sacred architectural designs in Canada
Winners of the 10th annual Homebuilders Association Vancouver Ovation Awards were announced on May 4.
Planning a home makeover? This (free!) event is your chance to score some expert advice.
Vancouver magazine's new awards program will celebrate makers in the city.
The best of Vancouver's maker scene to be highlighted in the July issue of Vancouver magazine.
Artist and photographer goes dark with her new exhibit at Autonomous Furniture.
Interior Design Show reminds us all why the West Coast is the best coast through its design community.
Get a little hit of inspo from the pros at the home design expo.
Check out the finalists (and winners!) at the LAMP gala next week.
A list of seven exciting Alberta makers, shakers and up-and-comers that will be coming to our new IDS Vancouver exhibit, Alberta REdeFINED.
We shine a light on Alberta makers with our new IDS Vancouver showcase.
The Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) competition brights up Vancouver this September.
Designer Kate Duncan's design showcase returns for its fifth year.
Explore the aesthetics of cabin culture and the human relationship to place.
The Design Talks Institute invites you to join the discussion about the influence of public art on culture and community.
The coolest events to check out at the annual design festone for every day of the week.
In a mass-market culture, the festival showcases unique pieces with greater meaning.
2017 Margolese Prize winner Anne Cormier is sharing her insight on innovative, affordable design.
At our latest WL Design Talks, Toby Barratt, Brent Comber and Kate Duncan gave us the inside scoop on what it's like to design custom furniture.
It's time to start planning your dream home.
The exhibits and speakers (Bryan Baeumler! The DIY Mommy!) we can't wait to see at this month's Edmonton Renovation Show.
Expert advice, design inspiration, renovation how-tos and more.
Amery Cavelli gives us the scoop on the Design Talk Institute's upcoming panel discussion in Calgary.
The architectural competition brings design onto the ice for the eighth year running.
Enter to win four tickets (and a limousine ride!) to this year's Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays fundraiser.
Celebrity guests, local designers and culinary experts all in one placeneed we say more?
We got a sneak peek at this year's Interior Design Show Vancouver. Here's what you'll find at this year's show.
Wait till you see the ceiling heights on this 630-square-feet laneway home.
Designer Rochelle Cote shares the inspiration for her modern masterpiece, on display at this week's Dinner by Design Calgary event.
Exciting changes in store for the 2017/2018 LAMP lighting design competition.
Vancouver's design community throws open the doors May 12 to 14.
Our editorial director, Anicka Quin, hosts a panel discussion designed to inspire.
Our fave exhibits (cooking demos, designer advice and laneway homes!) at this year's BC Home and Garden Show.
Here's who emerged victorious from the Lighting Architecture Movement Project's 2016 competition.
Join some of the city's most innovative minds this Friday night for the 3rd annual 'Why I Design' event at the Museum of Vancouver.
Celebrity guests (Colin and Justin! Todd Talbot!) hit the main stage at this weekend's Vancouver Home and Design Show.
Step inside five of Vancouvers most beautiful homesand get your fill of holiday design inspirationat the annual Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays fundraiser.
Light up the night on November 3 at LAMP's 4th annual lighting design competition.
Here are just a few of the events were counting down the days to see this weekend at IDS Vancouver, North Americas largest design event in the west.
Put these DIY events on your to-do list.
The Umbra founder shares thoughts on design and branding at Vancouver Special's free speaker event.
The Design Talks Institute invites you to debate multi-unit housing solutions for our ever-densifying cities.
IDS Vancouver, the annual show for designophiles and trendspotters, is also where youll spot these great new designs: think playful shapes, quirky finishes and always-modern design.
Dinner by Design is back, and with it the chance to spot designers creating a little magic at the dinner tableand to bring that style home.
Witness the stunning architecture and gorgeous interiors of Vancouver's modern homes.
Early bird registration for IDS Vancouver's Trade Day is freebut it ends on Sept 2.
As exhibited by the West Vancouver Museum.
This annual competition presents light design through an architectural lens.
TV's most stylish show is auctioning some of its most iconic pieces.
Join editor-in-chief Anicka Quin for a glass of wine as she chats with top designers in the first of our brand-new WL Design Talks.
It's no secret Calgary's Alykhan Velji has great styleall the more reason we're excited to see him return to Dinner by Design with an exciting new tablescape.
This might be her first time participating in Dinner by Design, but we can't wait to see Sarah Ward's Memphis-movement-inspired tablescape.
Amanda Hamilton brings Moroccan culture to Alberta.
Give back to Mother Nature by helping out at this year's 5th Annual Ivy Pull in Stanley Park!
What else can you ask for when your loyalties are to food, art and design?
Anyone interested in sharing a moving van from Chicago with us?
We take a tour of a loft-style space at the BC Home and Garden show from Vancouver designer Jamie Banfield.
New Design Talks event brings the importance of craft and traditional construction in Calgary architecture to the forefront.
Immerse your senses in the Vancouver Art Gallery's most ambitious exhibition ever.
Calgary's Home and Garden Show, occurring between Feb 25 and 28 has all the expert advice, exhibitions and even personal consultations to help you hit the newly cultivated ground running.
Artists, designers and tastemakers came out for the latest exhibition in the modern gallery.
The next Design Talks Institute event will tackle West Coast Modernism November 25 in Calgary.
We chat with the winners of this years Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) international lighting design competition.
Western Livings Anicka Quin and stylist Nicole Sjöstedt shared their favourite picks and best new trends with event attendees.
The Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) reveals top designs in this year's "crystallize" theme competition.
You won't want to miss these presentations and events happening at this year's Vancouver Home and Design Show.
Vancouver's Hudson's Bay hosts a fall trends party with Western Living editor-in-chief Anicka Quin and stylist Nicole Sjostedt.
150 guestsplus former Whitecaps captain Jay DeMeritcame out for designer table-hopping, drinks and gourmet fare.
The annual event celebrating everything design across the Pacific Northwest kicks off September 24.
The West Vancouver Museum's "From the Inside Out" exhibition has been extended to include free presentations by Canadian architects.
White Rock and Surrey's beach community open their modern homes to the public September 20.
What better way to celebrate our Designers of the Year issue than with a new look, new size and new logo?
The high-end stone and tile retailer hailing from Portland, Oregon throws a party for its first Canadian showroom in Vancouvers Armoury District.
Now-national event has its inaugural Calgary party June 11 to 12, 2015.
A showcase for everything you'll need to be in the know about design.
Annual Kids Help Phone fundraiser provides exclusive access to the city's top homes, including Casa Mia.
Annika Hagen and Nicole Fox spotlight international designers in their second annual lamp design competition.
International designers find inspiration from this year's "fibre" theme to creative sustainable lighting projects.
Michael Harris' The End of Absence has been nominated as one of the four finalists for the Governor General's Award for non-fiction.
Ideas, contests, events, sales and parties, take advantage of these special offers during Design Week
Check out these hot new rooms we love!
Spot these trends we've compiled for 2013 at the Interior Design Show West happening September 19-22, 2013.