Western Living Magazine
This Stunning Whistler Home Embraces Nature at Every Turn
Home Tour: Inside a Beachy and Beautiful Eagle Island Getaway
Home Tour: Inside Former NHL Player Dan Hamuis’s Stunning Modern Home in Northern B.C.
Recipe: Tomato Bruschetta alla Pepino’s
Recipe: Make Your Own Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken Sausages This Summer
5 BC Wines Under $25 That Will Win Your Next BBQ
The Perfect Southern Alberta Getaway (If You’re Obsessed With Yellowstone)
Visiting San Juan Island? Consider a Yurt
How to Keep Your Pet Cool in a Heat Wave
‘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
Check out these hot new rooms we love!
EdmontonNorth 53Opened this spring, the 55-seat North 53 makes a delicious attempt to bring everything Canadian to the table, from locally sourced cremini mushrooms and liquorice root to wild boar and fresh Alberta bee pollen—and plenty of Okanagan wines hand-picked for their exclusively Canadian wine list, natch. This chic space (complete with raw concrete and a generous amount of white oak) and the sophisticated dishes—think lamb tartare served up with sunchokes, bone marrow and pickled onions—come from the talented minds of owner Kevin Cam and former Blue Pear chef Ben Staley, who hope to introduce diners to the edible possibilities in their own backyard. north53.caCalgaryBocce PizzeriaThe best spot at Bocce (the new, pizza-centric offshoot of Italian restaurant and market Mercato) is the McKinley Burkart-designed long bar—it’s a front-row seat to watch the kitchen crew toss and knead soft, floury dough and to see your thin-crust pie emerge, bubbling, from the wood-burning oven. Keep it simple and stick with a classic margherita, topped with rich tomato sauce, fresh basil and decadently soft buffalo mozzarella, best enjoyed, of course, with a cold beer in hand.VancouverDesigners GuildWhile we wait for a flagship Designers Guild store to call our own, the new shop-within-a-shop at Chintz and Company will satisfy our cravings for those pretty textiles, rugs and wallpapers just fine. Western Living Designers of the Year judge Tricia Guild continues to create covetable pieces for colour lovers with her (sort-of) eponymous line—we’re loving the vivid Zari cashmere blankets, peppered with swatches of peony pink, from the DG spring line, and the delicate botanical-print Mokuren cushions, which pair pops of cobalt and moss with graphite sketches.