Western Living Magazine
The Home Tour: A 1,400-Square-Foot Townhouse With Scandi-Cool Style
Home Tour: Inside This Mountain-Modern Home
A Seven-Bedroom Pied-a-Terre Designed to Bring Family Together
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
A magazine is entitled to change its mind.
Eye-rolling at old trends is almost as fun as celebrating new ones. That was certainly the case with this Kitsilano mixed-use home that was called chic and grand in a 1985 issue and then possibly a little too perfect and certainly a little too colourful in 2001. It was designed by Architecton, the firm of Kanau Uyeyama, who crafted the space for both his home and his office. In the 2001 issue, the home was used as a prime example of postmodern shame. Writer Trevor Boddy claimed no architect will ever admit to using postmodernist forms. Brutal.