Tivadar Bote’s Grosseto painting

1. Draw You In

Add a colourful focal point to your living space with Calgary-based artist Tivadar Bote’s Grosseto painting ($6,000, 66 by 52 inches), a modern acrylic wonder evoking 3D Magic Eye charm without the eye strain. austingoods.ca

Marimekko Oiva/Tiiliskivi teapot

2. Subtle Tea

Infuse your teatime with elegance using the  Marimekko Oiva/Tiiliskivi teapot ($229). Featuring the iconic 1952 Tiiliskivi pattern by Marimekko founder Armi Ratia, this classic teapot is serving timeless simplicity. marimekkovancouver.com

Sideboard credenza from Kare

3. Fine Lines

Like a sophisticated web, this Sideboard credenza ($4,119) from Kare lets you store, display or keep secrets in style. inspirationfurniture.ca

Hashira portable table lamp

4. Natural Beauty

The Hashira portable table lamp ($375), designed by Norm  Architects for Audo Copenhagen, takes its cues from traditional Japanese paper lanterns, but with a modern twist thanks to a hidden USB charger, enabling up to 10 hours of warm, mood-enhancing lighting wherever you need it. fullhousemodern.com

Duo sofa

5. Aubergine Dream

Cozy up in this mesmerizing, eggplant-hued curvy two-seater Duo sofa designed by Roberto Lazzeroni for Poltrona Frau (starting at $18,900)—its art deco vibes with ’50s charm practically beg you to sit and stay awhile. livingspace.com

Sari lounge chair

6. Elevated Seating

Draped in cool, the Sari lounge chair ($11,040) beckons you to melt right in. Designed by Vittorio Paradiso for Paolo Castelli, the cascading fabric effect creates an optical illusion you can curl up in. arkinteriors.ca

Sacred Places: Threads of History rug collection

6. Sacred Ground

Inspired by the Squamish Nation’s revered sites and rich ancestral narratives, the Sacred Places: Threads of History rug collection (prices available Spring 2024) by Squamish weavers and teachers Skwetsimeltxw Willard “Buddy” Joseph and Chepxi‹miya Siyam’ Chief Janice George seamlessly blends style with tradition. burrittfloors.com

Gustave portable lamp

7. Smart Lamp

Light up any space with the stylish Gustave portable lamp (starting at $689) by Vincent Van Duysen for Flos. This chic, minimalist tabletop lamp adds an ambient glow on the go, no plug needed. lightformshop.com

Hemlock planters

8. Colourful Greenery

Conifer’s sleek, eco-friendly Hemlock planters ($84 for 6-inch version), with their clever drainage system, make overwatering a thing of the past—perfect for the modern, sustainable home (and for those prone to killing their houseplants). shop.walrushome.com

Easy Edge bedside table

9. Bedside Beauty

Let your nightly book rest in style on the sleek natural oak (also in black) Easy Edge bedside table ($690)— a sleeping beauty to suit any dreamy bedroom decor. sundays-company.ca

Ichendorf Milano Rings vase

10. Editor’s Pick: Ichendorf Milano Rings vase ($156)


The trick to a beautiful flower display is to showcase your flowers in a vase so sculptural and eye-catching that it doesn’t matter if the blossoms  have started to wilt. This ethereal blown-glass vase from Ichendorf Milano is that showstopper vessel: even dandelions will seem artful when arranged within its delicate pink walls.Stacey McLachlan, senior editor

New Shops, Rooms and Spaces

Louis Vuitton Hotel Vancouver
Photo by Brad Dickson

Louis Vuitton’s Flagship Boutique
730 Burrard St.

Louis Vuitton’s newly redesigned flagship boutique in Vancouver, nestled in the city’s eponymous Fairmont hotel, offers a unique shopping experience that combines luxury with modern art. Shoppers can find a range of products including the LV Ski collection, Objets Nomades furniture and the Louis Vuitton’s first tableware collection, set against a backdrop of artwork from  Isadora Capraro and Scott Sueme.

Cocoon Lagoon chair

This story was originally published in the March/April 2024 print issue of Western Living magazine.