VANCOUVERITES | Thirty Molten Minutes In The Strathcona Studio Of Artist Ricky Alvarez

VANCOUVERITES | Thirty Molten Minutes In The Strathcona Studio Of Artist Ricky Alvarez

by Grady Mitchell | In a wood smoke-scented laneway studio in Strathcona, Ricky Alvarez tosses four or five ingots of silvery metal into a battered frying pan. With a click he lights the burner underneath and soon the ingots begin to slacken and slump into the pan. As they flatten into a mirror-like puddle, Ricky tells me how he came to start his design shop, Tinto Creative. Born in Mexico City and raised in Ottawa, Ricky arrived in Vancouver five years ago. In Ontario he worked as… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Picking The Creative Brain Of MMVIII Design Mastermind Shun Kinoshita

VANCOUVERITES | Picking The Creative Brain Of MMVIII Design Mastermind Shun Kinoshita

by Grady Mitchell | Shun Kinoshita is the mastermind behind design brand MMVIII. That's the year Shun started this particular incarnation of his designs,… more 

VANCOUVERITES | A Masterful Roast With Mas Fujinaga Of “Handworks Coffee Studio”

VANCOUVERITES | A Masterful Roast With Mas Fujinaga Of “Handworks Coffee Studio”

by Grady Mitchell | Mas Fujinaga's first memories of coffee are making instant brew and bringing it to his mom. His technique has improved a lot since then… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Supporting West Coast Writers With Evelyn Lau And Read Local BC

VANCOUVERITES | Supporting West Coast Writers With Evelyn Lau And Read Local BC

by Grady Mitchell | Headlines have been sounding the death knell on publishing industries worldwide for a long time now. Yet still it seems to be trucking on;… more 

VANCOUVERITES | 20 Minutes In The Studio With Producer Felix Fung Of Little Red Sounds

VANCOUVERITES | 20 Minutes In The Studio With Producer Felix Fung Of Little Red Sounds

by Grady Mitchell | Felix Fung's career as a producer began mostly by chance. He went to buy a guitar and the seller asked him if he wanted to take his… more 

VANCOUVERITES | 15 Minutes With Jennifer MacKay Of Gastown Retail Icon, “The Block”

VANCOUVERITES | 15 Minutes With Jennifer MacKay Of Gastown Retail Icon, “The Block”

by Grady Mitchell | Every morning Jennifer MacKay walks or bikes from her home in the Fraserhood down to her shop, The Block, which has held down the corner of… more 

Interviews

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Aaron De Lazzer Ethical Bean Coffee Company's Director of Coffee. Adea Chung Local designer, Billy Would Designs. Alex Usow Local artist and business owner… more 

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