Life

Welcome to LIFE section of the Scout Community. It’s our curated collection of local and independent design houses, photographers, creative firms, retail stores, hotel, and getaway destinations. We are therefore proud to help promote each and every one of them here and by sharing their news and employment requires on our front page.

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Aloe Designs

We are a full-service landscape design group with a modern take on garden making, from initial consultation through design and installation. Throughout the process we are committed to…EXPLORE ALOE DESIGNS

Architectural Photographer

Raef Grohne | 604-618-6413 | ArchitecturalPhotographer.com | Raef is a seasoned architectural photographer (that’s seasoned as in ‘experienced’, not ‘well spiced’). For over 15 years… | EXPLORE ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Arts Whistler

4335 Blackcomb Way | Whistler, BC | www.artswhistler.com | Creativity is in our nature. Discover it in yours. Arts Whistler is passionate about Whistler, about arts, and about making arts and culture an integral part of day-to-day life. Operating out of the Maury Young Arts Centre in the heart of Whistler Village, Arts Whistler runs a variety of creative classes, showcases an exciting lineup of live shows…EXPLORE ARTS WHISTLER

Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co.

1066 Millar Creek Rd. | Whistler, BC | 604 932 0123 | www.camplifestyle.ca | A modern lifestyle store for the sustainable and responsible camper’ Camp Collective sells a broad range of specialty goods designed, sourced and crafted in North America. Items include clothing, tents, magazines, furniture, ceramics, jewellery, sound systems, body products, beer growlers, watches, pillows, chocolate, canoe paddles and…EXPLORE CAMP LIFESTYLE & COFFEE CO.

Eastside Flea

1024 Main St. | Vancouver, BC | www.eastsideflea.com | The Eastside Flea is a modern-day flea market hosting a wide-range of curated goods from vintage clothing & one of a kind collectibles, to a diverse array of locally handmade goods, artisanal foods, plants, services and more! A blend of swap meet, craft fair, and summer festival…EXPLORE EASTSIDE FLEA

Emily Carr University of Art + Design Continuing Studies

1399 Johnston St. | 604 844 3810 |  www.ecuad.ca | Continuing Studies at Emily Carr University of Art + Design offers a diverse range of programs and courses for creative individuals with various skills, passions, experience and goals. In addition to an array of art + design courses, we offer programs for teens, part-time certificates, intensive design certificates and…EXPLORE ECUAD

Glasfurd & Walker Design

Glasfurd & Walker is a creative studio formed in early 2007 by Phoebe Glasfurd (Creative Director) and Aren Fieldwalker (Managing Director) after both moved from Sydney, Australia…EXPLORE GLASFURD & WALKER DESIGN

Granville Island

Granville Island is an urban haven spilling over with fine restaurants, theatres, galleries and studios, and of course, fresh food. For over 35 years, the Public Market has delighted Vancouverites. Some of the Market’s businesses continue to flourish after…EXPLORE GRANVILLE ISLAND

Kimoto Gallery

1525 W 6th Avenue | Vancouver BC | 604-428-0903 | www.kimotogallery.com | Kimoto Gallery was established in 2013. The gallery is run by artist/curator Katsumi and his wife, Jiali, a designer. The gallery presents original art by emerging and established artists, both local and international. With over ten years experience in the art business, their clientele includes…EXPLORE KIMITO GALLERY

Made By Pacific

220 Prior St. | Vancouver, BC | 604 620 3993 | www.madebypacific.com | Pacific is more than a woodshop, it’s a creative hub for design-driven craftsmanship. We’re made up of hands-on makers who create tailored solutions for products and experiences that stand out and spark conversation. Above all, we take pride in collaborating with local communities, businesses and homeowners to…EXPLORE MADE BY PACIFIC

Maritime Museum

The Vancouver Maritime Museum thrills all ages with the rich maritime traditions of the Pacific Coast and tells stories of Canada’s ties to the Pacific and Arctic. Discover the world of ship-wrecks and explorers; Canada’s celebrated RCMP schooner St. Roch; Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre; a wide range of permanent and…EXPLORE THE MARITIME MUSEUM

Music Direction

Music plays a significant role in the customer experience in restaurants, retail stores and hotels. Music contributes to the retail environment and the corporate brand to the same degree as interiors…EXPLORE MUSIC DIRECTION

Nineteen Ten Home Boutique

4366 Main Street | Vancouver, BC |  604-558-0210 | www.nineteenten.ca | Nineteen Ten Home Boutique is located on Main Street at 28th Ave. in Vancouver, BC. Open since 2012, it has been featured in Canadian House & Home, Western Living, Vancouver Sun, BC Living and a host of other publications. Specializing in warm effortless aesthetic that defines lovely living spaces…EXPLORE NINETEEN TEN

The Cinematheque

At The Cinematheque, we are dedicated to bringing Vancouver audiences the Essential Cinema Experience. Home to one of the largest and most extensive programs of curated films in North America, we present over 500 screenings annually that celebrate the richness and diversity of regional, national, and international film culture…EXPLORE THE CINEMATHEQUE

Bodega Ridge

120 Manastee Rd. | Galiano Island, BC | 1-877-604-2677 | BodegaRidge.com | Even in the paradise that is the Gulf Islands, Bodega Ridge stands out for its spectacular location and natural beauty. Located near the…EXPLORE BODEGA RIDGE

The Burrard Hotel

1100 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC | 604.681.2331 | www.theburrard.com | A hip, retro West Coast hotel concept unlike anything else in the city, the Burrard is situated in one of downtown…EXPLORE THE BURRARD HOTEL

Willow Stream Spa

1038 Canada Place | Vancouver, BC | 604-695-5550 | Website | With a focus on finding your energy, Vancouver’s only Willow Stream Spa was rated one of the ‘Best Spas in the World’ by Condé Nast Traveler readers. Surrounded by breathtaking city and harbour views, the expansive 8,500 sq ft resort-style spa is an oasis of serenity, located on the fifth floor at Fairmont Pacific Rim…EXPLORE WILLOW STREAM SPA

Arts Whistler

4335 Blackcomb Way | Whistler, BC | www.artswhistler.com | Creativity is in our nature. Discover it in yours. Arts Whistler is passionate about Whistler, about arts, and about making arts and culture an integral part of day-to-day life. Operating out of the Maury Young Arts Centre in the heart of Whistler Village, Arts Whistler runs a variety of creative classes, showcases an exciting lineup of live shows…EXPLORE ARTS WHISTLER

Emily Carr University of Art + Design Continuing Studies

1399 Johnston St. | 604 844 3810 |  www.ecuad.ca | Continuing Studies at Emily Carr University of Art + Design offers a diverse range of programs and courses for creative individuals with various skills, passions, experience and goals. In addition to an array of art + design courses, we offer programs for teens, part-time certificates, intensive design certificates and…EXPLORE ECUAD

Maritime Museum

The Vancouver Maritime Museum thrills all ages with the rich maritime traditions of the Pacific Coast and tells stories of Canada’s ties to the Pacific and Arctic. Discover the world of ship-wrecks and explorers; Canada’s celebrated RCMP schooner St. Roch; Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre; a wide range of permanent and…EXPLORE THE MARITIME MUSEUM

Music On Main

110 – 750 Hamilton St. | Telephone: 604.879.9888 | www.musiconmain.ca |Music On Main has produced more than 250 events featuring in excess of 500 musicians and more than 50 world premieres at Heritage Hall on Main Street, the now-closed Cellar Restaurant and Jazz Club in Kitsilano, and venues throughout Metro Vancouver…EXPLORE MUSIC ON MAIN

UBC Farm

3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, BC | 604-822-5092  |  www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca | The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both…EXPLORE UBC FARM

Vancouver Community College

Since 1965, Vancouver Community College (VCC) has earned a strong and well-deserved reputation for our commitment to community, our student-centred approach, our award-winning faculty, and our range of access and applied career programming. We strive to create new opportunities and offer enriched educational experiences for all of our students…EXPLORE VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Winestains Wine Academy

#1070 -9111 Beckwith Rd. | Richmond, BC | 604-278-7725 | www.winestainsacademy.com | Calling all wine enthusiasts, be it novice or expert wine geeks, you now have a place to drink, socialize and geek out and learn from the best! Winestains Wine Academy host a variety of events throughout the month ranging from certified classes, wine tastings, informative seminars to extravagant dinners…EXPLORE WINESTAINS

Ai & Om

129 East Pender St. | 604.428.8784 | aiandomknives.com | Ai & Om Knives, located in the heart of historic Chinatown, offers a thoughtfully curated selection of Japanese knives, sharpening stones, and cutting boards as well as hand-sharpening services for both western and Japanese-style knives along with knife-skills classes and sharpening workshops…EXPLORE AI & OM

Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co.

1066 Millar Creek Rd. | Whistler, BC | 604 932 0123 | www.camplifestyle.ca | A modern lifestyle store for the sustainable and responsible camper’ Camp Collective sells a broad range of specialty goods designed, sourced and crafted in North America. Items include clothing, tents, magazines, furniture, ceramics, jewellery, sound systems, body products, beer growlers, watches, pillows, chocolate, canoe paddles and…EXPLORE CAMP LIFESTYLE & COFFEE CO.

Cavalier

#217-207 W. Hastings St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-681-0047 | cavaliergastown.com | As owners with significant connections to the local music industry, Dane and Keith enjoy using a musical analogy…EXPLORE CAVALIER

Eastside Flea

1024 Main St. | Vancouver, BC | www.eastsideflea.com | The Eastside Flea is a modern-day flea market hosting a wide-range of curated goods from vintage clothing & one of a kind collectibles, to a diverse array of locally handmade goods, artisanal foods, plants, services and more! A blend of swap meet, craft fair, and summer festival…EXPLORE EASTSIDE FLEA

Granville Island

Granville Island is an urban haven spilling over with fine restaurants, theatres, galleries and studios, and of course, fresh food. For over 35 years, the Public Market has delighted Vancouverites. Some of the Market’s businesses continue to flourish after…EXPLORE GRANVILLE ISLAND

gravitypope

2205 West 4th Ave. | Vancouver, BC | 604-731-7673 | gravitypope.com | Over the last 24 years gravitypope has built up an extensive footwear brand listings that ranges from popular sport, comfort…EXPLORE GRAVITYPOPE

Inform Interiors

50 & 97 Water St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-682-3868 | www.informinteriors.com | Inform Interiors owner Niels Bendtsen has been working with contemporary furniture all his life. In 1963, he opened…EXPLORE INFORM INTERIORS

Knifewear

4215 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-215-1033 | www.knifewear.com | Knifewear sells crazy sharp knives that keep their edge longer than you ever thought possible. Japanese knives are made with harder steel, and because of this they stay sharper for longer. By bringing these knives to professional and home chefs, Knifewear creates happiness in the kitchen. No more squished tomatoes…EXPLORE KNIFEWEAR

Much & Little

2541 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-709-9034 | www.muchandlittle.com | Much & Little opened its doors in October 2011. It grew from a desire to create a personal shopping experience that offers…EXPLORE MUCH & LITTLE

Nineteen Ten Home Boutique

4366 Main Street | Vancouver, BC |  604-558-0210 | www.nineteenten.ca | Nineteen Ten Home Boutique is located on Main Street at 28th Ave. in Vancouver, BC. Open since 2012, it has been featured in Canadian House & Home, Western Living, Vancouver Sun, BC Living and a host of other publications. Specializing in warm effortless aesthetic that defines lovely living spaces…EXPLORE NINETEEN TEN

Old Faithful Shop

320 W Cordova St., Vancouver, BC | 778-327-9376 | oldfaithfulshop.com | Old Faithful Shop, located in the Historic Gastown district of Vancouver, BC, opened its doors in May of 2010. We feel a close kinship with…EXPLORE OLD FAITHFUL

Pony Salon

73 E Cordova Street | Vancouver BC | 604-620-9260 | www.ponysalon.com | Pony Salon opened its doors in late November 2012 in the heart of Vancouver’s Gastown area and is home to a team of hand-selected…EXPLORE PONY SALON

River Market at Westminster Quay

810 Quayside Dr. | New Westminster, B.C. | 604-520-3881 | rivermarket.ca | The concept — food-led revitalization centred on local, independent businesses — has proven to be successful since…EXPLORE RIVER MARKET

Rowan Sky

334 West Cordova | 604.568.2075 | www.rowansky.com | Situated alongside some of Vancouver’s top apparel boutiques and hip café’s in the Gastown neighborhood, Rowan Sky focuses on…EXPLORE ROWAN SKY

Social Yoga

Social Yoga was launched at the end of 2014 as an alternative take on a yoga class experience. In a city full of fitness aficionados, we’re taking on yoga in a different way. We aren’t your everyday yoga class. Literally. Classes are organized by the series- meeting once a week for four weeks. This is yoga for the person who…EXPLORE SOCIAL YOGA

Willow Stream Spa

1038 Canada Place | Vancouver, BC | 604-695-5550 | Website | With a focus on finding your energy, Vancouver’s only Willow Stream Spa was rated one of the ‘Best Spas in the World’ by Condé Nast Traveler readers. Surrounded by breathtaking city and harbour views, the expansive 8,500 sq ft resort-style spa is an oasis of serenity, located on the fifth floor at Fairmont Pacific Rim…EXPLORE WILLOW STREAM SPA

Wings+Horns

133 West 5th Ave. | Vancouver, BC | 604.568.0140 | www.wingsandhorns.com | Born between Tokyo and Vancouver in 2004, wings+horns is a contemporary menswear label integrating innovative fabrics with a Japanese approach to detail. Designed and made in Vancouver, BC, wings+horns is inspired by the Canadian landscape, and focuses on creating garments which balance rugged utility with considered simplicity…EXPLORE WINGS+HORNS

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