COOL THING WE WANT #453 | A Custom Oil Cloth Jacket From Old Fashioned Standards

COOL THING WE WANT #453 | A Custom Oil Cloth Jacket From Old Fashioned Standards

Kassy Bailey is the local talent behind Old Fashioned Standards, a small Vancouver company making custom oil cloth products. Her work is detailed in this short film by Mike Babiarz (co-creator of the memorable “Restaurant Rumble” series). Here, he documents Bailey’s creative process from

COOL THING WE WANT #451 | A Beautiful Waxed Canvas ‘Woodsman’ Growler Carrier

COOL THING WE WANT #451 | A Beautiful Waxed Canvas ‘Woodsman’ Growler Carrier

Need to find something for the camping beer lover on your Christmas list? This 64oz “Woodsman” growler carrier – a real thing of beauty – was hand-crafted in a South Granville living room by a local start-up called Greff. It’s

COOL THING WE WANT #450 | To Chill Out On Big Egg Pillows In This Giant Bird’s Nest

COOL THING WE WANT #450 | To Chill Out On Big Egg Pillows In This Giant Bird’s Nest

(via) The OGE Creative Group came up with the cozy “Giant Birdsnest”, the largest incarnation of which can hold up to 23 eggs and 16 people. The Giant birdsnest aka “Giant Birdsnest for creating new ideas” was conceived and created

COOL THING WE WANT #449 | A Geneology Of Wine Diagram Print From Pop Chart Labs

COOL THING WE WANT #449 | A Geneology Of Wine Diagram Print From Pop Chart Labs

(via) We’re digging this new Geneology of Wine print from Pop Chart Lab. 1,000 of them are being made on 100 lb. archival stock paper pressed with vegetable-based ink. A genealogical investigation into the connections between every major variety of

COOL THING WE WANT #448 | The Pop-Up Cocktail Menu From London’s Beaufort Bar

COOL THING WE WANT #448 | The Pop-Up Cocktail Menu From London’s Beaufort Bar

(via) This beautiful pop-up book is actually the cocktail menu at the Beaufort Bar in London’s super swank Savoy Hotel. Collaboratively designed by paper engineer Helen Friel and illustrator Joe Wilson, it opens up to reveal elaborate constructions of the

COOL THING WE WANT #447 | A Bright Red Ninja Suit That Will Repel The Sasquatches

COOL THING WE WANT #447 | A Bright Red Ninja Suit That Will Repel The Sasquatches

(via) As serial campers, we treasure a reliably warm and functional “base layer”. Accordingly, we’re digging the hell out of this Poler x Airblaster Ninja Suit. The four-way stretch Merino Wool and lycra onesie suit comes complete with hood, chest

COOL THING WE WANT #446 | A Slice Of This Beautiful Blackberry Pie (With A Hug)

COOL THING WE WANT #446 | A Slice Of This Beautiful Blackberry Pie (With A Hug)

Berry season might have come to a close, but we still want to eat the hell out of this homemade foraged blackberry pie. We also want to give its maker, Seattle’s Sarah Carrier, a hug for sharing the story of

COOL THING WE WANT #445 | “Window Seat” Photo Book By Jennilee Marigomen

COOL THING WE WANT #445 | “Window Seat” Photo Book By Jennilee Marigomen

by Grady Mitchell | “Light is the most important thing,” says Jennilee Marigomen. “Light is everything.” The Vancouver photographer has masterful control over that most ethereal substance. She combines her deft hand for light with a love of colour and coy dashes of

COOL THING WE WANT #444 | The New Local History Book ‘Vancouver Confidential’

COOL THING WE WANT #444 | The New Local History Book ‘Vancouver Confidential’

Local writer Stevie Wilson, the very same who pens the popular DIG IT and YOU SHOULD KNOW columns on Scout, has been busy contributing to a new book of local history called Vancouver Confidential. It’s a “collaboration of artists and writers

COOL THING WE WANT #443 | A “Soulbox” Cabin Hidden Away In A Naramata Orchard

COOL THING WE WANT #443 | A “Soulbox” Cabin Hidden Away In A Naramata Orchard

(via) This two storey “Soulbox” modular cabin by German design firm allergutendinge really trips the Dr. Seussian light fantastic. It was created as an escapist “research station” for one or two people looking to get away from their busy city

COOL THING WE WANT #442 | This Small, One Room Cabin Deep In The Topanga Wilds

COOL THING WE WANT #442 | This Small, One Room Cabin Deep In The Topanga Wilds

This tiny retreat in California’s Topanga Canyon was built by Mason St. Peter over the course of 2 years (it was worked on two weekends of every month). Between us, we think it would look a lot better here in BC, perhaps on

COOL THING WE WANT #441 | Rain Boots That Can Reduce To 20% Their Original Size

COOL THING WE WANT #441 | Rain Boots That Can Reduce To 20% Their Original Size

(via) After getting caught in two of today’s three torrential downpours wearing the same pair of slip on Vans, we’re liking the idea of Sardines. Not the fish, mind. It’s the name of these Wellington-style boots made of “injection moulded

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