VANCOUVERITES | 4 Minutes With Nancy Bendtsen Of Gastown’s “Inform Interiors”

VANCOUVERITES | 4 Minutes With Nancy Bendtsen Of Gastown’s “Inform Interiors”

by Grady Mitchell | In anticipation of the Interior Design Show West coming up September 25-28 at the Vancouver Convention Center, we met with Nancy Bendtsen from Inform Interiors to discuss the importance of design in everyday life. Nancy's husband, Niels, launched Inform half a century ago when he was just 19. At that time the Pacific Northwest was an epicentre for progressive design. Originally the store sold the handiwork of Niel's father, who at 12 was pulled from school to… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #494 | Scott & Scott Architecture Gets To Work Off Main Street

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #494 | Scott & Scott Architecture Gets To Work Off Main Street

(via Dezeen) It's been over a year since David and Susan Scott launched their own firm, Scott & Scott Architects, but they've only recently completed their… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #489 | Inside “Post Projects”, The Design Firm At Ontario & 3rd

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #489 | Inside “Post Projects”, The Design Firm At Ontario & 3rd

by Grady Mitchell | Alex Nelson and Beau House are Post Projects, a graphic design house with a sun-filled studio at Ontario and 3rd. They've crafted the… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #486 | With Designer Tom Dixon At Gastown’s “Inform Interiors”

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #486 | With Designer Tom Dixon At Gastown’s “Inform Interiors”

by Luis Valdizon | Tom Dixon inconspicuously entered the design world as an art school drop-out in the 1980's while trying to repair his post-accident… more 

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know The City’s Arts & Crafts House Style

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | Getting To Know The City’s Arts & Crafts House Style

Vancouver’s architecture is often difficult to distinguish as many of its homes are adaptations or amalgamations of more recognized styles. By cataloguing… more 

SMOKE BREAK #1061 | “Design Is One” Doc On The Lives & Influence Of The Vignellis

SMOKE BREAK #1061 | “Design Is One” Doc On The Lives & Influence Of The Vignellis

One of my favourite "characters" in the 2007 Helvetica typeface documentary was Massimo Vignelli. The Milanese designer came across as confident, opinionated… more 

Inform Interiors

Inform Interiors

Details 50 & 97 Water Street | Vancouver, BC | V6B 1A4 Telephone | 604-682-3868 Web: www.informinteriors.com Social: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest |… more 

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | Omer Arbel’s Light Installation At Tacofino

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | Omer Arbel’s Light Installation At Tacofino

by Andrew Morrison | The next cool thing is a bit of transfixing design. I've been digging Tacofino since they first appeared as a food truck tucked in the… more 

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | “Vancouver Specials” – What Makes Them So Unique?

THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD | “Vancouver Specials” – What Makes Them So Unique?

Vancouver’s architecture is often difficult to distinguish as many of its homes are adaptations or amalgamations of more recognized styles. By cataloguing… more 

HEADS UP: The Found & The Freed Set To Launch New Gastown Pop-Up This Friday

HEADS UP: The Found & The Freed Set To Launch New Gastown Pop-Up This Friday

We just got word from the found/vintage/antique-curating girls at The Found and The Freed that they will be opening a pop-up this Friday night in the former… more 

Cool Thing We Want #379: Swiss-Based Designer Tomas Kral’s “Homework” Table

Cool Thing We Want #379: Swiss-Based Designer Tomas Kral’s “Homework” Table

(Hat tip: Alexa Harder) A sheet of aluminum folded and curved around ash wood gives the "Homework" table by Swiss-based Slovakian designer Tomas Kral a unique… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | City of Glass

VANCOUVER LEXICON | City of Glass

City of Glass | Nickname/Book | A book by Douglas Coupland but also a nickname for Vancouver. City of Glass is based on our penchant for ubiquitous,… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blim

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blim

Blim | Gallery/Shop/Institution | Established in 2003 at the top of the BCER building then migrating to Mount Pleasant before settling in the heart of… more 

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