VANCOUVERITES | Of Manwolfs & Movies: The Mezmerising Universe Of Corey Adams

VANCOUVERITES | Of Manwolfs & Movies: The Mezmerising Universe Of Corey Adams

by Grady Mitchell | “It was the hardest and best thing I’ve ever done. I had not a clue what I was getting into.” That’s Corey Adams talking about his first feature film, Machotaildrop, which he wrote and directed with Alex Craig in

VANCOUVERITES | 5 Minutes With Designer Jeff Martin Inside His Parker Street Studio

VANCOUVERITES | 5 Minutes With Designer Jeff Martin Inside His Parker Street Studio

by Grady Mitchell | “We care a great deal about doing stuff really well,” says furniture designer Jeff Martin in his studio at 1000 Parker Street. You can trace a long line from Jeff’s modern pieces back through the history of the woodworking.

VANCOUVERITES | On Keeping Things Small With Local Leather Craftsman Ken Diamond

VANCOUVERITES | On Keeping Things Small With Local Leather Craftsman Ken Diamond

by Grady Mitchell | All things artisanal are in high demand these days, but few craftspeople can say they’ve been at it as long as Ken Diamond. Since 2002 he’s been bent over hunks of leather in his workshop, meticulously cutting, sewing and

VANCOUVERITES | Storytelling & Making Pictures With Local Artist Sean Karemaker

VANCOUVERITES | Storytelling & Making Pictures With Local Artist Sean Karemaker

by Grady Mitchell | If you frequent coffee shops around East Van, you’ve probably seen artist Sean Karemaker intently hunched over drawing in a notebook or sketch pad. He got started as a kid, growing up “off the grid” on Vancouver Island. “I

VANCOUVERITES | Five Minutes With “Hobo Woodworks” Owners Lenny & Sam Clemens

VANCOUVERITES | Five Minutes With “Hobo Woodworks” Owners Lenny & Sam Clemens

by Grady Mitchell | “Wood has spirit in it,” says Sam Clemens, one half of the duo behind Hobo Woodworks. Along with his brother and business partner, Lenny, Sam imbues the old spirit of reclaimed wood a new life through the finely crafted

VANCOUVERITES | Eleven Minutes In The Studio With Local Artist Rebecca Chaperon

VANCOUVERITES | Eleven Minutes In The Studio With Local Artist Rebecca Chaperon

by Grady Mitchell | Artist Rebecca Chaperon builds worlds. “I’m obsessed with a sense of place,” she says. “If I don’t have a sense of place when I’m working on a painting, everything else doesn’t feel natural.” The places she creates are not

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

by Grady Mitchell | A short story collection is a tough enough test for a new writer, but author Michael Christie added to the challenge by centering much of his first book, The Beggar’s Garden, around the Downtown Eastside, where he had worked at an

VANCOUVERITES | Julia Kwan On Her New Film Documenting Big Change In Chinatown

VANCOUVERITES | Julia Kwan On Her New Film Documenting Big Change In Chinatown

by Ken Tsui | “It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” says Sundance award-winning filmmaker Julia Kwan about her new documentary, Everything Will Be. Playing at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, the film focuses on the past 3

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

VANCOUVERITES | Six Illuminating Minutes Inside The Studio Of Local Artist Ed Spence

VANCOUVERITES | Six Illuminating Minutes Inside The Studio Of Local Artist Ed Spence

by Grady Mitchell | Ed Spence is an analog artist for the digital age, a specialist who takes existing images and pixelates them by hand. His process starts by cutting out a section of an existing image, then slicing that into individual pixels.

HOODS | On A Gastown Walk With The Duo Behind Local Design Firm “Falken Reynolds”

HOODS | On A Gastown Walk With The Duo Behind Local Design Firm “Falken Reynolds”

by Luis Valdizon | Interior designers Chad Falkenberg and Kelly Reynolds, founders of local design house Falken Reynolds, recently took me on a leisurely Q&A walk through their Gastown neighbourhood… Tell me about yourselves and your respective roles in your company? Kelly and

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,

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