How One Self-Care Ritual Blossomed Into a Unique Local Business for Reiko Katayama

Katayama's beautiful WA MOGA 29 floral creations will be available at the Got Craft? Holiday Market, December 7-8.

Vancouverites

Meeru Dhalwala on Family, Business and Staying Inspired for 25 Years at Vij’s

Michelle Sproule sits down with the co-owner of Vij's as the restaurant celebrates 25 years of delicious creativity.

On Funny Fruit and Inspirational Bus Rides With Local Artist, Hiller Goodspeed

Through comical anecdotes, clever observations and personal moments of unfiltered introspection, Goodspeed's quirky illustrations draw us in.

Getting Playful with Visiting Artist and Colourful Rebel, Frances Hahn

Frances is one of 30 participants in the 2nd Annual Krampusmarkt, happening at Strange Fellows Brewing on December 7th and 8th.

On Being a Crafty Kid and Painting Positivity With Local Artist Courtney Presber

Courtney talks about tackling her own climate change anxiety and advocating for a liveable planet, one hand-painted t-shirt at a time.

Vancouverites

On Drawing the Dark and Winding Path of Life with Local Artist Jamie Smith

Jamie's new "Collections" series of illustrations will be on display to the public during this year's Eastside Culture Crawl, November 14-17th.

Nine Questions With Local Rainwear Designer, Stephanie Schneider

Glasnost is a line of ethical raincoats and accessories that might actually turn your rainy weather dread into something like glee.

Getting Olfactory With Local Artist and Perfumer, Megan Hepburn

You can sniff out the creator of Cracher dans la soupe Parfum at three Vancouver craft fairs this November and December.

In Conversation With Karen McAthy, Chef and Founder of Blue Heron Creamery

Topics of conversation in this Big Inteview include tasting grass, tinkering with bacteria, and the politics of food.

Eight Questions With Local Artist Elizabeth Zvonar

We recently posed a short list of questions to the local creative in hopes of getting a glimpse into her artfully rearranged universe.

The Local Creative ‘Lab’ Dedicated to Infusing Vancouver With Art-Making

This in-depth Q&A looks at how Chinatown's awesome little Mobil Art School is changing Vancouver for the better.

Local Art Collector Walks Us Through an Exhibition of Stolen Encounters

Kristin Lim goes for a walk with Bill Wu through his 'without a word' exhibition inside The Polygon Gallery -- on until November 3rd.

On Picking Rose Petals and Witnessing Resilience With the Inspiring Leigh Joseph

We caught up with the creator and founder of Skwalwen Botanicals to talk about her hands-on processes and inspirations.

Twelve Questions With Local Designer Shiloh Sukkau

In this brief interview with the Vancouver designer we cover topics from cob houses to creating her own design language.

You Need to Know About the Lyrical New Cookbook by Burdock & Co.’s Andrea Carlson

We recently chatted with the local chef/restaurateur about her new cookbook, which is due October 8th.

Building Sand Castles for Toads and Painting Shirt Faces With Local Artist, Kinsey Deakin

We recently took a fantastical mind trip with the local artist, whose "Shirt Faced" will be on exhibition later this year.

In Conversation with Visual Artist and Big Day BBQ Illustrator, Kristen Gardner

Among other things, in this brief Q&A we found out more about her delicious collaborations past, present and future...

The View From Your Window #203

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

You Need to Check Out Kate Duncan’s Design Anti-Tradeshow

Address Assembly goes down at Eastside Studios later this week so we asked its founder a handful of our most pressing questions...

On Baking Without Ego and Smoking Flour With Ubuntu Canteen’s Myra Maston

In this short Q&A, we track the talented baker's career from East Coast dishpit wrangler to Fraserhood bread honcho.

A Conversation With Chef Annabelle Choi

We caught up with the sourdough celeb during a rare quiet and contemplative time, at the crux of yet another exciting career twist...

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Invites You to ‘See for Yourself’, August 15-25

We turn to Anoushka Ratnarajah for extra inspiration and some advice in navigating this year's packed festival program.

Kate Freeman on Catching Narcissus Fever and the Importance of Quiet Moments on Rooftops

The woman behind Weekend Flowers will be sharing more of her story at PechaKucha's upcoming plant edition event, June 27th.

Sipping Cups of Adventure With Professional Tea-Hunter Pedro Villalon

The O5 co-founder will be expounding on his favourite plant as one of the PechaKucha Vol.49 panel members on June 27th.

Celebrating the Delights of Weirdness With Kiira Saari, Founder of ‘Guts Club’

As she prepped her spring collection, we chatted with the one-woman brand who promotes body positivity, "one weird outfit at a time."

Picking Up Historical Threads and Weaving Community with Amanda Wood

You can get a first-hand look at the creations of this artist, educator and humanitarian at this year's Crafted Vancouver festival.

Finding Creative Catharsis with Local Artist Nicole Jang of ‘See You Soon Studio’

See You Soon Studio will be making its big debut at the upcoming Got Craft? market (May 4th and 5th at the Maritime Labour Centre).

On Growing Up Skateboarding and Taking Badass Portraits With Alana Paterson

We chat with the photographer as she prepares for her upcoming exhibition at the Polygon Gallery, which runs April 13th to May 12th.