Feb 7, 2022
A Handful of Questions With Maxine Tamoto of Kid Sister Skin Care
We recently caught up with the local brand's founder to ask a few questions about her move into the world of skin care and the challenges of launching a small business solo.
Jan 19, 2022
A Deep Dive Into the Complex Worlds of Hana Amani
A candid and introspective long-form interview with the vibrant and outspoken local artist...
Jan 5, 2022
Six Questions with Local Artist, Allison Eng
Meet the Vancouver-based graphic designer and illustrator whose incredible drive and talent recently caught our attention...
Dec 21, 2021
On Being a Barfly, Playing with Clay and Going to “Bummer Jail”, with Alex Joukov
The Vancouver-based tattoo artist and illustrator has been on our radar since discovering her label art for Marrow Vermouth in 2020 - a one-on-one conversation was long overdue...
Dec 15, 2021
From Forbidden Fires to Making Magick: Seven Questions with “The Wax Witch”, Portia Pascuzzo
A brief interview with the founder of The Wax Witch Candle Co. - a new line of locally made soy candles infused with bewitching fragrances, as well as other magick-al properties...
Nov 23, 2021
On Oneiric Visions, Dust-Covered Trinkets, and the Invention of ‘Post Folk’, with Dariush Alexander
The Vancouver-based artist creates paintings, etchings and tattoo designs that are rich in allegory, narrative and iconography.
Nov 18, 2021
Six Questions with Local Photographer, Dina Goldstein
Her latest series, OG Punk, is currently on display at the Polygon Gallery through January 2nd, 2022.
Nov 5, 2021
Eight Questions with Multidisciplinary Artist, Bookmaker and Local Historian, Marlene Yuen
A brief but informative investigation into the thoughts and processes of the Vancouver-based artist and recipient of an honourable mention from the 2021 City of Vancouver Book Awards.
Oct 18, 2021
From Playing Hooky to Perfect Pearls: Ten Questions with Noon Jewellery
A brief but in-depth interview with Sophia Armstrong, the woman behind the locally made, quirky yet elegant jewellery brand.
Oct 12, 2021
Catching Up with Local Artist, Thinker and Mover, Golnaz Kiany
A short yet insightful and inspiring interview with the Iranian-born, Vancouver-based painter and world citizen.
Oct 7, 2021
Eight Questions With Local Knitter, Claudia Wilde
Get cozy and read on for our recent interview with the East Van maker and bright businesswoman.
Sep 27, 2021
Unmasking the Art and Discipline of Local Illustrator and Printmaker, Mariko Ando
Leading up to her participation in the annual "Krampusmarkt" event (Dec. 3-5) the artist was kind to satisfy our curiosity about her practice in this short nine question interview...
Aug 17, 2021
A Brief Glimpse Into the Multi-Disciplined Life of Local Artist, Charlie Labelle
We put a handful of questions to the filmmaker, comedian and painter following her recent show at the Charles Clark Gallery.
Jul 26, 2021
On Creative Play and Always Improving With Barter Design Co-Founder, Kenneth Torrance
On the heels of the opening of Barter Design's Vancouver flagship retail location, in June, we caught up with the company's co-founder to discuss the new shop, the local creative community, and his brand new sense of focus, among other things...
Feb 18, 2021
INTERVIEW // Livia’s Bakery Manager, Sabine Thorson, on Living Life Covered in Flour
As the flour was settling on a busy week of Valentine's Day prep, Thorson found a bit of time to talk with us about life and work.
Feb 11, 2021
On the Crafts of Communication and Creating Identity With Artist Lydia Cecilia
To get up close with her artwork, be sure to RSVP to the February 13th Neighbourhood Pop-Up event.
Feb 9, 2021
On Looking Twice and Getting Dandy With Local Artist, Aaron Moran
Moran, a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Maple Ridge, is the current Artist-in-Residence at Port Haney House.
Dec 9, 2020
Making Sense of ‘Objects of Little Importance’ With Vancouver Artist David Briker
Each painting in the series depicts the private world of 15 local artists through a random selection of their possessions.
Dec 8, 2020
10 Questions With Molly Spittal, Designer & Co-Founder of Vancouver’s Own Decade Studio Denim
The local company creates killer jeans, overalls and jackets, sewn ethically and made with 100% low-environmental-impact cotton.
Aug 20, 2020
Talking Staff Meals, Good Books and Perfect Days Off With Chef Bobby Milheron
The executive chef of Yaletown's Homer Street Cafe & Bar answers several questions about his work and life.
May 28, 2020
Questions Big, Small and Pressing with Local Designer and Musician, Isabelle Dunlop
In this Q&A, the local polymath fields our random rapid-fire questions while also addressing the impact of Covid-19.
Mar 4, 2020
Six Questions With Concert Pianist and Creative Collaborator, Annie Yim
For her March 10th concert at the Fox Cabaret, Annie is set to perform The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt.
Mar 3, 2020
Getting Up Close and Personal With the Work of Local Artist, Cara Guri
The local artist details the mental and physical processes of creating her fantastically photorealistic yet surreal paintings.
Mar 2, 2020
Toasting the Bees With Local Bartender and Activist, Max Curzon-Price
Max Curzon-Price has been challenging bartenders around the world to join his campaign for pollinator sustainability.
Feb 25, 2020
Catching Up With Restaurateur Brandon Grossutti After Seven Years of PiDGiN
His French-Asian restaurant's 2013 arrival in Gastown was no soft landing but seven years later it's a different story.
Feb 21, 2020
On Overthinking and Getting Gritty with Zimt Chocolates Founder, Emma Smith
We recently caught up with the forward-thinking businesswoman to learn more about developing an ethical vegan candy business.
Feb 19, 2020
Tracking the Colourful Learning Curve of Local Artist / Activist Sandeep Johal
At the upcoming PechaKucha Vol. 51 (March 12th at the Vancouver Playhouse), she'll be taking the stage to expound on her creative process.
Dec 18, 2019
On Soaring Inspirations and Grounding Words of Advice With Artist Tara Lee Bennett
With her personal art practice, the co-founder of THRIVE Art Studio hones in on the beautiful and non-trivial minutiae of life...