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No Throwaway Disposable Culture For Us: Meet Miele!

Brooke and I were delighted to be invited to see the new Miele Experience Centre showroom and meet the leadership team behind Miele. Besides getting a chance to see their beautiful products (and taste the treats made in the Miele test kitchen), we had a chance to learn about the goals and philosophy of the company which we are happy to share with you. Some of you may already be Miele fans, and we hope that for those new to...

Coming soon! LOCAL SPRING & LOCAL CHILD POPUP SHOP

Get excited! Mark you calendars!Designers Collective is excited to announce our third Curated Pop-up Shop, June 3-11, 2016, at 2885 West 33rd Avenue, Vancouver.Come meet our designers June 3 at noon for our opening reception.We have some new designers, artists and creative people to introduce you to. In addition, we present LOCAL Child, makers specializing in kids fun. Makers include: Botany Living, Cabyn, Jai Style, Mitani Designs, Lauren Morris, Nicole Durocher, Vera Harris, Barbara Tevarotto, and Domestic Objects.Designers Collective’s LOCAL...

Spring: Prepping the Deck

Prepping the DeckWhether you have a wood or concrete deck or patio it does take a little preparation and elbow grease to get it all ready for summer. The winter inevitably leaves its mark with algae and moss and we need to get rid of it in order to enjoy our time outdoors to the fullest AND to prolong the life of our deck.Contemporary Deck by Los Angeles Architects & Building Designers Hsu McCulloughContemporary Deck by Other Metro Landscape Architects...

Spring Style

Spring StyleAs Spring is here, it is not only time to change things inside our homes but it is time to put away our winter woolies and break out the tee shirts and lighter wear. We have pulled together some choices for casual wear that we think suit this change of season. It is quite warm already but we are including outer wear and long sleeves for the chillier days but we think these outfits could morph into summer wear...

The Spring Clean- 10 Ways to Get your Dirty Clean

The Spring Clean- 10 Ways to Get your Dirty Clean We are right smack dab in the middle of spring, and summer will be upon us before you know it. NOW is the time to do our deep cleaning so we can then sit back and enjoy the summer.What’s on your list to really get clean this year? I’m going to start with my kitchen and bathroom cabinets. In fact, how I knew it was spring cleaning time was the other...

Mother’s Day: Say It With Flowers

Mother’s Day Flowers Always a Beautiful Gift to ReceiveToday I went over to have a visit with Hilary Miles and her amazingly talented staff. The store was a buzz with customers and many different projects on the go. With Mother’s Day just around the corner we wanted to see just what is inspiring the floral world. I must say I learned a lot in my visit and now hope to have some of these beautiful blooms in my home soon!Peonies...

What We Will See: Los Angeles Home Tours 2016

LA Home Tours: June 25, 2016Exciting news! This year our Los Angeles home tours will take us to the trendy Eastside/Hills area. Our limo driver will brave the insane traffic that is Los Angeles, just so we can view amazing architecture and interiors. There will be lots of beverages and snacks to keep us going. Bring your camera and an open mind to capture all the innovation and inspiration.Architecturally and culturally significant, LA's Eastside is made up of small, trendy...

Spring Container Planting- It’s time!

Spring Container PlantingRecently I went to our local nursery looking at plants for my deck planters. A lot of how we decorate or design for the home can be carried out in the garden as well. We still need to look at scale, texture, colour, composition, balance, and working in odd numbers works just as well in the garden as it does in the house.I love the look of this one in the old rustic container. You can plant in...

Friday Fun: Design Influences

Design InfluencesAs a designer, I know that everything that surrounds us is influential. None of us design in a bubble. It goes without saying that the more you experience the world, the more design will factor in your life. Influences and inspirations can come from a variety of places as you can see below. They can come from architecture, holidays, food, fashion, the environment, nature, and the list goes on.  Sometimes it is hard to determine what came first, the...