The show must go on! IDS Vancouver, the West Coast’s premiere design show, is going ahead this year, offering a series of online and live micro events taking place at locations around Vancouver. Here are some of the top events to take in. —Vita Daily
go window shopping. Artist Nathalee Paolinelli and Twigs Twisted Botanicals take inspiration from Maurice Sendak’s iconic book, Where the Wild Things Are, to create a massive floral and botanical installation in the windows of Gastown’s Inform Interiors.
tune into designer and netflix star karin bohn. Vancouver-based interior designer and star of Netflix’ Restaurants on the Edge, Karin Bohn is giving a live-streaming talk discussing inclusivity and diversity and how design can help foster change.
enjoy a garden stroll. Walk through an indoor garden and forest installation to explore the connection between self and nature. Created with regional materials, WONDERMENT is a spatial installation designed and brought to life by Studio Block x LM Studio and sponsored by Green Theory Design.
take a minute. Still, Together is a video presentation that will play out in the store windows of The Aviary on East 15th. See the design process broken down into a single gesture or movement. Beverages will be served on select evenings. Stop. Breathe. Watch. Sip.
step into the pages of a design magazine. Take a tour of a truly stunning new West Coast modern home. Livingspace founder Ross Bonetti is opening up his BattersbyHowat Architects-designed home for a public tour.
visit an artist’s studio. Artist and sculptor Marie Khouri is hosting an intimate tour through her studio, showing visitors where she works and tests sample materials for her creations. You can also walk through her sculpture-laden garden.
get in frame. HFA Studio in East Van is offering a demo of its virtual picture-framing software, so that you can frame your artwork yourself, quickly and easily. It’s also showcasing a new, simple way to purchase quality art online.
check out the digital fair. Updating your space or looking for design ideas? Get inspired right from your living room by visiting the Digital Fair. Connect with designers and brands through live video and chat, and experience new launches and products.