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IDS Vancouver 2016: Dutch Exchange and Other Spectacular Spaces

IDS Vancouver 2016: Dutch Exchange and Other Spectacular Spaces

In addition to the great products we saw at IDS Vancouver 2016, there were also some stunning booths. Here are five of our favourites, including Burgers Architecture’s Dutch Exchange and Living Divani’s tribute to the Frog chair.

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October 5, 2016

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Best Bets at IDS Vancouver 2016

Best Bets at IDS Vancouver 2016

The west coast edition of the Interior Design Show kicks off on Friday. The best of the west is on display for three days at the expo, which brings together Canadian designers with American brands and craftsmen, as well as speakers including Tom Dixon and Dirk Vander Kooij.

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September 20, 2016

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IDS Vancouver 2016: Apply to Take Part in Prototype

IDS Vancouver 2016: Apply to Take Part in Prototype

Prototype, the annual design competition that showcases emerging designers, returns to IDSWest in Vancouver in September. Apply by May 15th for a chance to exhibit.

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April 19, 2016

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IDSWest: What We Saw And Loved

IDSWest: What We Saw And Loved

At the 10th annual fair, an exciting assortment of designers from the Pacific Northwest – including Vancouver’s Knauf and Brown, Portland’s Rason Jens and Seattle’s Graypants – strutted their stuff. Here’s what grabbed our attention.

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October 2, 2015

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8 Best Bets: What To See and Do at IDSWest

8 Best Bets: What To See and Do at IDSWest

Evoke’s Park Life bar, Philippe Malouin’s Swing set, Jeff Martin’s joinery and much more. Here’s what we’ll be checking out at IDSWest in Vancouver, as it showcases the best West Coast contemporary design from Canada and the U.S. from September 25 to 27.

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September 8, 2015

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4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

The 11th annual furniture and design expo, taking place September 24 to 27, features an impressive list of guest speakers, including Kirsten Murray of Olson Kundig Architects and Design Within Reach founder Rob Forbes.

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August 20, 2015

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IDSwest: What We Saw and Loved

IDSwest: What We Saw and Loved

Lukas Peet, Hinterland Design, Barter Design Co. and other local talents shone at Vancouver’s interior design show, which revelled in the West Coast’s obsession with nature. But the fair also had an exciting international flavour. Azure editor Catherine Osborne picks her favourite moments.

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October 7, 2014

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10 Best Bets at IDSWest

10 Best Bets at IDSWest

Now in its 10th year, IDSWest mixes stellar West Coast talent with top-tier international designers. Azure will be there – September 25 to 29 – to scope out the latest and greatest. Here’s our list of 10 things not to miss.

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September 19, 2014

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Top Picks from IDS West

Top Picks from IDS West

10 furnishings and installations that stole the spotlight at Vancouver’s annual design show.

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September 27, 2013

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A Laneway House Up for Grabs at IDS West

A Laneway House Up for Grabs at IDS West

Taking place September 19 to 22 in Vancouver, IDS West is the ultimate destination to take in west coast design. This year, the main attraction is a custom-built home – to be auctioned for charity – featuring a kitchen from Minimal, lighting from Bocci and a range of high-end finishes and design pieces from Italinteriors.

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September 10, 2013