The Wandering and Food Obessed Team of Salt Design Co.

I had the opportunity, earlier this year, to interview Daphne and Lucy from Salt Design Co. based in Vancouver, BC. The conversation delves into the processes of starting a business, being female entrepreneurs, travel, and of course, all their favourite things to do in Vancouver. I chose to write about these incredibly talented, witty, fun, and creative women because I see them as visionaries in … Continue reading The Wandering and Food Obessed Team of Salt Design Co.

Woven with love from Oaxaca

The first time I encountered the woven bags from Hecho & Co., I was struck by the beauty of the weaving, the crispness of the texture, the fine-detailing of the designs, and the stunning aesthetic. These bags are made in a small town in the state of Oaxaca, by a family of master weavers. The origin story of Hecho & Co. is incredibly serendipitous in … Continue reading Woven with love from Oaxaca

Hunter and Hare: Consignment with Heart

Introduction Hunter & Hare (HH) is one of my favourite shops in Vancouver, Canada. Since its inception five years ago, I have not only found a way to give textiles a second life, I’ve made near and dear friends, elevated my wardrobe, all while helping to support a local business. I was lucky enough to meet Jo and Micki while working at DavidsTea in Gastown, … Continue reading Hunter and Hare: Consignment with Heart

Culinary Adventures in East L.A.

Los Angeles (L.A.) is an epicentre of cool. The L.A. vibe is reflected in culture, fashion, politics, sports, and lifestyle. It’s exerting itself as an influential hub for art, culture, food, and design next to heavy-weights like New York, Tokyo, Paris, and London. However, the urban sprawl leaves something to be desired, which is arduous if you are used to high-density cities with well-connected transit … Continue reading Culinary Adventures in East L.A.