IDSwest Sneak Preview
Look for striking, on-trend geometrics and mid-toned woods in the new product launches at this year’s IDSwest in Vancouver, running September 25 to 28.
Ahead of the Curve Straight from Vancouver designer Gamla (also a finalist in this year’s Designers of the Year), the claim to fame in this walnut S2 dining chair (from $1,550) is an ergonomically arched back, diligently designed to evoke a sense of timeless style and comfort. gamla.ca
Stand Tall At over two metres tall, this angular Valeo lamp by Cerno ($5,500) is as much a statement piece as it is a light source, using a cantilever-style walnut base to project a warm, LED-fuelled glow. cernogroup.com
Dog Days Treat your dog like royalty with one of Vancouverite (and Designers of the Year finalist) Judson Beaumont’s pet campers (starting at $500). Decide between hardwood, carpet or tile flooring to elevate the basic doghouse into something surprisingly chic. straightlinedesigns.com
Bright Idea Available in walnut or ash, this Edison-inspired Boxcar Electric lamp by Portland designer Joe Gibson for Revolution Design House (from $78) brings a scholarly vibe to your desk or nightstand. revolutiondesignhouse.com
Colour Your World Customize the poplar Mix Match cabinet by Wfour ($2,499) with your own perfect colour-blocking mix—choose vibrant door fronts in shades of red, orange, blue and green with oxidized cherry or cherry drawers. wfourdesign.com