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A visit from Partwork

A visit from Partwork

"The first thing I notice is the woven wall hangings. They are composed of soft textures with natural earthy colours, perfect in their imperfections. The owner of Picot Collective, Britt Buntain, is leaning over the front desk when I come in, working away at some paperwork.

The store is warm and inviting. Soft, neutral-coloured handmade products cover the shelves. Leather, clay, and metal are prominent all over the store...

An interview with Emily Hartwell McPhee of  Hart + Stone

An interview with Emily Hartwell McPhee of Hart + Stone

As some of you know, Picot had ambitions to open last Spring, May 22nd to be exact. When I was curating my first collection of goods to be sold, Hart + Stone was the first jewelry line that I bought back in April 2015.  I was always so impressed with Emily, a gal on Saltspring who found her love in silversmithing, and who stood out with her branding, lookbook and portfolio...
An Interview with Shannon Munro

An Interview with Shannon Munro

When I first sat down with Shannon Munro to talk about her jewelry, I was taken back by how kind and classic her presence was.  Her jewelry design is nothing like I have ever seen before, and I knew right away that 1: I had a huge crush on this gal, and 2: I wanted to know more about her and her business. So, we sat down for beer and a burger and this is what we talked about...
The "why" behind this lifestyle blog

The "why" behind this lifestyle blog

My curiosities tend to favour the things we cannot see: The people behind a business, the beauty in something that exists because of a darkness or a struggle. The clarity you gain because something was difficult or damn near destructive. I am curious about what drives people and how they handle the pressures of life, and what they do with it afterwards. I genuinely believe that there are magnificent things that come out of someone when they are sparked with a huge plot twist.