Upcycled cedar wood mirror salvaged from an old Squamish mill

Upcycled Cedar Mirror

Living in Vancouver sometimes feels like I am at ground zero for the hippy renaissance. All the cities out west here are fairly similar, especially when it comes to design language. This is especially so with Vancouver and Portland.   As a designer I have worked a lot with wood. I am actually a pretty decent carpenter… Read More →

Stainless steel and solid surface shower bench

Solid Surface Shower Bench and Stool

I enjoy a spacious shower for some reason. Most times I am just in for a quick scrub and I am out in under 5 minutes. But there are other times when I need to feel the hot water and steam with no limit on time. So most of the time shower benches are used for products… Read More →

Custom aluminum outdoor patio furniture with LED lighiting

Patio Micro Furniture

Patio design and fabrication by Dean Cloutier /////// Benches and planter boxes are fully welded aluminum. British Columbia pine is used for the seating. Living in a small space in dense city is not as difficult as many think. 1000 sq ft might seem impossible to raise a family in, but the reality is often more fun due… Read More →

Vancouver polar bear swim 2012 at English Bay

Polar Bear Swim Vancouver 2012

  For roughly the past ten years I have been making a point of going for a swim on New Year ’s Day. I am not sure really what started it all, I think it might have been oversleeping one New Year’s day and missing out on meeting some friends at the beach for a great party,… Read More →