Posted on 16 Oct
Home is a place to truly express yourself and showcase your personal sense of style. Whether you prefer the woodsy-inspired, rustic look, the sleek minimalist Scandinavian style or an eclectic vision that doesn’t quite fit the mold, these five shops and showrooms on Vancouver Island are sure to have something that appeals to your distinct taste.
If you find inspiration in the towering trees of B.C., you’ll love the rustic style of Willow Groove Live Edge Furniture in Victoria. The West Coast-inspired pieces are handcrafted by artisan Davie Duckworth, using sustainably harvested slabs locally sourced on Vancouver Island. Duckworth embraces the natural curves and lines to customize works of art, including dining and coffee tables, all designed to be the heart of the room.
Pigeonhole Home Store
Situated on the edge of Oak Bay in Fernwood, Pigeonhole offers a dynamic mix of antique, classic and contemporary pieces, from tableware to bedroom linens, lighting fixtures to glassware. The shop appeals to the Art Deco style, with inventory sourced from across North America, Australia, England, Japan and Denmark. Whether you’re looking to match sets or find that special standout piece, Pigeonhole has a little something for every style.
Hartmann & Company
If the increasingly popular Scandinavian aesthetic appeals to you, Hartmann & Company carries Fjord’s - Furniture of Norway, along with custom sofas, living room furniture, custom kitchens, baths and more. Serving Nanaimo and the surrounding areas, Hartmann & Company also offers antique pieces, custom furniture, accessories and refinishing services.
For the more adventurous in taste, Flying Fish in Nanaimo offers a range of styles for every occasion, from the edgy and offbeat to the classic and sophisticated. The store’s 6,500-square-foot showroom features a creative selection for all styles and tastes, including cookware, glassware, living room furniture, accessories and gifts.
Sager’s Home Living
Featuring fine furnishings in the traditional, transitional and modern styles, Sager’s Home Living is located in the heart of Victoria’s Design District. Spread across 12 showrooms are furnishings for the living and dining rooms, bedrooms, home office and home theater.