Category Archives: Modern

Former BMX Freestyle World Champion, JAY MIRON Flips Over His Work As Bespoke Furniture Maker

By Laura Goldstein It may seem like a surprising dichotomy of interests, but Vancouver’s former Freestyle BMX World Champion (9 medals) explains that his métier designing and making furniture shares similar attributes to playing a professional sport. “You know, they … Continue reading

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MEET OUR (LOCAL) MAKERS: Ceramicist, Anyuta Gusakova expresses joy through clay

by Laura Goldstein With a delightfully naïve style evocative of childhood, ceramicist and multi-media artist, Anyuta Gusakova’s decorative porcelain collections reflect her playful nature and love of multi-cultural myth and folk art.  Her hand-made, small production pieces from Anyuta Studio, … Continue reading

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MEET OUR (LOCAL) MAKERS: From filmmaker to textile designer, Stephanie Symns brings a painterly eye to her craft

By Laura Goldstein Imaginative, playful, and a passion for hand-made craft with enduring design describes each of our local artisans, whose unique, small production pieces can be found in the Pop-Up Shop at SwitzerCultCreative and online at Oden Gallery. Their labours … Continue reading

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Art By Design: Furniture & Lighting by Israeli Makers Are Both Sculptural & Functional

By Laura Goldstein When Hagit Pincovici was a little girl in her grandparents’ atelier in Tel Aviv, she remembers the exhilaration of playing with and running between colourful sheets of plexiglass that would eventually be molded into trays, frames and … Continue reading

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What’s New at Switzer

Although we are about to head into Vancouver winter the atmosphere in our showroom is warm and welcoming. Adam and I would like to officially welcome the newest member of our Team, Jennifer Wosk. Jennifer has a decade of experience … Continue reading

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IDSVancouver September 22-25, 2016

SwitzerCultCreative celebrated this Fall at IDS Vancouver. We introduced the Artisan Collection and the new Flamingo from Hagit Pincovici as well as highlighting select pieces from some of our other collections. The booth was designed and curated by Alda Pereira. … Continue reading

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Exciting new model for the Eclipse Collection by Hagit Pincovici

In Solid Brass this art piece designed by Hagit Pincovici also serves as a small storage occasional piece. Introduced in September in Milan and London the “Flamingo” is now available in Canada and the United States. Please contact the showroom … Continue reading

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New Lighting Collection from Fred&Juul in Florence

SwitzerCultCreative™ is excited to announce the addition of Lighting to our home furnishings collections. The first of several new lighting lines, Fred&Juul renew traditions by making customs and techniques reappear from the past while applying fine Italian craftsmanship to contemporary … Continue reading

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Introducing Hagit Pincovici

  A story of three generations: The whole story starts with Marcel, the grandfather who established a company named “Polycryl” in 1961, producing handmade plexiglass and simple daily objects. His son, Shimon, who developed the commercial relations with Europe and … Continue reading

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Meet Eli Chissick and listen to his design process

http://vimeo.com/101009571 Eli Chissick designs are now included in the grouping of SwitzerCultCreative™ Collections available in Canada and the United States exclusively through SwitzerCultCreative™.

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