Architect Arthur Erickson’s Bank of Canada legacy

Why some of the celebrated Canadian architect’s work has been discarded

The Murphy bed gets a makeover

A bookcase you can dine at, then sleep on.

Leon’s says ho-ho-hold the competition?

The marriage of two Canadian brands will boost profitability, even if there’s no immediate danger of an American assault

Canada’s Ottoman empire

After a near-death experience, the Brick furniture chain is back

Turns out the jingle, “Nobody beats the Brick” was far from the truth

Ikea vs. Jysk: Is ‘Danny’ the poor man’s ‘Billy’?

Reporter Jason Kirby compares the twin bookshelves


Jysk: the poor man’s Ikea

Forget the Billy bookcase—Danish retailer Jysk will sell you the Danny for 15 per cent less



Koi fish coordinated with the woodwork? Barbra Streisand’s epic home reno out-Marthas Martha Stewart.


Not recommended if you have cats

Cardboard’s being used to make everything from footbridges to cribs. Caution is advised.


Aiming at Ikea

Crate & Barrel finally expands to Canada as the U.S. market slows