The Interior Design Show Vancouver is back with a star-studded showcase

If you also have a deep appreciation for gorgeous furniture, home decor, and well-designed interior spaces, you’re going to want to keep reading.

The famed Interior Design Show (IDS) is coming back to Vancouver for its 18th year with a premier showcase of new products and furniture, superstar designers, and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond — and we can hardly wait.

This year’s event is set for the weekend of September 22 to 25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West and will include various exhibits, a speaker program, exciting special features, and design experiences such as The District, Collect, Studio North, Prototype, and The Future of Work.

With the intention to ignite innovation and celebrate design tradition, the event serves as a platform for all things design. This year’s theme is “New Futures” and is all about inspiring

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Sun-praising mirrors are timeless in home decor | Siouxland Homes

Joseph Pubillones Creators Syndicate Inc.

You must be living under a rock if you haven’t seen the avalanche of starburst and sunburst mirrors in home decor stores, antique shops and magazines. Why, you may ask? Well, they are considered classic and iconic in the design world and fit in with most styles of decor, from traditional to contemporary and in between.

Since the court of Louis XIV in France, the sun and the stars have been a source of design inspiration. It can be said that Louis XIV is the father of this style. Louis XIV was sometimes referred as the “Sun King.” These mirrors, whose design revolves around a round central mirror with spokes all around the perimeter, are called sunbursts when finished in gold, reminiscent of the sun, and starburst when finished in silver, but the names can basically be used interchangeably. Many historians believe that these mirrors’

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