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Vancouver Sun - Shades to Warm Home Techie's Heart

Vancouver Sun - Shades to Warm Home Techie's Heart

3rd March, 2006

Slim shady, part one

The High-Lite Shade by Elite will warm the home techie heart. These battery-operated window coverings are twin-panelled with horizontal alternation sheer and opaque lines that, with the touch of a button, provide instant privacy or a clear view of the house across the street. Available in numerous colours, and a chain-operated version. An 8-by-8-foot motorized shade is about $1,500.

Ruby Magazine - The great outdoors

Ruby Magazine - The great outdoors

1st March, 2006

Stylish furniture looks good and feels great

Comfy seating for smaller balconies or bigger patios

Brothers Andrew and Richard Bockner of Andrew Richard Designs in Toronto design contemporary outdoor furniture using Solartex, a synthetic resin fibre they created.

National Post - The Great Outdoors Just Got A Bit Nicer

National Post - The Great Outdoors Just Got A Bit Nicer

23rd February, 2006

What does a designer do when she can’t find pieces she likes? Designs them.

I couldn’t find seating I wanted for the screened porch at my cottage,” says Sarah Richardson, the interior designer and host of Design Inc., the HGTV series. “The design was either too formal to be comfortable or too rustic to be indoors.”