Be beautiful, be useful: Meg Gallup’s functional stoneware

There is a famous William Morris quote that makes me think of Meg Gallup’s pottery: If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. Featured on the “Shelves of Desire” (just try to … Continue reading

Emporium of Treasures – Discover the One Earth Collection

Three years ago, a pair of big-dreaming entrepreneurial girlfriends fresh from Summerland, BC, made Pemberton their homebase. One was busy getting ready for this little thing called the Winter Olympic Games. Her name? Kristi Richards. The other, Alana Bjorndal, a budding jewelry designer, discovered that the fastest way to take a crash course in all … Continue reading