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The Best of IDS West + Giveaway

September 17, 2015

Wondering how to squeeze the most out of this year’s Interior Design Show West, September 24th to 27th at the Vancouver Convention Centre? We’ve rounded up five top things to see and do—enjoy!

LA Exchange Bend Gold Capthe LA exchange: Popular blog Design Milk curates the second instalment of this star attraction, featuring six young designers from the City of Angels. Check out furniture, lighting and other household objects for an up-close-and-personal glimpse into what’s at the very forefront of North American design.

LA Exchange Bendopen studio: Ten designers and firms present their functional-slash-conceptual ideas around the idea of "workspace," each beginning with the same blank canvas—a 10-foot-by-10-foot raw space. We’re looking forward to what DesignLab Interiors, PURE by Ami McKay, Union Wood Co. and others make of the theme.

the social sessions: This day-long conference, presented in partnership with lifestyle blog Poppytalk, includes discussions with bloggers like Joy Cho of Oh Joy, Jaime Derringer of Design Milk and Vancouver’s own Monika Hibbs. (Bonus: Go home with a swag bag of cool design-y stuff.)

Portland Plywerkportland pop-up: Part of the show’s cash-and-carry component, pick up household goods and covetable design-centric objects from Portland-based designers like Merkled Studio, Quartertwenty and Plywerk.

the party on opening night: Be among the first to check out IDSwest at the opening night soiree, where all exhibits will be open for business—including the bar. Bring your design-savvy friends, grab a glass of wine and peruse the latest trends, products and more in design and décor.

We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to see the show on September 26 and 27th, courtesy of IDS West. See complete contest details below, and enter to win now!

Enter to win by tweeting this message: I’m excited for @IDSwest on September 26th, 27th w @vanvitamindaily Enter for your chance to win: 

For another chance to win, simply head over to Instagram and follow, comment and tag @vitamindaily and @idswest

Contest ends on Monday, September 21st. Good luck!


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