Haven’s First Comprehensive Collection of Ready-to-Wear Items

In conjunction with a pop-up in NYC, the brand unveils its in-house assortment of apparel, accessories and bags

Once a purveyor of some of our favorite premium, design-savvy, niche brands, Haven introduced its first eponymous pieces last year. Now the retailer has expanded with a comprehensive collection that clearly conveys the brand’s specific point of view on style influenced by the functional needs of a harsh city environment. To fulfill founders Daniel and Arthur Chmielewski’s vision they’ve brought on an in-house head of …

North America’s Cabin Typology Explored

In the Cabin Fever exhibition, at the Vancouver Art Gallery, dozens of images, artifacts and paraphernalia trace the development of the North American cabin—from the 1600s to present day. Stepping beyond architecture and typology, the exhibit addresses the cabin’s changing role in culture—from simple shelter to idyllic lodging. Curated by California-based writer Jennifer M Volland, the gallery’s senior curator Bruce Grenville, and associate curator Stephanie …

Factory Visit: Arc’teryx

A sneak peek at new products, testing sites and more at the brand's North Vancouver HQ

When we arrive at Arc’teryx headquarters, moody weather—a calling card of North Vancouver—has darkened the sky. Lush trees adorn the parking lot, blurring the light in the lobby with shadowy leaves. Inside the building, black steel beams frame the windows and hallways, like the darting lines on Arc’teryx clothing. It is nearly inescapable—this brand aesthetic—and it’s only the dozen or so dogs who come to …