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A Heartfelt Thank You from Katami Designs!

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A Heartfelt Thank You from Katami Designs!

This February, we would like to show our gratitude to all of our loyal friends and clients who have supported us since we opened our doors nearly six years ago! To celebrate the month of love, we asked some truly fabulous women to write down how they would describe Katami Designs in one word, and tell us what they LOVE about our brand! We would like to dedicate this month to all these stunning ladies, and to all of those who have so beautifully showed their love for our brand.   Eva: "I love Katami because they are a completely unique brand. Every piece has a...

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Hermès at Work: My Experience

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Hermès at Work: My Experience

On Sunday, September 25th, I was able to catch the last day of the travelling "Hermès at Work" exhibition at the Jack Pool Plaza in Coal Harbour Vancouver. The event, which allows the skilled craftspeople that have made this brand endure for over a century, gave me a chance to interact with some of these individuals and witness their elaborate methods of creation. "Hermès at Work" fulfilled all of my expectations and then some. It was so refreshing to see the extraordinary attention to detail involved in the creation of each and every piece. It became obvious to me very quickly that this brand has been...

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What a fun Day!

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I've been dying to put this post up for you. I had such a fun day at Bloedel Conservatory for Mother's Day. They know how to put a great event on, and did they ever make it happen! We arrived in the morning for set up and little did we know that this lovely lady, Sinfor Wong, had everything under control, and greeted us with her beautiful smile and lead us in. She is one of the top event planners in Vancouver and we got the opportunity to chat with her during her busy day. I am hoping that she...

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Bloedel Conservatory

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Late 2014, I was commissioned by Bloedel Floral Conservatory to create exclusive pieces for the 45th anniversary & reopening of the new dome. I was thrilled for this project as I love animals and that meant for me to go inside the dome and observe those exotic birds for inspiration. What a fun project! I spent a whole afternoon one day sitting at different corners watching these glamorous creatures hanging out and doing their own things. It was an experience out of this world for me. Did you know that some of these parrots talk to you? I got caught...

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