Profile – Welcome Stephanie Lee

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce and welcome Stephanie Lee to the Style In Form family. Stephanie is the founder and "virtual visionary" behind Scratchpad Secretaries and has taken over content management on several of our social media platforms, including Twitter, Pinterest, Houzz, and Google Plus.

As Style In Form continues to grow, it has become apparent

Cityline – Featured Products With Jackie Glass

The June 15th episode of Canadian talk show Cityline, hosted by Tracy Moore, featured celebrity designer Jackie Glass talking about tropical trends and chic ways to mix wood, metal and glass furniture. We were thrilled to have several Style In Form pieces featured in Jackie's segments.

When talking about tropical motifs and how to use the "palm tree" trend in

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5 Ways To Ring In Spring – New Essentials

Spring has sprung! Here are 5 new Style In Form essentials that will help you transform your interior from drab to fab.

Faux fur throws in light and airy tones will add a much needed burst of colour without breaking the bank. Why change the big pieces when a dash of freshness will do? Available in white, blush, light blue,

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New Marble Coffee Tables And Desk (arriving early June)

From its earliest usage by Greek and Roman sculptors and architects in their statues and buildings, marble has always signified refined taste and classic style. Our new Marco and Moda coffee tables and Polo desk definitely live up to these timeless standards.

The tops are made from polished Volakas marble, quarried in the mountainside of Falakro, in Drama, Greece. "Volakas"

Staff Profile – Shaun Edwards

 

Shaun started with Style In Form in March of 2015 as casual help for Norm in the warehouse and is now taking over most of Karolina's work while she is on maternity leave. "It's a big change, from the back to the front office, but it suits my organizational OCD," he says, only half joking. Shaun is an adventurous

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Designer Profile: Jamie Banfield talks community and collaboration

After spending some time with Jamie Banfield one quickly realizes he is not as quiet and reserved as he first presents. He is unabashedly excited about interior design and the process of people working together - both him with his clients and with the design community as a whole. Although his company, Jamie Banfield Design is widely recognized as

HomeStart Foundation

Life is busy. Work is busy. It's easy to forget that there are a lot of people in need. We recently had the opportunity to donate to the good people at the HomeStart Foundation and couldn't be more privileged to share their story with you.

HomeStart is a non-profit  organization that furnishes homes to help families in need rebuild their

New Limited Editions Collection

We are very excited to introduce our new Style In Form Limited Editions Collection. Great pieces at great prices with limited quantities and limited availability.

X Side Table - Square, available in chrome and gold. Its perfection is in its simplicity, classic style and clean lines.

X Side Table - Round, available in chrome and gold. Uncomplicated, classic style, featuring gorgeous

Sneak Peak – Coming Soon!

As promised, here is a look at some of the new pieces Style In Form is bringing in this Fall.

Our Quinn Coffee Table and Quinn Side Table are sleek and sexy. They feature an elegant pale gold finish, with a glass top and a mirrored shelf. We showcased them at the Canadian Furniture Show in the Spring and at

New Arrivals Summer 2015

It has been an exciting time around the Style In Form warehouse and showroom lately with so many gorgeous new pieces arriving. Here they are showcased all in one place.

Our Cairo Chairs have had some additions and upgrades! We are now offering 3 new colours, Light Grey, Buff and Lime and have given you the option of 2 new

20 Questions: Where Does Your Product Come From?

We try very hard to source products from all over the world. While a majority of our pieces come from Asia, we do have a supplier in Mexico and have recently introduced some Canadian handmade pieces from right here in beautiful British Columbia. Our primary suppliers are in China and Indonesia with Thailand and India close behind. We've recently

20 Questions: Do You Carry Solid Wood Furniture?

Style In Form has several collections that are made out of solid wood.

Our best selling Natura line is made from the roots of the Indonesian Suar tree. Also known as Rain Tree or Monkeypod, Suar is a durable, decay resistant, fast growing hardwood with a crisscrossed, interlocking grain that helps to prevent cracking - especially when moved to drier

20 Questions: Do You Sell To Hotels And Restaurants?

Yes, we do our fair share of business with the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, pubs, and extended stay residences. Our chairs - weight tested to 250 lbs - our dressers, coffee tables and end tables, our stools, desks and cabinets... we could go on and on and on. Why don't we show you instead.

Here's our Dwell Chairs at

Best Selling Mirrored Collections Now Back In Stock

We are pleased to announce that some of our best selling mirrored product, including Sol, Sierra, Stud, and Spy, are back in stock and looking as beautiful as ever. Don't wait, order now, as these dynamic and totally on trend pieces never last long.

Featuring an antiqued silver patina, vintage elements and unmistakable glamour, our small and large Sol Cabinets

20 Questions: Why Do ETA’s Keep Changing?

A lot of people want to know about our ETA's (estimated times of arrival) and why they change, as it is frustrating to give a customer or client a time line on back ordered product and have that time line change. Trust us, it is the last thing we want to do to you as well.

As a majority of

Designer Profile: Teresa Cain Talks “Big Ideas”

When it comes to big ideas - in decorating, design, or doing what you really want with your life - Teresa Cain has a lot to say. She is the owner and principal designer at Interior Solutions Design Group Inc., a West Vancouver based interior decorating firm, that specializes in space planning, renovations and design.

Teresa didn't start out with

Very Necessary Accessories…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you every wondered where the line of accessories in our Style In Form showroom comes from? North American Country Home Wholesale (NACH) is a West Coast company founded in the late 80's. They feature a vast array of products from almost every continent, exclusive pieces designed and conceptualized by their North American design team, and striking reproductions. NACH

5 Tips For Finding Furniture For Smaller Spaces

Designing for small spaces has become an art form unto itself. As we try to fit more people into less space, we need to get more creative because our actual "living space" is shrinking. Residential towers grow taller and thinner, forever reaching towards the stars. Lane ways are filling up with half sized houses. Condos are becoming increasingly cramped.

Best Sellers: Cairo Chair

Our Eames inspired Cairo Chairs are classic mid century modern design. Simple, timeless, iconic. These sublime dining or side chairs will elevate any space to dazzling new heights.

The molded plastic seats are designed for comfort, with waterfall edges and deep seat pockets that cradle the body and help to relieve pressure on the legs and thighs. Crafted from a durable,

Dallas The Wigolas

The newest member of the Style In Form family is Dallas, a Labrador/Newfoundland/American Staffordshire Terrier/Great Pyrenees mix, who was adopted from the Victoria SPCA by Norm and Karolina in December of last year. He is a year and a half old and was part of the Hope For Paws Animal Rescue Organization. "I wanted to adopt a Pitbull breed,"

New Additions – Summer 2014

We are excited to introduce some of our newest additions to the Style In Form line up! We present three intriguing counter stools, a piece from our new Buffalo Collection, two dramatic end tables, and two unique round dining tables.

          

Our best selling Denzel Chair and Cricket Chair have been given a promotion - to counter

Some Helpful Hints For Removing Stains From Upholstered Furniture

Upholstered furniture, from dining chairs to beds, is all the rage again. But what happens when you carelessly spill red wine on your new Fifi Chairs or your cat has an accident on your new Trudeau Storage Bed? Let's face it, life is busy and unintentional mishaps may occur. Here are some quick fixes for many of the more

A Farewell To Freckles

Freckles was born on February 8th, 2008 on the farm of Terry and Debbie Radtke in Langley, BC. He was a shy and nervous puppy who quickly blossomed into a loveable, larger than life, goof-ball.
Freckles was happiest when he was eating pepperoni, digging holes, running on the beach "biting" water, exploring the woods or just curling up on his

Step into Spring – Over the Taupe Guest Post

A huge thanks to my friends at Style In Form for opening their doors for me on a rainy weekend for a personal showroom tour! While I may have fallen in love with everything in store, the following 7 are my favourites.

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Why I love it: Storage beds are an effortless solution for space-savings. The mechanism on the low-profile bed

Product Spotlight: Metropolitan Collection

Simple. Elegant. Classic. Just a few words that have been used to describe our Metropolitan Collection. We've taken stainless steel and tempered glass, added a dash of charm and a bit of distinction and created perfection. Effortless design, clean lines and a unique playful twist bring our Large Nesting Table, Square or Rectangle Coffee Tables and a whimsical set

Q&A: Molly Maguire’s Favourite Style In Form Furniture

We were very excited to have Molly take time out of her busy schedule to visit with us at Style In Form yesterday. Although not technically a designer, Molly Maguire, a Parson Russell Terrier, has 11 years of experience in the under-appreciated arts of "sitting" and "laying" and is known to be a very accomplished "sleeper." Here's what Molly

New Arrivals – Berlin, Crew and Cricket

Some exciting new pieces have recently arrived and we wanted to share!

Our Berlin Dining Table is made from sustainable Suar wood, a straight grain, coarse textured hard-wood from Indonesia.

It features solid steel legs, for that bulky, modern feel, and a salvaged grey finish that is hard to resist. Each table top is individually pieced together so that no two

Mid-Century Modern? We’ve got you covered…

If you use names like Charles Eames, George Nelson and Eero Saarinen in casual, everyday conversation then you are probably already on the Mid-century modern furniture bandwagon, if not... prepare to be wowed.

Coming into common usage in the late 1990's "mid-century modern" refers to those pieces that juxtapose a sense of nostalgia with our need to streamline and update

Staff Profile – Roslyn Taylor

An integral member of the Style In Form team, Roslyn Taylor, our British Columbia Sales Rep has been with the company for eight years. Her relationships with her customers, designers, stagers and businesses, is integral to our success. "The best part of my job," she says, "is the when I am out visiting clients, finding out what they are

Staff Profile – Scott Henderson

Scott "Scotty" Henderson has worked for Style In form since March 2012. He started part-time, helping Norm around the warehouse, unloading containers and doing the occasional delivery. In December 2012 he was hired on full-time and now handles Operations, outbound shipments and deliveries, plus occasional office work.

Outgoing and friendly, Scotty enjoys getting out and interacting with the public. "I

Staff Profile – Karolina Jasinski

Karolina wins employee of the month every month - she's the only one who votes...

Karolina joined Style In Form 2 years ago and although she "hates labels" her official role is Office Manager - let's be clear about this though, she basically runs the place. She is kind, very thorough, has a wicked sense of humour and enjoys her

Home Staging: Why It Works And How We Can Help

At Style In Form we take the business of Home Staging very seriously. Here are 4 great reasons why our business can work for your business:

1. Light and easy to move: Many of our pieces can be easily shifted with minimal effort

 

 

 

 

 

2. Smaller styles: Compact pieces can help with the illusion of more space.

3. Neutral colours: Keeping it simple.

Profile: Norm Jasinski

It is easy to tell that Style In Form Operations Manager Norm Jasinski loves his job. "I wouldn't want to be anywhere else," he says. "I am engaged in this business and my input matters." "(SIF owner) Allison is a great person to work for. She considers our opinions and makes us feel like we are a part of

Product Spotlight: Natura Collection

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Made from ethically sourced Indonesian teak, our Natura Collection is far and away our best selling line. "People's response has been overwhelming," says Style In Form owner Allison Buchanan. "We can barely keep up with demand. These pieces take a long time to produce and a long time to get here and then

Top 5 – Reasons to buy a Tulum Chair

Our Tulum (too-loom) Chair has fast become one of our best sellers. In our Top 5 this week we are breaking down why.
1. Versatility - Indoors or out? It doesn't matter! Tulum is designed from durable, easy to clean polypropylene and has a powder coated base that works in any environment, rain or shine. Its modern, striking look works

Profile – Allison Buchanan aka. Fearless Leader

Allison Buchanan, owner of Style In Form, sums up her success with one simple word: relationships. "I'm only as successful as the people I surround myself with," she says. "Whether it is a customer, a supplier or the people on the front lines who I work with every day, our relationship matters to me." She is big on things

Modernizing The Man-Cave

With the season six premiere of Mad Men this week as inspiration, we thought it would be fun to celebrate our manly side. The man-cave has a bad rap and we aim to change that with these five essential pieces. Strong lines, cool sophistication, sleek profiles and determined design will elevate your man's private space from curmudgeonly cave to

Toronto Distribution Centre

If you are a retailer, designer or stager based in Eastern Canada that is looking to add some product lines from Style In Form, but thought we were only based out West, you are in luck. We have a distribution centre in Toronto that covers Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces.

Andrew, from Eagle Logistics (our third party contractor) handles

Bar Stools Are The New Normal

Never underestimate the impact of the perfect bar stool.

As the places we live in get smaller the need to maximize our space gets larger, and thus dining rooms, once an essential part of the purchase, have now been relegated down the list of priorities. Nooks with smaller, taller bar tables, kitchen counters and floating islands are now the norm

NEW ARRIVALS – Introducing the Brit Collection

Solid mango wood in natural umber tones, iron frames with added detail and decorative industrial wheels are brought together in perfect harmony to set our new Brit Collection apart. These versatile pieces fit with most signature looks, bringing warmth and natural elements to a contemporary space or perfectly complimenting your country styled home. The collection features a five shelved bookcase,

Product Spotlight – Nixon Chair

The perfect occasional chair has arrived! An affordable alternative to the classic Barcelona Chair, from which it draws inspiration, Nixon is a decorators dream. Armless and sleek with a swivelling chrome base this modern/transitional stunner is ideal for designers and stagers looking to maximize impact in a smaller space. Available in black ("leather look") or grey (fabric) Nixon is

More New Arrivals – Spring 2013

There are so many new and exciting products for Spring 2013, we thought it was time to share a few more of our personal favourites. Prepare yourself to be blown away!

The perfect mirror can complete a room with just the right amount of punch. As a fantastic focal point or the flawless finishing touch, our Juno Mirrors definitely make

Product Spotlight: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

We are excited to showcase some of our best and brightest product with stunning new pictures from photographer Roger Mahler.

Tulum in vibrant yellow never looked so good. Also available in classic white with black and aqua-marine coming soon! Trust us, your patio will thank you!
Thoroughly modern and wonderfully unique, our Denzel Chairs are paired with the contemporary classic Edie Dining

Profile – Kora J Pridy sees the world through her camera lens.

Our creative design co-ordinator Kora J Pridy likes to push boundaries. She wants to elicit a reaction and evoke emotion - make you feel something, because that, she says, is when creativity begins. Her photography is about soul. She continually strives to evolve as an artist, push the limits of her own imagination and capture that flawless moment when

Introducing the Portia Bed – Perfection!

Style In Form is very proud to introduce our new Portia Bed. First on display at TCHFM 2013 this modern and sophisticated beauty has been modelled to accommodate virtually any design challenge. From the sleek, narrow headboard with its modest height, to the low profile base (no box spring required) our Portia Bed can help make a smaller room look

When Only White Will Do

Nothing makes a statement like white does. From a freshly laundered bed to tumble into after a hard days work to the porcelain perfection of a posh hotel's powder room, white can evoke romance and allure or sophistication and style. White can be bold and brave, but never dull or dreary; crisp, clean and confident, yet dreamy and subtle.

New Arrivals

We are excited to showcase some of our new products for 2013. From sleek and sophisticated bar stools to our picture perfect patio chairs and an eclectic entertainment unit that is sure to make you smile; we have got you covered.

Our new Troy Stools are perfect for adding a modern edge to any bar or kitchen counter. Made in

Happy New Year!

From Freckles and Zadie and the rest of the crew at Style In Form we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year.  May 2013 be filled with good friends, prosperity and joy!

Home Reworks in The Heights

Our good friend Kim Anderson of Home Reworks recently completed staging a home at The Heights in South Surrey and passed along some beautiful pictures.
Products featured from Style In Form include our Brock Cube, Swirl Stools, white Cain Barstools, Fifi Occasional Chair in fawn, Sierra Venetian Mirror, white Cairo Chairs and our Sierra Peacock Mirror.  Thanks Kim for making us look so

NEW ARRIVALS – Introducing the Adel Collection

Bring a modern industrial look into your living or bedroom with these exciting new pieces from Style In Form. Designed to make a statement, this beautiful collection features oak veneers and metal bases that emphasize clean lines and attention to detail. The raw umber finish is a bold expression of your design aesthetic and engages the eye with its dramatic

Going Au Naturel? 5 tips on how to mix modern furniture with natural pieces.

Lets face it, mixing modern furniture with natural pieces can be a design challenge. Introducing an organic, relaxing, wooden furniture piece into your thoroughly modern space can make or break a room.  These helpful hints and tips will set you on the right path.

1. THERE ARE NO RULES

Now you can just relax and enjoy yourself.  Design is more about

Who’s That Girl?

Have you ever wondered who that gorgeous girl gracing Style In Form’s website and blog is?

Introducing Zadie!

She is a beautiful 4 year old Great Dane with a sheer black coat and cute white neck tie. Zadie is a rescue dog who lived with a very busy family in Delta, BC before joining the Buchanan/Stewart clan.

Super smart but needing some

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

Tired of searching for that perfect piece of art? Blank spaces causing you sleepless nights? The best way to fill that perfect spot and brighten your room is to add a decorative mirror. Style In Form’s signature Sierra Mirror Collection will showcase your unique perspective and show off your home’s best feature: YOU!