We’ve had a moment or two to catch our breath and take in how the place looks. We snapped some more textures to capture the more vintage element that we have in store.
Friday! We open. Finally, after 2 years of pacing, dreaming, talking, planning, traveling, sweating and — spending, we’re here. Like with any intensive root canal surgery, once it’s done, you only remember the good parts and as such upon reflecting … Continue reading
As we’re moving boxes and unpacking, more textural themes are revealed. Can’t wait to actually organize these great items finally.
We took a moment from store preparations to take a couple of shots around the store — avoiding the mess. Fantastic textural style themes are developing.
Slowly, but surely, we’re heading for an opening. Each season comes with pros and cons in this business and opening this close to the holidays means — Christmas. And Christmas means decorations to handle and price. Lots and lots of … Continue reading
For the last few Thanksgivings, I’ve harvested. Not turkeys, or squash, grapes, or kale but birch, winterberry, and other seasonal growth tree trimmings that make amazing displays, colour and decor around the holidays. For the last 2 years, I’ve trekked … Continue reading
We’re unpacking this beautiful collection of earthenware by 18 Karat in Vancouver Canada. They look amazing with the vintage industrial storage tins from India.
For the last year I’ve been traveling. Not for pleasure, though it’s been fun — rather traveling to buy for Centro. I took along design friends and we hit New York, China, Dallas, Chicago, Toronto and purchased things that excited … Continue reading
We Live Outside Inside We mix the outside with the inside by: placing the garden in to the living room and the den on the patio for a more inspired and enriched lifestyle experience bringing emerging lifestyle design, local artisan … Continue reading
Centro Garden hopes to be an inspiring place for everyone. Centro Garden blends design and ideas with finished green centric goods. We’re a relaxed general store for design, art, and indoor and outdoor garden. We welcome the opportunity to work with local … Continue reading
Six months ago if you asked me what kind of store I was opening, I’d have drifted into a hand waving diatribe about experiential retail, design meets plants, meets home ware plus outside comes inside and on, and on. The … Continue reading