Thursday, December 26, 2013

boxing day sale

for anyone who is still interested in shopping,
we are offering 10% off all regular priced
merchandise including new & used records.
The sale will continue until Sunday, Dec 29.
For those looking to return items received as
gifts we will begin accepting returns for store
credit or exchange on Monday December 30
up to January 12, 2014. hope to see you soon !!

Monday, December 9, 2013

just arrived !

hand crafted from merino wool felt and leather,
graf & lantz combines the use of natural materials
and traditional european techniques with modern
minimal aesthetic. we have laptop sleeves, iPad 
sleeves, coasters and eyeglass cases now at the
emporium... so beautiful !

Thursday, December 5, 2013

architectural lamps

waxed concrete lamps with black & white cloth
cords are the ideal bases for our filament bulbs
(sold separately). more than just for illumination
these lights create mood and add interest to any

Monday, December 2, 2013

clay art

we just received a selection of beautiful ceramics
made by local artist Sophia Kim. Mugs, creamers
teacups and tealight holders... these pieces are in
very limited quantities so hurry in while supplies
last. Thanks Sophia ... we love what you do and
look forward to working with you in the new
year !!

Sunday, December 1, 2013

house magnets

styled after houses found in Vancouver, BC
(note the vancouver specials, anyone?) these 
magnets are made from laser etched cherry 
and birch wood and use a super strong rare
earth magnet. made by henderson dry goods
and featured in NY Times 2013 holiday gift
guide ... we have 'em in stock !!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

single malt toothpicks

now in stock at the emporium, small batch
toothpicks are soaked in premium single
malt scotch and then kiln dried leaving the
flavour deep in the wood of the toothpick.
for those who enjoy the finer things in life. 

Monday, November 25, 2013

random interval music picks

jeff's pick :
i am the center private issue new age music in america 3lp
(2013 / 1950 - 1990 light in the attic)

laura's pick :
zombies - begin here
(1966 - decca / subterranean)

daniel's pick :
this heat - st
(1979 - piano / subterranean)

owen's pick :
cosmic machine : a voyage across french cosmic and avant-garde music
(1970 - 1980 - because music 2013)

NEW leather goods just arrived !!


we just discovered this beautiful collection of
leather goods hand crafted in a small studio in
Minnesota. there's a great selection of wallets,
toothpick holders, key fobs and card cases in
many gorgeous colours now in stock !!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

leather belts just in...

Classic leather belt made with 7oz herman 
oak leather. 1.5" wide with antique brass 
buckle & snaps. handmade in portland, or.
available in saddle tan or black.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

mmmmm... chocolate

Our favourite chocolate treats by Olive & Sinclair:
bourbon nib brittle & smoked nib brittle, are now
back in stock as well as the new peppermint bark
just in time for the holidays !! We also have the
mexican cinn-chili and the salt & pepper choco
bars... sooooo exciting !!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

MoMA holiday cards

we have a wonderful selection of pop-up cards
to celebrate the holiday season brought to you  
by the MoMA in NY. these and many more
styles are now available

Friday, November 8, 2013

just arrived

Be Brave & True pocket knife,  Red Cedar
incense + holder and Apothecary pouch...
great little gifts and stocking stuffers !!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

glasses case

new from red clouds collective. a leather case
to keep your glasses protected and secure.
handcrafted in portland, oregon.

pencil case

new from red clouds collective. made with
thick and durable suede, YKK brass zipper
and leather zipper pull. measures 10 x 2.75"
handcrafted in portland, oregon

now at the emporium

Just arrived, new holiday ornaments plus wood
coasters made by local artisan Alex Henderson. 
The ornaments are laser cut maple veneer and
are great on a tree, in a card or as a gift tag.
Coasters are layers of walnut and maple veneer  
coated to resist moisture. Available in sets of 4.
Ornaments sold individually.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

fall back...

it's that time of year again and as the days get
shorter we start looking for other ways to
bring more light into our lives... we've got
a great selection of filament bulbs with
their warm glow as well as a number of
vintage table lamps and hanging lamps
in the shop

Friday, November 1, 2013

beeswax candles

a few of the new styles of candles that are
now at the emporium ... these and many
more were just unpacked today. we love
the sweet honey scent as each candle is
unwrapped... heavenly !!