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Artemano Vaughan Grand Opening Event

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Come take a look at the new Artemano Vaughan Mills location!

Artemano Grand Opening at Artemano Vaughan

Welcome to Artemano Vaughan!

Last week I posted about Artemano (here), a Canadian furniture company that specializes in contemporary pieces made from exotic hardwoods. Last Saturday was the grand opening of their store at Vaughan Mills and I was honoured to be one of the hosts.

Just to give you a bit of background on the company; Artemano started in Quebec, but the inspiration and materials come from far and wide. The woods are sourced primarily in India, Thailand, and Indonesia. The landscape and local crafts of these locales inspire the designs of Artemano too. The wood is sustainably sourced from government regulated plantations, with strict reforestation guidelines, and, in many cases, often salvaged as well. Each piece tells a story.

Artemano Founders

I had a chance to sit down with the owners Shimon (left) and Eyal (right) and talk with them about Artemano.

Inspired By Nature

Artemano creates pieces inspired by nature. In many cases the design determines the wood, and in others, the wood determines the design. The pieces that fall into the latter category are really special – live-edge dining tables or consoles made of a solid piece of contorted wood. The amazing dining table below is an example. These pieces are truly one of a kind. There are also many tables and shelving units that use clean lines of perfectly milled wood such as the bed below or the dining table above. Regardless of the item, Artemano embraces the wood and respects its natural form and features.

Eyal (who studied landscape design like me!) explained that the design and execution of each piece is a team effort; nothing can be completed by just one person. Many hands and minds go into the creation of each piece and creative input is welcomed by everyone. Shimon and Eyal’s attitude toward team contribution and respecting the environment is uplifting and this care is evident in each piece.

Artemano Table

A unique dining room table that embraces the natural form of the wood, found at Artemano Vaughan.

Artemano Reclaimed WoodTable at Artemano Vaughan

A console table made of reclaimed wood

Artemano Vaughan - New Location

The Event at Artemano Vaughan


Food Dudes Food Truck

The afternoon at Artemano was busy and exciting. It was great seeing friends, family, followers, and fellow bloggers. Food Dudes food truck made totally rave-worthy food and DJ FeelGoodSmalls played music all afternoon.

Food Dudes Food Truck

Thank you to Artemano Vaughan for having me as one of your hosts, and thank you to all of my wonderful guests for coming!

Make sure to take a look at the Artemano website and, visit the shop at Artemano Vaughan Mills!


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  1. hanna

    August 28th, 2015 at 12:04 am

    Looks like a lovely event.

  2. Emily H

    September 2nd, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    Thanks for reading and commenting Hanna! It was lovely indeed!

  3. Amanda

    August 28th, 2015 at 10:23 am

    Gorgeous photos. All of the furniture is simply stunning! The food looks pretty yummy too…

  4. Emily H

    September 2nd, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    Thanks Amanda! The food was delicious and the furniture is really amazing! Thanks for reading! xo

  5. Loulou

    August 30th, 2015 at 10:07 am

    What a cool looking store, and with such a great concept. I love the way the furnishings made with reclaimed wood look, especially that neat dining table!

    Loulou (also from Toronto!)

  6. Emily H

    August 31st, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    Hi Louou! Thanks so much for the message and stopping by! It is a great store, definitely worth a visit! I’ll make sure to check out your blog, I always love finding new (to me) bloggers from Toronto!

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