Handmade Soups in Homemade Vessels Cookbook. A collaboration by Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery's CRAFTED Show + Sale. Winnipeg Chefs and Winnipeg Ceramic Artists.

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels is a collaborative project of Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED Show + Sale. This special cookbook issue of aDesigned Magazine brings together 40 ceramic and culinary artists from Manitoba to feature 20 inspiring pairings of soup recipes and ceramic vessels. These stunning bowls are all souped up and the table is set for a visual feast, so please pull up a chair and join us for 20 extraordinary meals.

We invite you to order a copy of this special CRAFTED Cookbook in support of Winnipeg Harvest and help us achieve our fundraising goals.

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Featuring homemade soups and handmade vessels by …

From the Kitchen
Anneliese Schoppe, Winnipeg Harvest
Tabitha Langel, Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company
Chef Ben Kramer Custom Catering
Chef Wayne Martin, Capital Grill • Bar
Chef JD Braid, Arctic Co-operatives
Chef Mandel Hitzer, deer + almond
Chef Dale MacKay, Federated Co-operatives
Chef Barry Saunders, SMITH Restaurant
Chef Joseph Wojakowski, The Fort Garry
Sachit Mehra, East India Company Restaurants
Chef Karen Peters, KarenFood
Chef Larry de Vries, Arctic Co-operatives
Chef Östen Rice, Wasabi Sabi & Food from Thought
Chef Mark Andrew, Storm Catering
Chef Mike Brown, De Luca’s Catering
Chef Tristan Foucault, Peasant Cookery
Athina Parasidis, The Nook Diner
Chef Roel Calderon & Rob Austria, Stella’s Catering
Chef Sean McKay, The Mitchell Block
Chef Luc Jean, WOW! Catering

From the Kiln
Jessica Hodgson Ceramics
Alan Lacovetsky, The Stoneware Gallery
Peter Tittenberger, Ceramic Artist
Duane Perkins, Ceramic Artist
Chris Pancoe Fine Art & Craft
Marianne Gopalkrishna, Ceramic Artist
Terry Hildebrand, Ceramic Artist
Crystal Nykoluk, Ceramic Artist
PJ Anderson Ceramics
Kevin Conlin, Cypress Studio
Kathryne Koop Pottery
Candice Ring Studio Pottery
Robert Archambeau, Ceramic Artist
Michael Astill, Ceramic Artist
Rachael Kroeker Ceramics
Anne Fallis Elliott,The Stoneware Gallery
Kelli Rey Studio
Valerie Metcalfe Pottery
Teegan Walker Ceramics
Colleen Chamberlin Pottery

Gold Steampunk Christmas Dining Table

Table Stories: Community Tablescapes Decorated for Christmas & the Holidays – Part 3

Steampunk Holiday Dining Table

Steampunk-Inspired Christmas dining table by Yoko Chapman of Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine.

Today is the final day of our Table Stories event Presented by Ayoko Design’s aDesigned Magazine and Blue Moon Furniture store at 109 Pacific Avenue it the Exchange District. Proceeds from the sales of our Down to Earth cookbook, our aDesigned Magazine, and 5% of ceramic sales will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest. Proceeds from Blue Moon’s draw for a teak root coffee table will be donated to Willow Place Women’s & Children’s Emergency Shelter.

STEAMPUNK CHRISTMAS DINING TABLE

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine

Beyond Flowers: Gold Mercury Glass Candle Sticks, Votives & Vases

A very special thank you to Deb and Gloria of Beyond Flowers for contributing to 4 tables at the event, and to Charmaine Mallari for these stunning photos!

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Other Designers Include …

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine / Jeremy Moffatt Construction / Beyond Flowers

Josephine Pulver – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine / Beyond Flowers / Crystal Nykoluk Earth Shaper

Jessica Saunders – Foxridge Homes / Beyond Flowers / Teegan Walker, The Stoneware Gallery

Les Sediles – Artista Homes

Sacha Jammu – French Accent Design / C & T Rentals / House of Silk

Lyndsay Stokes InteriorsVentura Custom Homes

Lyndsay Stokes Interiors / Richter Construction

Julie Pedersen Design / Envy Paint & Design Ltd. / Oak & Lilly

Kelli Johnson – Studio One Eleven / Tamara Nyysola / Stephen Jenkyns – Jenkyns Construction / Academy Florist / Indigo Arrows / MacDougall Studios

Candace Rudd & Linda – Two 30 Nine / Salt Boutique / Five Small Rooms

Julie Janzen & Jennifer Knight – J & J Dwellings

Adele Sinclair, Shawn Sinclair & Brent Adams – Boreal Architecture Studio Inc. / Terry Hildebrand

Alan Lacovetsky, Ceramic Artist

Kathryne Koop, Ceramic Artists

Holiday Appetizers Donated By:

Anneliese Schoppe, Winnipeg Harvest Community Kitchen Facilitator

Chef Wayne Martin, Capital Grill . Bar

Tabitha Langel, Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co.

Chef Karen Peters, KarenFood

Sachit Mehra, East India Company

PHOTOS BY:

Charmaine Mallari Photography

TABLE STORIES: Community Tablescapes Decorated for Christmas & the Holidays – Part 2

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Left to Right: Leila Bock-Freeman & Sylvia Bock of Blue Moon Furniture, & Yoko Chapman of Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine.

Presented by Ayoko Design’s aDesigned Magazine & Blue Moon Furniture Store, in support of Winnipeg Harvest & Willow Place Women’s & Children’s Emergency Shelter.

Ayoko Design would thank all the amazing local design talents that took part in our first Table Stories Event at Blue Moon Furniture, 109 Pacific Avenue in the Exchange District. There’s still time to check out our 15 displays to get inspiration for your own holiday decorating.

Our event started November 29th and will be on until this Saturday, December 8th.

WINTER VILLAGE TABLE

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine

Summit View Builders

Beyond Flowers: Pewter Candle Sticks & Pillar Candles

Teegan Walker, Stoneware Gallery: Ceramic Bowls & Tumblers

Firewood: Vintage Winnipeg Map Dish Towels

A very special thank you to Deb and Gloria of Beyond Flowers for contributing to 4 tables at the event, and to Charmaine Mallari for these stunning photos!

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Other Table Designers Include …

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine / Jeremy Moffatt Construction / Beyond Flowers

Josephine Pulver – Ayoko Design, aDesigned Magazine / Beyond Flowers / Crystal Nykoluk Earth Shaper

Jessica Saunders – Foxridge Homes / Beyond Flowers / Teegan Walker, The Stoneware Gallery

Les Sediles – Artista Homes

Sacha Jammu – French Accent Design / C & T Rentals / House of Silk

Lyndsay Stokes InteriorsVentura Custom Homes

Lyndsay Stokes Interiors / Richter Construction

Julie Pedersen Design / Envy Paint & Design Ltd. / Oak & Lilly

Kelli Johnson – Studio One Eleven / Tamara Nyysola / Stephen Jenkyns – Jenkyns Construction / Academy Florist / Indigo Arrows / MacDougall Studios

Candace Rudd & Linda – Two 30 Nine / Salt Boutique / Five Small Rooms

Julie Janzen & Jennifer Knight – J & J Dwellings

Adele Sinclair, Shawn Sinclair & Brent Adams – Boreal Architecture Studio Inc. / Terry Hildebrand

Alan Lacovetsky, Ceramic Artist

Kathryne Koop, Ceramic Artists

Holiday Appetizers Donated By:

Anneliese Schoppe, Winnipeg Harvest Community Kitchen Facilitator

Chef Wayne Martin, Capital Grill . Bar

Tabitha Langel, Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co.

Chef Karen Peters, KarenFood

Sachit Mehra, East India Company

PHOTOS BY:

Charmaine Mallari Photography

Ayoko Design aDesigned Magazine Blue Moon Furniture

TABLE STORIES: Community Tablescapes Decorated for Christmas & the Holidays – Part 1

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Blue Moon Furniture Ayoko Design aDesigned Magazine

 

Please Join Us As We Celebrate & Support

Our Community This Holiday Season At …

TABLE STORIES

Community Tablescapes Decorated for Christmas & the Holidays

PRESENTED BY

Ayoko Design’s aDesigned Magazine & Blue Moon Furniture

IN SUPPORT OF

Winnipeg Harvest & Willow Place Women & Children’s Emergency Shelter

 


FEATURING …

  • 20+ breathtaking live edge tables decorated for Christmas & the holidays by local Builders, Interior Designers, Decorators & Artists.
  • Favourite holiday recipe samplings from local Chefs featured in the Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels cookbook (A Collaborative Project of Ayoko Design & the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED Show + Sale).
  • Great holiday gifts for sale including the Down to Earth cookbook, ceramic pieces made by the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED Artists, restaurant gifts cards for featured Chefs & Restaurants.

Food and art tell the story of our history, traditions, culture and backgrounds, and bring people together in every country around the world. Our food, serving vessels, dining tables and homes are inherently related. They all facilitate the sharing of a meal with friends, family, or even total strangers, and create the opportunity to celebrate our differences, share a common experience, and give the gift of nourishment and shelter. Because these are all things we value so deeply, it’s no surprise we take such pride and care in making these very practical objects in our lives both functional and beautiful.

If tables could talk, what would they say? Have you ever counted the growth rings in a tree? The heart of every tree trunk very literally tells us their story. And, just like with people, the environmental influences on the life of a tree make a mark. What Ayoko Design and Blue Moon Furniture share, is our commitment to supporting our community. Please help us make a mark together, and join us for a breathtaking display of Winnipeg’s art, craft, design and food at it’s finest! Our Table Stories event will not only support local businesses – Builders, Interior Designers, Decorators, Chefs, Restaurants and Artists alike – it will also support 2 important local not-for-profit organizations – Winnipeg Harvest and Willow Place Women & Children’s Emergency Shelter. What better time than the holiday season to celebrate the community that we all love and share?



FOR WINNIPEG HARVEST

  • All proceeds from the sales of the Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels cookbook will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest. A collaborative project of Ayoko Design & the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED Show + Sale.
  • 5% of restaurant gift card sales will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest.
  • 5% of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED artist’s sales will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest.

FOR WILLOW PLACE WOMEN & CHILDREN’S SHELTER

  • 5% of the sales of Blue Moon’s furniture & accessories will be donated to Willow Place.
  • Blue Moon Furniture has donated a beautiful coffee table for our door prize. All proceeds from the sale of door prize tickets will be donated to Willow Place.

The beautiful trees used to make the majestic, one-of-a-kind pieces of nature’s artwork from Blue Moon’s signature live edge table line are grown from sustainable sources. Watch Blue Moon’s video for a glimpse of things to come at bluemoonfurniture.ca


Tablescapes will remain on display, and Down to Earth cookbooks, restaurant gift cards and ceramic wares will be for sale until end of day Wednesday, December 5th at Blue Moon Furniture. 5% of the sales of Blue Moon’s furniture and accessories will be donated to Willow Place from November 29th to December 5th.

FEATURING …

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design / Summit View Builders / Teegan Walker Ceramics / Firewood / Beyond Flowers

Yoko Chapman – Ayoko Design / Jeremy Moffatt Construction / Beyond Flowers

Josephine Pulver – Ayoko Design / Beyond Flowers / Crystal Nykoluk Earth Shaper

Jessica Saunders – Foxridge Homes / Beyond Flowers

Les Sediles – Artista Homes

Sacha Jammu – French Accent Design

Lyndsay Stokes InteriorsVentura Custom Homes

Lyndsay Stokes Interiors / Richter Construction

Julie Pedersen Design

Kelli Johnson – Studio One Eleven / Academy Florist

Candace Rudd – Two 30 Nine

Julie Janzen & Jennifer Knight – J & J Dwellings

Adele Sinclair – Boreal Architecture Studio Inc.

Alan Lacovetsky, Ceramic Artist

Kathryne Koop, Ceramic Artists

HOLIDAY APPETIZERS DONATED BY:

Anneliese Schoppe, Winnipeg Harvest Community Kitchen Facilitator

Chef Wayne Martin, Capital Grill.Bar

Tabitha Langel, Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co.

Chef Karen Peters, KarenFood

Sachit Mehra, East India Company

Chef Luc Jean, Wow! Catering


FEATURED IMAGE:

Charmaine Mallari Photography

Styled by French Accent Design

Flowers by Academy Florist

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Resin Projects

How to Get a Good Start on Your Wood Finish

By Faveri’s Wood Furniture

So you have a project. What now? Are you asking yourself, “How should I finish my wood furniture?” Whether you’re trying to restore a family heirloom, refinish an irresistible garage sale find, new crafted piece from raw wood, or you just have an idea you want to try out, there are several options available to achieve the perfect finish. You can even create your own countertop, furniture or decorative accessories. Here are some of Faveri’s most popular wood finishing products.

 

Fushion Mineral Paint

Fusion Mineral Paint

Paint it Beautiful with Fusion™ Zero VOC formulation with high hiding coverage and a built-in topcoat, is easy to apply. With over 50 gorgeous colours to choose from, you can tackle any project of any size. Easy to apply with a smooth matte finish, Fusion™ requires minimal prep work, and requires no finishing coat, waxing or on-going maintenance.

 

Eli-Chem Resin

Resin

Eli-Chem resin has the longest working time out of any art resin on the market – 1.5-2 hour pot life. It also has double the heat resistance of most 1:1 clear resins on the market.

MasterCast is a two-component polymer material that produces an optically clear, high gloss finish on many surfaces including canvas, wood, glass and metal. It has a 1:1 Ratio, is VOC Free and Certified Non-Toxic.

Clear Artwork Resin and TotalCast produce an optically clear, high gloss finish. Cutting-edge polymeric technology developed to offer unrivalled user-friendliness and a crystal clear result every time. They have a 1:1 Ratio, are VOC Free and Certified Non-Toxic.

Another amazing product is the Eli-Glow Photo-Luminescent Pigment Powder. It can create stunning artwork and decorative effects. These materials represent cutting-edge technology in energy-zero and self-sustaining light sources.

Resi-CRETE is an innovative fusion between a polymer resin and a cementitious compound. It is odourless, non-toxic, non-flammable, non-VOC and extremely user-friendly. It offers the look and texture of traditional concrete but without the weight or brittleness of existing cementitous mortars. This material offers what liquid resins are unable to – depth, height, structure and control on sloped or vertical surfaces. Resi-CRETE offers the user a quick, safe and easy method of creating depth, and thickness to control 3D height for art projects. It can be applied to most surfaces – canvas, wood, MDF, glass, steel, metals, stone, ceramic etc. The final cured material leaves a subtle and pastel matte finish. To provide a glossy seal it can be covered with MasterCast 1-2-1 clear artwork resin. To create a matte or gloss contrast the user can apply a partial resin gloss layer in selected areas.

 

OSMO Polyx Oil

OSMO Polyx Interior and Exterior Oil Wax Based Finishing System

OSMO Polyx Oil is natural, environmentally friendly and safe coating for floors, furniture, decks and outdoor furniture. It protects the wood from within and does not form a film. It forms a protective, micro porous surface. Osmo Wood finishes penetrate the wood and protect from deep within. Partial renovations can be carried out easily as it does not crack, flake, peel or blister. It has great stain and liquid resistance and allows for easy maintenance and touch ups. All Osmo wood finishes are based on natural oils and waxes – sunflower oil, linseed, soy and thistle oils, and carnauba wax. The natural oils help to retain the value of the natural raw wood material.

 

All-In-One Stain & Finishing OilAll-In-One Stain and Finishing Oil

All-in-One Stain and Finishing Oil is your go-to solution to show off the grain on bare wood. You can change the colour to your desire. The pigment in it stains your wood accentuating the grain. It has a combination of natural oils and resins that penetrate into the wood fibres to create a durable, scratch resistant, waterproof finish. It does not leave a surface film that sits on top. It soaks in and becomes part of your wood. It is ideal for wooden tabletops as it has excellent resistance to abrasions and can be washed over and over again. This is a highly concentrated oil blend so a little will go a long way. This container will cover what 1 Litre of comparable stains do on the market giving you 2 to 3 times more coverage than any water-based stains. It is available in 4 popular colours!

 

Water-Based Stains

Faveri’s own house brand, environmentally friendly water-based stains were developed as an alternative to solvent based stains. With over 30 colours, you’re sure to find the right colour for your project. Whether you are looking for an opaque finish or a wash, Faveri’s can help you find the right look. Simply brush on the stain in the direction of the grain with a foam brush and wipe off the excess. It’s that simple. After 6 hours, just add a protective topcoat such as Hemp Oil, Osmo Oil, or Tough Coat.

 

Hemp Oil TopcoatHemp Oil Topcoat

Faveri’s Hemp Oil Topcoat has a natural finish suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications, and the leftovers can go into the salad! This solvent-free oil finish provides a protective, water-resistant surface. Use it on new wood that is bare, stained or milk-painted, or to revive old wood finishes. It penetrates and protects from the inside out. Hemp Oil does not leave a surface film that will chip or scratch. This food-safe oil finish is perfect for use in the kitchen on wood or stone. Used outside, it can restore the lustre of old, oil-based paint, or revitalize surfaces such as cast iron. Test it on an inconspicuous spot prior to using on an entire piece.

Whatever your vision or concept, Faveri’s has the right finishing products to help you create an expression of yourself. Weather vintage is your thing, a crisp and clean finish, or a unique piece with lots of movement, you’ll find the right products at Faveri’s Wood Furniture. But above all, whether you are a seasoned DIYer (do-it-yourself-er) or just beginning, the most important goal is to have fun. Not sure where to start? Join anyone of our workshops at Faveri’s Wood Furniture for inspiration.

For more information visit www.faveriswoodfurniture.com.

Genevieve Levasseur painting at the aDesigned Magazine launch party

At the Magazine Launch Event

Thank you to everyone that attended our launch party. We were able to kick-off our fundraising campaign for Winnipeg Harvest, and thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to donate over $1000!

Thank You to Our Event Sponsor

HUT K

And Thank You to Our Other Sponsors

De Luca Fine Wines

Sweet Impressions

Shelmerdine

Café ce Soir

 

Music by Ego Spank

Artwork by Geneviève Levasseur

Photos by Erin Alexander Photography

 

Three copies of aDesigned Magazines spread over a table at the launch party

aDesigned Magazine Issue 1

aDesign Magazine Issue 1 Cover, Hut K Furniture

The Branded Interiors Issue

Also in this issue …

Robo Homes and Office Bots: How the Internet of Things is Changing Interior Design

Home is Where the Hub is: Families Left to Their Own Devices

From Common Noun to Common Space: The New Definition of Work and Workspace Design

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Proceeds from the sale of this publication will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest.


ON THE COVER

HUT K

Desk, Chair, Ottoman, Planters, Rug, Desk Lamp & Books

Shelmerdine

Plants & Bookends

Artwork

Geneviève Levasseur

Photographed at

HUT K Space

Photographer

Erin Alexander Photography