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Linen: modernity meets age-old tradition

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Our work with textiles at Fino Lino exposes us to a plethora of fabrics to enhance our lives and create beauty and comfort; one of our favourite amongst these is linen.  Historical documents show that linen is the oldest woven textile in existence and evidence of flax plants being grown dates back to the fifth millennium BCE in Egypt. The Egyptians grew flax along the Nile River and spun linen fabric for practical purposes such as burial, preservation and fine cloth bandages.  They referred to linen as the "gift of the Nile". Flax takes about a hundred days to grow from seed to mature plant with a height of sixty...

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Inspiration 2019

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The New Year is off to a good start with a plethora of new exciting colours, materials and decorative objects in home decor. We have found ourselves to be immensely inspired by current trends as if they are speaking our private design language and fully allowing deep personal expression. The flexibility to style your own home demonstrates a merging of cultural influences and freedom to express our individuality. Our clients rely on us to create bedding that will be totally individual to their needs and desires, as an object of self expression in their private sanctuary. Fino Lino display bed showing...

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Holiday Party 2018 with the Fino Lino Team

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It has been another splendid year at Fino Lino and we have deep gratitude to our wonderful team, loyal customers and talented suppliers. Working in a creative environment brings such richness to our lives and sharing that beauty brings happiness to all of us. After a very busy year we pause to join together in celebration for our annual Christmas party, starting with Champagne then gifts and a glorious dinner at L'Ufficio. We adore Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne. William serving Champagne. Secret Santa.   Gaelle our wonderful store manager who works so hard to keep us all organized and always...

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A Buyers Life - NY Now 2018

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We love buying trips to NYC. Travelling from Vancouver is relatively fast and the inspiration is deep. It is a tremendously busy week of buying for Fall/ Winter 2018 through Spring 2019.

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Sunny Days and Warm Nights

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SUMMER MAGIC With the windows open and the sunshine filtering through, letting the airy breeze in, we feel inspired to refresh our homes for warm weather living, both inside and out.  Our summer blog is inspired by thoughts of sharing aperitifs with family and friends on the patio this summer.  Enjoy!         A picturesque afternoon at the cabin; Sharpe Lake, BC, Canada             HOME STYLING TIPS FOR SUMMER Flowers, herbs and plants on the veranda Decorate the veranda with brighter colours, place ferns in buckets in shady corners and add a profusion of candles in hurricane...

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