Value Engineering: Which Interior Design Features Should You Spend or Save On?

When planning your interior design project, which design features are worth spending money on and which aren’t? The real question is – what do you want to...


Woods Case Study

Cutler set out to interpret the Woods brand that dates back to 1885. Our goal was to integrate the tightly woven history into their product development lab, new...


Tips from an Interior Designer on Photographing Interiors

Whether you’re a client looking for a photographer to take photos of your space, a design firm looking for the right photographer, or just someone who’s...


The Railway Stage + Beer Café – A Heritage Project

We know tenants that seek out a space for it’s lived-in appeal and history. The more oddities and character the better. Graffiti walls, hidden time capsule...


Customizing Fixtures to Sell More Products & Create Lasting Impressions

When it comes to designing in a retail context there are a number of things to keep in mind. Not only does the space need to be safe and efficient for the staff...


Silence & Noise: A Window Display for Inform

Cutler was invited to design a window display for our neighbours over at Inform. They are a long time furniture retailer with one of the most impressive...


Silence & Noise Opening Event at Inform

On Wednesday June 7th from 5 to 6:00pm, we will be celebrating our guest window display at Inform. Join us for casual mingling, music, and drinks. No RSVP...


Boardwalk Optometry Surrey

We recently completed a new space for Boardwalk Optometry in Surrey. Translating Japanese minimalism into a design always appears to be so refreshing! We love...


The Importance of Individual Brand Experiences

The millennial generation is interested in something different than previous generations. Millennials are generally not drawn to mass marketing and brand...


Skinceuticals by Project Skin MD: Creating the Feeling of Beauty

A fresh new location of the beloved Vancouver-based dermatology clinic, Project Skin MD, has opened in Richmond Centre to showcase their SkinCeuticals product...


Team Cutler Goes To LA

A few weeks back the Cutler team got the chance to chase 6 am sunrises, to awe over layers of cacti in front of dusty pink structures, and to collectively...


The 7 Key Technology Trends Retailers Need to Watch in 2017

The tech industry isn’t just changing the way we work. It’s 2017 and the tech industry is changing everything, and shopping is no exception. In fact, new...


Sustainability: Design For Longevity

In a culture that is so frequently obsessed with new, how can we design objects and spaces that lend themselves to longevity in both the physical and...


The Gray Olive Cafeteria A Deconstructed Greenhouse

Imagine a timeworn greenhouse sitting on a secluded farm amongst warm grain fields. In that familiar place, your fresh produce, and herbs are being grown, ready...


Silk Road Tea Case Study

Silk Road Tea is much more than just a tea shop. They are a community hub offering workshops, education, tea tastings, and social connection. With 2 locations...


Flight Centre Case Study

Flight Centre Travel Group is a travel retailer, primarily focused on the leisure and corporate travel markets. They recently developed a new interactive retail...


Barre Fitness Surrey: Designed to Convey The Strength Behind Beauty

Cutler worked with Barre Fitness, a ballet barre based exercise studio founded in Vancouver, to develop design guidelines last year. The first space to...


Brand Experience for New Retailers Part 1: The How and Why

Think of your experience walking up to a storefront or restaurant. Are you greeted with a fresh and simple, stark modern facade? Or a moody, dynamic and...


Cutler x Spareparts, Hello Vancouver

On Dec 13th we teamed up with our longtime client Spareparts to host the Cutler x Spareparts, Hello Vancouver! opening party at Pacific Centre Mall. We were...


Thank You and Merry Christmas to All!

Streets are lined with twinkling lights, storefront windows feature radiant festive designs, and everyone you pass seems to have a smile on their face......