Press-Release

 

Urban Foliage hits The Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl 2011 (Nov 18-20 2011)

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490-1000 Parker Street, Vancouver

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In collaboration with New Leaf Interior Design, Urban Foliage is pleased to announce its participation to The Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl. Come and discover our unique and innovative Living Frame (490-1000 Parker Street, Vancouver, V6A 2H2, BC).

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The Eastside Culture Crawl is one of the most important cultural and artistic events in Vancouver. By giving the opportunity to numerous artists to engage with the public and present their work, this three-days-public-exhibition helps to promote the vibrant and eclectic art-making life in East Van.

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Our partner, New Leaf Interior Design, a design and renovation firm will take part to this celebration of Art. Kate Cannata, founder and principal designer is an experienced interior designer dedicated to sustainable design, renovations and green business practices.

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The mandate of Urban Foliage is to respond to the contemporary thirst for more greenery into our interior living spaces. In 2010 and after two years of research and development, a unique and very innovative product became available to the public – The Green Module.

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The Green Module is a patented structure and the first of its kind in North America! It can be used to integrate nature to any kind of designs as well as existing surfaces. The Module’s applications are multiples: Use one Green Module to create Living Frames and Living Pictures or use many of these modules to create the most beautiful and vibrant Living Wall or Living Furniture!

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Urban Foliage invites you to discover its flagship product, The Living Frame. It is an exclusively beautiful, sustainable, healthy, highly customizable and convenient-to-maintain solution to creating greener, healthier urban living interiors. Visualize it as a framed painting in which the colors are living, vibrant plants.

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For more information please visit www.urbanfoliage.com or contact Nicolas Rousseau, nicolas@urbanfoliage.com, 778-321-8023.

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About

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Urban Foliage Inc

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Nicolas Rousseau, B.Sc., M.Sc – eng. President of Urban Foliage Inc.

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www.urbanfoliage.com

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His friends and collaborators see Nicolas Rousseau as a passionate and talented engineer in horticulture. He envisions to innovatively and elegantly integrate nature into urban interiors to make a difference in our modern city lives.

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Nicolas’ expertise, dedication, integrity, perseverance and creativity led him to design and develop the first Living Frame in North America and then found Urban Foliage Inc. in 2010. Urban Foliage fosters wellness, happiness and health through greenery, aesthetic pleasure and air purification.

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New Leaf Interior Design – 490-1000 Parker Street, Vancouver.

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Kate Cannata, Founder And Principal Designer

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http://www.newleafinteriordesign.com

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Kate established New Leaf Interior Design with a vision to create beautiful, eco-conscious spaces. Kate is an experienced interior designer and conceptual artist who specializes in a variety of design applications. Born in New York and raised in California, she now resides in Vancouver. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts as well as an Interior Design Diploma from the Art Institute of Vancouver. While studying design and psychology she discovered that “designers consider how a space is utilized and adapt principles such as harmony and balance.” Kate creates amazing interiors by focusing on your needs and then developing a solid plan. With a passion for timeless designs from architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Kate believes sustainable is more than green. “It’s about building spaces that are remarkable and function well now and many years to come.”

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The Eastside Culture Crawl

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http://www.eastsideculturecrawl.com/crawl-0

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The Eastside Culture Crawl is a free annual 3-day November event that involves artists on Vancouver’s Eastside opening their studio to the public. The event is focused on the area bounded by Main St., 1st Ave., Victoria Drive, and the Waterfront and involves painters, jewellers, sculptors, furniture makers, musicians, weavers, potters, writers, printmakers, photographers, glassblowers; from emerging artists to those internationally established.

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