Kees Luchs, a professional wood artisan, lives in Lantzville, Vancouver Island, overlooking the Georgia Strait. In his cedar sheltered workshop, he pursues his passion of making beautiful items from local and exotic sustainable hardwoods. Each piece of hardwood is carefully selected for grain and colour configuration, so that no two items are ever the same. Now Kees has created a new collection of one-of-a-kind jewellery using some of the most beautiful hardwoods that he has been working ...
The story of Side Street Studio is more than the history
of a business. It is the physical expression of a belief
that real art should be accessible to everyone. It is
also the evolution of a business model supported by
principles of community-building economics.