Outside the box
A roll of paper and a length of ribbon can create a handsome holiday parcel. But for those who want to be more ambitious with their wrapping, we tasked Canadian artists and stylists
to reimagine the gift box so it's an idiosyncratic present in and
Photography by Joseph Saraceno
Styling by Stephen Severn
Editor: Rachel Wine
Julie Moon is a ceramist based in Toronto.
The Velvet Underground
Pierce Atkinson is a prop and set stylist living in Montreal where he's part of the design studio Fülhaus Inc.
Flower and Feelers
Winnie Truong is an artist based in Toronto, where she graduated from OCAD University. Her drawing and paper-cut collages fuse elements of nature with the female body to create new living objects, environments and psychological entities.
The Pear Tree
A self-taught painter with a background in professional contemporary dance, perfume and floristry, Darby Milbrath is currently based in Toronto and exhibits her paintings internationally.
In the Disco Garden
Diana Lynn VanderMeulen is a Toronto-based multimedia artist.
Madison van Rijn is an illustrator and muralist based in Toronto.
Meghan McKnight is a mixed-media artist in Toronto whose diverse practice includes painting, collage, photography, stop-motion animation and music videos.
Jaime McCuaig is a floral artist who splits her time between Toronto and New York City. Consumed by the ephemeral nature of her medium, McCuaig bends the aesthetic norm and challenges our perception of what flowers should look like and where they can exist.
Maryam Keyhani is an artist, a hat collector and "a surreal bird of sorts".
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