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May 2007
Designer's Pick

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As a principal in the Vancouver firm Penner & Associates Interior Design, Shelley Penner has a reputation for stylish and sustainable commercial and residential projects. Asked to choose her favourite design read, Penner had no trouble naming Alain de Botton's buzz-worthy best-seller The Architecture of Happiness, a philosophical and surprisingly playful essay on the importance of our surroundings.

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