The Urban Settler was founded in North Vancouver British Columbia in 1998 by owner Paul Arcoite. The company specialized in sourcing & restoring antique furniture, and the designing & manufacturing of reclaimed wood furniture & feature walls. In addition to local custom work, the company supplied retailers, architects, and designers across western Canada, and became well known for its work in restaurant and hospitality décor.
In 2012 The Urban Settler opened a furnishings & interior design store in Fernie British Columbia. The company permanently moved its operations to Fernie in 2015, making its home the historic Livery Building in downtown Fernie. The company now specializes in residential interior décor, design, and furnishings.
With 22 years of diverse industry experience, our knowledge and expertise make us a favorite choice in Western Canada for home-owners and industry professionals seeking expert advice on design & décor.
Our expert staff are attentive and accommodating to our customer’s needs, offering above and beyond service.
We take pride in offering the most well established Canadian brands at competitive prices. Furnishings, bedding, window coverings pus art & décor, are all curated and selected for the highest quality and best style.
“We strive to have a fantastic collection of furniture to choose from, with enough inventory to help those who don’t have time to wait!”
Inside the thick stone walls is a light filled showroom filled with inspiration and a well curated collection of wares- Modern sofas, unique decor, sturdy reclaimed wood furniture, vintage finds, sumptuous bedding, beautiful window coverings, unique lighting fixtures & lamps. Our friendly knowledgeable team is always on hand to advise and inform.