Design

10 Canadian Talents We Loved at IDS Toronto and DesignTO

10 Canadian Talents We Loved at IDS Toronto and DesignTO

IDS Toronto wrapped this weekend, and DesignTO continues on. We’re taking a moment to capture the amazing talent we’ve seen thus far. Here’s our top 10.

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The Why Factory at TU Delft Dares to Ask, Why Not?

The Why Factory at TU Delft Dares to Ask, Why Not?

Outrageous architectural premises. An approach that looks 100 years into the future. Why the Why Factory at TU Delft in the Netherlands may just be the most radical design program in the world.

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Architecture

A Spotlight on Kashef Chowdhury’s Architecture

A Spotlight on Kashef Chowdhury’s Architecture

Opening this weekend in Berlin, an exhibition on the work of Urbana co-founder Kashef Chowdhury celebrates an architectural vision that responds to climate change, mass migration and the socioeconomic conditions of Bangladesh.

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Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Aga Khan Award-winning Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum, who delivers a talk this week at IDS Toronto, tells Azure about courtyard culture, empowering villagers through architecture and why she avoids real estate developers.

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Interiors

Retail in the Raw: David Chipperfield’s First Interior in Canada

Retail in the Raw: David Chipperfield’s First Interior in Canada

The ultra-spare website of Montreal fashion retailer Ssense inspires the design of its neo-brutalist flagship by famed London architect David Chipperfield.

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Ciszak Dalmas Crafts a Perfectly Imperfect Shop in Madrid

Ciszak Dalmas Crafts a Perfectly Imperfect Shop in Madrid

Unorthodox materials and intriguing textures distinguish Ciszak Dalmas and Matteo Ferrari Studio’s rough yet warm Madrid shop for artisanal leather-goods brand Malababa.

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Curiosity

A “Phydigital” Rooftop Bar in Shanghai Where Futurism Meets Classicism

A “Phydigital” Rooftop Bar in Shanghai Where Futurism Meets Classicism

Designed by Alberto Caiola, the craft beer destination Nyx goes full Tron with a colonnaded bar wrapped in UV reactive cord. 

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Marije Vogelzang Brings Food Poetry to Caesarstone Installation

Marije Vogelzang Brings Food Poetry to Caesarstone Installation

For Caesarstone’s annual installation – which debuted at IDS Toronto and will travel to future fairs – Dutch “eating designer” Marije Vogelzang has conjured a poetically immersive experience.

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