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4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

4 Inspiring Speakers to Check Out at IDSWest Vancouver

The 11th annual furniture and design expo, taking place September 24 to 27, features an impressive list of guest speakers, including Kirsten Murray of Olson Kundig Architects and Design Within Reach founder Rob Forbes.

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7 days ago

Section: Design

Bjarke Ingels’ BIG Arrival in Toronto

Bjarke Ingels’ BIG Arrival in Toronto

Vancouver developer Ian Gillespie is behind a recent announcement to build a mixed-use project in Toronto’s fashion district, designed by Bjarke Ingels. “It’s going to be super cool,” says Gillespie.

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16 days ago

Section: Architecture

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What Can YOU Do About California’s Drought?

What Can YOU Do About California’s Drought?

Archinect has announced Dry Futures, an international competition seeking design ideas, both pragmatic and speculative, to help solve one of the most pressing issues of the century: water shortage.

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20 days ago

Section: Curiosity

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A Vienna Art Show Like No Other

A Vienna Art Show Like No Other

The Aru Kuxipa / Sacred Secret exhibit by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin people of South America invites visitors to get closer to the spiritual power of plants and objects.

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26 days ago

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Philippe Starck Works His Magic in a Brazilian Furniture Store

Philippe Starck Works His Magic in a Brazilian Furniture Store

Together with architecture firm Triptyque, the French designer created this stunning, multi-purpose São Paulo showroom for TOG, a brand that encourages customers to devise their own furniture.

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28 days ago

Section: Interiors

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5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

Now that Apple is streaming 30 million songs directly to our phones, here are five new designs – from the world’s tiniest earbuds to UE Roll, the waterproof bluetooth speaker that clips to your jeans – to replace those bulky headsets.

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July 23, 2015

Section: Design

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The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

Smarter.Faster.Tougher. – an exhibition staged by the Design Exchange just in time for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games – showcases some of the world’s most technologically advanced athletic gear.

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July 11, 2015

Section: Design

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Canada’s Monumental Controversies

Canada’s Monumental Controversies

The past few weeks have not been good for Canadian monuments. Two projects have been called out by the architecture community for being too big, too negative and just plain hideous. What’s going on?

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July 1, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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In Memoriam: Charles Correa

In Memoriam: Charles Correa

India’s greatest modern architect died on June 16 and left an illustrious legacy, from a museum honouring Mahatma Gandhi to his most recently completed project, the Ismaili Centre in Toronto.

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June 24, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Karim Rashid’s Trophy for the 2015 AZ Awards

Karim Rashid’s Trophy for the 2015 AZ Awards

Preparations are underway for the fifth annual AZ Awards gala, taking place in Toronto on June 19. Here’s a sneak peak inside the New York studio of Karim Rashid, and the making of this year’s trophy.

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May 28, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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