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6 Designers Exploring Strange – and Sustainable – Materials

6 Designers Exploring Strange – and Sustainable – Materials

Packaging made from algae, bowls shaped from sugarcane, chairs crafted from artichokes – these sustainable material explorations by AMAM Design Group, Ella Bulley, Spyros Kizis and others look good enough to eat.

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3 days ago

20 Questions for Denis Santachiara

20 Questions for Denis Santachiara

On April 28, Denis Santachiara will be a guest speaker at Digifest, the annual Toronto conference that explores the cutting edge of technology and design. Here’s what he has to say about overcoming creative blocks and having no regrets.

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4 days ago

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5 Astonishing Photography Shows on Now in Toronto

5 Astonishing Photography Shows on Now in Toronto

Istanbul, mid-century modern homes, and the metropolis of the future all get close-ups in this year’s edition of the city’s annual Contact Photography Festival.

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5 days ago

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Grow Op: 5 Wild Landscape Installations on Display in Toronto

Grow Op: 5 Wild Landscape Installations on Display in Toronto

April 21 to 24, the Gladstone Hotel cultivated the fourth edition of its cheekily-named landscape architecture and contemporary art exhibition.

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8 days ago

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A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

For the December 2015 edition of Unbuilt, Design Miami’s architecture installation, Harvard GSD students created a pavilion out of miniature models.

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10 days ago

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2016 AZ Awards: Early Bird Tickets

2016 AZ Awards: Early Bird Tickets

On June 17, the AZ Awards Gala will bring together top architects, designers and industry professionals from across Canada and the globe for one night in Toronto.

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14 days ago

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Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Rotterdam city planner Marc Verheijen digs deep into infrastructure, plus Simon Fraser University’s dutchDesign films and a catalogue David Adjaye’s collaborations.

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16 days ago

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Designer Books: Building Art

Designer Books: Building Art

Paul Goldberger explores the life and projects of Frank Gehry.

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16 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Lee Broom

Designer Playlist: Lee Broom

The London designer shares his surfing, downloading and listening faves.

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16 days ago

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Designer Books: Thinking Small

Designer Books: Thinking Small

Architectural thinking can be applied to almost anything. Three recent designer books – Soviet Bus Stops, Nanotecture and Furnitecture – look at the ways designers have brought an architectural approach to structures that are as compact as the books themselves.

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18 days ago

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