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What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

As if the concept of the first-ever World Design Summit isn’t big enough, the Montreal event will bring together an international roster of design thinkers who share the common goal of creating positive social and environmental change.

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4 days ago

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These Bright Designers are Showing the Untapped Potential of Lighting

These Bright Designers are Showing the Untapped Potential of Lighting

From eliciting emotional responses to storing energy, lighting can do much more than illuminate.

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7 days ago

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RUF and AZURE Team Up for Tubalicious at IDS Vancouver

RUF and AZURE Team Up for Tubalicious at IDS Vancouver

For IDS Vancouver, Azure teamed up with local firm RUFproject on a site-specific installation that was equally simple and mysterious.

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11 days ago

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Li-Fi Tech Could Transform Your Home or Workspace

Li-Fi Tech Could Transform Your Home or Workspace

Li-Fi technology will soon be part of light-speed home networks, but what is it exactly? Artemide V.P. Carlotta de Bevilacqua explains. “Electronics shaped the 20th century; now we are in…

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11 days ago

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Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Since pre-history, food scarcity has been a problem. And while technology has raised crop yields, we still have to confront the problem of distribution.

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15 days ago

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How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

Before a mining town in northern Sweden packs up its bags to leave, a golden sauna called the Solar Egg has been installed to help with the emotional challenges of…

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18 days ago

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Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

In Venice, hundreds of Canadian artists — from Edward Burtynsky to Ursula Johnson — combined for the Imago Mundi: Great and North exhibit.

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19 days ago

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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20 days ago

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Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

The director of MIT’s Senseable City Laboratory will be in Toronto later this week as part of EDIT. He shares how science-driven design may be the next great urban revolution.

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21 days ago

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What to Expect at EDIT, Toronto’s New Design Festival

What to Expect at EDIT, Toronto’s New Design Festival

EDIT, Toronto’s new design festival opens this week, bringing an interactive expo to a former factory space in the city’s east end. Here is a sneak peek at some of the highlights to look for.

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21 days ago

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