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On exhibit: The genius couture of Yohji Yamamoto

On exhibit: The genius couture of Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto’s first UK solo retrospective opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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March 28, 2011

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On exhibit: Sonia Delaunay’s vivid paintings and textiles

On exhibit: Sonia Delaunay’s vivid paintings and textiles

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presents the first major US museum exhibit of the Jewish-French artist’s works in over 30 years.

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March 23, 2011

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A variety of ways to help Japan

A variety of ways to help Japan

In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake, and the subsequent nuclear emergency, here are a few ways to help the 410,000 displaced.

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March 22, 2011

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Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Until this Friday Blu Dot is accepting your ideas, designs, personal possessions – even promises of intergalactic journeys – in exchange for a chair, sofa, bed or table of your choosing.

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March 8, 2011

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This Week: The Artist Project Toronto

This Week: The Artist Project Toronto

Kicking off tonight with an opening night party, and running through the weekend, this carefully juried exhibit is a must-see for art lovers and investors.

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March 3, 2011

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Traxon and E:cue light up on Broadway

Traxon and E:cue light up on Broadway

This week marks the opening of the Broadway musical The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and lighting system manufacturers Traxon and E:cue up the razzle-dazzle by outfitting the show’s most flamboyant character – Priscilla, the bus.

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March 2, 2011

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Azure reads: Living with Modernity

Azure reads: Living with Modernity

In his new book Living with Modernity, Award-winning Dutch photographer Iwan Baan poetically explores two major architectural cities built in the 1960s – Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia and Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh.

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February 25, 2011

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Real artists on film

Real artists on film

Next week, Toronto’s Reel Artists Film Festival brings the work of such brilliant creators as Wanda Koop, Pipilotti Rist, Sol LeWitt and Ai Weiwei to the big screen.

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February 18, 2011

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Nacho Carbonell in Paris

Nacho Carbonell in Paris

The artist-designer has created a series of LED light fixtures that look as though they were excavated from the sea.

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February 10, 2011

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What’s on Douglas Coupland’s mind

What’s on Douglas Coupland’s mind

Canadian superstar, author and artist Douglas Coupland spoke at the Conversations in Design symposium held last week in Toronto as part of the Interior Design Show. Here’s what he had to say about modern life.

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February 3, 2011

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