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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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Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Canadian architect Luigi Ferrara has created an art installation entitled The Open Lattice for Dekla, the exclusive Toronto dealer for Scavolini kitchens.

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February 1, 2011

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The latest from Ladies & Gentlemen

The latest from Ladies & Gentlemen

The Seattle design studio has designed a piggy bank with a chalkboard surface and a set of utensils with colourful handles.

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January 31, 2011

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This week: Conversations in Design

This week: Conversations in Design

On Thursday, January 27, a panel of 10 big thinkers and innovative designers – including Douglas Coupland and Hunter Tura (of Bruce Mau Design) – will talk crowdsourcing at the Conversations in Design symposium.

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January 24, 2011

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Style: Good Times

Style: Good Times

Our extended selection of sleek and sophisticated timepieces – from the likes of Rado, Uniform Wares, Mr. Jones and more – complements the January/February feature on the latest models.

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January 20, 2011

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This week: Maison&Objet

This week: Maison&Objet

Starting tomorrow, and running until January 25, is Paris’s Maison&Objet. The mega-show covers off all types of indoor and outdoor home furnishings and accessories, including coat hooks, salad bowls, and novelty coffee mugs. Here are eight reasons to check out the show.

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January 20, 2011

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