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These Projects Promote Social Good Through Design

These Projects Promote Social Good Through Design

From parametric design to supporting micro-economies through design, these projects are all about achieving social good.

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Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

From compostable bioplastics to inflatable performance spaces, here are three creative objects that minimize waste.

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9 days ago

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Edmonton Designer Geoffrey Lilge Launches Div.12 Furniture

Edmonton Designer Geoffrey Lilge Launches Div.12 Furniture

Edmonton’s Geoffrey Lilge, best known as one of the founders of Pure Design, is launching Div.12, a new brand of contemporary metal furniture.

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9 days ago

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Ying Gao’s Interactive Fashion Doubles as Cultural Critique

Ying Gao’s Interactive Fashion Doubles as Cultural Critique

Ying Gao believes fashion should innovate, and her ethos is apparent in her work, which she calls “speculative design.”

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13 days ago

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Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

From lamps made from their own packaging to buildings that use ice cream bucket cladding, here are projects that are making circular economies the new normal.

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16 days ago

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How Rachel Griffin Builds Sleekness and Functionality into Objects

How Rachel Griffin Builds Sleekness and Functionality into Objects

Rachel Griffin channels her graphic design training to give simple objects uncommonly sleek silhouettes. We peek into her process.

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19 days ago

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Dori Tunstall Wants to Decolonize Design Education

Dori Tunstall Wants to Decolonize Design Education

Here’s how the dean of design at OCAD University in Toronto is advocating for respectful design – and why cultural readdressing matters more than ever.

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21 days ago

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Milan’s Studiopepe Uses the Sun to Create Cyan-Saturated Sculptures

Milan’s Studiopepe Uses the Sun to Create Cyan-Saturated Sculptures

Milan’s Studiopepe explores the elemental relationship between sunlight and surface in a new collection of enigmatic sculptures.

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29 days ago

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Teknion’s Zones Collection: At Home in the Office

Teknion’s Zones Collection: At Home in the Office

In 2014, Teknion teamed up with Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd to explore design concepts that would support new workplace behaviours.

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October 23, 2017

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Todd Bracher is Creating an ‘International Brand Language’ for HBF

Todd Bracher is Creating an ‘International Brand Language’ for HBF

Todd Bracher has injected a new kind of energy at HBF with a host of fresh talent. “I wanted to get married to a handful of designers,” says Todd Bracher….

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October 23, 2017

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