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2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

Moving beyond styling, designers delve into beauty. These seven new products, buildings and art works revel in ornate forms and painterly patterns that are also over-the-top fun.

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3 days ago

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Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

The sensual shapes in Marie Khouri’s installation, recently on view at Vancouver’s Equinox Gallery, spell out “Let’s Sit and Talk” in Arabic.

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16 days ago

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Spooky Skulls Through Design History

Spooky Skulls Through Design History

Ghoulish reminder of death, meet edgy pillowcase. In time for Halloween, we trace the skull’s journey from memento mori to Alexander McQueen clutches and Studio Job wallpaper.

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27 days ago

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10 Amazing Art Pieces to Check Out in Toronto

10 Amazing Art Pieces to Check Out in Toronto

With two contemporary art fairs – Art Toronto and Feature – open to the public this weekend, the city is saturated with great art for viewing and buying. Here’s what we saw and loved.

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30 days ago

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In London, Antony Gormley’s “Room” is the View

In London, Antony Gormley’s “Room” is the View

British sculptor Antony Gormley’s “Room,” installed at the recently opened Beaumont Hotel in London’s Mayfair district, exhibits a mischievously melancholy character inside and out.

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October 2, 2014

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5 Artworks to See at SITElines Santa Fe

5 Artworks to See at SITElines Santa Fe

A new biennial exhibition series SITElines Santa Fe, sees art installations taking over an entire city. Here are five worth checking out.

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August 27, 2014

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A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

Camouflaging a full dining set, Panya Clark Espinal’s Lost in the Wood installation plays with perception.

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August 12, 2014

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From Glass House To Fog House

From Glass House To Fog House

Philip Johnson’s modernist masterpiece in New Canaan, Connecticut, takes on new meaning when shrouded in fog conjured by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya.

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May 9, 2014

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10 Photography Projects You Need to Check Out

10 Photography Projects You Need to Check Out

Of the 200 exhibitions taking over Toronto during May’s Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, here are the standouts that every architecture and design lover should know about.

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April 29, 2014

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6 Inspiring Art Shows Around The Globe

6 Inspiring Art Shows Around The Globe

From Richard Beacon at the Tate to Christopher Wool at the Art Institute of Chicago, this spring is replete with must-see retrospectives and immersive biennales.

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April 11, 2014

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