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5 Can’t-Miss Toronto Design Offsite Events

5 Can’t-Miss Toronto Design Offsite Events

The annual Toronto Design Offsite festival (TODO) transforms the city into a buzzing showcase of great contemporary design from January 19 to 25. Below, our picks for five must-see exhibitions, talks and product unveilings.

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12 days ago

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Nadège Makes Art with Macarons

Nadège Makes Art with Macarons

The French-style pastry shop in Toronto invited a number of local creative talents – including Virginia Johnson, Rollout and Steve Krug – to come up with beautiful packaging for the delectable treats.

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27 days ago

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The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

French street artist JR captured hundreds of faces for an installation that carpeted the Panthéon in Paris.

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December 5, 2014

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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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November 20, 2014

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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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November 7, 2014

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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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October 27, 2014

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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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October 24, 2014

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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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