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Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

On the floor at German furniture fair imm Cologne, David Dick-Agnew speaks to the New York industrial designer about his interpretation of Das Haus, the annual installation focused on the future of domestic space.

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3 days ago

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The 10 Best Ideas of 2016

The 10 Best Ideas of 2016

Second in our Best of 2016 series: the ideas and concepts that, while not yet available for purchase or implementation, pack major potential for architecture, design, wellness, and the environment. As selected by our editors, these are the best ideas of 2016.

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December 13, 2016

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Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Tasked with devising shelters for those living on the street, University of Southern California students ask themselves: what is the architect’s role in solving homelessness?

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November 15, 2016

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How Designers Create Utopia, According to Paola Antonelli

How Designers Create Utopia, According to Paola Antonelli

MoMA’s senior curator of architecture and design on why the concept of utopia has always been a driving force for all types of designers, and the diverse examples through history that prove it.

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November 12, 2016

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Toronto’s Partisans Imagines a Trump White House

Toronto’s Partisans Imagines a Trump White House

The architecture firm has created a series of renderings that put a satirical spin on how the real estate mogul and reality TV star might make himself at home in the White House.

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November 11, 2016

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10 Provocative Designs Inspired By the 2016 U.S. Election

10 Provocative Designs Inspired By the 2016 U.S. Election

As America’s most colourful and controversial presidential election campaign nears its final hours, we look at the most comical, sad, satirical and poignant artworks, designs and concepts inspired by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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November 7, 2016

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Artist Lilly Otasevic’s Winning Furniture Concept Reimagines Coffee Breaks

Artist Lilly Otasevic’s Winning Furniture Concept Reimagines Coffee Breaks

A Toronto designer’s curvaceous, low-lying bench has been crowned the winner of Grand Cru/ation, a design competition and collaboration between Toronto’s Design Exchange and Nespresso.

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November 3, 2016

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A Trekking Cabin in Iceland’s Rugged Backcountry

A Trekking Cabin in Iceland’s Rugged Backcountry

Two University of Toronto architecture grads have won top prize for an international competition that will see remote trekking cabins installed across Iceland’s boreal landscape, providing basic shelter for those hiking across the country of fire and ice.

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October 25, 2016

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A Sneak Peek at Todd Bracher’s Das Haus

A Sneak Peek at Todd Bracher’s Das Haus

The New York industrial designer is the guest of honour for the sixth edition of Das Haus, at German trade show IMM Cologne, in January. Here’s a sneak peek at his interpretation of the residential installation, and the ideas behind it.

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October 13, 2016

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7 Imaginary Designs That Eventually Became Real

7 Imaginary Designs That Eventually Became Real

From self-lacing shoes to health-diagnosing tricorders, these seven sci-fi concepts that began as imaginary designs are now making their way into real life.

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October 11, 2016

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