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London’s Design Museum Will Re-open with a Bang

London’s Design Museum Will Re-open with a Bang

In a stunning new building on Kensington High Street by OMA and John Pawson, London’s Design Museum reopens next week with the staggeringly ambitious exhibits Fear and Love, Designer Maker User, and Beazley Designs of the Year.

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15 days ago

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Designer Bea Szenfeld Uses Paper to Create Incredibly Elaborate Costumes

Designer Bea Szenfeld Uses Paper to Create Incredibly Elaborate Costumes

A collection of paper couture works by the Swedish designer and artist are currently on display in Everything You Can Imagine Is Real, an exhibition at Bikini Berlin.

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October 24, 2016

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5 Canadian Artists Vie for the 2016 Sobey Art Award

5 Canadian Artists Vie for the 2016 Sobey Art Award

In a lead-up to announcing this year’s winner of the Sobey Art Award – Canada’s premiere visual arts prize – the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa is exhibiting works by the artists shortlisted for the coveted $50,000 top prize.

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October 12, 2016

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The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

What emerges at the Venice Biennale, curated by Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena – and featuring 88 firms from 37 countries – is a hopeful picture of architecture with a more relevant scope, whether in the developed or developing world.

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September 30, 2016

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First-Ever London Design Biennale Opens

First-Ever London Design Biennale Opens

Inspired by the famed art and architecture biennales in Venice, London debuts its own version, welcoming thinkers and designers from 34 countries.

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September 6, 2016

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7 Great Shows to Check Out in September

7 Great Shows to Check Out in September

Show season kicks off with a bang this September. Here are just a few of the events we’re looking forward to this month.

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September 2, 2016

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Yinka Ilori Turns Waste Into Bright, Bold Furniture

Yinka Ilori Turns Waste Into Bright, Bold Furniture

The London artist and designer creates upcycled chairs inspired by Nigerian traditions and African fabrics.

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August 30, 2016

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Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

We spoke to acclaimed architect Álvaro Siza about his Visitor Centre, soon to be added to the site of the historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain, and the Toronto exhibition that chronicles its progress.

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July 26, 2016

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National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Highlights of the national exhibitions – including those from France, Japan and Australia – on display at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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June 13, 2016

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The Director’s Cut: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Director’s Cut: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Reporting from the Front, curated by Alejandro Aravena, brings together diverse responses to social, political and environmental issues.

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June 7, 2016

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