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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ron Thom

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ron Thom

An exhibition at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum shines a light on one of Canada’s leading mid-century modern architects, and shows his obsession over every detail, right down to the ceramic ashtrays.

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March 14, 2014

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Must-See: Gijs Bakker’s Mod Jewellery

Must-See: Gijs Bakker’s Mod Jewellery

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum presents groundbreaking 1960s designs by Bakker and Emmy van Leersum, who changed the look of modern jewellery forever.

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March 13, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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Must-See: This is Not a Toy

Must-See: This is Not a Toy

At Toronto’s Design Exchange, a show co-curated by music and fashion mogul Pharrell Williams is bursting with collectible designer toys brimming with character and mischief.

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February 12, 2014

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On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

The Casablanca Chandigarh exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal digs into the planning history of the two cities to reveal the beginnings of Modernist urbanism.

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December 18, 2013

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On Now: Matteo Ragni’s Product Ingenuity

On Now: Matteo Ragni’s Product Ingenuity

Milanese designer Matteo Ragni’s products and projects are on display at the Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto.

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December 11, 2013

Section: Design

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A Buzz-Worthy Installation in Toronto

A Buzz-Worthy Installation in Toronto

At the Royal Ontario Museum, architect Janna Levitt and artist Myfanwy MacLeod construct an information kiosk that calls attention to the declining population of European honey bees.

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December 10, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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100 Toy Cars by Design Stars

100 Toy Cars by Design Stars

On now at Toronto’s Design Exchange, architect Matteo Ragni’s traveling exhibit 100% ToBeUs features pimped rides by such designers as BarberOsgerby, Jaime Hayon and Karim Rashid.

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November 19, 2013

Section: Design

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Rethinking the Remote Control

Rethinking the Remote Control

In Lazy Bytes, an exhibit opening tomorrow at Parsons in New York, four of the world’s top design schools take a fresh look at the home’s most overlooked device.

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October 23, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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An Te Liu Explores the Negative Spaces of Things

An Te Liu Explores the Negative Spaces of Things

The Canadian artist re-imagines discarded Styrofoam packages as beautiful ceramic sculptures that capture the ghostly presence of consumer goods.

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October 18, 2013

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What’s On: Drawings by Alchimia

What’s On: Drawings by Alchimia

Drawings by Studio Alchimia from the late ’70s and ’80s fascinate for their history, bravura and for the lost art of unbound pursuit.

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October 8, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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