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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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16 days ago

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Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Designers and artists, including Erwin Wurm, Faye Toogood, Issey Miyake, and Vivienne Westwood, participate in Italian designer Alessandro Guerriero’s Workwear exhibition – a series of fantastical garments for fantastical occupations.

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20 days ago

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The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

From a cubic concept kitchen and Jaime Hayon’s fantastical folklore-inspired quartzite furniture to the best from Umbra’s prototype contest, our favourite should-not-have-missed highlights from the Interior Design Show and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

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28 days ago

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What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

Kicking off today and running until January 22, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017 transforms the city into a design bonanza, showcasing the best of the local scene. There are more than 100 events to check out – including these must-see exhibits and installations.

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January 16, 2017

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The Architecture and Design Events You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017

The Architecture and Design Events You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017

The first half of 2017 is jam-packed with great architecture and design events and exhibitions. Here are our top picks for winter and spring.

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January 13, 2017

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How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

Dyslexic Design, a recent exhibition in London, makes the case that a disability can, in fact, be a gift that is a catalyst for innovative thinking.

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January 13, 2017

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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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November 18, 2016

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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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