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An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An arctic installation, by artist Maureen Gruben, marks Canada’s 150th with stitches of scarlet broadcloth that weave across the icy tundra outside Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories.

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The Hottest Summer Pavilions of 2017

The Hottest Summer Pavilions of 2017

After the July 6 opening of the Hive, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., the hottest summer pavilions of 2017 are officially up and running. Here are our picks for the top installations of the season – including follies from SelgasCano, Jenny Sabin Studio, IF_DO, and Studio Gang.

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July 10, 2017

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

Chandeliers made from upcycled plastic bottles, an elaborate paper installation and sleek steel trophies designed by Philippe Malouin upped the wow factor at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala on June 23. Here’s how they came together.

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July 7, 2017

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Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Working hard is hardly working. These designers are exploring ways to nurture creativity through rest, relaxation and recharging.

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June 29, 2017

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Claude Cormier’s Brilliant 18 Shades of Gay in Montreal

Claude Cormier’s Brilliant 18 Shades of Gay in Montreal

As Pride festivities ramp up worldwide, we’re celebrating with a look at Claude Cormier’s 18 Shades of Gay, a colourful installation in Montreal’s Gay Village.

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June 23, 2017

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Our Favourite Moments from NYCxDesign 2017

Our Favourite Moments from NYCxDesign 2017

Throughout the month of May, NYC was rife with fantastic design, exciting exhibits, and the latest and greatest product launches. Here, five of our favourite moments from NYCxDesign, ICFF, WantedDesign and more.

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May 30, 2017

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Living Divani Turns a 17th-Century Courtyard into a Modern Lounge

Living Divani Turns a 17th-Century Courtyard into a Modern Lounge

The Italian furniture manufacturer and American design studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro took over Palazzo Litta with furniture and folly during Milan Design Week 2017.

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May 9, 2017

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Brixton’s Bowie Memorial Is Striking Out

Brixton’s Bowie Memorial Is Striking Out

The visual legacy of David Bowie has only grown since his death in 2016. But the latest design he’s inspired – a Bowie memorial sculpture in Brixton – is failing to hit the mark.

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March 13, 2017

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Anish Kapoor’s Winnipeg Warming Hut

Anish Kapoor’s Winnipeg Warming Hut

Despite snowstorms, sun, slush, and wildly fluctuating temperatures, Winnipeg’s Warming Huts had its best year yet, with installations by Anish Kapoor, Atelier ARI and Houdini Design Architects.

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March 3, 2017

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This Dutch Design Studio is Proposing a Chair-Free Future

This Dutch Design Studio is Proposing a Chair-Free Future

Breaking Habits, a new installation by interdisciplinary Dutch studio RAAAF, explores how a chair-free environment could have positive health outcomes.

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February 28, 2017

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