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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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15 days ago

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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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60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

For the 10th anniversary of the National Art Center of Tokyo, architect and aeritst Emmanuelle Moureaux installed Forest of Numbers – a huge rainbow-hued artwork that celebrated the future, not the past.

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February 27, 2017

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Zim & Zou Craft Colourful Worlds for a Hermès Window Display

Zim & Zou Craft Colourful Worlds for a Hermès Window Display

French design studio Zim & Zou’s Hermès window display, at the brand’s Dubai boutique, is a rainbow-hued fantasy land, crafted entirely from paper.

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February 24, 2017

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Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Now on view in the city’s east end, Winter Stations 2017 brings a series of art installations to the chilly shoreline.

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February 21, 2017

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This Paris Pop-Up Clothing Store Is Built Entirely of Paper

This Paris Pop-Up Clothing Store Is Built Entirely of Paper

A Paris pop-up store designed by Toronto’s Stacklab studio features a merchandise display system made from nothing more than ruffled paper.

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February 8, 2017

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Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Overlooking a steel wall separating Tijuana and San Diego, Japanese art collective Chim Pom has constructed a timely installation – a treehouse they call “U.S.A Visitor Center.”

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January 31, 2017

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Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

We caught up with the Spanish designer who, for a year-long collaboration with Caesarstone, has reimagined the quartz surfacing as a collection of quirky furniture called “Stone Age Folk.”

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January 20, 2017

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