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These Projects Promote Social Good Through Design

These Projects Promote Social Good Through Design

From parametric design to supporting micro-economies through design, these projects are all about achieving social good.

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November 21, 2017

Section: Design

Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

From compostable bioplastics to inflatable performance spaces, here are three creative objects that minimize waste.

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November 14, 2017

Section: Design

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Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

From lamps made from their own packaging to buildings that use ice cream bucket cladding, here are projects that are making circular economies the new normal.

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November 7, 2017

Section: Design

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5 Projects That Highlight the Dangers of Pollution

5 Projects That Highlight the Dangers of Pollution

Five disparate projects highlight the scourge of air pollution by encouraging new ways of seeing (and using) it.

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November 3, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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Out Now: The Interiors Issue

Out Now: The Interiors Issue

Our November/December issue, now on newsstands, reveals some truly original interiors, ones that defy convention and place an emphasis on creativity, ingenuity and pure beauty.

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October 31, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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Teknion’s Zones Collection: At Home in the Office

Teknion’s Zones Collection: At Home in the Office

In 2014, Teknion teamed up with Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd to explore design concepts that would support new workplace behaviours.

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October 23, 2017

In partnership with Teknion

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How Nienkämper’s Cern Table Evolved into a Versatile Collection

How Nienkämper’s Cern Table Evolved into a Versatile Collection

Furniture is not always used as intended. It can evolve, just as Nienkämper’s Cern did.

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October 16, 2017

In partnership with Nienkämper

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The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

EDIT, the Toronto design gathering that concluded on October 8, billed itself as the “Festival of the Future.” But it was impossible to separate it from the present.

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October 12, 2017

Section: Design

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Forms+Surfaces is Making Elevator Design Simple and Intuitive

Forms+Surfaces is Making Elevator Design Simple and Intuitive

Elevators. We use them all the time. But have you ever given them much thought? Next time you’re in an elevator cab, look around. It’s easy to see them as…

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October 10, 2017

In partnership with Forms+Surfaces

Section: Design

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Female Perspectives on Design, and What We Lose Without It

Female Perspectives on Design, and What We Lose Without It

We asked 10 leading practitioners what society has missed out on due to women not having equality in the architectural profession.

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September 25, 2017

Section: Architecture

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