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How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

For Silq, its new task chair, Steelcase replaces complex mechanisms with a single responsive substance.

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July 10, 2018

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The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

Toronto firm Polymétis found its niche by exploring the surprising potential of winter landscapes. Against the dreary landscape of Toronto in February, and even the shimmering backdrop of Lake Ontario,…

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May 14, 2018

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How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

In developing universal change rooms at the UBC Aquatic Centre, Toronto architecture firm MJMA tackles the issues of privacy, safety and accessibility through design.

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April 10, 2018

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Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Focusing on issues such as race and class, RISD grad and MIT scholar Malcolm John Rio aims to make his mark on architecture from the lecture hall.

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January 17, 2018

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How Guglielmo Poletti Developed His Sculptural Furniture

How Guglielmo Poletti Developed His Sculptural Furniture

A spirit of experimentation encouraged at Design Eindhoven Academy distinguishes Guglielmo Poletti’s sculptural furniture.

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January 9, 2018

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These Bright Designers are Showing the Untapped Potential of Lighting

These Bright Designers are Showing the Untapped Potential of Lighting

From eliciting emotional responses to storing energy, lighting can do much more than illuminate.

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October 10, 2017

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Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Since pre-history, food scarcity has been a problem. And while technology has raised crop yields, we still have to confront the problem of distribution.

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October 2, 2017

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What to Expect at EDIT, Toronto’s New Design Festival

What to Expect at EDIT, Toronto’s New Design Festival

EDIT, Toronto’s new design festival opens this week, bringing an interactive expo to a former factory space in the city’s east end. Here is a sneak peek at some of the highlights to look for.

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September 26, 2017

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Schuler Shook Lights Up Chicago’s Riverwalk

Schuler Shook Lights Up Chicago’s Riverwalk

Schuler Shook turns Chicago’s Riverwalk into a 24/7 destination thanks to its theatrical illumination.

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September 20, 2017

Section: Architecture

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4 Great Talks to Check Out at EDIT in Toronto

4 Great Talks to Check Out at EDIT in Toronto

At EDIT, Toronto’s first design biennale, AZURE presents a stellar lineup of international architecture, design and urbanism speakers that comprises Carlo Ratti, Daan Roosegaarde, Moritz Waldemeyer and Odile Decq.

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September 19, 2017

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