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How Canadian Money is Designed

How Canadian Money is Designed

A new Canadian $10 bill, depicting Nova Scotia civil rights icon Viola Desmond, will be circulated later this year. Here is what went into its design.

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April 2, 2018

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A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

The Smithsonian’s design museum will debut Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of colour perception, this May.

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March 28, 2018

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Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

After completing a residency on Fogo Island, Berlin artist Isa Melsheimer has created Year of the Whale, a solo exhibition that explores the tension between the natural and built worlds. 

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March 27, 2018

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen is Designing a Clubhouse for Nio Drivers

Schmidt Hammer Lassen is Designing a Clubhouse for Nio Drivers

Nio, an electric car startup, commissioned Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to create Nio House, a showroom that could double as a home away from home.

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March 23, 2018

Section: Interiors

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This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

CPH-Ø1, a man-made island developed by Marshall Blecher and Fokstrot’s Magnus Maarbjerg, is an experimental public space that could eventually transform Copenhagen Harbour into a ‘parkipelago.’

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March 20, 2018

Section: Design

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Lasvit’s Breakpoint Mockumentary is About Light – and Tennis

Lasvit’s Breakpoint Mockumentary is About Light – and Tennis

The Breakpoint mockumentary, directed by Kryštof Jankovec, follows the career of Leon Jakimič, the aspiring tennis player who would eventually found Lasvit.

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March 15, 2018

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This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

Kids Build Cities, a game developed by Toronto architect Naama Blonder, wants to get kids in on the discussion about development, city planning and density. Yes, adults can play, too.

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March 14, 2018

Section: Design

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Minimalist Retail Interiors That Prove Less is More

Minimalist Retail Interiors That Prove Less is More

These minimalist retail interiors take simplicity to the next level, with striking pops of colour and subtle mix-and-match materials.

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March 9, 2018

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The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall, designed by Sporadical in Prague West, clads an ellipsoid dome in aluminum scales – and it looks downright extraterrestrial.

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March 8, 2018

Section: Architecture

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6 Exciting Tech Products for the Visually Impaired

6 Exciting Tech Products for the Visually Impaired

Tech products for the visually impaired are continually improving. And these wearables use haptic feedback, OLED headsets and deep learning to help users navigate the world.

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March 5, 2018

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