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Li-Fi Tech Could Transform Your Home or Workspace

Li-Fi Tech Could Transform Your Home or Workspace

Li-Fi technology will soon be part of light-speed home networks, but what is it exactly? Artemide V.P. Carlotta de Bevilacqua explains. “Electronics shaped the 20th century; now we are in…

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October 6, 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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How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

Before a mining town in northern Sweden packs up its bags to leave, a golden sauna called the Solar Egg has been installed to help with the emotional challenges of…

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September 29, 2017

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Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

In Venice, hundreds of Canadian artists — from Edward Burtynsky to Ursula Johnson — combined for the Imago Mundi: Great and North exhibit.

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September 28, 2017

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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September 27, 2017

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Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

The director of MIT’s Senseable City Laboratory will be in Toronto later this week as part of EDIT. He shares how science-driven design may be the next great urban revolution.

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September 26, 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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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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Millennial Pink at Maison & Objet’s September Edition

Millennial Pink at Maison & Objet’s September Edition

Millennial pink was the big trend spotted at the September edition of Maison & Objet, which wrapped up in Paris earlier this week. The ubiquitous hue was seen on launches from brands including Tom Dixon, Petite Friture and Nomess.

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September 14, 2017

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Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s landmark TD Centre, the epitome of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s less-is-more ethos, gets an illuminating update for its birthday.

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September 6, 2017

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