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Q&A: Stefan Sagmeister

Q&A: Stefan Sagmeister

The envelope-pushing graphic designer behind The Happy Show at Toronto’s Design Exchange.

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January 9, 2013

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The Winter Lecture Circuit

The Winter Lecture Circuit

In the next two months, such high-profile practitioners as Thom Mayne, Ben van Berkel and Manuelle Gautrand – the architect behind the St. Roch, a mixed-use project with a lacy facade in Montpellier, France – will deliver presentations on their paradigm-shifting work.

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January 2, 2013

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2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

Yayoi Kusama’s couture polka dots, Google’s augmented reality glasses, and Nick Cave’s wildly fun soundsuits made our list of favourite curiosities in 2012.

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December 25, 2012

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Happy holidays from Azure

Happy holidays from Azure

Azure is taking a short break for the holidays. We’ll be back on January 2, 2013.

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December 24, 2012

Out Now: The Annual Houses Issue

Out Now: The Annual Houses Issue

Highlighting five homes from around the world that elevate modern living to an art form, our January/February 2013 issue is now on newsstands. Here’s a look at what you’ll find inside.

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December 18, 2012

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Raising the woof

Raising the woof

Last week at Design Miami, Kenya Hara presented a collection of ultra-modern dog houses and furniture, by such prominent architects as Sou Fujimoto, MVRDV and – of course – Atelier Bow-Wow.

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December 10, 2012

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Höweler + Yoon’s Radical Transportation Vision

Höweler + Yoon’s Radical Transportation Vision

The Boston firm won the Audi Urban Future Award with an ambitious concept that revolutionizes the transportation system of the Boston-Washington corridor.

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December 4, 2012

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Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma, a sculpture made from painted mugs encloses the sidewalk in a sweeping arch of colour.

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November 27, 2012

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In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

Arnaud Maggs, one of Canada’s foremost artists, died on the weekend at age 86.

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November 21, 2012

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Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Salvatore Iaconesi, an Italian artist, hacker and TED Fellow, created a website to garner feedback on how to treat his illness, then mapped out the suggestions from 50,000 artists, doctors and fellow patients, and made them accessible to all.

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November 19, 2012

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