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A Treehouse-Inspired Kindergarten in Berlin

A Treehouse-Inspired Kindergarten in Berlin

Local firm Baukind revamps a former salt sauna and brings the outdoors in to create a minimalist but fun kindergrten.

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September 10, 2013

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Andrew Kudless on the Art of Digital Fabrication

Andrew Kudless on the Art of Digital Fabrication

With his sculptural objects – from intricate lamps to massive concrete wall installations – the designer explores the cutting edge of parametric design and digital manufacturing.

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September 9, 2013

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10 Best Bets for London Design Festival

10 Best Bets for London Design Festival

Before we jet off to this season’s biggest design festival, which starts on September 14, we’re setting our sights on the event’s hottest designers, not-to-miss exhibits and most exciting products, from Tom Dixon’s Adidas collection to Designjunction’s stellar line-up.

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September 6, 2013

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MAD’s Shiny New Museum in China

MAD’s Shiny New Museum in China

Beijing architecture firm MAD – the force behind the curvy Absolute World condo towers southwest of Toronto, and the onion-like Ordos Museum in Mongolia – has designed the shiny, twisted China Wood Sculpture Museum in Harbin.

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September 5, 2013

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A Mexican Resto With a Neo-Goth Vibe

A Mexican Resto With a Neo-Goth Vibe

Munge Leung outfits El Catrin, a new eatery in Toronto’s old-timey Distillery District, with playful furnishings and electrifying artwork that conjure the Day of the Dead.

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September 3, 2013

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Playhouse Proud in Vancouver

Playhouse Proud in Vancouver

Office of McFarlane Biggar constructs a jungle gym for little tykes that also highlights how to build sustainably with wood.

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September 3, 2013

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Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Architect, author and ecology artist Fritz Haeg is well known for his “edible estates” that replace front lawns with vegetable gardens. The final instalment of the ongoing project has landed in Minneapolis.

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August 30, 2013

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Hot Wheels: Six Prize-Winning Bikes

Hot Wheels: Six Prize-Winning Bikes

Minimalist e-bikes, smart cargo rides, and sustainable frames – here are our faves from the annual Eurobike Awards.

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August 29, 2013

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Gets a Gem-Like Interior

Marc Jacobs Beauty Gets a Gem-Like Interior

Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects creates a tastefully glam New York flagship for the fashion designer’s new cosmetics line.

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August 26, 2013

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Ai Weiwei’s Defiance on Display

Ai Weiwei’s Defiance on Display

Revered for courting controversy, taunting authorities and inspiring millions as much as he is for his art, the Chinese artist is the subject of According to What?, a globe-trotting exhibit that’s just landed in Toronto.

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August 26, 2013

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