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The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

A-listers confronted their demons for Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit during Milan Design Week. At the Monster Cabaret, we asked them about their deepest fears – and their macabre art pieces.

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5 days ago

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Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

In warmer weather, we’re all immediately drawn to the waterside. This summer, six fantastic floating structures around the world – by SelgasCano, Christo, BIG and more – take advantage of this tendency.

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19 days ago

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5 Things We Learned From Information Designer Giorgia Lupi

5 Things We Learned From Information Designer Giorgia Lupi

Azure explores the beauty of data, and how to design it, with New York artist and information designer Giorgia Lupi.

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22 days ago

Section: Design

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Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen are kindred spirits. Transforming Fashion, their exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, combines couture and installations to present an experience that’s wonderfully unusual.

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June 13, 2018

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The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy includes more than 80 of the mysterious street artist’s works. Ahead of the $35 million exhibit, we catch up with curator Steve Lazarides to talk Banksy – and why he chose to bring the showcase to Canada.

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June 12, 2018

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Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Installations, parklets and patios are coming to Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project. Warmer weather should bring more pedestrian activity, but can art further animate the corridor? We explore.

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June 1, 2018

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The Guardian Art Center is an Emblem of China’s Rising Influence on Art

The Guardian Art Center is an Emblem of China’s Rising Influence on Art

An emblem of China’s rising clout, the Guardian Art Center is Ole Scheeren’s most ambitious project yet.

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May 21, 2018

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Design

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Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

At New York’s Cadillac House, Visionaire, Rafael de Cárdenas and Sahra Motalebi use the language, objects and materials of interior design to create Amaze, a delightfully disorienting installation.

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May 11, 2018

Section: Interiors

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5 Things We Learned From U.K. Architecture Collective Assemble

5 Things We Learned From U.K. Architecture Collective Assemble

Members of U.K. architecture / art / design collective Assemble ruminate on maintaining synergy as Projects get more complex.   

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May 8, 2018

Section: Architecture

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