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From Ikea to Art

From Ikea to Art

Toronto architects and designers have transformed items from the Ikea showroom into unique objects for the Design Exchange’s fundraiser auction.

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November 16, 2012

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Andrea Zittel wins Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts

Andrea Zittel wins Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts

The prestigious Austrian award, which comes with a 50,000-euro cash prize, recognizes one exceptional artist every other year whose work transverses the boundaries between art and architecture.

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November 2, 2012

Section: Curiosity

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EQ3’s socially conscious interior accessories

EQ3’s socially conscious interior accessories

Furniture manufacturer EQ3 debuts Generation Art, a line of interior accessories incorporating original work by nine Canadian artists.

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October 31, 2012

Section: Design

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Weekend must-see: Art Toronto 2012

Weekend must-see: Art Toronto 2012

Canada’s largest fair devoted to modern and contemporary art returns to Toronto in its 12th year.

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October 26, 2012

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Naked Beauty

Naked Beauty

Nanimarquina marks its 25th anniversary with a series of daring rugs to honour artist Eduardo Chillida.

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October 15, 2012

Section: Design

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Transforming public space with art

Transforming public space with art

An exhibit of innovative landscape installations, by PLANT Architects, Vlan Paysages, Janet Rosenberg + Associates and more, shows how humour and colour can bring out a public space’s local history.

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July 18, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Living in technicolour

Living in technicolour

For a Montreal loft, architect Jean Verville has unleashed a full spectrum of possibilities.

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July 9, 2012

Section: Interiors

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Art Haus

Art Haus

In Berlin’s art district, a gallerist’s quarters blend mid-century Danish style with bold contemporary art.

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July 6, 2012

Section: Interiors

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HWKN does MoMA PS1

HWKN does MoMA PS1

Occupying MoMA PS1’s courtyard all summer, this multifunctional and eye-catching structure neutralizes airborne pollutants for an impact equivalent to taking 260 cars off the road.

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July 3, 2012

Section: Architecture

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The Grand Palais’ colourful canopy

The Grand Palais’ colourful canopy

French artist Daniel Buren’s latest installation – a light-dappled forest of translucent coloured discs – fills the entire nave of the prestigious Grand Palais in Paris.

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June 5, 2012

Section: Architecture

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