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Inside the Gallery of Polish Design in Warsaw

Inside the Gallery of Polish Design in Warsaw

The permanent Gallery of Polish Design in the National Museum of Warsaw wades through the past, present and future to showcase a digestible timeline of Poland’s post-folk design evolution.

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January 24, 2018

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Porky Hefer’s Human-Sized Pods Are Personal Utopias

Porky Hefer’s Human-Sized Pods Are Personal Utopias

On show in his homeland after touring the globe, South African Porky Hefer’s immersive cocoons provide users respite from a hectic world.

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January 23, 2018

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This Isn’t an Art Gallery – it’s an Ad Agency Designed by Guillermo Santomà

This Isn’t an Art Gallery – it’s an Ad Agency Designed by Guillermo Santomà

Interior designer and artist Guillermo Santomà brings his quirky sensibility to an up-start advertising agency in Barcelona’s warehouse district For an up-and-coming advertising agency called The Keenfolks, following the rules…

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January 22, 2018

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Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Deborah Wang, co-founder and artistic director of TO DO, Toronto’s largest offsite design event, says its her degrees in art and architecture that have fuelled her expansive interest in all aspects of design, from creating work to curating it.

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January 12, 2018

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This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

A full-scale Parthenon replica by Marta Minujín, displayed at Germany’s documenta 14 art festival, speaks volumes about censorship.

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January 10, 2018

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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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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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5468796 Architecture Builds Mexico City Pavilion One Bucket at a Time

5468796 Architecture Builds Mexico City Pavilion One Bucket at a Time

The parking situation in Mexico City is so bad, it’s criminal. Winnipeg’s 5468796 Architecture recently teamed up with local firm Factor Eficiencia to put the spotlight on the issue, with One Bucket at a Time.

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August 24, 2017

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An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An arctic installation, by artist Maureen Gruben, marks Canada’s 150th with stitches of scarlet broadcloth that weave across the icy tundra outside Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories.

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August 17, 2017

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