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Wish Opera moves to downtown Toronto

Wish Opera moves to downtown Toronto

Wish Opera injects elements of modern industrial design and edgy Canadian fashion into the age-old classical art form.

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April 14, 2011

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An Architectural Woodstock

An Architectural Woodstock

With head-liners like Juhani Pallasmaa, Glenn Murcutt and Kenneth Frampton, the Ghost 13 conference on a farm in Nova Scotia wants to rock the profession.

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April 11, 2011

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Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

From carpets to clothing and hand detergents, Cradle to Cradle items are becoming easier for eco-minded consumers to access.

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March 15, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Lea Ceramiche in the spotlight

Countdown to Milan: Lea Ceramiche in the spotlight

With two stunning installations – a courtyard sculpture by Zaha Hadid, and a showroom revamp by Diego Grandi – Lea Ceramiche shows off its versatile tiles.

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March 11, 2011

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On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

Marian Bantjes on middle-of-the-night ideas, the trouble with Adobe Illustrator and designing for Ohio rock band The National.

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March 10, 2011

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What’s next for Todd Saunders

What’s next for Todd Saunders

Not yet 45, the Canadian-born, Norway-based architect Todd Saunders has already built an impressive international career. Last week, he spoke at the University of Toronto about his Fogo Island project as well as his works – past and present – around the world.

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March 9, 2011

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Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Blu Dot’s Swap Meet

Until this Friday Blu Dot is accepting your ideas, designs, personal possessions – even promises of intergalactic journeys – in exchange for a chair, sofa, bed or table of your choosing.

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March 8, 2011

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On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

A tour of miniature chairs from the Vitra Design Museum has landed in Toronto.

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February 28, 2011

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Real artists on film

Real artists on film

Next week, Toronto’s Reel Artists Film Festival brings the work of such brilliant creators as Wanda Koop, Pipilotti Rist, Sol LeWitt and Ai Weiwei to the big screen.

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February 18, 2011

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BIG’s museum in Greenland

BIG’s museum in Greenland

Bjarke Ingels Group has announced yet another major competition win. Along with TNT Nuuk, Rambøll Nuuk and Arkitekti, the Copenhagen/New York firm has been selected to build the new National Gallery of Greenland in Nuuk.

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February 11, 2011

Section: Architecture

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