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Forest of Evolution

Forest of Evolution

Salone del Mobile 2011 was packed with big, bold displays. But one installation along via Tortona – by Japanese lighting company Lumiotec – was so small that only five or six people could see it at once.

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April 27, 2011

Section: Design

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What Makes a Beautiful City?

What Makes a Beautiful City?

In the lead-up to Canada’s federal election, the future of cities should be on the minds of the 80 per cent of us that live in urban areas. What goes into a beautiful city was the topic of a discussion hosted at Toronto’s MaRS centre by the Martin Prosperity Institute, Salon Camden and the Design Industry Advisory Committee.

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April 21, 2011

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Curiosity

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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

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Design

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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

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Design

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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

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Curiosity

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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

Section: Design

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