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Roundup: The greenest fabrics and rugs

Roundup: The greenest fabrics and rugs

Material innovations like Kvadrat’s Waterborn are joined by super-modern wall coverings and carpets from Ruckstuhl, Conrad Shades and more made from the natural-fibres of fast-growing grasses and plants like sisal, hemp, jute, banana, and soy.

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May 19, 2011

Section: Design

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Joris Laarman at High Museum of Art in Atlanta

Joris Laarman at High Museum of Art in Atlanta

As part of Modern by Design, a group exhibition opening in June at the High Museum in Atlanta, the Dutch designer shows visitors how things might be made in the future.

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May 18, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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Five steps to Teeple Architects’ design process

Five steps to Teeple Architects’ design process

A look at the process behind five projects – including 60 Richmond Street East housing, Langara College Library and River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Museum – by the Toronto firm.

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April 29, 2011

Section: Architecture

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How green is your garden?

How green is your garden?

Deborah Nagan’s installation at Canada Blooms, the country’s largest flower expo, challenges how we perceive our gardens and their impact on the environment.

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March 17, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Yesterday, the Brit Insurance Design of the Year award announced that it’s top prize goes to the Plumen 001 low-energy light bulb, by Samuel Wilkinson and product design company Hulger.

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March 16, 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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ISH Preview

ISH Preview

“Everything revolves around energy and water, the two resources necessary for life” – that’s the focus of the ISH expo, taking place this week in Frankfurt.

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March 14, 2011

Section: Interiors

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David Benjamin and the future of architecture

David Benjamin and the future of architecture

The co-founder of The Living, David Benjamin is blazing a trail in bringing synthetic biology to architecture.

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March 11, 2011

Section: Architecture

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