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A Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

A Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

Artist Cheng-Tsung Feng is fascinated by traditions of the past, often translating ancient techniques into his work. For a recent installation, he turned to the Thao tribe’s handmade fishing traps.

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March 12, 2018

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9 Emerging Female Product Designers You Should Know

9 Emerging Female Product Designers You Should Know

From experimentations in material to elegant furniture, here are 9 emerging female product designers who are on top of their game.

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March 6, 2018

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The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The Bentway and Icebreakers are encouraging Torontonians to get outside, but the 2018 Winter Stations are the city’s prime cold weather attraction.

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February 26, 2018

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The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

From conifers constructed out of hand-blown crystal to abstract light installations, here some of the best non-tree Yuletide trees on our radar.

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December 14, 2017

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Cerith Wyn Evans Is Making Neon Art in a Post-Bulb World

Cerith Wyn Evans Is Making Neon Art in a Post-Bulb World

Give Cerith Wyn Evans two kilometres of neon tubing, and here’s what he can do.

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October 18, 2017

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How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

How This Solar Egg Will Help a Swedish City Relocate

Before a mining town in northern Sweden packs up its bags to leave, a golden sauna called the Solar Egg has been installed to help with the emotional challenges of…

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September 29, 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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5 Colourful Summer Installations

5 Colourful Summer Installations

These colourful summer installations – which include elements of the International Garden Festival in Quebec, and a new pavilion by Brooks + Scarpa – are enlivening garden festivals and public spaces around the world.

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August 22, 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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