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This Week: Stockholm Furniture Fair

This Week: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Kicking off tomorrow, the Stockholm Furniture Fair is packed with great new furniture and lighting by such designers as Inga Sempé, Arihiro Miyake and Timothy Schreiber. Here are five things to watch for on the show floor.

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February 7, 2011

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New Portuguese design

New Portuguese design

The latest works from Made Out Portugal include a found object bazaar, furniture created from architecture, a two-dimensional chair and a multifunctional floor light.

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February 4, 2011

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Patrick Norguet for Alki

Patrick Norguet for Alki

The sober and elegant Makil chair is the designer’s latest work for France’s Alki.

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February 2, 2011

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The latest from Ladies & Gentlemen

The latest from Ladies & Gentlemen

The Seattle design studio has designed a piggy bank with a chalkboard surface and a set of utensils with colourful handles.

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January 31, 2011

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IDS Preview: The Exhibitors

IDS Preview: The Exhibitors

With a roster of excellent manufacturers and showrooms, including Axor and Avenue Road, the Interior Design Show – Canada’s largest contemporary design fair – kicks off on Friday.

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January 25, 2011

Section: Interiors

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This week: Maison&Objet

This week: Maison&Objet

Starting tomorrow, and running until January 25, is Paris’s Maison&Objet. The mega-show covers off all types of indoor and outdoor home furnishings and accessories, including coat hooks, salad bowls, and novelty coffee mugs. Here are eight reasons to check out the show.

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January 20, 2011

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Style: Good Times

Style: Good Times

Our extended selection of sleek and sophisticated timepieces – from the likes of Rado, Uniform Wares, Mr. Jones and more – complements the January/February feature on the latest models.

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January 20, 2011

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TIDF Preview: Do West Design

TIDF Preview: Do West Design

Following a strong debut last year, the Toronto International Design Festival returns with an expanded program that includes the first annual Do West Design event. From January 27 to 30, Dundas Street West (between Bathurst and Grace streets) transforms into a giant exhibition space, with contemporary works on display in 28 venues, including storefronts, bars, showrooms, and even a lumber yard.

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January 19, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Old boards, new tricks

Old boards, new tricks

Corian boards may come and go, but nothing looks, smells or feels quite as good as a well-used, solid wood chopping board. Despite its basic design, the lowly board is still prone to retooling and reinvention. Here are eight recent variations on the kitchen classic.

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January 18, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Dispatch from IMM Cologne

Dispatch from IMM Cologne

At the decidedly grown-up fair, Richard Lampert’s new kids line – designed by a star-studded cast that includes Doshi Levien, Bertjan Pot and Monica Förster – stole the spotlight.

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January 18, 2011

Section: Interiors

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