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Nendo’s latest shelving unit

Nendo’s latest shelving unit

Japanese design studio Nendo loves to trick the eye through its use of transparent materials. Its latest bookcase is another example of clever and beautiful illusion.

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November 7, 2011

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Didier Faustino, an artist’s architect

Didier Faustino, an artist’s architect

The French-Portuguese conceptual architect creates the ideal salon as part of his temporary installation at the Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine in Paris.

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November 4, 2011

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Trend Alert: Pipes as furniture and fixtures

Trend Alert: Pipes as furniture and fixtures

Coat hangers, light fixtures and tiles by Nick Fraser, Roll & Hill and JSPR take pipes to a whole new level.

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November 3, 2011

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13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

Such innovators as industrial designer Kathryn Walter, architecture firm Levitt Goodman and fashion designer Jeremy Laing, have created dramatic new versions of the iconic chair. Find out how you can get your hands on one of them.

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November 2, 2011

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Global turns 45

Global turns 45

The Canadian office furniture powerhouse – and manufacturer of such renowned executive and task chair lines as Obus, Ride and Wind – recently marked a landmark anniversary.

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November 1, 2011

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Art on Wheels: Andy Warhol’s BMW M1

Art on Wheels: Andy Warhol’s BMW M1

The iconic artist’s painterly BMW Art Car is on display at Art Toronto.

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October 28, 2011

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Poltrona Frau Group teams up with Haworth

Poltrona Frau Group teams up with Haworth

Last night, Toronto’s design set gathered at The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to celebrate the launch of the Haworth Collection, a partnership between Haworth and Poltrona Frau Group.

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October 26, 2011

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Montauk Sofa’s stunning new showroom

Montauk Sofa’s stunning new showroom

The custom sofa manufacturer unveils its new digs in Vancouver’s stylish Gastown district.

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October 25, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Axor joins Vitra’s refurbished Manhattan showroom

Axor joins Vitra’s refurbished Manhattan showroom

A redesign of the furniture manufacturer’s New York HQ now includes Axor’s first North American bathroom fixture showcase.

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October 20, 2011

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James Dyson Award shortlist announced

James Dyson Award shortlist announced

Of the 550 entries for this annual competition, the top 15 have been revealed. We look at three projects contending for the top spot – including one by Canadians Michal Prywata and Thiago Caires.

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October 19, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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