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Sketches from Canadian architects and designers

Sketches from Canadian architects and designers

The iconic Moleskine sketchbook gets the Canadian treatment from eleven creative studios – including Bruce Mau, Yabu Pushelberg and Claude Cormier – whose doodles and intricate diagrams provide a glimpse into their creative processes.

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October 22, 2012

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Starbucks’ latest designer collaboration

Starbucks’ latest designer collaboration

Nendo, the tirelessly productive Tokyo design studio, recently launched a Starbucks pop-up shop dedicated to espresso and reading.

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October 17, 2012

Section: Interiors

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Five great books about going green

Five great books about going green

Sustainability and urban gardening aren’t new, but, if the number of books published on the subjects is any indication, their popularity keeps growing. Here are five go-green titles that have arrived at our office in the past few months.

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June 12, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Gift Guide: Design and architecture books

Gift Guide: Design and architecture books

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, a compilation of must-have books (originally reviewed in the pages of Karno.in.ua), including Ken Greenberg’s urban planning manifesto, Rem Koolhaas’ ode to the Metabolists and monographs on Barber Osgerby, Hella Jongerius and Dieter Rams.

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December 14, 2011

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Lego Braille Bricks Foster Inclusivity (and Literacy) Through Play

Lego Braille Bricks Foster Inclusivity (and Literacy) Through Play

Danish toy giant Lego unveils customized new bricks designed to help blind and visually impaired children learn Braille.

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13 days ago

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After a Thoughtful Revamp, a University Library Finally Sees the Light

After a Thoughtful Revamp, a University Library Finally Sees the Light

At Bishop’s University in Quebec, Lemay transforms a dark and cluttered library through effective reorganization and strategic lighting.

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April 23, 2019

Section: Interiors

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10 Stunning Furniture Debuts at Milan Design Week

10 Stunning Furniture Debuts at Milan Design Week

Judging by what Sé, De Castelli, Moroso, Seletti and others have planned, there will be a burst of vibrant colour and luxurious finishes at the Salone and beyond.

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March 28, 2019

Section: Design

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New Auction Kicks Off with a Castor Design Exhibition

New Auction Kicks Off with a Castor Design Exhibition

A weekend-only exhibition of science-meets-art works by Toronto’s Castor Design inaugurates New Auction, a bold Toronto platform for design by Colen Colthurst and Derreck Martin.

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March 19, 2019

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30 (More) Essential Women in Architecture and Design

30 (More) Essential Women in Architecture and Design

In honour of International Women’s Day, we celebrate 30 outstanding women in architecture.

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March 8, 2019

Section: Architecture

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5 Home Furnishings Made from Alternative Plastics

5 Home Furnishings Made from Alternative Plastics

A new generation of design studios, including Thing Thing, Dirk Vander Kooij, Soft Baroque, Kim Markel and Crafting Plastics, are retooling a problematic material with creative recycling and bio-based ingredients.

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February 19, 2019

Section: Design

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