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MAD About Wood

MAD About Wood

New York’s Museum of Art and Design presents Against The Grain, an exhibition of works that push the limits of wood.

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March 19, 2013

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Inside the Bouroullecs’ Sketchbooks

Inside the Bouroullecs’ Sketchbooks

A new book compiles hundreds of sketches and offers a glimpse into the minds of the designing French brothers.

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March 5, 2013

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Made of Money

Made of Money

In February, Galerie Sofie Lacharet in Belgium will showcase the works of over 25 international designers and artists who manipulate dollar bills and euro notes into unexpected art, objects and jewelry. Here are a few highlights.

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January 31, 2013

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2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

Yayoi Kusama’s couture polka dots, Google’s augmented reality glasses, and Nick Cave’s wildly fun soundsuits made our list of favourite curiosities in 2012.

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December 25, 2012

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Michael Maltzan warms up Winnipeg

Michael Maltzan warms up Winnipeg

The Los Angeles architect has been selected to design the Inuit Art and Learning Centre for the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

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November 29, 2012

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Breathtaking: Constructed Landscapes

Breathtaking: Constructed Landscapes

The role of architecture in our experience of nature is at the heart of this exhibition at the Toronto Harbourfront Centre.

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November 28, 2012

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Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma, a sculpture made from painted mugs encloses the sidewalk in a sweeping arch of colour.

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November 27, 2012

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In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

Arnaud Maggs, one of Canada’s foremost artists, died on the weekend at age 86.

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November 21, 2012

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Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Salvatore Iaconesi, an Italian artist, hacker and TED Fellow, created a website to garner feedback on how to treat his illness, then mapped out the suggestions from 50,000 artists, doctors and fellow patients, and made them accessible to all.

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November 19, 2012

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From Ikea to Art

From Ikea to Art

Toronto architects and designers have transformed items from the Ikea showroom into unique objects for the Design Exchange’s fundraiser auction.

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November 16, 2012

Section: Design

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