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GH+A wins first prize for Rideau Centre Dining Hall from the Retail Design Institute

International retail design firm GH+A is the proud recipient of the Retail Design Institute (RDI) First Prize for the design of the Dining Hall at Rideau Centre in Ottawa. RDI announced the winners of the 2014 International Store Design Awards...
Jan 21, 2015

Looking over: a many-splendoured Clover, in Paris

Young French architect Charlotte Biltgen has just created the intimate, pure and authentic Clover, an exciting new address in St-Germain-des-Prés for the chef Jean-François Piège. The restaurant is the epitome of simple...
Jan 16, 2015

Easy being green: a fresh new pharmacy opens in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY

Sergio Mannino Studio has designed a fresh new space for Careland Pharmacy in Brooklyn Heights. The subtext of the design approach is the constant juxtaposition of ideas.
Jan 13, 2015

20th-century Nordic design for children goes on display in Copenhagen

Starting on Jan. 17, the exhibition "Century of the Child: Nordic design for children – from 1900 to today" settles in for a long run at Designmuseum Danmark. It continues to Aug. 30.
Jan 9, 2015

Designed to sell

Most of the time in design school, an end-of-year project exhibition takes the form of design students showing off their work in the halls and classrooms of the school as faculty peruse, judge and mark accordingly. Things weren’t much...
Jan 6, 2015

TO DO in January: highlights of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2015

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is an annual city-wide platform for the exhibition and engagement of independent design in Toronto, showcasing unexpected prototypes, immersive installations, and unique programming. As always, it...
Dec 22, 2014

Coming to Z33 in Belgium, the solo exhibition "Konstantin Grcic - Panorama"

Konstantin Grcic is one of the most influential designers of our time. Serious and functional, unwieldy and occasionally disconcerting, his works combine an industrial aesthetic with experimental, artistic elements. Many of Grcic’s...
Dec 19, 2014

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, reopened Dec. 12 after three-year renovation

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum - the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design - opened the renovated and restored Carnegie Mansion on Dec. 12. A jewel of New York’s Museum Mile, it...
Dec 12, 2014

Good work: the Shoelaces lamp is made by Spanish people who have had a rough life

Spanish designer Curro Claret presents a project for the Spanish lighting company Metalarte - resulting from its collaboration with the Majorcan company, Camper, and the Arrels Foundation in Barcelona and San Martín de Porres Foundation...
Dec 8, 2014

High & mighty: the world's 10 most expensive skyscrapers

All over the world, we are seeing gigantic high-rise projects coming into existence that try to outdo each other in height. It is not just in terms of their physical dimensions, however, that skyscrapers are constantly setting new records...
Dec 5, 2014

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