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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


'Tis The Season (for cool stuff!)

The holiday season is upon us, and naturally you are plumb out of gift ideas! To get you out of that jam, we hare at Canadian Interiors collected a bevy of cool gift ideas for the design-aesthete on your list.
Dec 10, 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


Teknion introduces the first science-based guidelines for sit-to-stand desks

It’s a Wild West out there for sit-to-stand desks, which adjust height quickly and easily to allow a user to do the same task whether seated or standing. Sit-to-stand desks are all the rage now, thanks to their health benefits and...
Nov 27, 2014


Phyllis Lambert Design Montréal Grant recipient announced

Chantal Rossi, Ville de Montréal Associate Councillor for Culture, Heritage and Design, today presented the 2014 Phyllis Lambert Design Montréal Grant to Émilie F. Grenier, a narrative-experience designer and graduate of...
Nov 27, 2014


Ottawa's Design First Interiors wins five awards

Design First Interiors was among leaders in the Ottawa housing industry at the 31st Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association Annual Housing Design Awards, bestowed last month, At the event, Friedemann Weinhardt and his Design First Interiors...
Nov 24, 2014


Homebuyers are like Goldilocks, looking for "just right"

Simple and smaller are better, as long as the quality remains intact. That sums up the feelings of Canadian consumers when it comes to residential living choices, according to the latest research from Moen Canada, in which hundreds of Canadian...
Nov 17, 2014


The power of the sneaker: design/architecture star Jean Nouvel designs the new Ruco Line flagship store in Rome

Ruco Line exports its designer sneakers - which epitomize Italian Fashion Style throughout the world. Continuing his relationship with the brand, Jean Nouvel has designed its new flagship store in Rome.
Nov 14, 2014


Coming in the New Year in Milan: the very first master course in food design

On Mar. 30, 2015, just a few weeks prior to the start of EXPO 2015 in Milan (focussing on food and nutrition), the new master course in food design, organized by IULM International University of Languages and Media and SPD Scuola Politecnica di...
Nov 12, 2014


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