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Projects in 12 Canadian cities receive 2014 National Urban Design Awards

Cities across Canada are seeing “renewed creativity and sensitive attention being paid to the public realm,” says the jury of the 2014 National Urban Design Awards. A dozen cities received awards: Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph,...
Apr 16, 2014 2:55PM

Thanks to a new partnership with Lambert & Fils, Mobilia now offers an exclusive collection of light fixtures designed and made in Canada

The Mobilia furniture chain is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive collection of lighting fixtures designed by the Montreal co-operative Lambert & Fils. Available only at Mobilia, the six lighting fixtures by the artisan design...
Apr 16, 2014 2:27PM

Czech designer Lucie Koldova has created the very first cork sofa - for Belgian company Per/Use

Lucie Koldova just designed the very cork sofa ever made. For the launching of young Belgium company Per/use, the Czech designer imagines the Corques sofa using cork as basic material. This sustainable cork comes from production leftovers in...
Apr 16, 2014 12:04PM

Coming attraction: Ryerson School of Interior Design's In[sid]out year-end show, showcasing student talent

Each academic year, Ryerson School of Interior Design culminates with a showcasing of student talent at the In[sid]out year-end show.
Apr 15, 2014 10:42AM

Dornbracht introduces a new finish - with a rosy gold glow

Dornbracht has struck (rose) gold with the addition of Cyprum, its most robust gilt finish to date and a fashionable look for creating chic and distinctive decors. The name was derived from the Latin word "cuprum," referring to copper mines of...
Apr 14, 2014 1:05PM

Introducing two new items from Portuguese designer Marco Sousa: a sideboard and a coffee table

Portuguese designer Marco Sousa is introducing two new products: the Orchestral sideboard and the Harmonica coffee table. Orchestral - Sideboard
Apr 14, 2014 11:48AM

St. Jerome's University renewal by Diamond Schmitt Architects will enhance the Waterloo, Ontario, campus

A ground-breaking ceremony today marks a new chapter in the 150-year life of St. Jerome’s University at University of Waterloo. It also marks a new collaborative design process to realize a campus-expansion project.
Apr 11, 2014 3:28PM

The art of lighting Ripley's Aquarium Canada, Toronto's newest big attraction

Toronto’s newest big attraction – Ripley’s Aquarium Canada – is not only the largest indoor aquarium in the country but also a first-of-its-kind in lighting design, as it is the only aquarium of its size in the world...
Apr 11, 2014 1:44PM

Two new offerings from Copenhagen-based Muuto a playful new sofa series and a tall stool

Apr 11, 2014 11:04AM

Toronto-based Williamson Chong wins RAIC's Emerging Architectural Practice Award

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has named the Toronto firm of Williamson Chong as recipient of its 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award. In the words of the jury, “The firm is consistently producing...
Apr 10, 2014 10:33AM

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