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Teknion wins two Green Good Design Awards

Teknion Corporation today announced that its Sidewise casegoods workstation and Projek task seating have received 2014 Green Good Design Awards. Now in its sixth year, the Green Good Design competition is sponsored by the European Centre for...
Jul 22, 2014 3:23PM


Canada's own Wetstyle: three collections (Glacier, Frame and Tulip), three stories

Wetstyle is a Montreal-based designer, manufacturer and marketer of design driven soaking bathtubs, sinks and furniture. Following is a guide to three of its latest collections.
Jul 22, 2014 11:07AM


Let us now praise Douglas Coupland - in text and on exhibit

Black Dog Publishing (London, U.K.) is releasing the visually rich retrospective Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything - the first monograph to provide a comprehensive overview of the bestselling Canadian...
Jul 21, 2014 1:21PM


U.S. furniture firm Beaufurn enters the panel category with sound-absorbing Accusta

The trend toward open work spaces, open lobbies and open restaurants means fewer barriers for noise. And while the open concept isn’t going anywhere, the noise is. Without barriers, sound travels across spaces and reverberates off...
Jul 21, 2014 10:36AM


Colour like no other: Trend Group's saturated Karma glass mosaic collection

Karma is the unsung hero of the Trend glass mosaic collection. This drawn glass, hand-cut transparent mosaic, with its characteristic natural veining and deep internal fold lines, is the basis for Trend’s highly regarded designer patterns...
Jul 18, 2014 10:54AM


Designers encouraged to enter the So(cial) Good Design Awards

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is inviting submissions from around the globe for the third annual So(cial) Good Design Awards, recognizing graphic design with the power to incite positive action and make...
Jul 17, 2014 3:37PM


Introducing Pattern Foundry - an intriguing kind of conceptual factory

Pattern Foundry is essentially a conceptual factory where past ideas and existing archival materials are made to collide with the new to produce designs. These pattern-based designs are in turn translated to produce objects (ceramics, textiles,...
Jul 17, 2014 1:42PM


L A M P's lighting design competition call for entries

Are you ready to get your L A M P on? The ‘Lighting Architecture Movement Project’ (L A M P) is preparing for its second annual international lighting design competition and is sending out a call for entries to...
Jul 16, 2014 3:44PM


Black-tie event: Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

The Ebony on Ash Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, by Charles and Ray Eames, was designed as a gift for film director Billy Wilder, with the goal of creating “the warm, receptive look of a well-used first-baseman’s mitt.” The...
Jul 14, 2014 3:49PM


French company Eno launches La Plancha - billed as "a true revolution in outdoor cooking" - in North America

La Plancha is a cooking appliance composed of a smooth enamelled cast-iron surface for searing foods – a cooking method that preserves their flavour through caramelization of juices. This “cooking by contact” style has been...
Jul 14, 2014 2:08PM


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