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Coming in May: Cooper-Hewitt celebrates NYCxDesign 2014, the citywide event showcasing and promoting design

This May, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, will celebrate NYCxDesign - New York City’s citywide event to showcase and promote design of all disciplines - with several initiatives, including the Design by Hand...
Apr 22, 2014 12:14PM

Introducing the Kettal Roll - by acclaimed Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola

This ironical intervention on the conventional upholstery converts a regular backrest into two independent "wraps" connected by colourful straps. A graphic aluminum structure frames the protagonist of this chair, the cushions. This straps are...
Apr 22, 2014 12:02PM

Diamond Schmitt Architects reports: the living wall biofilter - an installation of tropical plants adorning buildings - turns 10

A Canadian invention that improves indoor-air quality and reduces a building’s energy costs turns 10 years old this spring. The living wall biofilter – an installation of tropical plants adorning office, academic, commercial and...
Apr 22, 2014 11:05AM

For Fermob, designer Pascal Morgue creates Ellipse, inspired by the classic public bench

Fermob continues its fruitful relationship designer Pascal Mourgue, who has created almost 30 items with and for the French company. His latest is called Ellipse.
Apr 22, 2014 10:49AM

At this year's furniture fair in Milan, Vitra presented a number of smashing new and updated products

Apr 21, 2014 1:48PM

Teknion's Atlanta and Chicago showrooms are the latest to receive LEED green building certification from USGBC

 Teknion Corporation announced today that its Atlanta and Chicago showrooms have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Commercial Interiors 2.0 Gold by USGBC (the United States Green Building Council)....
Apr 21, 2014 12:32PM

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

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