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A royal occasion - and Canadian-Danish design collaboration - for Klaus by Nienkämper and Randers+Radius

From Sept. 17 to 19,  2014, a business delegation was in Toronto, on the occasion of a visit by the Danish Crown Prince Couple. During this visit HRH the Crown Prince of Denmark visited the Klaus by Nienkämper store for a special...
Sep 19, 2014 4:30PM


Foscarini creates LED versions of its bestsellers

Foscarini presents an important and ambitious project developed entirely by its in-house engineering department. Some of the company's bestsellers have been entirely redesigned in new LED versions, with the aim of offering a warm and emotional...
Sep 19, 2014 4:14PM


B.lux revamps its classic lamps

Basque designer-lighting manufacturer B.lux has launched its Classics collection, consisting of revamped versions of its iconic lamps. In these updated versions, B.lux has opted for attractive finishes that spotlight the quality of the...
Sep 19, 2014 3:40PM


UBC Life Sciences is set for expansion

Diamond Schmitt Architects in association with CEI Architecture will reconfigure and expand University of British Columbia’s Life Sciences Undergraduate Teaching Labs.
Sep 19, 2014 3:28PM


Montreal designer Jonathan Dorthe introduces a brand-new clock

New from Montreal designer Jonathan Dorthe is Dot Clock. Its minimalist design adds simplicity to any home or office space. Its versatile design can be hung on a wall or stand on a shelf. The acrylic face is perforated to add texture to...
Sep 19, 2014 2:59PM


Lladró launches a new campaign telling fascinating stories in porcelain

Spanish institution Lladró is rolling out its new image, combining the magic of memory with the essence of the classic, two aspects that have always defined this historical porcelain brand ever since its beginnings. The new image manages...
Sep 16, 2014 12:14PM


Active living centre -catering to the mind and body - opens in Nova Scotia

A multi-purpose recreational and cultural centre designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects in joint venture with Lydon Lynch Architects has opened in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The $30-million facility provides professional sports facilities and a...
Sep 16, 2014 11:43AM


Six firms around the world celebrated for design excellence by Shaw Contract Group

In its ninth year, the Shaw Contract Group Design is… Award program honours architecture and design firms that are changing the very idea of what design is. Six projects out of 356 entries from 25 countries were selected as winners....
Sep 16, 2014 10:36AM


Tripping the light fantastic with Vancouver-based Blue Pine Studio

Illusions make great eye candy, but they also serve another, more serious, purpose. Magicians use illusions to trick spectators; artists use them to create effects that challenge our perception of what is real; and neuroscientists use illusions...
Sep 15, 2014 1:26PM


Steelcase rethinks its bestselling Think chair

In 2004, the Think chair from Steelcase was quickly lauded as a breakthrough innovation, and became a global bestseller. As the first Cradle to Cradle certified product on the planet, it created a higher sustainability standard across...
Sep 15, 2014 1:13PM


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