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Everything to Everyone

Throughout the maze of exhibitors at Heimtextil in Frankfurt this past January, one saw nearly every trend in the home and contract textiles sector -even those…

Ideas for the future

For a second year, the Cologne branch of Material Connexion - the famous materials think-tank and archive established in New York in 1997 by George Beylerian -…

Spring thaw (June 01, 2008)

Haworth showrom launchHaworth's newest showroom occupies 13,000 square feet (double the previous Toronto location) on the first and second stories of a choice…

Breaking the sound barrier

It's not too often that we celebrate the 50th anniversary of a company that barely lasted a decade. But this year the Canadian design community is marking the…

MAY/JUNE

New at NeoConWhen NeoCon (a. k. a. the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings) debuted in 1969, exhibitors filled 222,000 square feet of space in Chicago's…

Tales from the Vienna woods

There's more to Vienna than Sachertorte and Strauss waltzes. Vienna has long been a hothouse of creativity. The design-savvy visitor will notice this right from…

Hazy shades of winter

"Mon pays, ce n'est pas un pays, c'est l'hiver" goes the opening lines of Gilles Vigneault's 1964 song Mon Pays, "My country is not a country, it is winter."…

Teknion in Boston

Teknion Corporation recently announced the opening of a new showroom in Boston located on the fourth floor at 263 Summer Street in a historic section of town…

Carpet and Cohos Evamy

Cohos Evamy integratedesignTM received top honors for the design of Edmonton's PCL Centennial Learning Centre at the Antron Carpet Fiber Design Awards held…