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Graphic Architecture

The graphic representation of architecture is centuries old, but only since the start of the 20th century has the device of the printed poster become a crucial…

Unexpected artifacts

"Step into the living room, study, office, studio, or den of just about any engaged, imaginative, passionate individual and you'll gravitate toward an item…

Alberta Takes a Bite of the Big Apple

The industrial design students of the University of Alberta took Manhattan this May, the first time a Canadian design school has been accepted at ICFF. Entitled…

On With the Show

Canada's largest exposition and conference for the design, construction and management of the built environment has been redesigned. Those attending the 2007…

Doings atthe DX

"Feel this" is the theme of the Design Exchange's fall fundraising gala?-?the phrase suggesting texture both visual and physical, along with the emotion good…

The Best of America

No less than Laura Bush (Dubya's better half) serves as the honorary patron for the eighth-annual National Design Awards, to be presented this fall at the…

Model Cities

The Canadian Centre for Architecture, in Montreal, is presenting a new exhibition of original commissioned works by Japanese artist Naoya Hatakeyama. The…

Graphic Architecture

The graphic representation of architecture is centuries old, but only since the start of the 20th century has the device of the printed poster become a crucial…

Unexpected artifacts

"Step into the living room, study, office, studio, or den of just about any engaged, imaginative, passionate individual and you'll gravitate toward an item…

A Place for Everything

On the one hand the kitchen of the Hunter residence is a simple place of gathering, nurturing and warmth, and on the other a marvel of functionality. But it…

Dream Kitchen

Literally the heart of the home, the kitchen in this Ottawa residence was originally small, dark and cramped. A recent renovation reorganized the entire main…