Toronto articles

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A youth project helped LGA Architects understand the value of privacy

Toronto – Eva’s Phoenix is transitional housing for at-risk and homeless youth that provides residents with a sense of ownership.

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With a single material, Dubbeldam pays homage to heritage and the power of Slack

TORONTO – Housed in a former textile and knitting factory, Slack’s new workspace finds the common thread between the building’s past and present.

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The glass full of Nota Bene

TORONTO – Inspired by the seasonal menu of Nota Bene, +tongtong captures the creative and transformative power of nature in its design.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

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At Toronto’s Leña, Argentinean hospitality makes Art Deco feel accessible

TORONTO – From chic cocktails to high-energy lunches to refined dining, four-floor Leña offers a mosaic of interiors to accompany Argentinean flavours and hospitality.

 

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An office interior by I-V invites Toronto to savour the flavour of Campari

TORONTO – Italian beverage company Gruppo Campari raised a glass of its crimson liqueur at the opening of the Campari Canada headquarters in Toronto. 

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Toronto-based DesignAgency offers hybrid hospitality

Whether a project is bound by budget or afloat on a desire for luxury, the space involved requires both consideration and curation, according to Toronto-based DesignAgency, [whose work ranges from …

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Tokyo Smoke Found's Alex Senna mural of kissing figures minds a Toronto gap

TORONTO – Steven Fong Architect fills the void between two warehouses with a shipping container for an urban scene akin to the powerline-ridden alleys of Tokyo.

The dynamic interior mural integrates various contrasting geometric shapes.
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SFC Bridge integrates public art for dynamic pedestrian infrastructure

TORONTO – A striking bridge in Canada offers an imaginative solution to pedestrian mobility through a fusion of art and architecture.

Photo Peter Andrew
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Benjamin Dillenburger x Michael Hansmeyer's ornate sandstone wall has 200 million surfaces

Pushing the limits of the human eye's perception, Swiss architect-cum-programmers Benjamin Dillenburger and Michael Hansmeyer joined forces with Design Exchange Toronto to 3D print a sandstone wall …

Sucabaruca is a coffee set for Canadian brand Mjӧlk.
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Totemica by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva

From 27 June until 16 September, visitors to Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto, Canada, can see the process behind Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva’s products for Mjölk.

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IDS14: Frame

For last month’s IDS Toronto 2014 – North America’s largest design fair – students from Ryerson University School of Design (RSID) conceived and built Frame’s stand. Collaborating with …