New Exhibition by UQAM Centre de design and VOX Combines Art and Typography
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by Lucy Mazzucco
1d ago
Klaus Scherübel, Reconsidering Jack Torrance’s All Work and No Play, 2006-2008. Exhibition view, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Autriche, 2016. Photo credit: M.K. The UQAM Centre de design and VOX centre de l’image contemporaine have partnered to present ART + TYPO, an exhibition developed by Angela Grauerholz and Robert Fones who share an interest in the history of typography, innovative experiments, art, and design. ART + TYPO presents works by fifteen artists and includes six at the Centre de design who use typography in innovative ways. The exhibition highlights art and ..read more
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Salone del Mobile.Milano set to return with new layout
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by Lucy Mazzucco
2d ago
The new frontier of the Salone del Mobile.Milano: to be an open ecosystem and experience capable of connecting and offering a great many visions of the future to the design community. Salone del Mobile.Milano’s 62nd edition is set to take place from April 16 to 21, 2024, in Milan, Italy. The event is expected to feature more than 1,900 exhibitors, including 600 up and coming designers under 35 and 22 design schools along with three innovative installations. The installations will include one by filmmaker David Lynch, who will unveil “lnteriors by David ..read more
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Tile Council of North America to co-host Flooring Sustainability Summit   
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by Lucy Mazzucco
3d ago
Image credit: Flooring Sustainability Summit Tile Council of North America is co-hosting the inaugural Flooring Sustainability Summit along with co-hosting partners Natural Stone Institute, National Wood Flooring Association, and North American Laminate Flooring Association. The  event is set to take place from July 17 to 18, 2024, in Washington, D.C.  and aims to bring together policy makers, advocacy groups, standards organizations, manufacturers, distributors, construction professionals, architects, designers, and procurement officers. Attendees can expect to participate in panel ..read more
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APDIQ partners with CORPIQ to help meet demand for professionals in renovation of rental spaces
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by Lucy Mazzucco
4d ago
The Association professionnelle des designers d’intérieur du Québec (APDIQ) has just signed a partnership agreement with the Corporation des propriétaires immobiliers du Québec (CORPIQ) which aims to navigate the need for more professionals in the renovation and design of rental spaces. CORPIQ, a non-profit organization, supports, defends and offers services and tools to rental property owners throughout Québec. With over 40 years’ experience and a membership of more than 30,000 owners and managers, CORPIQ is the largest landlord association in Canada. The APDIQ, a non-profit organization, s ..read more
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ROM Announces Transformative Project that Reimagines Museum for Future
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by Lucy Mazzucco
5d ago
   Hennick Commons will feature a high-performance diagrid glass ceiling above the new cultural living room at ROM On February 14, 2024, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) announced the launch of OpenROM, an initiative that will open the museum up more to the public and create a cultural and civic hub in the heart of the city. OpenROM includes an architectural transformation of the museum’s main floor and a redesigned Bloor Street entrance. While work is set to begin in early 2024, the museum will remain open throughout the three-year construction period. This revitalization project, funded ..read more
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One on One: GR7 Architecture and Bedford Elementary School
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by Peter Sobchak
1w ago
An increase in population surrounding Bedford Elementary School in Montréal and a modernization of the pedagogical systems led to a lack of facilities and spaces that were no longer beneficial to today’s students. Rhys Phillips chats with Ivan Rodriquez, Concept Director at GR7 Architecture, based in Longueuil, Québec about being enlisted by the school board to renovate and increase the school’s surface area and improve the learning experience of students. The school is in the Côte-des-Neiges borough, in Montreal, surrounded by a multicultural residential area. Rhys Phillips: When you took on ..read more
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Making the Grade: Bedford Elementary School
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by Peter Sobchak
1w ago
Originally built in the 1940s, Bedford Elementary School no longer met today’s pedagogical needs due to a lack of facilities and spaces. Originally constructed in the 1940s, Bedford Elementary School was deemed by the Montréal School Board to have serious asbestos and pyrite contamination with outdated educational spaces. Equally important, the school is in Côte-des-Neiges, a multicultural borough where the vast majority of residents are recent immigrant families, contributing to rapid student growth that stretched the school’s capacity to the breaking point, according to architect Ivan Rodri ..read more
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Exhibitions for DesignTO Festival 2024 still on display in Toronto
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by Lucy Mazzucco
1w ago
DesignTO 2024: Future Matters, Variations on an elegy b Cole Swanson, photo by Stephen Chu, @picnchu89. While DesignTO may have come to an end, there are still various exhibitions scattered around the City of Toronto that residents and visitors alike can check out. DesignTO is a non-profit organization that curates exhibitions, presentations, and educational programming to increase the public’s knowledge and appreciation of design and is best known for the DesignTO Festival, Canada’s largest annual design festival. The 14th annual DesignTO Festival returned to Toronto last month to showcase m ..read more
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ICFF Unveils New Visual Identity
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by Lucy Mazzucco
1w ago
Example of a proposed billboard. (Image courtesy of ICFF) The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), is set to make a comeback this spring and has unveiled a new campaign designed to highlight the event’s marketing evolution under the direction of brand directors Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat. This year’s edition of ICFF is set to take place from May 19 to 21, 2024, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. The new marketing strategy includes solidifying ICFF’s role as a business accelerator, transforming the brand into an all year round platform and clarifying its ..read more
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APDIQ publishes report on future skills of interior designers
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by Lucy Mazzucco
1w ago
Young creative business people brainstorming ideas in office.Teamwork, planning, creative process. As part of the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail’s (CPMT) Évolution – Compétences, Volet Innovation et connaissance program, the Association professionnelle des designers d’intérieur du Québec (APDIQ) has published a report based on the results of consultations, workshops and ideas exchanged during the APDIQ Colloque 2022. The report, entitled État des lieux en matière de compétences du designer d’intérieur au 21e siècle, constitutes a veritable roadmap for the interior design comm ..read more
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