Two decades ago, nobody was buying carpets. But as it turns out, rugs do have a place in contemporary interiors—if they speak a contemporary language.
Kitchen Staples enlists Scott & Scott Architects to create a wonderfully warehouse feel for their new Vancouver store, where customers can bring in their own reusable containers for shopping.
In developing universal change rooms, Toronto architecture firm MJMA tackles the issues of privacy, safety and accessibility through design.
Focusing on issues such as race and class, RISD grad and MIT scholar Malcolm John Rio aims to make his mark on architecture from the lecture hall.
From eliciting emotional responses to storing energy, lighting can do much more than illuminate. 3form and Louis Lim In Mobius, Brooklyn designer Louis Lim has created a seemingly paradoxical object: a circular bench formed from just two looping, Möbius-strip-like surfaces, and rendered in a colourless material that pulsates with every hue of the rainbow. This material, 3form’s Dark Chroma resin surfacing, was thermoformed on plywood moulds in sections, then precision-mitred with a five-axis CNC and glued …