Archive for the 'Design and Architecture' Category

A Room with a Forever View

Mar 23, 2017 ♦

The hosts of a popular network talk show always close off by reminding the audience to take a moment and enjoy the view. Residents of Exhibit are fortunate to be able to take in unobstructed views that are forever protected. Exhibit offers panoramic views of Toronto’s city skyline. That view includes Canada’s largest museum, the […]

Top Design Destinations from Around the World

Sep 15, 2016 ♦

No matter where you are in the world, you’re able to find design inspiration. Each city has its own style, personality, and lifestyle. Whether you’re taking direct inspiration from the design you see around you, or you’re extrapolating the overall vibe you experience and translating it into design, the influence of a given location is […]

Some of the Best Public Art from Around the World

Sep 02, 2016 ♦
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Visiting art galleries, whether local or international, is always an enriching experience. You’re exposed to creative works, new ways of thinking, and new experiences. However, some can find the gallery a stuffy atmosphere in which to open your mind to artistic exploration, not to mention the lines, crowds, and cost. For the times when you’d […]

The Best Architects to Follow on Instagram

Jul 21, 2016 ♦
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Beautiful architecture and Instagram are two things that go hand in hand. We love scrolling through feeds that feature stunning buildings and amazing cityscapes. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Instagrammers who also happen to be skilled architects, so you know that they already have a trained eye for this sort of thing. Be […]

5 Amazing Solar Panelled Buildings We Love

Jul 08, 2016 ♦
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It’s no secret that we love sustainable buildings. We recently rounded up some of our favourites (which you can see over here!) but this time around we want to take a look at solar panels in particular. We’re so happy to see them growing in popularity and you need to check out these buildings that […]

5 Sustainable Buildings We Love Right Now

Jun 21, 2016 ♦
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The world of sustainable building has come a long way! When it comes to the latest and greatest, there’s always new and interesting architecture popping up around the world. We’ve been ogling the Committee on the Environment’s top sustainable buildings for this year and we’ve picked out our favourites to share the love.

Historical Architecture: The Arc de Triomphe

May 05, 2016 ♦

When people travel to Paris, one of the first things they usually asked is, “did you see the Eiffel Tower?” and the answer is always yes. But, did they see the Arc de Triomphe? It is one of Paris’ most famous monuments, built in 1806, and took nearly 30 years to finish! 

4 Unique Buildings Around the World

Mar 03, 2016 ♦

When it comes to architecture around the world, there’s a lot of interesting things out there. Some of the best architecture out there challenges conventions, possesses ingenuity and makes a creative use of resources and ideas that you may not have considered before. Most importantly, it showcases a strong use of imagination that leaves people […]

3 Buildings That We’re Excited For Around the World

Feb 12, 2016 ♦
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One of our favourite things is taking a peek at renderings at different buildings going up around the world. The more things progress, the more daring the architecture becomes. There’s a constant race to be the tallest and to push the boundaries of design and convention. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites that we’re […]

4 Things To Check Out At TO DO

Jan 06, 2016 ♦
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The Toronto Design Offsite Festival is coming up very soon! This festival was created by designers and is helping to make design more accessible for the people of Toronto. As fans of great design, we’re so excited for it. The festival takes places across Toronto and you’ll find exhibitions set up in storefronts, immersive gallery […]