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WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 3: West Africa

Tearsheets from “Au Senegal: Une Maison Couleur Boubou”, Elle Décor French Ed., July / August 2011 Boubou? YUMYUM! West African wax cloth is like a salad made with only the most intensely flavoured fruits. To eyes used to ‘Torontonian black’ it is like finding yourself orbiting in an alternate universe where Ikea and West Elm [...]

TORONTO 2011, THE BEST MOMENTS – Part 2

Toronto’s Art, Culture and Design Events – taking advantage of the scene And continuing on with the good stuff… NOVEL IDEAS @ MARS The Glass Room by Simon Mawer. Image from BIG CITY BIG IDEAS… More info on NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN… FYI – IDS jams on the New Forces in French Design riff [...]

PROVIDING BETTER BANG FOR YOUR BUCK @ THE ROM’S “BOLLYWOOD CINEMA SHOWCARDS”

“The Institute for Contemporary Culture is the ROM’s window on contemporary society – presenting exhibitions and special events that stimulate dialogue on important cultural, social and political issues around the world.” My first experience with the Institute of Contemporary Culture at the ROM was quite fantastic. On a frozen February night a friend and I [...]