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Alia Youssef’s The Sisters Project disrupts tired perceptions of Muslim women
The photographer explores the diverse narratives of the Canadian Muslim community.
Caroline Smeenk makes it easier for rural women to independently monitor their health
"Antenna helps you broaden your horizons and scope of what you see as design."
Rajni Perera’s embellished photography explores identity alongside surreal dreamworlds
“After all, immigrants are the first travellers in time and space.”
Zaki Ibrahim on her new album, family and her approach to music
"We wanted to deliver an uncompromised album and build it from osmosis of our emotional and spiritual experience..."
The Spectrum of African identities
An ongoing portraiture project by Gabonese photographer celebrates the diversity of the African continent.
IZ Collection: Stylish attire for the mobility impaired
See the adaptable fashion range designed specifically for wheelchair users.
The FoodShare Truck: Fresh produce at affordable prices
The travelling food market offers fresh produce at cheaper prices to locals that otherwise can’t access or afford it.
Interactive installations turn Toronto's beaches into winter destinations
Toronto’s beach goers are encouraged to hit the seaside throughout the year.
Zun Lee’s photographs alternate notions of black fatherhood in America
Zun Lee picked up a camera to relieve work stress and ended up capturing a poignant series of photos that challenge stereotypes of black families in America.
Ugandan industrial designer Pia Nyakairu focuses on remote rehabilitation for breast cancer patients.
Holiday display reveals the stark reality of domestic violence
This holiday display shows the ugly truth about domestic violence during a time synonymous with joy.
Story Pod is a moveable reading nook for the community
Story Pod is a reading nook and book exchange by day and a community lantern by night.
Mini-washing machine powered by peddling
Yi Jiang’s Drumi is a washing machine that uses less water than a normal washing machine and no electricity.
The same, but different: queer identical twins in video installation Factum Tremblay
Identical twins Natalyn and Jocelyn Tremblay talk candidly about their lives and the experience of coming out in simultaneous interviews on a split screen.
Masashi Kawamura has designed a collection of garments that keep people focused on the real world.
Bright, bold and hypnotic... Karim Rashid's "Organik" collection of luggage is sure to make travellers stand out.
Karim Rashid has designed the exhibition space for the "Out of the Box" exhibition, showcasing the history of the sneaker.
Karim Rashid has used his trademark of bright colours and iconic patterns to design a one-of-a-kind sneaker for Sully Wong.
Drawn to the land
Faith47's new mural in Toronto, Canada, is titled "The Pull of the Land".
Michael Bierut and Hamish Smyth redesigned the identity for the 2013 Luminato Festival in Toronto, using bright colours and two new typefaces.
Jason Bruges Studio's "Back to Front" installation creates an enjoyable and dynamic experience for park-goers.
A traditional Japanese rock garden was the inspiration for Nendo's installation at the 2013 Interior Design Show in Canada.
Bruce Mau is a critical thinker, visionary and voice in our modern world.
Roger L Martin
Roger Martin is an education, design and business innovator, the dean of the Rotman School of Management and an author of several business books.
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