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Benjamin colour 2020

Benjamin Moore reveals Colour of the Year 2020

A soft, rosy hue blooming with potential was revealed as Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year. The rosy hue is called First Light 2102-70.
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Humanscale Nova Task Light wins iF Design Award

Nova, a new task light from Humanscale, was awarded the iF Design Award, recognized as a symbol of design excellence around the world.
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Judson Beaumont creates unique surfboard cabinets

Straight Line Design Judson Beaumont's latest creations is a series of surfboard cabinets that represent his vision of West Coast design.
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Cascadia Windows wins CaGBC Product of the Year

Cascadia Windows is the winner of the 2018 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award for their Universal Series product line.

Studio TK and Artifort form partnership

Studio TK has entered into a new product partnership with Artifort to manufacture and distribute select Artifort furnishings in North America.
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LiFi among best and brightest new lighting products

A LiFi solution was recognized as being among the best and brightest new lighting products in the past year at LIGHTFAIR® International last week.
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IBI Group launches Smart City Platform

IBI Group has launched its Smart City Platform, which allows cities to improve the efficiency and safety of city operations and urban environments.
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Pantone names purple colour of the year 2018

A vibrant, deep purple described as dramatically provocative and thoughtful has been named Pantone’s colour of the year 2018.

Teknion wins multiple NeoCon 2017 Awards

Teknion has won multiple NeoCon 2017 Awards for products from its Teknion, Studio TK and Luum Textiles collections. Three of the honours were Best of NeoCon

Top 2017 design trends

According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year
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Touchless technology in the kitchen

Hands-free technology has taken off in residential kitchens. Hands-free faucets (also known as touchless faucets, electronic faucets, or motion-sensing faucets) continue to evolve and gain

CertainTeed Listening Lounge helps commercial building design

The CertainTeed Listening Lounge, a virtual sound modeling tool, lets someone hear how ceiling design, materials and products can impact a room's acoustics.

Advancements in decorative glass

Decorative glass is a versatile product that has been used for centuries to meet a variety of design and structural needs. As style and design

Electron wall sconce wins design competition

The Electron Luminaire Wall Sconce by Maurice Laurent Dery & Jordan N Dery in Surrey, B.C. was selected as a winner at an international design

Prouvé RAW Office Collection in Vancouver

Global denim brand G-Star RAW and leading Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra will launch the Prouvé RAW Office Collection in Vancouver during a private exhibit opening

New program aids in colour selection process

Canadian paint brand, Delux, has launched a first-of-its-kind program to help health care and educational institutions add colour to their spaces.

Bathroom faucet reinvents hand-washing

Dyson's Airblade Tap hand dryer looks like a regular faucet but it combines hand washing and drying in a futuristic tap.