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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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Transforming ordinary walls into works of art

Digital wall finishes can transform an ordinary space into one that inspires and stimulates.
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From wine barrels to wood floors

Discerning connoisseurs now have the ability to bring the character of a wine barrel into their cellar by ...
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Electronically tintable glass

Electronically tintable glass provides dynamic control over the amount of heat and light that is admitted to the building.
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Art rental

Many major public galleries allow people to try out artwork before committing to making a purchase. Clients can take their time and live with a piece of art before deciding if it’s for them.
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Washrooms on the edge

Bruce Carscadden Architect was selected by Metro Vancouver to develop a strategy and design for permanent beach toilets to replace Wreck Beach's long problematic plastic urinals and temporary toilet facilities.
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Digital fever

Ink-jet technology represents a new system of floor and wall tile decoration that is positioned to alter the way ceramic and porcelain is decorated.
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Vent-free fireplaces

Vent-free fireplaces represent the fastest growing segment of the fireplace industry. This is due to their flexibility of installation – no need for a chimney – and their exceptional safety record.
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Steam power

Steam oven cooking is a strong emerging trend in kitchens and steam-convection combinations offer the best of both worlds.
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Home automation system for hotel lighting

Stanza is a hotel guestroom lighting control system designed to optimize energy efficiency and reduce operating costs as well as accommodate ...
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Room divider sets movement parameters

Parametre is a sleek 3-D textile system that redefines space, creating shade, shadow and light.
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Fronté puts up a good front

Fronté is a unique movable floor-to-ceiling storefront system that gives a distinct contemporary look to any design-sensitive interior application.
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IdeaPaint turns walls into dry erase boards

IdeaPaint transforms any smooth surface into a seamless, high-performance dry erase writing surface without restrictions on size and placement.