In the January 2018 Centre for Policy Alternatives report, BC NDP forests minister (1972 - 75) Bob Williams describes the historical plundering of BC's forests by "absentee corporations" and sees solutions in the community-based forests of Creston, Mission and Revelstoke.
The architectural practice Park Associati offers designers under 30 the chance to win free exhibit space during Milan Design Week, plus expenses up to €2,000. Deadline December 21.
British Pathé provides 1952 newsreel footage of the era's furniture displayed at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Design Realities, a new book from Lancaster University (UK) professor Stewart Walker, "explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being."
The Winnipeg Trails Association and Storefront Manitoba sponsor a design competition for two benches for the Trans Canada Trail. Deadline February 13.
LOPOW (lights off, power off, windows) exhibition showcases the work of the 2019 graduating class of Sheridan College Bachelor of Craft and Design Furniture Program. January 18-27.
This year's OCAD University design students exhibition focuses on the "role of furniture as a medium for personal expression, as a reflection of social and cultural norms, and as an influence upon human behaviour becomes the focal point."January 9-27.
The 29-page report Everyday Plastic: What we throw away and where it goes, by Daniel Webb and Dr. Julie Schneider, aims to "communicate the realities of our plastic consumption in a personal and relatable way."
Humans currently use 70 bn tonnes of the planet's resources a year, 20 bn more than the eco system can tolerate, and at current growth rates 180 billion by 2050.
The New York Times reports on the Brooklyn Army Terminal's new role as a hub for "New Yorkers who make things."
The Design Exchange and Ontario government invite Ontario undergraduate and graduate design students to enter the Bound Less Post Secondary Design Challenge. Deadline April 02.
A video features the Furniture Makers' Company 2018 Young Furniture Makers exhibition at London's Dutch Church and Furniture Makers’ Hall on October 10.
Ottawa Art Gallery presents Karim Rashid: Cultural Shaping, the first large-scale Canadian exhibit of the iconic designer’s work.
The BBC's Idea series features activist Aral Balkan's opinion that data companies, like Google and Facebook, act as factory farms for human beings.
AM Additive Manufacturing magazine describes lower-cost metal printing options from California-based 3DEO Inc.
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