DESIGN NEWS NOW: Homegrown Goodies For Canada’s Birthday

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. Hudson’s Bay releases the Grand Portage collection of clothing and home goods (enamel mug, shown left) this May to raise awareness and funds to help complete The Great Trail, and connect Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast in celebration of Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday.… Read More »

The Right Way to Clean Velvet Furniture

Choosing velvet furniture is choosing to make a bold style statement in your space—there’s no ignoring its soft sheen, rich color, and innate elegance. But velvet’s commanding presence also means that any discoloration or stains are that much more visible. No more hiding a dusty apartment…once the sunlight hits a velvet couch, there’s no hiding those annoying, allergy-inducing particles.… Read More »

This Indigenous Artist Designs Traditional Clothes for a Virtual World

In the past, Skawennati has partnered up with her husband, Jason Edward Lewis, a professor, to create AbTeC, a “research-creation network” aimed at helping Indigenous students honor and maintain their culture through technology. “AbTeC stands for Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace,” she says. “We designed workshops [on there] to teach Indigenous youth how to use digital tools… Read More »

Hugo Boss to adopt mobile working model post-Covid

Hugo Boss has announced it will only ask employees to work from the office from Tuesdays to Thursdays even after the Covid-19 crisis. The “Threedom of Work” work model, which will be implemented from October, will initially be applicable to the approximately 3,200 employees in the brand’s native Germany whose jobs do not require physical… Read More »