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Ambient colour may not affect learning ability

A commonly held tenet of education design is that ambient colour affects students' ability to learn. Evidence from research conducted over many years indicates that some colours in the classroom enhance cognitive performance or creativity while others interfere with these...

source: By Michael J. Berens
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Plan to visit trade-only event — TO Gift Fair at the International Centre and Toronto Congress Centre to inspire your senses with feature areas, complimentary seminars and show specials.

source: IDRC

When home decor trends are constantly shifting, figuring out what to try and what to skip can feel like throwing darts — sometimes you’ll get it right, and other times you won’t even land on the board....

source: Real Simple

There is being able to "see" things at a show, and then there is being invited to "experience" them also. Case in point is the Interior Design Show 2019, held this past weekend at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, where attendees had a chance to chat with and follow...

source: Toronto Sun

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is one of the four “red tape crusaders” to be honoured with Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses’ (CFIB) Golden Scissors Award. The award is given every year to a politician, public...


Any time you find yourself wishing your home was just 20 feet bigger, turn to the tiny houses of Instagram. These spaces only have a few hundred square feet to work with, yet they're full of inspiring design ideas. Incorporate a few of these creative ideas into your own...

source: Real Simple

Designers often apply colour to connote certain feelings in their products, buildings, and spaces. Green for health, red for love, blue for calm. But can colour also heal?

source: Architect


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