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Design By Decade Episode 6. 2000s

In the first decade of the 2000s, large-, medium- and small-sized producers were taking on the challenge of environmentalism. But beyond that, the various visual languages designers were using expanded, ranging from the persistent global aesthetic to more specific regional approaches.

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Design By Decade Episode 5. 1990s

In Canada, there was a resurgence of design during the 1990s. Large design firms were investing in product research and development and many sophisticated and exciting products surfaced. This episode examines some of the most distinctive and cutting edge Canadian designs that represent this revol...

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Design By Decade Episode 4. 1980s

Throughout the 1980s, many design companies prospered in Canada as awareness of prestigious design was on the rise. Designers embraced a more pluralist look, creating objects that challenged earlier perceptions of good design. The possibilities of what could be made were endless.

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Design By Decade Episode 3. 1970s

The 1970s were a time of transition and great social change. The decade was dominated by cynicism and anxiety. Against this backdrop, however, creativity continued to flourish in Canada.

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Design By Decade Episode 2. 1960s

The 1960s were a time of social revolution and counter culture across the world. This episode examines some of the most intriguing and original Canadian designs that represent this magical era.

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Design By Decade Episode 1. Post-War Design

The post-war period in Canada was a golden age of progress and production. After the Second World War, Canada found itself in a time of affluence and industrial growth. As the nation developed into a true consumer society, the manufacturing sector reacted to meet new needs, producing modern objec...

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