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At this year’s Interior Design Show in Toronto, Caesarstone will unveil its most recent collaboration: an ice-themed kitchen created with London-based interior design label Tom Dixon.

Canadian-born designer Philippe Malouin has reunited with Caesarstone at Milan’s infamous design show, Salone del Mobile, to showcase 20 Planters, an aptly named collection of planters made from vintage Caesarstone surfaces.

Canadian-born, London-based designer Philippe Malouin is known for his innovative use of materials and playful final forms.

WINTER WHITES: Bachelor pads often conjure images of dark mahogany, rich leather, and low lighting, but few things liven up a space like the colour white.

Quartz surface manufacturer Caesarstone will present its latest collaboration at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile furniture fair in Milan tomorrow: a conceptual installation with award-winning London design studio Raw-Edges.

For Toronto-born, now Tokyo-based Oki Sato, design solutions tell stories. While the use of manmade objects and spaces risks becoming mundane when unimaginative and repetitive, Sato believes that these everyday items and environments have the potential to create meaningful experiences. His designs, as a result, merge utility with quirkiness and charm.

Every so often, you meet someone who seems to operate on a different plane, like 35-year-old designer Oki Sato. Sato says the sort of witty yet poignant aphorisms you could imagine coming from Andy Warhol. “At lunchtime, I go to the same restaurant. I have the same bowl of noodles,” says Sato, in Toronto for the Interior Design Show (IDS).