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A spotlight, in honour of National Indigenous History Month, featuring recently published articles about Indigenous-inspired designs, Indigenous designers, and other developments to follow in parts of Canada and internationally.

National Indigenous History Month Guide

Government of Canada

INUA is the inaugural exhibition of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the WAG

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Celebrating National Indigenous History Month At The RSM

Government of Saskatchewan | June 1, 2022

If you like wood, you’ll love West Coast First Nations architecture

By Peter Caulfield, Journal of Commerce by ConstructConnect | May 27, 2022

Decolonizing the Design Process with Five Indigenous Land-Based Paradigms

By Shawn Bailey, Honoure Black, and Lancelot Coar, Canadian Architect | May 1, 2022

Ten Indigenous Designers

By Emma Steen, Omeasoo Wahpasiw, and Pamela Young, Canadian Architect | May 1, 2022

Kamloops Indigenous artist Chris Bose chosen to lead design of RIH’s cultural wall

By Aaron Schulze, CFJC Today | Jan. 31, 2022


Indigenous-inspired designs:

Indigenous-inspired buildings in Scarborough will invite people to see former borough differently

By Mike Adler, Toronto Star | June 2, 2022

$100M mixed-use Odea Montréal project in Old Montreal already creating a buzz

By Mike Cohen, The Suburban | June 2, 2022

Renovations will create Toronto’s first men’s Indigenous harm reduction shelter

By Angela Gismondi, Daily Commercial News by ConstructConnect | April 26, 2022

Dawes Road Library Redevelopment Inspired by Indigenous Design

By Julian Mirabelli, Urban Toronto | March 1, 2022

Design team for the Arts Commons Transformation announced

Canadian Architect | Feb. 15, 2022

Design team selected to envision a new Indigenous cultural center in Ontario

By Josh Niland, Archinect | Jan. 12, 2022


International stories:

How Indigenous co-design is creating a new cultural legacy in Australia

WSP | May 11, 2022

Student-driven Design Justice Initiative launches library collection

Arizona State University News | Feb. 17, 2022

TAFE NSW, Stylecraft announce First Nations Interior Design Scholarship

Architecture & Design | Jan. 31, 2022

How interior designers are incorporating cultural traditions and references

By Molly Long, Design Week | Jan. 28, 2022