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DECORATIVE ARTS & DESIGN IN CANADA

Ornamentum magazine is a publication of the Canadian Society of Decorative Arts/Cercle canadien des arts décoratifs (CSDA/CCAD). Ornamentum is the only magazine dedicated to design and decorative arts in Canada.

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Current Issue

REMAKING

Ornamentum's first guest edited issue is here! Guest editor Mary Callahan Baumstark brings together a collection of stories highlighting Canadian maker's strategies for restoring, repurposing, and recycling both now and in the past. 


In this issue, we unpack the elements of the Reuse Program at the Textile Museum of Canada, Ross Fox examines at the creative adaptation of antique silver, Kate Ritchie reviews Dempsey Bob’s Wolves, and the Manitoba Weavers showcase the new possibilities of old fabric. Plus, engaging with Green Art and a look into the bountiful bell jars of Panoply.

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An Ornamentum subscription offers substantial savings over the cover price. CSDA/CCAD membership includes Ornamentum and other benefits.

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Ornamentum is a non-profit publication; donations help the magazine expand its reach and present related programing. 

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Ornamentum publishes commissioned, thematic content in English and French. We welcome your ideas for topics and reviews.

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