Frontier is a creative exploration company made up of a magazine, design studio and ventures group focused on design driven ideas and idea driven design.

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The Frontier Tuque

The exhilarating discoveries, esoteric research, iterative prototyping, and invaluable lessons we learned in designing and making the world’s best tuque

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The Power of Frontiers

It was as a 27­year­-old news reporter that I found myself in one of the most remote communities on earth, seeking out a few of the most adventurous, downright badass guys anywhere.

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An American Diary

In the Summer of 2014, Anthony Gerace embarked on road trip across America, armed with a map and 2 film cameras—a Hasselblad c/m 500 and a Yashica T4. What he captured on his journey feels both entirely familiar and strangely foreign. That combination felt like a perfect fit as we were gathering content for this first issue of Field Guide.

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Find Your Way Home

I'm standing, beer in hand, amongst a quickly forming crowd in front of a small, almost hidden, stage tucked into some woods in Oro-Medonte, Ontario.

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Diving Deep Into the Hudson

+ Pool is a refreshing take on public swimming in NYC.

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Drumming For The Digital Age

Two brothers who launched a product called Sensory Percussion are at the beginning of what they say is a journey to remake drumming for the digital age.

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Zambia’s Forgotten Space Program

Cristina de Middel’s photo essay The Afronauts entrances the viewer from first sight.

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Myo

“No, you can’t be Magneto.” What a 20th century thing to say. The creators of Myo may have brought that power one step closer.

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Best Made Map Notebook

Here’s a question: are you still discovering a neighbourhood if Google Maps is acting as your real-time guide?

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Charles Adler

Kickstarting Creativity In The Modern World

Charles Adler talks with us about creativity, risk, and the fear of the unknown.

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Estimote Stickers

We’ve all heard of wearables, but nearables might be the next device that empowers your life.

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Plumen 002

“Don’t you think it’s strange”, comments Nicholas Roope, Founder and Design Director at Plumen, “that the lightbulb, an object so synonymous with ideas, is almost entirely absent of imagination?”

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The Golden Age of Everything

Whether he realized it or not, Joshua Slocum’s whole life was a form of preparation for his defining adventure.

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Designing The World’s Best Tuque

There is no shortage of designs for the knit hat. The question is: Which is best?

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Dean Potter

We hope the end of Dean Potter's life is the beginning of a new way of looking at creative risk-taking.

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In Pursuit of a Starting Point

Frontier Magazine is a Toronto based publication that explores and celebrates the risks people take in the process of creating something original and worthwhile. Each issue is centered around a theme, and the first issue’s theme, ‘Beginnings’, explores stories of creative exploration spanning the business, design, startup and technology industries.

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