Design

8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

Available in a bevy of colours and sizes, these comfy contract and residential seating options – from the likes of Sancal, Moroso and Rolf Benz – add a jolt of energy to a room.

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Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

With 4,811 exhibitors and an estimated 45 kilometres of aisles, Messe Frankfurt’s Ambiente – the largest consumer goods show on earth – presents a dizzying array of decor products for living, kitchen and bath. Here are just 10 of the standouts from this year’s fair.

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Architecture

Arthur Erickson Icon Gets A Thoughtful Update

Arthur Erickson Icon Gets A Thoughtful Update

BattersbyHowat Architects takes on the ultimate challenge: renovating Arthur Erickson’s all-concrete icon into a livable – and waterproof – family home.

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Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Lisbon architect Manuel Aires Mateus turns a neglected farmhouse surrounded by wheat fields and cork oak trees into a timeless paradise of minimalist serenity.

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Interiors

10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

As Azure celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look back on the most exciting hotel interiors of the past three decades, by such designers as Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid and Julian Schnabel.

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A Dramatic Attic Transformation in a Montreal Home

A Dramatic Attic Transformation in a Montreal Home

By repurposing the roof, local firm L. McComber revamped the attic of a Montreal home into a bright, livable space.

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Curiosity

4 Ways Björk Is the Ultimate Interdisciplinary Innovator

4 Ways Björk Is the Ultimate Interdisciplinary Innovator

With a new album out and a retrospective exhibit opening March 8th at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the musician Björk is as determined as ever to push the boundaries of performance.

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AZ Awards 2015: Last Chance

AZ Awards 2015: Last Chance

Submissions to the AZ Awards 2015 are now closed. Stay tuned for further AZ Awards announcements.

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6 days ago

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