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5 Fun and Hard-Working Fabrics

5 Fun and Hard-Working Fabrics

Drawing inspiration from fashion and wildlife, these new textiles for commercial, hospitality and institutional settings are anything but dull. Here are five standouts from the likes of HBF Textiles, Momentum and Designtex.

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New York’s New Makers: François Chambard

New York’s New Makers: François Chambard

Azure looks at four designers making it big in the Big Apple by working their distinct aesthetic and formal signatures into brilliant furniture, lighting and interiors. In our final instalment,…

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A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

Constructed by Facit Homes and Eentileen Arkitektur, this efficient vacation spot on a small, forested site in Copenhagen is easy on its surroundings – and its owners’ finances.

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A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

This summer, the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C., plays host to a whimsical installation from BIG’s Bjarke Ingels. A massive maze, over 18 by 18 metres wide, fills the historic institution’s Great Hall with a bit of unexpected fun.

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Interiors

A Polished Stand for Raw Vegan Food

A Polished Stand for Raw Vegan Food

For a tiny raw-food concession stand in a Montreal supermarket, L. McComber creates maximum impact with a smooth shell in cherry wood.

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3 Brilliant Interiors Up For Awards

3 Brilliant Interiors Up For Awards

These standout projects – by emerging Asian firms Neri & Hu, Asylum Creative and a21studio – made the shortlist in the World Festival of Interiors, which announces the nine winners at the Inside Festival in October.

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Curiosity

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

Each year, the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis sees the arrival of wildly inventive landscape works in Grand-Métis, Quebec. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2014.

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Q&A: Lateral Office

Q&A: Lateral Office

The Toronto firm, which is representing Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, discusses its fascination with Nunavut and how architects can respond to the challenge of building in the north.

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