Design

Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Dutch designer Petra Blaisse sits down with Azure to reflect on her 30-year career tying together curtain design and landscape architecture.

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Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

The revitalized Berczy Park is a whimsical precedent for a new Toronto, with more welcoming – and more memorable – public spaces.

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6 days ago

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Architecture

5 Stunning Summer Getaways

5 Stunning Summer Getaways

For urbanites dreaming of a summer getaway, we’ve rounded up five little cabins – including designs by JacobsChang, Wee Studio, and Jon Danielsen Aarhus – that make for simple retreats from city life.

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A Holey, Green Facade Inspired by Science Covers a Campus Building in Portugal

A Holey, Green Facade Inspired by Science Covers a Campus Building in Portugal

Portuguese architect Cláudio Vilarinho channels nanotubes for a building devoted to bio-sustainability research.

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Interiors

Caruso St John Transforms Warehouse for Kvadrat Soft Cells

Caruso St John Transforms Warehouse for Kvadrat Soft Cells

British firm Caruso St John transforms an industrial warehouse into a serenely simple research and design space for Kvadrat Soft Cells.

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2 days ago

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Together Hostel Takes Glamping to the Next Level

Together Hostel Takes Glamping to the Next Level

Architect Cao Pu has transformed the second floor of a Beijing hotel into an unconventional hostel that replaces rooms with festival-inspired tents.

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13 days ago

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Curiosity

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal plays host to Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in Canada this summer.

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Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

There’s no better way to pass a sunny afternoon than lounging in the shade with some a good book. Enjoy a little eye candy alongside an icy drink this July, with these five beautiful books that we think are worth adding to your summer reading list.

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9 days ago

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