Design

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Continuing our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we shine the spotlight on 30 Canadian product designers who are producing the most exciting objects in the country.

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How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

Snaidero has updated Frame, its most flexible kitchen system, for 2017. Frame’s designer, architect Massimo Iosa Ghini, tells Azure how he devised the “carefully crafted harmony.”

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Architecture

Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

A painful history of colonization long kept Indigenous people in Canada from creating their own buildings. Today, Indigenous architects are growing in number – and in influence.

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The Evidence Room Looks at the Role Architecture Played in the Holocaust

The Evidence Room Looks at the Role Architecture Played in the Holocaust

First presented at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016, The Evidence Room is now being exhibited at the Royal Ontario Museum, in Toronto.

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Interiors

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, we highlight 30 design studios and architecture firms that are creating some of the best interior spaces in the country.

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A Marijuana Dispensary That’s Serene, Not Shady

A Marijuana Dispensary That’s Serene, Not Shady

For medical marijuana provider Surterra’s first retail location, Toronto design firm figure3 created an environment that feels more like a spa than a pot shop.

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Curiosity

Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

On June 23, Azure announced the winners of the 2017 AZ Awards at a gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, attended by local and international stars from the worlds of architecture and design. Here are a few of the highlights.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 AZ Awards

Winners and finalists flew in from as far away as Poland and China to attend the celebration in Toronto, where the results of the 2017 AZ Awards were announced in the presence of top talents from the local and international architecture and design communities.

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