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2014 in Review: Top 10 Newsmakers

2014 in Review: Top 10 Newsmakers

Frank Gehry’s middle-finger salute, Herman Miller’s shopping spree, Shigeru Ban’s big year – these are just a few of the 10 most memorable moments in the year of architecture and design.

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3 days ago

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2014 In Review: Top 10 Houses

2014 In Review: Top 10 Houses

It was a great year for residential architecture. These are the top projects that wowed us the most, from a social housing project for formerly homeless LGBT youth in L.A. to Muji’s off-the-shelf family home in Tokyo.

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5 days ago

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Interiors

2014 in Review: Top 10 Interiors

Piet Boon’s The Jane restaurant, Autoban’s airport in Baku, Barbara Bestor’s office for Beats by Dre – these are just three of the 10 interiors that made our best-of-the-year list.

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6 days ago

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Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

A book on city (and suburb) building, a film on how Frank Gehry and Yves Béhar handle design briefs, and a monograph on German designer Konstantin Grcic.

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11 days ago

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

Ross Lovegrove’s Diatom chair, Luca Nichetto’s Aureola tea set, Raw Edges’ Caesarstone kitchen – these are just three of the 10 designer products that made our best-of-the-year list.

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12 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Jürgen Mayer H

Designer Playlist: Jürgen Mayer H

The Berlin architect, who has captured the world’s imagination with such buildings as the Border Checkpoint in Georgia and the Metropol Parasol in Spain, shares his favourite book, website, film and podcast.

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13 days ago

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Designer Books: Finnish Style Gets Its Due

Designer Books: Finnish Style Gets Its Due

Two recent titles, Aalto and Out of the Blue, engage us once more with the core elements of Finnish culture, and reacquaint us country’s reputation for quality, function and design.

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17 days ago

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Great Gifts: Azure Contributors’ Favourite Things

Great Gifts: Azure Contributors’ Favourite Things

For our first holiday gift guide, we asked our design-savvy contributors around the world what they would love to give (and receive). Here are their picks, from gorgeous housewares out of London to Memphis-inspired ceramics from Los Angeles and the ultimate farmers’ market bags from New York.

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23 days ago

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All Eyes on Rafael de Cárdenas

All Eyes on Rafael de Cárdenas

After dazzling the crowds with his seductive nightclub installation at the NYC Makers biennial in New York, the in-demand designer will bring his Print All Over Me beachwear to Art Basel Miami Beach and is at work on a London jewellery boutique.

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24 days ago

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10 Amazing Art Pieces to Check Out in Toronto

10 Amazing Art Pieces to Check Out in Toronto

With two contemporary art fairs – Art Toronto and Feature – open to the public this weekend, the city is saturated with great art for viewing and buying. Here’s what we saw and loved.

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October 24, 2014

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