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2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

Material Connexion’s vice-president of library and materials research is one of the leading experts in educating brands such as Ikea and Adidas on sustainable material alternatives. We wanted to know his thoughts on whether the world is ready to go green.

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3 hours ago

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‘Streetfight’ Offers a Roadmap for Redesigning – and Reinspiring – Our Cities

‘Streetfight’ Offers a Roadmap for Redesigning – and Reinspiring – Our Cities

In her book ‘Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution,’ former NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan turns her experiences into actionable ideas for urban planners and city change-makers.

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1 day ago

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2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

Environmentally friendlier designs comprise the second instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year.

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4 days ago

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2017 Design Trends: Metallics

2017 Design Trends: Metallics

Our annual trends package explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year. In this, our first of five instalments, metallic shines in furniture, lighting and interior design.

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11 days ago

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2017 Design Trends: Talking with Nika Zupanc

2017 Design Trends: Talking with Nika Zupanc

The Ljubljana-based designer on her latest collection for Ghidini 1961 of Italy, which is made entirely out of polished brass.

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12 days ago

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Architectural Attractions For Wine Lovers

Architectural Attractions For Wine Lovers

In Bordeaux, France, a bold wine museum and a monolithic bottle cellar offer a different kind of wine tourism.

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November 2, 2016

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Out Now: The Interiors Issue

Out Now: The Interiors Issue

The November/December 2016 issue of Azure spotlights spectacular interiors from around the world, from a robotic beauty counter in St. Petersburg to an Amsterdam café inspired by the tropical climate of Marrakesh. Plus, the best industrial design schools in North America and 20 holiday gift ideas for design lovers.

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October 31, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From ‘Designing for the Common Good’ to ‘Clever’

Designer Books & More, From ‘Designing for the Common Good’ to ‘Clever’

Case studies that prove design’s ability to create societal change, plus profiles of notable creatives working past 80 and a podcast not just about good design, but about the people behind it.

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October 28, 2016

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Vicostone Brings Its White Marble-Look Surfacing to Canada

Vicostone Brings Its White Marble-Look Surfacing to Canada

The world’s leading manufacturer of quartz surfacing with the look of bright white marble, Vicostone continues to grow, opening a warehouse in Ontario to serve the Canadian market.

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October 25, 2016

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This Design Tool Turns Any Photo Into An Architectural Glass Design

This Design Tool Turns Any Photo Into An Architectural Glass Design

Forms+Surfaces’ new VEKTR Digital Canvas tool can create images of any size for large-scale architectural glass.

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October 20, 2016

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