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Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Daniel Libeskind’s limited edition table-and-chair for the Italian brand is inspired by Counting the Rice, Marina Abramović’s endurance performance project where participants sort grains of rice from lentils for six hours straight.

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1 day ago

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Designs For the Near Future: Better Healthcare

Designs For the Near Future: Better Healthcare

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at NXT Health’s hospital room for the future.

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6 days ago

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Designs For the Near Future: Food Fun

Designs For the Near Future: Food Fun

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at the bugs that will make it onto menus, and how to hack a Valcucine kitchen.

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9 days ago

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IDSwest: What We Saw and Loved

IDSwest: What We Saw and Loved

Lukas Peet, Hinterland Design, Barter Design Co. and other local talents shone at Vancouver’s interior design show, which revelled in the West Coast’s obsession with nature. But the fair also had an exciting international flavour. Azure editor Catherine Osborne picks her favourite moments.

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15 days ago

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10 Best Bets at IDSWest

10 Best Bets at IDSWest

Now in its 10th year, IDSWest mixes stellar West Coast talent with top-tier international designers. Azure will be there – September 25 to 29 – to scope out the latest and greatest. Here’s our list of 10 things not to miss.

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September 19, 2014

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Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

An iconic battleground of the War of 1812 finally gets the museum it deserves. But Toronto’s Fort York Visitors Centre – and its stunning weathered steel facade – needs a little help to live up to its fighting spirit.

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September 15, 2014

Section: Architecture

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A New Kind of Green Roof

A New Kind of Green Roof

For a local arts festival held in West Vancouver in August, architect Matthew Soules constructed an ideal shading device – a massive loggia with a three-dimensional canopy planted with ryegrass and white clover.

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September 4, 2014

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An Exciting Art Gallery Reopens in Toronto

An Exciting Art Gallery Reopens in Toronto

The Clint Roenisch Gallery, one of the city’s most remarkable and idiosyncratic destinations for commercial art, has reopened within a former fish packing factory.

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August 5, 2014

Section: Interiors

Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Five leading design studios have partnered with five bicycle craftspeople to envision the ultimate urban mode of transportation. Their concepts are now open to a public vote, with the winning prototype destined for production.

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July 31, 2014

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Why Every Great City Needs A Creative Director

Why Every Great City Needs A Creative Director

As Toronto’s mayoral race heats up, graphic designer Jason Logan has launched his own campaign: to become the city’s Creative Director. Here’s why he believes big cities like Toronto need design thinkers like him.

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June 18, 2014

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