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10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

As Azure celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look back on the most exciting hotel interiors of the past three decades, by such designers as Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid and Julian Schnabel.

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3 days ago

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A Smart Home that Lets the Outdoors In

A Smart Home that Lets the Outdoors In

Ben van Berkel and UNStudio design a flower-shaped, generously glazed home in North-Holland that’s fully connected to the Internet of Things.

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11 days ago

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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

For Azure’s 30th anniversary, we go way back – to the breakouts of Tom Dixon, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola and more – and select the cult-status chairs that every design lover should know about. Here’s our first 10, and their fascinating back stories.

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18 days ago

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Olson Kundig Re-Animates the Tacoma Art Museum

Olson Kundig Re-Animates the Tacoma Art Museum

The Seattle architecture firm’s ambitious expansion to the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington creates space for almost 300 newly acquired works of Western American art.

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24 days ago

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The European Central Bank by Coop Himmelb(l)au

The European Central Bank by Coop Himmelb(l)au

The new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt merge old and new in one handsome whole.

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January 29, 2015

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A Lovely Indoor Gardening Collection by Anderssen & Voll

A Lovely Indoor Gardening Collection by Anderssen & Voll

Last week, during the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, the furniture showroom Mjölk unveiled its latest collaboration with an international designer: the Indoor Gardening Project by Norway’s Anderssen & Voll.

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January 27, 2015

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IDS 2015: Sebastian Herkner in Q&A

IDS 2015: Sebastian Herkner in Q&A

The German furniture and product designer will speak on Friday at the Interior Design Show in Toronto. We chatted with him recently about being discovered (by Patrizia Moroso), his unique material-mixing aesthetic and why collaboration feels like one big Ping-Pong game.

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January 21, 2015

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A Brooklyn Pharmacy with a High Dose of Personality

A Brooklyn Pharmacy with a High Dose of Personality

For a new independent pharmacy in Brooklyn, Sergio Mannino has designed a bright green space with loads of character, and a surprisingly fun floor.

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January 21, 2015

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A Philharmonic Hall Glows in Poland

A Philharmonic Hall Glows in Poland

Barcelona studio Barozzi Veiga erects an illuminated beacon for classical concert performances in the town of Szczecin.

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January 20, 2015

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Architecture Education: University of Toronto Builds a New Campus

Architecture Education: University of Toronto Builds a New Campus

Designed by NADAAA and spearheaded by architecture school dean Richard Sommer, the new home of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design will be a teaching tool in and of itself.

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January 14, 2015

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