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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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Dior Refashions the Perfume Strip

Dior Refashions the Perfume Strip

The French fashion house collaborates with Vienna’s Labvert on a fragrance tester in the form of a beautiful glass vessel.

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9 days ago

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Introducing Marmoreal, The New Marble

Introducing Marmoreal, The New Marble

With the help of British designer Max Lamb, architectural surfacing company Dzek has launched a composite that boasts a range of exciting uses.

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10 days ago

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The Scotch-Tape Tunnel of Paris

The Scotch-Tape Tunnel of Paris

Inside the Palais de Tokyo, a suspended tunnel made entirely of Scotch tape – designed by the Berlin collective Numen / For Use – stretches and twists its way through the entrance level.

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16 days ago

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Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Thousands of illuminated balloons retraced the former path of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down.

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18 days ago

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How Do You Engage People In Urban Planning?

How Do You Engage People In Urban Planning?

Community PlanIt, a game where winners fund real-world causes, is one playful option. We asked one of its creators how it works.

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18 days ago

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A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

Ro&Ad Architecten’s low-lying structure unobtrusively ushers pedestrians across an ancient moat, following an old path taken by rowboats to an 18th century fortress.

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21 days ago

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Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

The sensual shapes in Marie Khouri’s installation, recently on view at Vancouver’s Equinox Gallery, spell out “Let’s Sit and Talk” in Arabic.

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21 days ago

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Out Now: The Interiors Issue

Out Now: The Interiors Issue

Azure’s Nov/Dec issue revels in the hottest interior design, goes inside Bocci’s Vancouver studio, explores the world’s best architecture education, presents our seasonal wish list from around the world, and so much more.

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24 days ago

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Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

These solar-powered sanitation systems – championed by Bill and Melinda Gates’s Reinvent the Toilet Challenge – promise to solve one of the greatest dilemmas for infrastructure-challenged regions such as India.

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29 days ago

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