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Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Dutch designer Petra Blaisse sits down with Azure to reflect on her 30-year career tying together curtain design and landscape architecture.

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2 days ago

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Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

The revitalized Berczy Park is a whimsical precedent for a new Toronto, with more welcoming – and more memorable – public spaces.

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2 days ago

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5 Design-Savvy Medical Devices

5 Design-Savvy Medical Devices

These design-savvy medical devices put a stylish spin on healthcare necessities to help remove the stigmas often associated with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and scoliosis.

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5 days ago

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Deconstructing Karim Rashid’s Decant Bottle for Stratus

Deconstructing Karim Rashid’s Decant Bottle for Stratus

Karim Rashid talks to Azure’s editorial director Nelda Rodger about designing the Decant bottle, designing for content and when to stop designing.

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12 days ago

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How Skateboarding Sparked the Practice of This Vancouver Design Duo

How Skateboarding Sparked the Practice of This Vancouver Design Duo

Knauf and Brown – who made our list of the most exciting Canadian product designers of the moment – tell Azure about their craft.

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20 days ago

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Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Continuing our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we shine the spotlight on 30 Canadian product designers who are producing the most exciting objects in the country.

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24 days ago

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How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

Snaidero has updated Frame, its most flexible kitchen system, for 2017. Frame’s designer, architect Massimo Iosa Ghini, tells Azure how he devised the “carefully crafted harmony.”

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27 days ago

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NeoCon 2017: Our Favourite Office Design Debuts

NeoCon 2017: Our Favourite Office Design Debuts

From June 12 to 14, Chicago’s Merchandise Mart was packed with a plethora of new, innovative and eye-catching solutions for office spaces. Here are five launches we’re excited about.

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June 20, 2017

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Red Dot Design Awards Give This New Luggage Collection Top Marks

Red Dot Design Awards Give This New Luggage Collection Top Marks

The new American Tourister Curio Collection of suitcases, designed by Nobuo Maeda, has won a 2017 Red Dot Award for Product Design.

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June 19, 2017

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The Secret Behind the Success of Toronto’s Mjölk

The Secret Behind the Success of Toronto’s Mjölk

While department stores scramble to attract walk-in traffic, well-curated neighbourhood stores, like Toronto’s Mjölk, are staying afloat by remaining niche and thinking local.

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June 19, 2017