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Editor’s Pick: 8 Wild Wallpapers

Editor’s Pick: 8 Wild Wallpapers

These wild wallpapers – from top brands such as Timorous Beasties, NLXL and Wallpepper – offer playful alternatives to traditional floral prints, with animal characters, jungle plants and more.

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2 days ago

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Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower for Alessi

Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower for Alessi

Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower is just one of many highlights from Alessi’s spring/summer 2017 collection. Also in the lineup: extraordinary accessories by Zaha Hadid, UNStudio, and up-and-coming designers that we can’t wait to see more from.

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13 days ago

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Nendo Shows Us How to Store Sake in Style

Nendo Shows Us How to Store Sake in Style

Like good wine, sake benefits from proper climate conditions. Tokyo studio Nendo has recently proposed a sleek refrigeration system for storing Japan’s top beverage of choice in style.

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16 days ago

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10 Standout Ideas by Up-and-Coming Designers

10 Standout Ideas by Up-and-Coming Designers

The Pure Talents Contest for up-and-coming designers is an annual highlight of imm Cologne, Germany’s residential furniture fair. Back from the show, David Dick-Agnew picks the best ideas by the young designers who wowed him most.

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27 days ago

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The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

From a cubic concept kitchen and Jaime Hayon’s fantastical folklore-inspired quartzite furniture to the best from Umbra’s prototype contest, our favourite should-not-have-missed highlights from the Interior Design Show and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

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27 days ago

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5 Emerging Designers That Wowed at Toronto Design Week 2017

5 Emerging Designers That Wowed at Toronto Design Week 2017

Last week, Azure joined throngs of design fans in exploring the Interior Design Show and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival. Here, emerging designers we spotted whose imaginative designs placed them firmly on our radar.

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30 days ago

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What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

Kicking off today and running until January 22, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017 transforms the city into a design bonanza, showcasing the best of the local scene. There are more than 100 events to check out – including these must-see exhibits and installations.

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January 16, 2017

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Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

On the floor at German furniture fair imm Cologne, David Dick-Agnew speaks to the New York industrial designer about his interpretation of Das Haus, the annual installation focused on the future of domestic space.

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January 16, 2017

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Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo Azure Video

Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo

Azure visited Partisans, a Toronto architecture and design firm, to film the making of its innovative Gweilo light ahead of its launch at the Interior Design Show. Here’s a sneak peek at what the studio will be making live at the show, which kicks off in Toronto on January 19.

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January 13, 2017

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The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in Europe and the U.K.

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January 13, 2017

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