Design

Konstantin Grcic’s Collapsible Desk for Vitra

Konstantin Grcic’s Collapsible Desk for Vitra

The German designer’s Hack office furniture is fast, cheap and out of control.

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5 days ago

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Barber Osgerby’s Animal Rugs Capture a Sense of Play

Barber Osgerby’s Animal Rugs Capture a Sense of Play

Barber Osberby’s latest designs for The Rug Company extend their collection of wildlife-themed rugs with four new animals. Azure sat down with Jay Osgerby and The Rug Company co-founder Christopher Sharp to learn more about the unusual collaboration.

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9 days ago

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3 Personal Accessories With Fitness Features

3 Personal Accessories With Fitness Features

From sunglasses to running shoes and watches, everything is being embedded with technology. Here are three great new finds.

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9 days ago

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The Stylish and Sporty NikeLab x Sacai Collection

The Stylish and Sporty NikeLab x Sacai Collection

Chitose Abe’s collection for NikeLab fuses fashion and fitness into radical streetwear.

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9 days ago

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NeoCon 2015: Top 10 New Office Furnishings

NeoCon 2015: Top 10 New Office Furnishings

Last week, the Merchandise Mart in Chicago was packed with eager NeoCon show-goers – and a bevy of product launches, by such manufacturers as Arper, Haworth and Teknion, that blur the line between laid-back residential furniture and high-tech office pieces.

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12 days ago

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6 New Gadgets That Make Work Better

6 New Gadgets That Make Work Better

From solar charging tables to noise-cancelling headphones, here are six stylish office tools with built-in technologies.

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12 days ago

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10 (More) Stylish Seats for Working and Lounging

10 (More) Stylish Seats for Working and Lounging

Star designers like Claesson Koivisto Rune, Barber Osgerby and Scholten & Baijings have collaborated with major manufacturers on vibrant and patterned soft seating that punches up corporate and hospitality environments.

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19 days ago

7 Splendid Lighting Pendants

7 Splendid Lighting Pendants

These daring new fixtures from Modoluce, Kundalini, Danese and other manufacturers come in luminous colours and artistic forms.

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24 days ago

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Toronto’s Next Generation: MSDS Studio

Toronto’s Next Generation: MSDS Studio

MSDS Studio brings a Scandinavian sensibility to its interiors and products. The firm is part of Azure’s chosen five: Toronto firms that are climbing to new heights, from nature-inspired inter­iors to 3-D‑printed architecture.

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26 days ago

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8 Hard-Working Chairs at Neocon

8 Hard-Working Chairs at Neocon

When you think office space, you think task chair. But at Neocon – the pre-eminent contract furniture expo, which takes place in Chicago from June 15 to 17 – manufacturers like Keilhauer, Uhuru and Buzzispace will show that there are many ways to take a seat at work.

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30 days ago

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