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Gifts We Love: Azure Contributors’ Favourite Things

Gifts We Love: Azure Contributors’ Favourite Things

For our first holiday gift guide, we asked our design-savvy contributors around the world what they would love to give (and receive). Here are their picks, from gorgeous housewares out of London to Memphis-inspired ceramics from Los Angeles and the ultimate farmers’ market bags from New York.

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2015 Design Trends: Colour Blocking

2015 Design Trends: Colour Blocking

Our insatiable desire to stand out from the crowd means a stronger push for attention-grabbing colours. Here are five projects and products that combine strong colours in new ways.

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18 hours ago

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Find Out the Latest on Mirvish + Gehry at IIDEXCanada

Find Out the Latest on Mirvish + Gehry at IIDEXCanada

At the Toronto furniture expo, David Mirvish will sit down with David Nam of Gehry Partners to share the latest developments on the Mirvish + Gehry condo tower proposal, and David Rockwell and Daniel Libeskind will deliver keynote addresses.

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2015 Design Trends: Soft Focus

2015 Design Trends: Soft Focus

These three designs – a resin-encased rattan, a linen lampshade and an air-moulded chair – share a milky take on pure white.

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3 days ago

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6 Exciting Wearable Devices

6 Exciting Wearable Devices

These new and upcoming gadgets – by Lexon, Apple, Opening Ceremony and more – will keep you stylish and connected at all times.

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4 days ago

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The World’s Best Champagne Glass

The World’s Best Champagne Glass

In a quest to create the perfect champagne glass, Stockholm design and architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune and world-class expert Richard Juhlin have developed a vessel worthy of the finest libations.

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2015 Design Trends: Seeing Through

2015 Design Trends: Seeing Through

Advanced lighting technology has made it possible for almost any object or surface to take on a mysterious glow. As is clear in these six examples, translucency is also showing up in art, fashion and architecture.

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5 days ago

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2015 Design Trends: Talking to Jaime Hayon

2015 Design Trends: Talking to Jaime Hayon

The exuberant Spaniard has established himself as an artist and a designer – and has infused his playful sensuality into everything from sofas to ceramics.

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2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

Moving beyond styling, designers delve into beauty. These seven new products, buildings and art works revel in ornate forms and painterly patterns that are also over-the-top fun.

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9 days ago

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2015 Design Trends: Talking with Li Edelkoort

2015 Design Trends: Talking with Li Edelkoort

We ask the world-renowned trend forecaster how she predicts what colours, themes and moods will take over the world of design.

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10 days ago

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