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Maison et Objet 2016: What We Saw and Loved

Maison et Objet 2016: What We Saw and Loved

Lasvit’s candy-coloured lamps, Alessi’s inventive clocks and Kristalia’s graceful leather chairs were just a few of the highlights of Maison et Objet, which took place last month in Paris.

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3 days ago

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KBIS/IBS 2016: 8 Novel Items for Better Living

KBIS/IBS 2016: 8 Novel Items for Better Living

Las Vegas was host to the third annual Design & Construction Week, and we were there to scout out the most exciting products to hit the market, on view at NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

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6 days ago

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IDS 2016: Our 12 Favourite Design Moments

IDS 2016: Our 12 Favourite Design Moments

From Cosentino’s arty surfacing to Castor Design’s copper chemistry – not to mention a faithful recreation of Ferris Bueller’s bedroom – we’ve selected a dozen attention-grabbing highlights from IDS Toronto and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

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IMM 2016: What We Saw and Loved

IMM 2016: What We Saw and Loved

At IMM Cologne and its offsite circuit Passagen, colour made a comeback, young designers got the spotlight and major brands presented fun new furnishings. Here are our favourite moments from the fair.

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11 days ago

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Heimtextil 2016: What We Saw and Loved

Heimtextil 2016: What We Saw and Loved

The Frankfurt trade show, which took place in mid-January, featured a variety of exhibitors – from makers of wall coverings and bedding to massive digital printers and independent pattern designers – showing off the latest trends in textiles. Here are our favourite moments from the fair.

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13 days ago

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5 Emerging Designers That Rocked Toronto Design Week

5 Emerging Designers That Rocked Toronto Design Week

Toronto Design Week brought ingenious new products and installations to every corner of the city. Azure’s editors trekked east to west in search of the most exciting new talent to be found at IDS and elsewhere.

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14 days ago

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5 Launches to Watch at Maison & Objet Paris

5 Launches to Watch at Maison & Objet Paris

Maison & Object – Paris’s bi-annual home accessories and furniture show – opens Friday. Here are 5 launches we’ll be following.

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20 days ago

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5 Great Shelving Ideas from IMM Cologne

5 Great Shelving Ideas from IMM Cologne

Imm Cologne, taking place until January 24, is full of exciting furniture introductions. Here are five fascinating options for storage and shelving that we’ve come across so far at such brands as Menu, Ligne Roset and MDF Italia.

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20 days ago

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What to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival

What to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Toronto Design Week kicks off today, and Azure is there – on the ground, cameras in hand, every step of the way. Here are eight must-see offsite shows we’ll be visiting in the week ahead.

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21 days ago

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10 Design Fairs to Plug Into Your Calendar

10 Design Fairs to Plug Into Your Calendar

Azure is covering a number of design events next week, including Toronto’s Interior Design Show and offsite festival, IMM Cologne and KBIS in Las Vegas. Here are the details on the most exciting design shows coming up in the first half of the year.

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23 days ago

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