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2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

Material Connexion’s vice-president of library and materials research is one of the leading experts in educating brands such as Ikea and Adidas on sustainable material alternatives. We wanted to know his thoughts on whether the world is ready to go green.

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3 hours ago

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10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

Whether you are a designer, or you’re shopping for one, Azure has you covered with our list of great gifts for designers to give and get. These products, from brands like Gerog Jensen, Mad Lab, and Seletti, pack plenty of design appeal.

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15 hours ago

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2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

Environmentally friendlier designs comprise the second instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year.

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4 days ago

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The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

We spoke with lighting designer Michael Anastassiades, Moooi’s Marcel Wanders, Theo Richardson of Rich Brilliant Willing and other designers about the true cost of design fakes.

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8 days ago

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10 Great Gifts for Architects to Give and Get

10 Great Gifts for Architects to Give and Get

Whether you are an architect, or you’re shopping for one, Azure has you covered with our list of great gifts for architects to give and get. These products, from brands like Areaware, MadLab, and Othr, pack plenty of architectural appeal.

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10 days ago

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2017 Design Trends: Metallics

2017 Design Trends: Metallics

Our annual trends package explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year. In this, our first of five instalments, metallic shines in furniture, lighting and interior design.

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11 days ago

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2017 Design Trends: Talking with Nika Zupanc

2017 Design Trends: Talking with Nika Zupanc

The Ljubljana-based designer on her latest collection for Ghidini 1961 of Italy, which is made entirely out of polished brass.

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12 days ago

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5 Classic Products Redesigned for 2016

5 Classic Products Redesigned for 2016

From Kodak’s Ektra camera to the humble paper bag, some of the most ubiquitous products of the 20th century are being retooled to embrace our tech-savvy times. Here are five classics you thought were history, but actually aren’t.

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19 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Patricia Urquiola

Designer Playlist: Patricia Urquiola

The Spanish designer dishes on what gives her good vibes.

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19 days ago

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How Designers Create Utopia, According to Paola Antonelli

How Designers Create Utopia, According to Paola Antonelli

MoMA’s senior curator of architecture and design on why the concept of utopia has always been a driving force for all types of designers, and the diverse examples through history that prove it.

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24 days ago

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