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Great Gifts: 6 Gorgeous Kitchen Tools

Great Gifts: 6 Gorgeous Kitchen Tools

Adding panache to food and drink prep, these items from the likes of Alessi, Tom Dixon and Normann Copenhagen will make the design-loving foodies on your list salivate.

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3 days ago

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5 Ways to Stay Warm in Style

5 Ways to Stay Warm in Style

From a sleek ladder that warms your towels to an energy-efficient steel-pellet stove that keeps a room properly cozy, these five selections by such brands as Tubes Radiatori, MCZ and Paloform will get you through the winter.

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3 days ago

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IIDEXCanada 2014: What We Saw and Loved

IIDEXCanada 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Beautiful eco-wood furnishings, innovative lighting installations and inspiring talks from star architects – last week’s IIDEXCanada expo in Toronto delivered the goods. Here are our favourite moments from the show.

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8 days ago

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

Ross Lovegrove’s Diatom chair, Luca Nichetto’s Aureola tea set, Raw Edges’ Caesarstone kitchen – these are just three of the 10 designer products that made our best-of-the-year list.

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11 days ago

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Great Gifts: Toys for the Inner Architect

Great Gifts: Toys for the Inner Architect

In our second holiday gift guide, we choose our favourites from the toy department. Here are five build-your-own beauties for both budding designers and architects as well as grown-ups.

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14 days ago

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What’s On: Sweden’s Top Talents Experiment With Lacquer

What’s On: Sweden’s Top Talents Experiment With Lacquer

A New Layer, an exhibit at Stockholm’s Östasiatiska museum, shows off a series of lacquer pieces created by young Swedish designers in collaboration with the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute.

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19 days ago

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14 Sensational Light Fixtures for the Ultimate Live-Work Space

14 Sensational Light Fixtures for the Ultimate Live-Work Space

These monochromatic beauties, by such brands as Artemide, Tobias Grau, Tom Dixon, Umbra and Rich Brilliant Willing, impeccably combine materials and technology together.

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19 days ago

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Great Gifts: Azure Contributors’ Favourite Things

Great Gifts: 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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22 days ago

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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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22 days ago

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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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24 days ago

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