Design

5 Bikes that Make Cycling a Breeze

5 Bikes that Make Cycling a Breeze

Haul more, go farther faster, dodge traffic jams, and have fun: five bikes – by Scandinavian Side Bike, Biomega, Vanhawks and more – that go the extra mile.

By  | 

16 hours ago

Tags:

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

Now that Apple is streaming 30 million songs directly to our phones, here are five new designs – from the world’s tiniest earbuds to UE Roll, the waterproof bluetooth speaker that clips to your jeans – to replace those bulky headsets.

By  | 

6 days ago

Tags: ,

5 Gorgeous Textiles from NeoCon

5 Gorgeous Textiles from NeoCon

These versatile upholstery and curtain options – by brands including Maharam, Knoll Textiles and Designtex – come in bold geometric patterns and sumptuously touchable textures.

By  | 

8 days ago

Tags:

The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Sportswear

Smarter.Faster.Tougher. – an exhibition staged by the Design Exchange just in time for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games – showcases some of the world’s most technologically advanced athletic gear.

By  | 

19 days ago

Tags: ,

Studio WM Diffuses Fragrances Beautifully

Studio WM Diffuses Fragrances Beautifully

Rotterdam’s Studio WM delved into the world of fragrance production, and used insight on the different ways scents can be dispersed to shape the forms of three stunning diffusers.

By  | 

23 days ago

Tags: ,

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.

By  | 

June 29, 2015

Tags: , ,

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.

By  | 

June 25, 2015

Tags: ,

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.

By  | 

June 25, 2015

Tags: ,

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.

By  | 

June 25, 2015

Tags: ,

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.

By  | 

June 22, 2015

Tags: