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4 Fantastic Kitchen Islands With Maximum Functionality

4 Fantastic Kitchen Islands With Maximum Functionality

Minimal, beautiful – and functionally compact – these latest kitchens from such manufacturers as Boffi, Snaidero and Minacciolo make the most of island living.

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An Office Tent for Group Huddles

An Office Tent for Group Huddles

Need time to think at the office? British designer Freyja Sewell is inspiring creative chatter with a womb-like tent.

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London Design Festival 2014: What We Saw and Loved

London Design Festival 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Boasting over 300 events, LDF transformed the capital into a stage for design and art. Here, Azure contributor Giovanna Dunmall picks her favourites – from Studio Job’s fighting cats to Naomi Paul’s crafted pendants.

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<em>Print the Legend</em>, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Print the Legend, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Available on Netflix – as well as in theatres in New York and Los Angeles – the feature-length documentary Print the Legend depicts the larger-than-life characters behind the consumer 3D printing phenomenon.

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10 Best Bets at IDSWest

10 Best Bets at IDSWest

Now in its 10th year, IDSWest mixes stellar West Coast talent with top-tier international designers. Azure will be there – September 25 to 29 – to scope out the latest and greatest. Here’s our list of 10 things not to miss.

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Product Design

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Product Design

Formwork, by Industrial Facility for Herman Miller.

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4 Reasons to Check Out Cersaie – More Than Tiles

4 Reasons to Check Out Cersaie – More Than Tiles

From September 22 to 26, Cersaie – Bologna’s renowned tile and bathroom show – will feature the latest from brands like Zucchetti, Bisazza and Antonio Lupi. This year, look for new twists on traditional, even centuries-old offerings. Here’s a sneak peek.

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Design

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Design

Lightfalls, by Todd Bracher for 3M; and Halo Light by Pensar for Illumagear.

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Wish List, the Ultimate Collaboration at London Design Festival

Wish List, the Ultimate Collaboration at London Design Festival

For The Wish List, on now at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 10 iconic British designers – including Amanda Levete, Sir Norman Foster and Paul Smith – asked 10 up-and-coming talents to produce the furniture of their dreams.

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Furniture Design

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Furniture Design

Kona lounger, by Miles Keller; Bikini Island, by Werner Aisslinger for Moroso; Stack Buffet by Esrawe Studio; Jumpseat Wall by Ziba Design for Sedia Systems; and Cover, by Giuseppe Bavuso for Rimadesio.

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