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8 Sleek Dining Tables and Chairs

8 Sleek Dining Tables and Chairs

These latest table and chair options for dining in and out – by the likes of Vitra, Emeco, Ligne Roset and B&B Italia – come in a generous menu of materials and colours.

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20 hours ago

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NYCxDesign: 30 Things We Saw and Loved

NYCxDesign: 30 Things We Saw and Loved

Last week, New York City was thrumming with energy as NYCxDesign took over sites across Manhattan and beyond. Here are just 30 of the dozens of fabulous projects we spotted at ICFF, Wanted Design, Sight Unseen Offsite and more.

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6 days ago

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8 Chic Accessories and Lights for Patios and Balconies

8 Chic Accessories and Lights for Patios and Balconies

Need an outdoor update? These fixtures, side tables and seating options – by the likes of Skargaarden, Artemide and Living Divani – come in sculptural forms and vibrant colours.

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7 days ago

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The Ultimate Kitchen – And The Hottest New Products

The Ultimate Kitchen – And The Hottest New Products

Yabu Pushelberg injects opulence into a Gehry building on Hong Kong’s hillside. Plus, we select seven of the best new products and materials for creating your own dream cooking space.

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8 days ago

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9 Hot Outdoor Seats for Summer

9 Hot Outdoor Seats for Summer

With the first day of summer only a month away, it’s time to think about getting outside. Here are nine seating options from the likes of Royal Botania, Extremis and Gandia Blasco to soak up the heat.

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14 days ago

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Iris van Herpen’s Dresses Are Alive

Iris van Herpen’s Dresses Are Alive

In collaboration with Toronto interdisciplinary architect Philip Beesley, the Dutch fashion designer has created multi-dimensional clothing that exaggerates movement.

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16 days ago

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13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

New York City’s annual design week – NYCxDesign – has officially begun. But things really get into high gear this weekend as ICFF and dozens of offsite shows throw open their doors. Here are just a few of the launches we’ll be watching.

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17 days ago

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Design Icons: 1985 to Now

Design Icons: 1985 to Now

Azure turns 30 this year. To celebrate we have produced a special web-only journal, mapping out seminal moments in architecture and design, from the rise of Memphis Group in Milan to the evolution of smart technology, driverless cars and net-zero energy buildings.

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21 days ago

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5 Design Superstars – Then and Now

5 Design Superstars – Then and Now

Over the course of Azure’s 30 years, the magazine has spotted many a rising talent. Here are five big names – Studio Job, Nendo, Front, Raw Edges and Formafantasma – that we first brought attention to in Identikit, our regular feature on emerging designers.

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23 days ago

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Q&A with David Adjaye

Q&A with David Adjaye

“We’re the generation that doesn’t have a conflict with style,” says the British architect. On hand at Salone del Mobile, Adjaye gives us his take on his new Art-Deco-inspired chair that celebrates form and eschews minimalism.

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29 days ago

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