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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 2)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 2)

Our next 10 iconic chairs launched in the three decades of Azure’s history demonstrate how designers including Konstantin Grcic, Ron Arad, Joris Laarman and Front literally broke the mould.

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8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

Available in a bevy of colours and sizes, these comfy contract and residential seating options – from the likes of Sancal, Moroso and Rolf Benz – add a jolt of energy to a room.

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6 days ago

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Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

With 4,811 exhibitors and an estimated 45 kilometres of aisles, Messe Frankfurt’s Ambiente – the largest consumer goods show on earth – presents a dizzying array of decor products for living, kitchen and bath. Here are just 10 of the standouts from this year’s fair.

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7 days ago

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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

For Azure’s 30th anniversary, we go way back – to the breakouts of Tom Dixon, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola and more – and select the cult-status chairs that every design lover should know about. Here’s our first 10, and their fascinating back stories.

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19 days ago

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Ambiente 2015: 6 Lovely Home Accessories

Ambiente 2015: 6 Lovely Home Accessories

From February 13 to 17, the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt will establish decor trends for the year ahead, with exhibitors from across Europe presenting a wide selection of home accessories. Here are six of the new products we have our eye on.

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22 days ago

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Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015: 7 Features To Watch For

Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015: 7 Features To Watch For

The Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, taking place February 3 to 7, displays the world’s best selection of Scandinavian furniture and lighting. Here are just a few of the products and features that make this year’s edition worth checking out.

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28 days ago

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IDS 2015: What We Saw and Loved

IDS 2015: What We Saw and Loved

Colourful balloons and a swing set in the round set the mood of Toronto’s Interior Design Show last week. At the fair and around the city, ingenuity was everywhere, from bentwood furnishings and modern quilts to out-there dining installations.

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29 days ago

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IMM 2015: Our Top 10 Moments From the Fair

IMM 2015: Our Top 10 Moments From the Fair

From debuts by the biggest furniture brands – including Rolf Benz, Cassina and Ligne Roset – to sightings of star designers like Eero Koivisto, here are 10 memorable products and moments from IMM Cologne, which wrapped up last week in Germany.

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January 31, 2015

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A Lovely Indoor Gardening Collection by Anderssen & Voll

A Lovely Indoor Gardening Collection by Anderssen & Voll

Last week, during the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, the furniture showroom Mjölk unveiled its latest collaboration with an international designer: the Indoor Gardening Project by Norway’s Anderssen & Voll.

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January 27, 2015

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IDS 2015: 5 Designers to Watch

IDS 2015: 5 Designers to Watch

There’s no better time to spot talent on the rise than during Toronto Design Week. Here are just five of the standout design studios that made a strong impression on us this week.

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January 23, 2015

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