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10 Standout Ideas by Up-and-Coming Designers

10 Standout Ideas by Up-and-Coming Designers

The Pure Talents Contest for up-and-coming designers is an annual highlight of imm Cologne, Germany’s residential furniture fair. Back from the show, David Dick-Agnew picks the best ideas by the young designers who wowed him most.

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January 27, 2017

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The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

The Best Moments from Toronto Design Week 2017

From a cubic concept kitchen and Jaime Hayon’s fantastical folklore-inspired quartzite furniture to the best from Umbra’s prototype contest, our favourite should-not-have-missed highlights from the Interior Design Show and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

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January 26, 2017

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5 Emerging Designers That Wowed at Toronto Design Week 2017

5 Emerging Designers That Wowed at Toronto Design Week 2017

Last week, Azure joined throngs of design fans in exploring the Interior Design Show and the Toronto Design Offsite Festival. Here, emerging designers we spotted whose imaginative designs placed them firmly on our radar.

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January 24, 2017

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What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

Kicking off today and running until January 22, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017 transforms the city into a design bonanza, showcasing the best of the local scene. There are more than 100 events to check out – including these must-see exhibits and installations.

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January 16, 2017

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Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

Todd Bracher’s Das Haus Imagines a Home That Balances “Mind, Body and Soul”

On the floor at German furniture fair imm Cologne, David Dick-Agnew speaks to the New York industrial designer about his interpretation of Das Haus, the annual installation focused on the future of domestic space.

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January 16, 2017

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Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo Azure Video

Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo

Azure visited Partisans, a Toronto architecture and design firm, to film the making of its innovative Gweilo light ahead of its launch at the Interior Design Show. Here’s a sneak peek at what the studio will be making live at the show, which kicks off in Toronto on January 19.

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January 13, 2017

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The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K.

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in Europe and the U.K.

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January 13, 2017

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5 Product Launches That Prove Curves Are Back

5 Product Launches That Prove Curves Are Back

Want a peek at the fresh new furniture and lighting that will launch in the coming year? Look no further than the imm Cologne 2017 international interiors show, opening on January 16. Here are five upcoming debuts which suggest that — when it comes to furniture and lighting — there are curves ahead.

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January 10, 2017

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David Adjaye, Plus Other Can’t-Miss Events at Toronto Design Week 2017

David Adjaye, Plus Other Can’t-Miss Events at Toronto Design Week 2017

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival and the Interior Design Show bring seven days of fresh design and world-renowned guests to Canada’s cultural capital next week. Here’s who – and what – you need to see at Toronto Design Week 2017.

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January 9, 2017

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The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2016

The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2016

From the breathtaking Bahá’i Temple Santiago by Hariri Pontarini to Campari’s sophisticated Toronto office to a game-changing concept for 3D-printed wheelchairs, these are the best architecture and design moments of 2016.

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January 9, 2017

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