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Trendspotting: No Frills Materials

Trendspotting: No Frills Materials

The third instalment of our annual trends package – which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year – delves into the timelessness of industrial elements.

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December 12, 2016

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The 10 Best Product Designs of 2016

The 10 Best Product Designs of 2016

Welcome to our Best of 2016 series, where we tally up the greatest design and architecture moments over the past year. First in our series, the 10 best product designs that wowed our editors.

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December 9, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

The third instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year, is dedicated to ornate, colourful, and even slightly kitschy patterns.

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December 9, 2016

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10 Must-Follow Designers on Instagram

10 Must-Follow Designers on Instagram

Leave it to designers – of products, interiors, furniture and graphics – to transform a social media platform into a beautifully curated mood board. For a more inspiring feed, follow these designers on Instagram.

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December 6, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

Material Connexion’s vice-president of library and materials research is one of the leading experts in educating brands such as Ikea and Adidas on sustainable material alternatives. We wanted to know his thoughts on whether the world is ready to go green.

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December 6, 2016

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10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

Whether you are a designer, or you’re shopping for one, Azure has you covered with our list of great gifts for designers to give and get. These products, from brands like Gerog Jensen, Mad Lab, and Seletti, pack plenty of design appeal.

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December 5, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

2017 Design Trends: Eco-Materials

Environmentally friendlier designs comprise the second instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year.

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December 2, 2016

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The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

We spoke with lighting designer Michael Anastassiades, Moooi’s Marcel Wanders, Theo Richardson of Rich Brilliant Willing and other designers about the true cost of design fakes.

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November 28, 2016

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10 Great Gifts for Architects to Give and Get

10 Great Gifts for Architects to Give and Get

Whether you are an architect, or you’re shopping for one, Azure has you covered with our list of great gifts for architects to give and get. These products, from brands like Areaware, MadLab, and Othr, pack plenty of architectural appeal.

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November 25, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Metallics

2017 Design Trends: Metallics

Our annual trends package explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year. In this, our first of five instalments, metallic shines in furniture, lighting and interior design.

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November 25, 2016

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