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Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

From carpets to clothing and hand detergents, Cradle to Cradle items are becoming easier for eco-minded consumers to access.

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March 15, 2011

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On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

Marian Bantjes on middle-of-the-night ideas, the trouble with Adobe Illustrator and designing for Ohio rock band The National.

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March 10, 2011

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Interview with Arik Levy Azure Video

Interview with Arik Levy

In our March/April issue, on newsstands now, Arik Levy discusses the future of the modern workstation. When he was in Toronto for the 2010 IIDEX/NeoCon show, the designer sat down with Azure for this exclusive video interview, where he reveals his modus operandi, his hidden desire to reinvent the screw, and more. Watch the video after the jump.

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March 7, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Next month, everyone’s attention will be tuned into Milan design week. Already, the product launches and exhibit announcements are pouring in. This week, we preview one of a number of group shows we’ll be keen to check out – Designjunction in Zona Tortona.

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March 4, 2011

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On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

A tour of miniature chairs from the Vitra Design Museum has landed in Toronto.

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February 28, 2011

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Out Now: March/April 2011

Out Now: March/April 2011

Now on newsstands: Azure’s March/April issue, with a cover story on London interior designer Faye Toogood, a review of Sid Lee’s floating spa on the St. Lawrence, and a sampling of the latest bespoke home accessories by Toronto’s Moss & Lam. Plus, we talk to Olafur Eliasson about his dazzling new project in Reykjavik.

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February 22, 2011

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Artek gets graphic

Artek gets graphic

The renowned manufacturer lends its iconic furniture to German artist Tobias Rehberger, who has used it to captivating effect in the design of a Finnish café.

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February 17, 2011

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Dino by Eric Jourdan for Ligne Roset

Dino by Eric Jourdan for Ligne Roset

The long-time collaborator has created a sculptural collection of tables, storage units and a desk for Ligne Roset.

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February 16, 2011

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Gorgeous flatware

Gorgeous flatware

Six new cutlery launches from Alessi, Skitsch and others celebrate shapely forms and innovative materials.

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February 15, 2011

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Decorative Lighting Roundup

Decorative Lighting Roundup

Six brilliant lights that turn us on.

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February 8, 2011

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