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Frédéric Ruyant’s Twice Desk

Frédéric Ruyant’s Twice Desk

The French designer blends wood and metal to create a sleek desk for French office system manufacturer Macé.

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July 20, 2011

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What’s On: 2011 AZ AWARDS

What’s On: 2011 AZ AWARDS

The 2011 AZ AWARDS – An International Architecture and Design Exhibition displays the 14 jury-selected winners and People’s Choice Awards winners at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre.

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July 11, 2011

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Blu Dot takes on the west coast

Blu Dot takes on the west coast

Angelinos craving a Blu Dot fix are in luck. The design studio and maker of modern, hip and affordable furniture opened its first west coast retail store last month.

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July 11, 2011

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Video: Interview with Barber Osgerby Azure Video

Video: Interview with Barber Osgerby

At the Milan furniture fair in April, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby chatted with Azure about how we work, and how that informed their Tip Ton chair and Map table for Vitra.

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June 13, 2011

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In the studio with Aldo Bakker

In the studio with Aldo Bakker

His first career was in jewelry design. But Aldo Bakker, 40, has become one of Amsterdam’s leading makers of finely crafted furniture and tabletop accessories.

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May 27, 2011

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Table lamps that look sweet enough to eat

Table lamps that look sweet enough to eat

The Campana Brothers of Brazil have launched a line of wildly original table lamps using the colourful rubbery resin made famous by New York-based Italian designer Gaetano Pesce.

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May 25, 2011

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Roundup: The greenest fabrics and rugs

Roundup: The greenest fabrics and rugs

Material innovations like Kvadrat’s Waterborn are joined by super-modern wall coverings and carpets from Ruckstuhl, Conrad Shades and more made from the natural-fibres of fast-growing grasses and plants like sisal, hemp, jute, banana, and soy.

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May 19, 2011

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Interview with Michael Young Azure Video

Interview with Michael Young

In town during Toronto’s Interior Design Show, Michael Young chatted with Azure about working with Italian manufacturer Scavolini on the new Tetrix kitchen, and how young designers can get their names out there. Watch the video after the jump.

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May 17, 2011

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Azure in NYC: Pratt Institute teams up with Cappellini

Azure in NYC: Pratt Institute teams up with Cappellini

Industrial design students at New York’s Pratt Institute recently enjoyed an opportunity that many young designers would probably kill for – the chance to develop product prototypes under the guidance of Italian furniture company Cappellini.

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May 17, 2011

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Azure in NYC: Get a Marcel Wanders tattoo

Azure in NYC: Get a Marcel Wanders tattoo

Calling all fans of Marcel Wanders. If you really admire the Dutch designer’s work, it might be time to make a lifelong commitment.

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May 17, 2011

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