Design

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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This Week: Stockholm Furniture Fair

This Week: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Kicking off tomorrow, the Stockholm Furniture Fair is packed with great new furniture and lighting by such designers as Inga Sempé, Arihiro Miyake and Timothy Schreiber. Here are five things to watch for on the show floor.

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February 7, 2011

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New Portuguese design

New Portuguese design

The latest works from Made Out Portugal include a found object bazaar, furniture created from architecture, a two-dimensional chair and a multifunctional floor light.

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February 4, 2011

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Patrick Norguet for Alki

Patrick Norguet for Alki

The sober and elegant Makil chair is the designer’s latest work for France’s Alki.

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February 2, 2011

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More bags to love

More bags to love

In the current issue of Azure, we present a trio of big bags that stylishly suit a range of purposes. Here are five more to satiate your hand luggage fetish.

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September 23, 2010

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Alessio Alessi: on Montreal, design and more

Alessio Alessi: on Montreal, design and more

Alessi recently set up shop in Montreal to disperse the company’s whimsical, yet functional gift and tableware designs. Azure met with one of the third generation members to run this family company to discuss the new location – the company’s first North of the 49th parallel.

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May 4, 2010

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Alfred Sung: New Outdoor Furniture

Alfred Sung: New Outdoor Furniture

In partnership with Canada’s canny Mimran Group, the designer will launch a new home collection in 2010.

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December 9, 2009

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Wry & Ginger by Azure

Wry & Ginger by Azure

If the Wry & Ginger by Azure exhibit in New York at Design Within Reach teaches us anything, it’s that Canadian designers need not shy away from being Canadian. The show, featuring iconic symbols, traditional techniques and materials native to the True North Strong And Free, makes one thing clear: when it comes to design, Canada rocks!

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May 13, 2008

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Looolo takes Manhattan

Looolo takes Manhattan

Jo Notkin’s company, Looolo, is known for gorgeously textured knits and felted cushions. This February, she’s using a recently-won grant to take Looolo to the New York International Gift Fair with a raft of new products. Azuremagazine.com takes a sneak peek.

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December 7, 2007

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