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2012 AZ AWARDS: Deadline Extended

2012 AZ AWARDS: Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the AZ AWARDS submission deadline has been extended to March 7, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.

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March 1, 2012

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2012 AZ AWARDS: One week left to enter

2012 AZ AWARDS: One week left to enter

Here are five excellent reasons to submit your work before March 1, for the chance to win an AZ AWARD.

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February 23, 2012

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The secrets of Flos’s success

The secrets of Flos’s success

Piero Gandini, the president and CEO of the Italian lighting manufacturer, sat down with Azure to discuss its modus operandi, from its exclusive designers to its lighting that morphs into architecture.

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February 22, 2012

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Seattle’s coolest design store

Seattle’s coolest design store

After years of photographing design talents in his hometown of Seattle, Charlie Schuck has opened Object, a well-appointed shop showcasing local objets de design and imports from Japan and Scandinavia.

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February 17, 2012

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Flos sets up shop in Toronto

Flos sets up shop in Toronto

Italian lighting giant Flos gets the boutique treatment at Lightform’s new showroom in Toronto.

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February 6, 2012

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Hot seats at Stockholm design week

Hot seats at Stockholm design week

Five great seating options – by Offecct, Nola, Inno and more – from the Stockholm Furniture Fair and beyond.

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February 3, 2012

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Dispatch from Toronto’s design week

Dispatch from Toronto’s design week

After the whirlwind that was last week’s design bonanza in Toronto, we’ve compiled a collection of snapshots of standout products and exhibits – including the hotly talked about (and photographed) installation by Mason, a hip Toronto firm that’s poised to shake up hospitality design; and an exhibit on Piero Lissoni’s work.

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January 30, 2012

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IDS 2012: Highlights from Studio North & Prototype

IDS 2012: Highlights from Studio North & Prototype

Homegrown talent holds court at Canada’s largest contemporary design fair.

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January 27, 2012

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IDS 2012: Exhibitor highlights

IDS 2012: Exhibitor highlights

With roughly 300 exhibitors, there will be plenty of new furnishings, appliances and accessories on display at the Interior Design Show. Here’s a look at the best finds behind the IDS curtain.

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January 25, 2012

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Video: Interview with Ross Lovegrove Azure Video

Video: Interview with Ross Lovegrove

While in Vancouver for the 2011 Interior Design Show West, Ross Lovegrove chatted with Azure at the Inform showroom about his philosophy, products for Tag Heuer and VitrA, and his not-so-secret design desire.

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January 23, 2012

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