Interiors

3 Hot New Showrooms in New York and Tokyo

3 Hot New Showrooms in New York and Tokyo

Three European manufacturers – Moooi, Molteni & C and Bisazza – have set up shop in New York and Tokyo, with showrooms that demonstrate how brands can express their unique identities through skillfully wrought interiors.

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3 days ago

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An Artist’s Home that Balances Life and Work

An Artist’s Home that Balances Life and Work

For an artist in the Portuguese city of Porto, Nuno Alves de Carvalho renovated an early 20th-century building and inserted a dramatic column of shelving that delineates studio and residential zones.

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11 days ago

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A Wonderland for Book Lovers, Young and Old

A Wonderland for Book Lovers, Young and Old

Ma Yansong, the mad hatter of architecture, creates an Alice In Wonderland–inspired hideaway in honour of World Reading Day.

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18 days ago

Italy’s First Raw Vegan Restaurant is Adorable

Italy’s First Raw Vegan Restaurant is Adorable

In the land of lasagna and osso buco, Mantra is the first raw-vegan restaurant. Besides kale chips and dairy-free desserts, the Milan eatery also serves up a lovely environment with a fresh graphic identity.

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25 days ago

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Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

In Milan, the New York studio transformed an industrial space into a whiteout shop interior for the fashion label, with ribbons of woven textile and artful white furnishings.

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April 22, 2015

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An Old Home in Montreal Gets a Modern Interior

An Old Home in Montreal Gets a Modern Interior

Using smart architectural features, Montreal’s Atelier Général opens up a 150-year-old duplex into a bright, connected home.

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April 20, 2015

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10 Memorable Retail Shops of the Past 30 Years

10 Memorable Retail Shops of the Past 30 Years

From the first Muji shops to Yabu Pushelberg’s breakout project, here are 10 momentous retail interiors that we have seen over 30 years of Azure magazine.

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April 13, 2015

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A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

In something of a divine intervention, Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku installed the contemporary Fontevraud Hotel within the limestone walls of one of the world’s best-preserved abbeys.

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April 10, 2015

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An Urban Oasis in Paris

An Urban Oasis in Paris

Dominique Coulon uses soft light to turn a neglected pool into a tranquil urban oasis.

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April 9, 2015

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Munich’s Über-Stylish Pop-Up Hotel

Munich’s Über-Stylish Pop-Up Hotel

Creative personalities transform a telecom building into a hip hotel – the Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar in Munich’s Glockenbach district.

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April 8, 2015

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