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What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

What You Need to See at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

Kicking off today and running until January 22, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017 transforms the city into a design bonanza, showcasing the best of the local scene. There are more than 100 events to check out – including these must-see exhibits and installations.

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4 days ago

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The Architecture and Design Events You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017

The Architecture and Design Events You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017

The first half of 2017 is jam-packed with great architecture and design events and exhibitions. Here are our top picks for winter and spring.

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7 days ago

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5 Product Launches That Prove Curves Are Back

5 Product Launches That Prove Curves Are Back

Want a peek at the fresh new furniture and lighting that will launch in the coming year? Look no further than the imm Cologne 2017 international interiors show, opening on January 16. Here are five upcoming debuts which suggest that — when it comes to furniture and lighting — there are curves ahead.

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10 days ago

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David Adjaye, Plus Other Can’t-Miss Events at Toronto Design Week 2017

David Adjaye, Plus Other Can’t-Miss Events at Toronto Design Week 2017

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival and the Interior Design Show bring seven days of fresh design and world-renowned guests to Canada’s cultural capital next week. Here’s who – and what – you need to see at Toronto Design Week 2017.

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11 days ago

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4 Seminars You Need to Check Out At IIDEXCanada 2016

4 Seminars You Need to Check Out At IIDEXCanada 2016

IIDEX, Canada’s design and architecture exposition and conference, is less than four weeks away and time is running out to register for the show’s stellar line-up of learning sessions. Here are four best bets we’ve picked from more than 100 seminars and summits.

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November 7, 2016

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Trendspotting at Orgatec 2016: Modular Seating

Trendspotting at Orgatec 2016: Modular Seating

Azure managing editor Kendra Jackson, on the ground at Europe’s largest contract fair, picks the best modular seating systems she’s seen at the show thus far.

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October 26, 2016

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5 Inspiring Speakers at DesignThinkers 2016

5 Inspiring Speakers at DesignThinkers 2016

Toronto’s annual visual communication conference brings together creative pros to swap beautifully designed business cards and discuss industry trends. Here, we round up the five talks we’re most looking forward to.

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October 25, 2016

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Vincent Van Duysen: Biennale Interieur’s Designer of the Year

Vincent Van Duysen: Biennale Interieur’s Designer of the Year

Biennale Interieur 2016, the carefully curated Belgian design festival, has wrapped up in Kortrijk. At centre stage of this year’s event, Antwerp architect Vincent Van Duysen was named the fair’s Designer of the Year.

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October 24, 2016

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Sneak Peek: DX Intersection, Toronto’s Preeminent Design Fundraiser

Sneak Peek: DX Intersection, Toronto’s Preeminent Design Fundraiser

In support of Design Exchange, Canada’s design museum, the annual DX Intersection gala is a splashy celebration of all things creative.

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October 18, 2016

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The Value of Architecture and Design Biennales

The Value of Architecture and Design Biennales

What can architecture and design biennales do for a city? Aaron Betsky, dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Arizona, explores the pros and cons of hosting mega-shows.

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October 6, 2016

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