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10 Things to See At Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

10 Things to See At Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

Taking place in various venues spread across London’s Clerkenwell District, this three-day design and architecture extravaganza is replete with eye-popping must-sees. Here are our top 10, from a 3-D printed wheelchair to a Matryoshka-doll inspired pavilion.

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6 days ago

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An Opera Depicting Jane Jacobs’ Biggest Street Battle

An Opera Depicting Jane Jacobs’ Biggest Street Battle

A Marvelous Order, staged one March night in New York, presented the operatic battle for neighbourhoods between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses.

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24 days ago

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5 Astonishing Photography Shows on Now in Toronto

5 Astonishing Photography Shows on Now in Toronto

Istanbul, mid-century modern homes, and the metropolis of the future all get close-ups in this year’s edition of the city’s annual Contact Photography Festival.

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April 25, 2016

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Milan Design Week 2016: 5 Big Furniture Launches

Milan Design Week 2016: 5 Big Furniture Launches

The furniture world’s biggest event of the year is just weeks away, and the previews are looking sensational. Here are some of the exciting designer collections – including Ron Arad and Mariscal for Moroso – debuting during Milan Design Week, April 12 to 17.

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March 21, 2016

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AZURE Talks: Chris Wilkinson of WilkinsonEyre

AZURE Talks: Chris Wilkinson of WilkinsonEyre

London architect Chris Wilkinson speaks in Toronto on March 22, as part of the new AZURE Talks lecture series.

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March 1, 2016

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Maison et Objet 2016: What We Saw and Loved

Maison et Objet 2016: What We Saw and Loved

Lasvit’s candy-coloured lamps, Alessi’s inventive clocks and Kristalia’s graceful leather chairs were just a few of the highlights of Maison et Objet, which took place last month in Paris.

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February 5, 2016

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When Designers Dine

When Designers Dine

In support of Casey House, a hospice for people living with AIDS, 12 of Toronto’s top creative firms built the most dreamy table settings imaginable, and then invited guests for a sit-down meal.

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January 26, 2016

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10 Design Fairs to Plug Into Your Calendar

10 Design Fairs to Plug Into Your Calendar

Azure is covering a number of design events next week, including Toronto’s Interior Design Show and offsite festival, IMM Cologne and KBIS in Las Vegas. Here are the details on the most exciting design shows coming up in the first half of the year.

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January 16, 2016

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5 Speakers and Seminars to Catch at IIDEXCanada 2015

5 Speakers and Seminars to Catch at IIDEXCanada 2015

IIDEXCanada 2015 takes place December 2 and 3 in Toronto. Over 150 speakers, including architects, manufacturers, and other industry experts, are lined up for a jam-packed schedule of talks and seminars. Here are five must-hear talks covering everything from future design trends to 3-D printing.

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November 17, 2015

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3 Top Talks at DesignThinkers 2015

3 Top Talks at DesignThinkers 2015

Nearly 50 creative visionaries are lined up to speak at DesignThinkers 2015 next week, at the Sony Centre in Toronto. Hosted by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers, the conference runs November 12 and 13. Here are three speakers that Azure is looking forward to hearing from.

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November 6, 2015

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