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8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

8 Charming Sofas and Soft Seats to Sink Into

Available in a bevy of colours and sizes, these comfy contract and residential seating options – from the likes of Sancal, Moroso and Rolf Benz – add a jolt of energy to a room.

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7 days ago

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Interview with Zita Cobb

Interview with Zita Cobb

The force behind the revitalization of Fogo Island through geo-tourism and art, Zita Cobb talks about what inspired the decision to use her personal fortune to make a difference there.

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9 days ago

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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 1)

For Azure’s 30th anniversary, we go way back – to the breakouts of Tom Dixon, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola and more – and select the cult-status chairs that every design lover should know about. Here’s our first 10, and their fascinating back stories.

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20 days ago

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Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015: 7 Features To Watch For

Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015: 7 Features To Watch For

The Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, taking place February 3 to 7, displays the world’s best selection of Scandinavian furniture and lighting. Here are just a few of the products and features that make this year’s edition worth checking out.

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29 days ago

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IDS 2015: What We Saw and Loved

IDS 2015: What We Saw and Loved

Colourful balloons and a swing set in the round set the mood of Toronto’s Interior Design Show last week. At the fair and around the city, ingenuity was everywhere, from bentwood furnishings and modern quilts to out-there dining installations.

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February 2, 2015

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IMM 2015: Our Top 10 Moments From the Fair

IMM 2015: Our Top 10 Moments From the Fair

From debuts by the biggest furniture brands – including Rolf Benz, Cassina and Ligne Roset – to sightings of star designers like Eero Koivisto, here are 10 memorable products and moments from IMM Cologne, which wrapped up last week in Germany.

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January 31, 2015

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IDS 2015: Sebastian Herkner in Q&A

IDS 2015: Sebastian Herkner in Q&A

The German furniture and product designer will speak on Friday at the Interior Design Show in Toronto. We chatted with him recently about being discovered (by Patrizia Moroso), his unique material-mixing aesthetic and why collaboration feels like one big Ping-Pong game.

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January 21, 2015

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Top 12 Design and Architecture Events Around the World

Top 12 Design and Architecture Events Around the World

From the design fairs in Toronto, New York and Chicago to the Salone del Mobile and Expo 2015 in Milan, here our Azure’s top 12 picks for design and architecture events, festivals and blow-out shows in the months ahead.

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January 18, 2015

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5 Can’t-Miss Toronto Design Offsite Events

5 Can’t-Miss Toronto Design Offsite Events

The annual Toronto Design Offsite festival (TODO) transforms the city into a buzzing showcase of great contemporary design from January 19 to 25. Below, our picks for five must-see exhibitions, talks and product unveilings.

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January 13, 2015

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IMM Cologne 2015: 6 Bold Furnishings for the Home

IMM Cologne 2015: 6 Bold Furnishings for the Home

From January 19 to 25, IMM Cologne in Germany kicks off the year of design fairs. Here are six new furnishings for the home – by such European manufacturers as Interlübke, Cor and Living Divani – that will make their debut there.

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January 13, 2015

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