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Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

At the Milan furniture fair and light expo, and the offsite circuit that included almost 400 events around the city, these were the 50-plus incredible design moments that made us stop in our tracks.

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2 days ago

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Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan is more than a design shop. It is an experience. This year, during Milan Design Week, it hosted a panoply of micro-exhibitions by designers including Nika Zupanc, Piet Hein Eek and the Arita pottery collaboration.

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8 days ago

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Countdown to Milan 2015: 7 Exciting New Furniture Pieces

Countdown to Milan 2015: 7 Exciting New Furniture Pieces

Sure, Milan Design Week is full of eye-popping exhibits, A-list parties and fabulous lighting, but the mainstay is beautiful, modern furniture. Here are seven fab pieces for the home – by Cassina, Moroso, Modus and more – that will make their debut next week.

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15 days ago

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Countdown to Milan 2015: Where the Stars Are

Countdown to Milan 2015: Where the Stars Are

A quick guide to the places around town where you’ll be able to spot Philippe Starck, Tom Dixon, Oki Sato and other major personalities during Milan Design Week.

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19 days ago

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Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 3)

Top 30: The Most Iconic Chairs of the Past 30 Years (Part 3)

Sustainable chairs, playful loungers and ultra-minimal seats – the final instalment of our look back on 30 iconic chairs over the past 30 years shows designers like Thomas Heatherwick, Hella Jongerius and Studio Job having fun with form.

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19 days ago

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Countdown to Milan 2015: 9 Mind-Blowing Off-Site Events

Countdown to Milan 2015: 9 Mind-Blowing Off-Site Events

The Salone del Mobile, the world’s most important furniture show, opens April 14. Beyond the fair, the city itself becomes one giant design extravaganza during Milan Design Week. Here are nine awe-inspiring off-site events on our to-do list.

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March 24, 2015

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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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February 25, 2015

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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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February 23, 2015

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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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February 12, 2015

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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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February 3, 2015

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