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IIDEXCanada 2014: What We Saw and Loved

IIDEXCanada 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Beautiful eco-wood furnishings, innovative lighting installations and inspiring talks from star architects – last week’s IIDEXCanada expo in Toronto delivered the goods. Here are our favourite moments from the show.

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7 days ago

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

2014 in Review: Top 10 Products

Ross Lovegrove’s Diatom chair, Luca Nichetto’s Aureola tea set, Raw Edges’ Caesarstone kitchen – these are just three of the 10 designer products that made our best-of-the-year list.

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10 days ago

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2015 Design Trends: Soft Focus

2015 Design Trends: Soft Focus

These three designs – a resin-encased rattan, a linen lampshade and an air-moulded chair – share a milky take on pure white.

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24 days ago

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2015 Design Trends: Mirror Images

2015 Design Trends: Mirror Images

From the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum in New York to a tiny lookout on the lochs of Scotland, reflective surfacing still has us transfixed.

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November 19, 2014

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7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

Conceived for the Design by Nature competition, these imaginative and eco-friendly pieces by Stacklab, Miles Keller, Scott Barker and others are now on show at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works.

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November 17, 2014

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Interieur Kortrijk: 10 Beautiful Designs We Saw and Loved

Interieur Kortrijk: 10 Beautiful Designs We Saw and Loved

The Belgian biennial, renowned for its curated selection of exhibitors, was filled with wonderful, highly experimental furnishings and engaging installations, both at the show and off-site.

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November 3, 2014

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Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Daniel Libeskind’s limited edition table-and-chair for the Italian brand is inspired by Counting the Rice, Marina Abramović’s endurance performance project where participants sort grains of rice from lentils for six hours straight.

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October 21, 2014

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Fogo Island Inn Launches Furniture Collection

Fogo Island Inn Launches Furniture Collection

The Fogo Island Inn collection, which fêted its international debut last night at Toronto showroom Klaus, is made up of 70 wonderful pieces by world-renowned designers and local artisans that tell a story about place and history.

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October 15, 2014

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London Design Festival 2014: What We Saw and Loved

London Design Festival 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Boasting over 300 events, LDF transformed the capital into a stage for design and art. Here, Azure contributor Giovanna Dunmall picks her favourites – from Studio Job’s fighting cats to Naomi Paul’s crafted pendants.

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September 29, 2014

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10 Best Bets at IDSWest

10 Best Bets at IDSWest

Now in its 10th year, IDSWest mixes stellar West Coast talent with top-tier international designers. Azure will be there – September 25 to 29 – to scope out the latest and greatest. Here’s our list of 10 things not to miss.

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September 19, 2014

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