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Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

Ambiente 2015: 10 Products We Saw and Loved

With 4,811 exhibitors and an estimated 45 kilometres of aisles, Messe Frankfurt’s Ambiente – the largest consumer goods show on earth – presents a dizzying array of decor products for living, kitchen and bath. Here are just 10 of the standouts from this year’s fair.

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8 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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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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The Secret of Bocci’s Success

The Secret of Bocci’s Success

Azure brings you inside the Vancouver studio of Canada’s most original lighting manufacturer.

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January 13, 2015

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14 Sensational Light Fixtures for the Ultimate Live-Work Space

14 Sensational Light Fixtures for the Ultimate Live-Work Space

These monochromatic beauties, by such brands as Artemide, Tobias Grau, Tom Dixon, Umbra and Rich Brilliant Willing, impeccably combine materials and technology together.

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December 1, 2014

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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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November 26, 2014

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5 Ways LEDs Have Revolutionized Lighting

5 Ways LEDs Have Revolutionized Lighting

Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, the three innovators who made the white LED possible, have just won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Here are five ways their breakthrough has changed the course of lighting design – and everyday life.

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October 9, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Design

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Design

Lightfalls, by Todd Bracher for 3M; and Halo Light by Pensar for Illumagear.

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September 16, 2014

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Terence Woodgate’s Solid Lighting Collection Gets Smart

Terence Woodgate’s Solid Lighting Collection Gets Smart

Not just a pretty face, Terence Woodgate’s Solid lighting collection now comes with LED and Bluetooth technology.

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September 12, 2014

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