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9 Enduring Product Designs by the Late Great Richard Sapper

9 Enduring Product Designs by the Late Great Richard Sapper

From the Tizio task light for Artemide to the Nena armchair for B&B Italia, here are some of the greatest hits by Richard Sapper, who died last month.

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January 8, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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5 Hot Lectures at Toronto Design Week

5 Hot Lectures at Toronto Design Week

Running January 21 to 24, IDS Toronto welcomes world-renowned guests, including industrial designer Tom Dixon, architects Craig Dykers and Omar Gandhi and lighting designer Omer Arbel. Meanwhile, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival invites design-lovers to talks taking place around downtown.

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January 6, 2016

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Inside Peter Zumthor’s Mentor Program

Inside Peter Zumthor’s Mentor Program

Spending time with the architect and Pritzker laureate, as he nurtures new architecture talent for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

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January 6, 2016

Section: Architecture

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12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

Where to catch riveting lectures by Zaha Hadid, Ma Yansong, Tom Dixon and other globe-trotting architects and designers in the new year and beyond.

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January 5, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Celebrating the Memory of Matthew Searle

Celebrating the Memory of Matthew Searle

A major presence in Canada’s design community, the late Matthew Searle was someone who connected people, supported designers and was a warm friend to many of us.

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December 3, 2015

Section: Design

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Toronto’s Partisans is on a Winning Streak

Toronto’s Partisans is on a Winning Streak

The architecture studio’s co-founder Alex Josephson has been named winner of the Design Exchange’s Emerging Designer Competition. It is just one of a recent string of accolades for the burgeoning firm.

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November 23, 2015

Section: Design

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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

Section: Curiosity

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Q&A: Bruce Mau on 20 years of <em>S, M, L, XL</em>

Q&A: Bruce Mau on 20 years of S, M, L, XL

We spoke to influential designer Bruce Mau about the 20th anniversary of his paradigm-shifting OMA monograph S, M, L, XL, his collaboration with Rem Koolhaas, and how the practice of architecture needs to change.

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November 2, 2015

Section: Design

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Wendell Castle Updates His Sculptural Seating for a New York Invasion

Wendell Castle Updates His Sculptural Seating for a New York Invasion

For Wendell Castle Remastered, the legendary American furniture designer has re-imagined his iconic works for production using digital fabrication methods.

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October 28, 2015

Section: Design

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Q&A: Yabu Pushelberg on 35 Years of Beautiful Interiors

Q&A: Yabu Pushelberg on 35 Years of Beautiful Interiors

Ahead of their star appearance in Toronto, at the Design Exchange gala on November 7, the power house designers talk quirks, kismet and dream projects.

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October 27, 2015

Section: Interiors

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