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The White-on-White Designs That Ruled Milan

The White-on-White Designs That Ruled Milan

Milan Design Week is a cacophony of colours, shapes, textures and patterns. In the midst of so much visual lustre and lavishness, some of the strongest installations left their mark by going entirely white.

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3 days ago

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The Very Best of Milan Design Week 2017

The Very Best of Milan Design Week 2017

Salone del Mobile has wrapped for another year, with hundreds of product launches, events, installations, and parties that kept Milan buzzing, at the fair and across the city. Here are our top moments from the week that was.

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11 days ago

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The Nimb Ring is a Fashion-Forward Panic Button

The Nimb Ring is a Fashion-Forward Panic Button

The Nimb ring is a stylish new wearable device that wraps safety around your finger, sending a call for help with the touch of a button.

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12 days ago

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Living Divani to Unveil Collaborations with Piero Lissoni at Milan Design Week 2017

Living Divani to Unveil Collaborations with Piero Lissoni at Milan Design Week 2017

Italian furniture manufacturer Living Divani gives us a sneak peek at the beautiful new products launching at Salone del Mobile.

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27 days ago

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The Lowly Toilet Brush Gets a Design Makeover

The Lowly Toilet Brush Gets a Design Makeover

Turning the ordinary into the extraordinary is never easy. Designer Diego Cisi has gotten pretty close with his stylish redesign of the toilet brush.

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28 days ago

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The Editors’ Guide to the Best Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2017

The Editors’ Guide to the Best Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2017

Salone del Mobile is the main event of Milan Design Week 2017, but there are hundreds of off-site events and exhibitions to be seen. Azure’s editors make their picks for the cream of the crop.

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March 23, 2017

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Alessi for Delta: Flights Go Fancy with Designer Serviceware

Alessi for Delta: Flights Go Fancy with Designer Serviceware

High style meets high altitude with the debut of the Alessi for Delta series of designer serviceware.

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March 20, 2017

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Nike Hijab: Progressive, Exploitative or Simply Off-the-Mark?

Nike Hijab: Progressive, Exploitative or Simply Off-the-Mark?

Nike’s announcement that it will start selling a performance hijab for female athletes has sparked an equal mix of celebration and criticism.

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March 14, 2017

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8 Weird and Wonderful Wood Designs

8 Weird and Wonderful Wood Designs

Among the works that caught our eye during Toronto Design Week 2017 were dozens that used wood as the main medium. Here are eight unusual wood designs, including works from Djuna Day, Paolo Anguila and Propellor.

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March 8, 2017

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Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower for Alessi

Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower for Alessi

Daniel Libeskind’s Water Tower is just one of many highlights from Alessi’s spring/summer 2017 collection. Also in the lineup: extraordinary accessories by Zaha Hadid, UNStudio, and up-and-coming designers that we can’t wait to see more from.

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February 10, 2017

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