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Iris van Herpen’s Dresses Are Alive

Iris van Herpen’s Dresses Are Alive

In collaboration with Toronto interdisciplinary architect Philip Beesley, the Dutch fashion designer has created multi-dimensional clothing that exaggerates movement.

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15 days ago

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5 Design Superstars – Then and Now

5 Design Superstars – Then and Now

Over the course of Azure’s 30 years, the magazine has spotted many a rising talent. Here are five big names – Studio Job, Nendo, Front, Raw Edges and Formafantasma – that we first brought attention to in Identikit, our regular feature on emerging designers.

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22 days ago

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Interview with Sebastian Bergne

Interview with Sebastian Bergne

Few product designers are as prolific or versatile as Sebastian Bergne, whose enormous portfolio ranges from playful decor items to function-first cookware. We spoke with the London, UK, designer at Messe Frankfurt’s Ambiente fair, where he curates a selection of everyday objects with an ingenious twist.

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April 14, 2015

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Designer Profile: Margaux Keller

Designer Profile: Margaux Keller

Can an object tell a story? This French designer believes the products we live with can summon memories from the past.

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April 7, 2015

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Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

The Design Museum in London has nominated 76 projects and products as the year’s very best, displaying them in an exhibit that runs to August 23. Here are our six favourite contenders, from responsive street furniture to mushroom lamps.

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March 26, 2015

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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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February 24, 2015

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Ambiente 2015: 6 Lovely Home Accessories

Ambiente 2015: 6 Lovely Home Accessories

From February 13 to 17, the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt will establish decor trends for the year ahead, with exhibitors from across Europe presenting a wide selection of home accessories. Here are six of the new products we have our eye on.

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February 9, 2015

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IDS 2015: 5 Designers to Watch

IDS 2015: 5 Designers to Watch

There’s no better time to spot talent on the rise than during Toronto Design Week. Here are just five of the standout design studios that made a strong impression on us this week.

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January 23, 2015

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IMM 2015: Scenes From the Fair

IMM 2015: Scenes From the Fair

At IMM Cologne this week, Europe’s first major furniture fair of the year, the biggest designer names – including Sebastian Herkner, Neri & Hu and Patricia Urquiola – are on hand to debut their latest furniture and installations.

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January 19, 2015

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Top 12 Design and Architecture Events Around the World

Top 12 Design and Architecture Events Around the World

From the design fairs in Toronto, New York and Chicago to the Salone del Mobile and Expo 2015 in Milan, here our Azure’s top 12 picks for design and architecture events, festivals and blow-out shows in the months ahead.

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January 18, 2015

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