Tag Results

The Future of Footwear

The Future of Footwear

From sneakers that signal directions with vibrations to socks that help athletes prevent injuries, our feet are poised to become the next logical place to embed wearable technology.

By  | 

November 30, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: , , ,

Wellness by Design: 3 Health Trackers

Wellness by Design: 3 Health Trackers

Geared toward monitoring one’s own health, these designs and concepts – by Lapka, Bellabeat and Theranos – put more power into the hands of users.

By  | 

October 7, 2015

Section: Design

Tags: ,

Jasper Morrison Dials it Down with Punkt Phone

Jasper Morrison Dials it Down with Punkt Phone

If you’re craving more and more breaks from the digital world, the British designer’s new phone for Swiss brand Punkt. lets you connect with other people in more meaningful ways. (No, we don’t mean Candy Crush.)

By  | 

September 17, 2015

Section: Design

Tags:

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

Now that Apple is streaming 30 million songs directly to our phones, here are five new designs – from the world’s tiniest earbuds to UE Roll, the waterproof bluetooth speaker that clips to your jeans – to replace those bulky headsets.

By  | 

July 23, 2015

Section: Design

Tags: ,

Toronto’s Next Generation: Benjamin Dillenburger

Toronto’s Next Generation: Benjamin Dillenburger

Benjamin Dillenburger is a parametric designer and architect conjuring intricate and fantastical 3-D printed interiors and buildings. He’s part of Azure’s chosen five: Toronto firms that are climbing to new heights.

By  | 

May 11, 2015

Section: Architecture

Tags: , ,

20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 2)

20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 2)

Self-driving cars, space simulation and urban water worlds? Here’s the second instalment of Azure’s exploration into future-­forward travel ideas.

By  | 

April 21, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

20 Life-Changing Gadgets of the Last 30 Years

20 Life-Changing Gadgets of the Last 30 Years

When Azure first launched, in 1985, the technological landscape was very different: telephones had cords, answering machines used magnetic tape, and most televisions were deeper than they were tall. Here are the 20 gadgets that brought us closer to today’s wired society.

By  | 

March 19, 2015

Section: Design

Tags:

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

From concept to construction, here are five influential technologies that have shaped the field of architecture and design over the past 30 years of Azure.

By  | 

March 10, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

6 Cars Revving Up for the Future

6 Cars Revving Up for the Future

It’s car show season, with Toronto’s own international auto show running until February 22. Here are six models, from Audi, BMW and others, that are pushing the realms of style, technology and fuel efficiency.

By  | 

February 17, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

6 Exciting Wearable Devices

6 Exciting Wearable Devices

These new and upcoming gadgets – by Lexon, Apple, Opening Ceremony and more – will keep you stylish and connected at all times.

By  | 

November 25, 2014

Section: Design

Tags: ,