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Designs For the Near Future: Higher Technology

Designs For the Near Future: Higher Technology

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at Imogen Heap’s musical gloves and Google Lens – for keeping an eye on diabetes.

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10 days ago

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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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14 days ago

Section: Design

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Designs for the Near Future: Lighter Travel

Designs for the Near Future: Lighter Travel

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at fuel-less flight, safer cycling and the Google self-driving car.

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17 days ago

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<em>Print the Legend</em>, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Print the Legend, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Available on Netflix – as well as in theatres in New York and Los Angeles – the feature-length documentary Print the Legend depicts the larger-than-life characters behind the consumer 3D printing phenomenon.

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29 days ago

Section: Design

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The Front Door: There’s an App for That

The Front Door: There’s an App for That

Entry systems today are smarter than ever, and app-controlled designs by August, Kwikset, Lockitron and more are leading the way to a keyless future. Plus, three door handles with major design cred.

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August 14, 2014

Section: Design

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What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

Buildings grown from crops, fashioned after beetles and made for pure folly – the pavilions at MoMA PS1 in New York, London’s Serpentine Gallery, and the University of Stuttgart exemplify architectural derring-do.

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July 15, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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Four Fab Speakers

Four Fab Speakers

With Bluetooth and Airplay now in the mainstream, these speakers – by Dre, Libratone and more – have joined the band with cutting-edge design.

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March 20, 2014

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Four Smart and Sleek TVs

Four Smart and Sleek TVs

The flat screen is getting larger and leaner – and more appealing, thanks to these new options by Bang & Olufsen, LG and more.

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March 18, 2014

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Great Gifts: 10 Toys for Tech-Lovers

Great Gifts: 10 Toys for Tech-Lovers

These gadgets aren’t just for gearheads. You’ll find something for everyone on your list in Azure’s roundup of tech and accessories from Philips, LG, Braun, and more.

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December 13, 2013

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Four Ingenious Social and Sustainable Designs

Four Ingenious Social and Sustainable Designs

When design is driven by need, beautiful things can happen. These four outstanding designs demonstrate that innovative ideas are priceless.

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September 30, 2013

Section: Design

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