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Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Working with Nissan, the London architecture firm has debuted a concept that would transform the city and everything in it – from streets and buildings to cars – into fuel cells that power each other with renewable energy.

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March 7, 2016

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4 Therapeutic Light Fixtures with Major Style

4 Therapeutic Light Fixtures with Major Style

Based on the Fibonacci spiral, Louis Poulsen’s Patera fixture diffuses a soft illumination. Plus, three more lighting innovations that soothe and uplift.

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March 4, 2016

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Artemide Comes Up With the Ultimate SAD Lamp

Artemide Comes Up With the Ultimate SAD Lamp

A collaboration with the Italian lighting manufacturer, French designer Philippe Rahm’s Spectral Light combines single-wavelength LEDs to optimize indoor illumination for human – and non-human – well-being.

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February 24, 2016

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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.

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November 30, 2015

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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.

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October 7, 2015

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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.)

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September 17, 2015

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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.

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July 23, 2015

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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.

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May 11, 2015

Section: Architecture

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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.

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April 21, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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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.

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March 19, 2015

Section: Design

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