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Junya Ishigama on the cover of the October 2019 issue of Azure Magazine. The Innovators Issue.
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October 2019

The Innovators Issue: Junya Ishigama's genre-busting architecture, Sidewalk Labs and the future of the city, and more!

These monochromatic beauties, by such brands as Artemide, Tobias Grau, Tom Dixon, Umbra and Rich Brilliant Willing, impeccably combine materials and technology together.

1 Bell by Tom Dixon
The polished, reflective surface of this task light by Tom Dixon allows it to take on the aesthetics of its surroundings. $1,040 (avail through klausn.com)

2 Bul by Avenue Road
Christophe Delcourt’s latest design for the Avenue Road collection is defined by its angular stem and a neoprene shade. $1,470

3 Brick by Umbra Shift
The aluminum stick of Philippe Malouin’s LED fixture fits into any of the holes in its base, which is fashioned after a concrete brick. $240

4 Muffin by Brokis
Lucie Koldová and Dan Yeffet of Paris experimented with oak and blown glass for this piece, available in various sizes and colours, including clear violet. From $1,345 (avail through kioskdesign.ca)

5 Lana by Pablo
This lamp’s woolly shade, with content from recycled water bottles, rotates 360 degrees and attaches with magnets. $405

6 Diaphragm by Artemide
Made from aluminum, glass, brass and steel, this fixture casts a localized light to avoid disturbing the neighbours. Price on request

7 Aeon Rocket by Lightyears
Copenhagen’s Morten Voss combined metal and recyclable polypropylene for this pendant in black or grey. It diffuses a soft, ambient light. From $550

8 Five by Tobias Grau
Mouth-blown glass, in white or clear, gives this lamp its bulbous form, which sits atop an aluminum base. $2,400

9 Palo by e15
An adjustable aluminum diffuser slides up and down the steel stand. The base comes in white Carrara or black Marquina marble. $1,425

10 Lightwing by Foscarini
The asymmetric top panel of Jean‑Marie Massaud’s lamp, available in black or white, adjusts to deliver direct or ambient illumination. $2,925

11 Basket by Nendo
The spider strainer used in Japanese cooking inspired Oki Sato to design this pendant, in partnership with a Kyoto wire netting firm. It casts a weave pattern onto the ceiling. $530­

12 Ipno by Flos
Rossi Bianchi stripped away the elements of a traditional lantern, leaving a hollow frame. Suitable for indoors or out, it’s available in black, brass or natural aluminum. From $895 ­

13 Total Black by Fontana Arte
To mark its 60th anniversary, FontanaArte reissued its iconic 1954 design by artistic director Max Ingrand. Updated in black glass, it now comes in three sizes. From $940 ­

14 Quart by Rich Brilliant Willing
Composed of cylindrical volumes, including an aluminum swivel shade and a wooden stem, Rich Brilliant Willing’s lamp is anchored by a stone base. $765

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