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Pre-presentation mingling at the Brick Works. Centre: interior designer Arfa Akhtar, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Pre-presentation mingling at the Brick Works. Centre: interior designer Arfa Akhtar, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Mingling at the Brick Works. Centre: interior designer Arfa Akhtar

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Step and repeat with Cara McBride and Sandra Rizkalla, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Step and repeat with Cara McBride and Sandra Rizkalla, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Step and repeat with Cara McBride and Sandra Rizkalla

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Gala guests were treated to cocktails crafted at the Ceragres counter

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Designers Scott Laughton and Arriz Hassam enjoying a chat, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Designers Scott Laughton and Arriz Hassam enjoying a chat, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Designers Scot Laughton and Arriz Hassam enjoying the fine weather in the garden

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Ryan Sarros, Vladimir Radutny and Fanny Hothan of Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects, which picked up an AZ Award and People's Choice for the Michigan Loft interior, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Ryan Sarros, Vladimir Radutny and Fanny Hothan of Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects, which picked up an AZ Award and People's Choice for the Michigan Loft interior, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Ryan Sarros, Vladimir Radutny and Fanny Hothan of Chicago’s Vladimir Radutny Architects, which picked up both an AZ Award and the People’s Choice for their Michigan Loft interior

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Interior designer Amanda Radji, left, and guest, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Interior designer Amanda Radji, left, and guest, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Interior designer Amanda Radji, left, and guest

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Cosentino's Regional Director of Sales and Distribution for Canada, Philip Eeles with wife Eva, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Cosentino's Regional Director of Sales and Distribution for Canada, Philip Eeles with wife Eva, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Philip Eeles, Cosentino’s Regional Director of Sales and Distribution for Canada, with spouse Eva. Cosentino is an AZ Awards sponsor.

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Arriving all the way from Peru, Galia Fuertes and Gladys Lapeyre were at the gala to represent LLATAS, which was nominated in the Social Good category, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Arriving all the way from Peru, Galia Fuertes and Gladys Lapeyre were at the gala to represent LLATAS, which was nominated in the Social Good category, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

All the way from Peru, Galia Fuertes and Gladys Lapeyre represented LLATAS, nominated in the Social Good category

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Roya Aghighi, a finalist for the A+ Student Award for Biogarmentry, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Roya Aghighi, a finalist for the A+ Student Award for Biogarmentry, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Roya Aghighi, a finalist in the A+ Student Award category for her Biogarmentry project

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Simona Taroni, of Klaus by Nienkamper, with Marisa Simunovic and artist Cindy Blazevic

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Guest seated on AZ Awards presenting sponsor Keilhauer’s newly released Lull chair

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Architect Paul Raff, centre, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Architect Paul Raff, centre, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Architect Paul Raff (centre) was a 2019 AZ Awards finalist in the Commercial/Institutional Interiors category for Atmospheric Lens

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Chia-yi Chua (right), Honorary Consul-General of the Republic of Singapore, at 2019 AZ Awards sponsor Farrow & Ball’s installation

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Design journalist Eric Mutrie and DesignTO's Robyn Wilcox, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Design journalist Eric Mutrie and DesignTO's Robyn Wilcox, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Design journalist Eric Mutrie and DesignTO’s Robyn Wilcox

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Designers Juri Iaboni and Nanelda Priftaj with their daughter, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Designers Juri Iaboni and Nanelda Priftaj with their daughter, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Nanelda Priftaj, Senior Designer at Scavolini Toronto, with designer Juri Iaboni and their daughter

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Designers Matt Carr (an AZ Awards 2019 juror, and the designer of this year's trophy) and Joyce Lo, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Designers Matt Carr (an AZ Awards 2019 juror, and the designer of this year's trophy) and Joyce Lo, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Umbra’s Matt Carr – a 2019 AZ Awards juror, and the designer of this year’s trophy – and designer Joyce Lo, in front of the wood fencing installation by LeuWebb Projects

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Ashley Rumsey of Toronto interiors firm Mason Studio, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Ashley Rumsey of Toronto interiors firm Mason Studio, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Ashley Rumsey of Toronto interiors firm Mason Studio

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Luke and Alexandra Chang-Hunter of Turf Design Studio, AZ Awards winners in Environmental Leadership, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Luke and Alexandra Chang-Hunter of Turf Design Studio, AZ Awards winners in Environmental Leadership, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Luke and Alexandra Chang-Hunter representing Turf Design Studio, 2019 AZ Awards winners in Environmental Leadership for the Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project

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New York wallpaper maven and AZ Awards nominee Jill Malek, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala New York wallpaper maven and AZ Awards nominee Jill Malek, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Jill Malek, New York wallpaper maven and 2019 AZ Awards nominee in the Interior Products category

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Kirt Martin, Chief Creative Officer at Landscape Forms, with wife Becky and daughter Sydney, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Kirt Martin, Chief Creative Officer at Landscape Forms, with wife Becky and daughter Sydney, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Kirt Martin, Chief Creative Officer at Landscape Forms – a 2019 AZ Awards presenting sponsor – with spouse Becky and daughter Sydney

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Jose Alfonso Quiñones Rios of BAAQ, the Mexican firm behind AZ Awards-nominated Lirio 7, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Jose Alfonso Quiñones Rios of BAAQ, the Mexican firm behind AZ Awards-nominated Lirio 7, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Jose Alfonso Quiñones Rios of Mexico’s BAAQ, the firm behind Lirio 7, a People’s Choice winning finalist in the Multi-Unit Residential Buildings category

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Centre: Paddy Harrington of Frontier Studio, which designed the Gala's presentation, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Centre: Paddy Harrington of Frontier Studio, which designed the Gala's presentation, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Paddy Harrington of Frontier Studio, creators of the visuals for the 2019 AZ Awards ceremony

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Right: Belgian designer Leo Aerts won a People's Choice nod in furniture, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Right: Belgian designer Leo Aerts won a People's Choice nod in furniture, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Belgian designer Leo Aerts (right) won a People’s Choice nod in Furniture Design for Angelo M

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The Harvest bench was the heart of Landscape Forms’ installation at the 2019 AZ Awards gala

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Mingling in the courtyard, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Mingling in the courtyard, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Mingling in the courtyard at presenting sponsor Ceragres’ installation

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A view of the crowd, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala A view of the crowd, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Dinner and drinks in the CRH gallery at the Evergreen Brick Works

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Design Within Reach's Kelsey Chang and Tessa Bain, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Design Within Reach's Kelsey Chang and Tessa Bain, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Kelsey Chang and Tessa Bain of Design Within Reach, a 2019 AZ Awards sponsor

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Designers Fraser Greenberg, Christian Lo, Deborah Wang and Dragan Vuko, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Designers Fraser Greenberg, Christian Lo, Deborah Wang and Dragan Vuko, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Designers Fraser Greenberg, Christian Lo, Deborah Wang and Dragan Vuko

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The always-debonair artist Bruno Billio, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala The always-debonair artist Bruno Billio, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Artist Bruno Billio

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Francesco Farina, CEO at 2019 AZ Awards Gala Sponsor Scavolini USA, with Azure publisher Sergio Sgaramella

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Spotted in the centre: Shauna Levy of Ministry, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Spotted in the centre: Shauna Levy of Ministry, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Spotted in the centre: Shauna Levy of Ministry

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Gala guests Maria and Jennifer Li, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Gala guests Maria and Jennifer Li, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Gala guests Maria and Jennifer Li

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MC Jessica Allen, of CTV's The Social, set the irreverent tone for the evening, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala MC Jessica Allen, of CTV's The Social, set the irreverent tone for the evening, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

MC Jessica Allen, of CTV’s The Social, set an irreverent tone for the evening

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American landscape legend Martha Schwartz takes the stage to talk about the climate emergency – and how we all need to play a role in turning it around, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala American landscape legend Martha Schwartz takes the stage to talk about the climate emergency – and how we all need to play a role in turning it around, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Guest of Honour, American landscape legend Martha Schwartz, takes the stage to address climate emergency – and our collective obligation to turn it around

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The team at Public Work takes the stage to claim their trophy for The Bentway, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala The team at Public Work takes the stage to claim their trophy for The Bentway, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

The team from Public Work claim their People’s Choice win for The Bentway from Kirt Martin of Landscape Forms

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Ana Rita Morais, Chair of the School of Design at George Brown College – a 2019 AZ Awards sponsor – presents the trophy to our A+ Student Award winner Liyang Zhang

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Mazyar Mortazavi, CEO and President of TAS – a 2019 AZ Awards sponsor – presenting the trophy to COOKFOX Architects partner Pam Campbell, winner in the Social Good category for Neeson Cripps Academy

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Johannes Schafelner of Zaha Hadid Architects in London accepts the AZ Award for his firm's 520 West 28th residential building in New York, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Johannes Schafelner of Zaha Hadid Architects in London accepts the AZ Award for his firm's 520 West 28th residential building in New York, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

London-based Johannes Schafelner of Zaha Hadid Architects accepts the AZ Award from Keilhauer’s Edwin Ocampo for the firm’s 520 West 28th residential building in New York

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Alberto Pomello of Lualdi presents Montreal architect Jean-Maxime Labrecque with an AZ Award for Infinite Buildings, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Alberto Pomello of Lualdi presents Montreal architect Jean-Maxime Labrecque with an AZ Award for Infinite Buildings, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Alberto Pomello Lualdi  – a 2019 AZ Awards sponsor   – presents Montreal architect Jean-Maxime Labrecque with an AZ Award for his Infinite Buildings project

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Winning trio: TK Justin Ng (Junior Designer at ALA Architects, winner for Helsinki Central Library Oodi), Liyang Zhang (A+ Student Award winner for Geographies of Urban Filth) and Max Schramp (representing Open Architecture, winners for U.C.C.A. Dune Art Museum), AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Winning trio: TK Justin Ng (Junior Designer at ALA Architects, winner for Helsinki Central Library Oodi), Liyang Zhang (A+ Student Award winner for Geographies of Urban Filth) and Max Schramp (representing Open Architecture, winners for U.C.C.A. Dune Art Museum), AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Winning trio: TK Justin Ng (Junior Designer at ALA Architects, winner for Helsinki Central Library Oodi), Liyang Zhang (A+ Student Award winner for Geographies of Urban Filth) and Max Schramp (representing Open Architecture, winner for U.C.C.A. Dune Art Museum)

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Moriyama & Teshima's full team, celebrating their win for The Arbour, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Moriyama & Teshima's full team, celebrating their win for The Arbour, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Moriyama & Teshima team members, winners in the Unbuilt Buildings category for the Arbour, a tall-wood building proposed for George Brown College

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Superkul's Will Elsworthy, Pooya Baktash of Partisans and Lauren Abrahams of Public Work, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Superkul's Will Elsworthy, Pooya Baktash of Partisans and Lauren Abrahams of Public Work, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Superkul’s Will Elsworthy, Pooya Baktash of Partisans and Lauren Abrahams of Public Work

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Gala guests Dana Bronikova, Dayna Fucarino, Yolanda Senik and Chinny S., AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Gala guests Dana Bronikova, Dayna Fucarino, Yolanda Senik and Chinny S., AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Gala guests Dana Bronikova, Dayna Fucarino, Yolanda Senik and Chinny S.

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Design mavens Lisa Barnes (IDS Toronto), Arethea Harris (Velux), Katia Varricchio (IDS Toronto) and IDS National Director Karen Kang, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Design mavens Lisa Barnes (IDS Toronto), Arethea Harris (Velux), Katia Varricchio (IDS Toronto) and IDS National Director Karen Kang, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Design mavens Lisa Barnes (IDS Toronto), Arethea Harris (Velux), Katia Varricchio (IDS Toronto) and Karen Kang (IDS National Director)

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Attendees dance the night away after the awards presentation, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala Attendees dance the night away after the awards presentation, AZ Awards 2019: Scenes from the Gala

Dancing the night away after the awards presentation

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Signing the work of artist Fritz Banschat’s interpretation of La Gioconda on Cosentino’s new Dekton Slim

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