AZURE is an independent magazine working to bring you the best in design, architecture and interiors. We rely on advertising revenue to support the creative content on our site. Please consider whitelisting our site in your settings, or pausing your adblocker while stopping by.
276
Current Issue

Nov/Dec 2019

#276
Nov/Dec 2019

AZURE’s November/December edition explores some of the category’s most innovative spaces, from a new model of urban retreat by Ace Hotel in New York City to a cutting-edge concept store in Lisbon.

Made Out Portugal is a hub for Portuguese designers working abroad. Created to help promote emerging designers, the organization coordinates exhibitions at design events and fosters a collaborative spirit.

Among the latest works from the participants, Ana Rita Sousa’s Hsart project compiles trash objects that the designer finds on the streets. She then presents the pieces in a bazaar-like setting, encouraging show-goers to take objects, giving them “a chance for a new life.”

Bruno Carvalho is developing a collection called Site-Specific Furniture, a line of furniture created from architectural forms, like pillars.

João Valenta is exploring the relationship between an object and its designer in Another Contemporary Chair. From certain angles, his mirrored creation looks like a three-dimensional, otherworldly seat; in actuality, it’s leans flat against the wall and floor.

And Manuel Netto’s Dock Lamp is a wooden form with several docks where a moveable bulb can be placed. To shut off the fixture, the bulb is set into its resting dock on top of the frame.

Check out madeoutportugal.com for details on the designers and their upcoming exhibitions.

AZURE is an independent magazine working to bring you the best in design, architecture and interiors. We rely on advertising revenue to support the creative content on our site. Please consider whitelisting our site in your settings, or pausing your adblocker while stopping by.