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Azure's July/August 2019 Issue cover
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July/August 2019

From a groundbreaking seaside museum in China to an elegant new sofa by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Azure’s July/August issue unveils the 20 winners of the ninth annual AZ Awards!

One of the most captivating installations of Ventura Centrale, inside Milan’s decommissioned train sheds, was Emergence of Form by Japan’s AGC. To demonstrate its architectural glass offerings, the company erected a series of increasingly concave glass panels – a sort of stop-motion illustration of a water drop forming, which culminated in a final, massive bubble.

While it promoted AGC’s cutting-edge 3D moulding techniques, the installation pointed to the ultra-malleability and dexterity of glass and its ability to be formed in impressive new ways – which also came through in the smaller-scaled offerings of Milan Design Week. Glas Italia, for instance, showed off the Bisel tables, made of five differently coloured layers of...

Transparent Beauty: Glass Action at Milan Design Week

The transparent material’s endless possibilities were explored in everything from doors to lamps.

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