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Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

A new film explores the re-energization of a series of architectural jewels by Ricardo Porro, Roberto Gottardi and Vittorio Garrati that were nearly lost to the Cuban jungle.

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January 13, 2012

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Airstream updates a Classic

Airstream updates a Classic

Architect Christopher Deam re-imagines an American icon: the travel trailer.

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January 5, 2012

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Gift Guide: Culinary Arts

Gift Guide: Culinary Arts

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, accessories for the gourmand, from Normann Copenhagen, Joseph Joseph, Le Creuset and others.

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December 5, 2011

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Mega sports and cultural complex in Slovenia

Mega sports and cultural complex in Slovenia

A multi-use indoor arena, a soccer stadium and near-completed shopping centre, all by architects Sadar + Vuga, re-energize the city of Ljubljana.

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November 29, 2011

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On Now: Studio H – Design, Build, Transform

On Now: Studio H – Design, Build, Transform

Portland’s Museum of Contemporary Craft exhibits the results of Emily Pilloton’s efforts to bring better design to an ailing community.

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November 21, 2011

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Chip Kidd’s approach to cover art

Chip Kidd’s approach to cover art

While 1Q84, the new novel by Haruki Murakami, continues to garner mixed reviews, Azure chatted with Chip Kidd, its cover designer, about inspiration, process, and typesetting.

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November 15, 2011

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13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

Such innovators as industrial designer Kathryn Walter, architecture firm Levitt Goodman and fashion designer Jeremy Laing, have created dramatic new versions of the iconic chair. Find out how you can get your hands on one of them.

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November 2, 2011

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Global turns 45

Global turns 45

The Canadian office furniture powerhouse – and manufacturer of such renowned executive and task chair lines as Obus, Ride and Wind – recently marked a landmark anniversary.

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November 1, 2011

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On Now: Stitches – Suzhou Fast Forward in Toronto

On Now: Stitches – Suzhou Fast Forward in Toronto

At the experimental design centre Workshop, this exhibit combines contemporary sculptures and the Chinese masterworks that inspired them.

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October 26, 2011

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Axor joins Vitra’s refurbished Manhattan showroom

Axor joins Vitra’s refurbished Manhattan showroom

A redesign of the furniture manufacturer’s New York HQ now includes Axor’s first North American bathroom fixture showcase.

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October 20, 2011

Section: Interiors

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