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Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

These buzz-worthy designs inspired by bees help create a better and more beautiful world for humans and insects alike.

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22 days ago

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4 Integrated Lighting Solutions That Could Double as Art

4 Integrated Lighting Solutions That Could Double as Art

These seamlessly integrated illuminations by Philips, Fluvia Meystyle and Kaneka OLED transform walls into art.

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26 days ago

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Moment Factory Lights Up Whistler with Vallea Lumina Night Walk

Moment Factory Lights Up Whistler with Vallea Lumina Night Walk

Montreal’s Moment Factory lights up an old-growth forest in Whistler, B.C. with Vallea Lumina, the latest in its international night walks series.

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29 days ago

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How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

U.K. design studio Newsubstance dropped Spectra, the Coachella tower that swirled with psychedelic light, on the California festival in April 2018. Expect it to remain onsite in the coming years.

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29 days ago

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The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

A-listers confronted their demons for Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit during Milan Design Week. At the Monster Cabaret, we asked them about their deepest fears – and their macabre art pieces.

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August 10, 2018

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Out Now: Azure’s Urbanism Issue

Out Now: Azure’s Urbanism Issue

What makes a city liveable and inclusive for all? That is the question we pose with the September issue of Azure, which takes an in-depth look at how to solve some of today’s toughest urban challenges.

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August 7, 2018

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Thinking Outside the Blocks: The Significance of Lego Bioplastic Forests

Thinking Outside the Blocks: The Significance of Lego Bioplastic Forests

Environmental writer Andrew Reeves weighs in on the brand’s Lego bioplastic forest.

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August 1, 2018

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Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

With a major exhibit at MoMA, a new book on Marcel Breuer, and an online campaign to stop demolitions of raw-concrete icons, mid-century Brutalism is on every modernist’s mind. Here are our picks for what to see, read and visit.

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August 1, 2018

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In Toronto, Umbra’s Facade Gets a Dichroic Makeover

In Toronto, Umbra’s Facade Gets a Dichroic Makeover

The Umbra facade, with its iconic fuchsia panels, get an experimental refresh thanks to Kohn Shnier Architects. A decade after Umbra’s flagship opened in Toronto, its iconic hot pink cladding…

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July 31, 2018

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Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

In warmer weather, we’re all immediately drawn to the waterside. This summer, six fantastic floating structures around the world – by SelgasCano, Christo, BIG and more – take advantage of this tendency.

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July 27, 2018

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