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Pictograms and Olympic Torch Set Tone for Tokyo 2020

Pictograms and Olympic Torch Set Tone for Tokyo 2020

As the world turns its eyes to Japan ahead of the 2020 Olympics, the new torch — and pictograms – establish a visual identity for the Tokyo games.

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April 2, 2019

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The AZ Awards 2019: Meet the Finalists

The AZ Awards 2019: Meet the Finalists

From a new record total of 1,175 submissions from 50 countries, our panel of industry experts has selected 68 projects, products and concepts as the 2019 AZ Awards finalists.

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April 2, 2019

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Apple Card Plays Up Titanium’s Tactile Appeal

Apple Card Plays Up Titanium’s Tactile Appeal

Software and services dominated Apple’s recent keynote, but the Apple Card – and its simple tactility – deserves attention amidst a digital landscape.

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March 29, 2019

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A Second Space Age Dawns in Architecture and Design

A Second Space Age Dawns in Architecture and Design

Otherworldly inspiration is once again infiltrating architecture, art, and even fashion.

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March 25, 2019

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Out Now: The Great Northern Architecture Issue

Out Now: The Great Northern Architecture Issue

In the northern-focused May issue, AZURE travels to the Arctic Circle and environs to take stock of the myriad architectural wonders being erected in extreme climates.

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March 25, 2019

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A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

Bigert & Bergström’s monumental sculpture-cum-sauna will be in Minneapolis until April 28.

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March 20, 2019

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Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel, an awe-inspiring architectural sculpture that looms over a newly revamped Hudson Yards, has just opened in New York. The towering tangle of intersecting staircases inspired us to round up a few of the most memorable staircases we’ve seen lately. 

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March 15, 2019

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Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

On a small corner of Toronto’s eastern waterfront, Sidewalk Labs presents its latest innovations as criticism of the “smart city” project mounts.

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March 6, 2019

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On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Ai Weiwei Unbroken has opened at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. With a special focus on the controversial artist’s ceramic works, the show includes a new large-scale piece making its worldwide debut.

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March 1, 2019

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Could This (Actually) Be the Future of Economy Seating?

Could This (Actually) Be the Future of Economy Seating?

Benjamin Hubert and his UK design agency Layer has released Move, an airplane seating concept for Airbus that provides a more optimistic view of what the future of flying economy could be.

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February 20, 2019

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