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Ghosts of Monsters Challenges Us to Rethink the McMansion

Ghosts of Monsters Challenges Us to Rethink the McMansion

Ghosts of Monsters, a photography exhibit by Paola Poletto, reconsiders how “monster” homes have transformed the Toronto neighbourhood of Willowdale.

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May 15, 2018

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Get to Know Lee Broom at Lightform

Get to Know Lee Broom at Lightform

Once named Britain’s Best Designer of the Year, Lee Broom will be in Toronto on May 24 to talk about his latest lighting, which debuted in Milan, and will travel to NYCXDesign later this month. Here’s what you should know about the man behind the global brand.

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May 8, 2018

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Out Now: Azure’s Office Issue

Out Now: Azure’s Office Issue

With today’s technology allowing us to clock in just about anywhere, walls have come down and flexibility reigns. But is that always a good thing?

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May 7, 2018

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Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Playlab Inc. is welcoming spring with Grown Up Flowers, which places playful inflatable flower installations along Manhattan’s 6th Avenue.

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May 1, 2018

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A Tennessee Company is Recycling Toilets Into New Tiles

A Tennessee Company is Recycling Toilets Into New Tiles

Since 2009, Crossville, Tennessee has been recycling toilets and turning them into new tiles. This week, Crossville Inc. and Toto USA announced how much was saved from being flushed away – and the numbers are staggering.

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April 20, 2018

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Our Guide to Impeccably Designed Pot Accessories

Our Guide to Impeccably Designed Pot Accessories

In Canada, marijuana will become legalized this summer. And here are five brands making accessories – and gorgeous objects – for design aficionados.

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April 20, 2018

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Castor Design Turned the Largest Known Prime Number Into Books

Castor Design Turned the Largest Known Prime Number Into Books

Two to the power of Seventy-Four Million Two Hundred and Seven Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-One minus One, a Castor Design book series comprised of three volumes, transforms the largest prime number…

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April 17, 2018

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AZ Awards 2018: People’s Choice Voting Is Open!

AZ Awards 2018: People’s Choice Voting Is Open!

Our international jury has made its selection. Now it’s time to have your say. The 2018 AZ Awards People’s Choice voting is now open.

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April 16, 2018

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How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

In developing universal change rooms at the UBC Aquatic Centre, Toronto architecture firm MJMA tackles the issues of privacy, safety and accessibility through design.

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April 10, 2018

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Winy Maas of MVRDV is the Guest of Honour at the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

Winy Maas of MVRDV is the Guest of Honour at the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

On Friday, June 22, the winners of the 2018 AZ Awards will be revealed at our gala. Joining in the celebration will be Azure’s Guest of Honour, celebrated Dutch architect Winy Maas. Here are 10 blockbuster projects by his firm, MVRDV.

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April 9, 2018

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