Curiosity

Daan Roosegaarde’s Waterlicht Will Light Up The Bentway

Daan Roosegaarde’s Waterlicht Will Light Up The Bentway

This month, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde – the brains behind the Smog Free Project and Space Waste Lab – brings his poetic rumination on rising sea levels to Toronto.

By  | 

October 2, 2018

Tags: ,

Unpacking the Best from London Design Festival 2018

Unpacking the Best from London Design Festival 2018

This year’s LDF was as dazzling as it was varied, featuring impressive work from emerging talents and old hands alike.

By  | 

September 27, 2018

Tags: ,

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

Buzz-Worthy Design: 3 Projects That Are Made by and for Bees

Buzz-Worthy Design: 3 Projects That Are Made by and for Bees

The design world’s abuzz with projects inspired by bees, including a bee hospital, an urban home for bees and furniture with bee resin.

By  | 

September 25, 2018

Tags:

The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

In Chihuahua, Mexico, Madrid’s Enorme Studio joins forces with local students, architects, and a community at large to construct this colourful pavilion.

By  | 

September 21, 2018

Tags: , ,

Lou Corio Randall’s Tube Line Street Furniture is Punchy, Pink and Bike-Friendly

Lou Corio Randall’s Tube Line Street Furniture is Punchy, Pink and Bike-Friendly

Tube Line Street Furniture, a bench/bike rack developed by designer Lou Corio Randall, twists a single steel tube into something equally fit for perching or parking.

By  | 

September 18, 2018

Tags: ,

Out Now: The Trends Issue

Out Now: The Trends Issue

What’s on the architecture and design horizon for 2019? The October issue of Azure – our annual trends forecast – examines the concepts, materials and processes that are poised to redefine our built environment over the coming 12 months and beyond.

By  | 

September 17, 2018

Tags:

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

How Tech Brands Are (Finally) Designing for Digital Wellbeing

How Tech Brands Are (Finally) Designing for Digital Wellbeing

On average, we check our phones 47 times a day. But tech companies, including Apple and Google, are suddenly designing for digital wellbeing – and attempting to restore a better tech/life balance. Here’s how.

By  | 

September 13, 2018

Tags:

Leaning Out Explores the Life of the World Trade Center’s Structural Engineer

Leaning Out Explores the Life of the World Trade Center’s Structural Engineer

Leaning Out puts the spotlight on Leslie E. Robertson, the lead structural engineer of the Twin Towers, and his journey beyond 9/11.

By  | 

September 11, 2018

Tags:

The Meaning Behind Burning Man and its Astounding Architecture

The Meaning Behind Burning Man and its Astounding Architecture

Two weeks ago, Alex Josephson of Partisans drove an Airstream onto the playa of Black Rock City, Nevada, to experience Burning Man. Here are his thoughts and photos.

By  | 

September 11, 2018

Tags: ,

Zero Waste Bistro Interprets Restaurant Nolla With Eco-Conscious Materials

Zero Waste Bistro Interprets Restaurant Nolla With Eco-Conscious Materials

Zero Waste Bistro, an evocation of Helsinki restaurant Nolla, served up food and thought at WantedDesign’s iconic Terminal Stores venue.

By  | 

September 11, 2018

Tags: ,