Design

Beau Lake Brings Beauty and Craftsmanship to the Cottage

Beau Lake Brings Beauty and Craftsmanship to the Cottage

Founded by Lee Kline and Paul Lavoie, Beau Lake is an outdoor sports gear company focused on quality design. With paddle boards, pedal boats and dock chairs, the brand is making waterside recreation a thing of beauty.

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July 3, 2018

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5 Designs That Make Cycling Safer, Simpler and Fun

5 Designs That Make Cycling Safer, Simpler and Fun

Cycling is often hailed as an egalitarian transport solution, but there are significant barriers to entry – and our city streets can be unsafe for people on two wheels. Here are five cycling safety products that aim to make bicycles safer, convenient and more accessible.

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June 28, 2018

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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 AZ Awards

On June 22 at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, the international architecture and design community gathered for the eighth annual AZ Awards. The winners were revealed amid a celebration of innovation and excellence.

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June 22, 2018

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7 Hot Outdoor Products for Making a Minimalist Summer Oasis

7 Hot Outdoor Products for Making a Minimalist Summer Oasis

The pool. The terrace. The balcony. The rooftop. Whichever your preferred environment, summertime is best spent outside – and here is a curated selection of new, notable and minimalist outdoor products that can elevate open-air spaces.

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June 21, 2018

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Our Favourite Finds at NeoCon 2018

Our Favourite Finds at NeoCon 2018

Last week in Chicago, NeoCon celebrated its 50th anniversary and Azure was there to source the latest and greatest in the world of contract and office design. Here, seven of our favourite finds.

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June 19, 2018

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What Designers Can Still Learn from Achille Castiglioni

What Designers Can Still Learn from Achille Castiglioni

In two Flos re-editions and a star-studded exhibition, the Italian maestro Achille Castiglioni is celebrated on the centenary of his birthday. We spoke with his daughter Giovanna Castiglioni, who keeps his memory alive.

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June 14, 2018

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This Houtique and Masquepacio Light Winks at You

This Houtique and Masquepacio Light Winks at You

At Maison and Object, Houtique and Masquepacio unveiled a pendant light that celebrates the power of observation in good design. Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? In the case…

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June 8, 2018

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Nienkämper Reveals its New Furniture Launches at NeoCon 2018

Nienkämper Reveals its New Furniture Launches at NeoCon 2018

Nienkamper recently turned 50. But instead of looking to the past, at NeoCon 2018, the Canadian furniture brand is unveiling products for the office of today.

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June 7, 2018

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Das Haus Puts Lucie Koldova’s Glass Mastery on Display

Das Haus Puts Lucie Koldova’s Glass Mastery on Display

Lighting designer Lucie Koldova lit up IMM Cologne with her mood-setting fixtures at Das Haus.

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June 5, 2018

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Cétoine is an Iridescent Stool That Shines Like a Beetle’s Thorax

Cétoine is an Iridescent Stool That Shines Like a Beetle’s Thorax

Cétoine is a sleek bent-metal stool that takes its cue from the iridescent insect.

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June 4, 2018

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