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Milan 2012: Our top picks

Milan 2012: Our top picks

Back from Italy, Azure editors have downloaded the week’s top 70 indelible images and unforgettable moments from their maxed-out iPhone cameras.

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April 26, 2012

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Milan 2012: Faye Toogood’s antidote to MOST

Milan 2012: Faye Toogood’s antidote to MOST

The wildly creative London stylist and furniture designer’s installation during Milan Design Week offered visitors a quiet retreat from the rest of the fair’s crowds and chaos.

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April 25, 2012

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Milan 2012: Wonderful world of Kvadrat

Milan 2012: Wonderful world of Kvadrat

At the Jil Sander showroom on the outskirts of the Brera Design District, Kvadrat presented works from both established and emerging designers – including Doshi Levien, Atelier Takagi and AZ AWARDS judge Jeffrey Bernett – that reinterpret the iconic fabric Hallingdal 65.

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April 19, 2012

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Milan 2012: The New Glint of Things

Milan 2012: The New Glint of Things

Fifteen young Dutch designers, including Marleen Jansen and Skrivo Design, have filled one of the many giant studio spaces in Zona Tortona with delightfully idiosyncratic design.

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April 18, 2012

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Q&A: Talking with Scott Wilson

Q&A: Talking with Scott Wilson

At Frankfurt’s Light + Building, Azure chats with the founder of Chicago design studio Minimal, about his latest fixture, Sisifo, for Artemide.

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April 17, 2012

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Dispatch from Frankfurt: What’s hot at Light + Building

Dispatch from Frankfurt: What’s hot at Light + Building

The biennial trade show kicked off on April 15 in Frankfurt with hundreds of exhibitors debuting stunning decorative fixtures. Innovations from Ingo Maurer, Flos, Selux and more caught our attention on day one.

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April 16, 2012

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Vote Now: 2012 AZ AWARDS People’s Choice Awards

Vote Now: 2012 AZ AWARDS People’s Choice Awards

Last month, the AZ AWARDS jury weighed in. Now it’s your turn! Until Friday, May 4, vote for your favourite AZ AWARDS finalists in the People’s Choice Awards.

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April 13, 2012

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Countdown to Milan: What’s cooking at Eurocucina

Countdown to Milan: What’s cooking at Eurocucina

Eurocucina, the world’s biggest kitchen and appliance biennial and a major part of Milan design week, serves as centre stage for the launch of spectacular systems by the likes of Snaidero, Scavolini and Arclinea. Here are five new lines to check out at the fair and off-site.

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April 11, 2012

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Countdown to Milan: 5 Best Bets

Countdown to Milan: 5 Best Bets

Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan officially kicks off on April 17, with hundreds of off-site events, installations, press previews and cocktail parties happening all week. Here are five must-see events.

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April 11, 2012

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2012 AZ AWARD finalists

2012 AZ AWARD finalists

Announcing the 60 designers and architects who have been chosen as finalists of Azure’s second annual AZ Awards.

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April 10, 2012

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