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Milan Design Week: 6 Fantastic Kitchens Launching at EuroCucina 2018

Milan Design Week: 6 Fantastic Kitchens Launching at EuroCucina 2018

Salone del Mobile will include EuroCucina 2018, the benchmark showcase of all things kitchen. For 2018, fluidity and order will reign supreme – and here are five launches we’re looking forward to seeing. 

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April 10, 2018

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Unpleasant Design: The Rise of the Silently Hostile City

Unpleasant Design: The Rise of the Silently Hostile City

Urbanists often discuss cities as places for connectivity, community and inclusivity. But urban design can also be used for social control – something architect Selena Savic calls unpleasant design.

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April 9, 2018

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The Oval Couture Bathtub Brings Upholstery into the Bathroom

The Oval Couture Bathtub Brings Upholstery into the Bathroom

A fabric-covered tub designed makes a case for the bathroom’s potential as a place of warmth and comfort.

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April 9, 2018

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The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

Salone del Mobile is the nexus of Milan Design Week 2018, but there are also hundreds of satellite events throughout the week – and here, Azure’s editors pick their must-sees and must-dos.

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April 6, 2018

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How Canadian Money is Designed

How Canadian Money is Designed

A new Canadian $10 bill, depicting Nova Scotia civil rights icon Viola Desmond, will be circulated later this year. Here is what went into its design.

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April 2, 2018

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Meet Germans Ermičs, the Latvian Designer Who is Changing Perceptions About Glass

Meet Germans Ermičs, the Latvian Designer Who is Changing Perceptions About Glass

Latvian designer Germans Ermičs’ work takes glass to colourful new heights.

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April 2, 2018

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Space-Inspired Lighting Launches From Light + Building 2018

Space-Inspired Lighting Launches From Light + Building 2018

These space-inspired lighting fixtures were among the highlights at Light + Building 2018, which ran last week in Frankfurt.

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March 27, 2018

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Three Colourful Leaders of the Memphis Group Revival

Three Colourful Leaders of the Memphis Group Revival

The Memphis Group revival is on, and the ephemeral Eighties aesthetic is being rebooted by Camille Walala, Wronko Woods and Bibo Ergo Sum.

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March 27, 2018

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This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

CPH-Ø1, a man-made island developed by Marshall Blecher and Fokstrot’s Magnus Maarbjerg, is an experimental public space that could eventually transform Copenhagen Harbour into a ‘parkipelago.’

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March 20, 2018

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This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

Kids Build Cities, a game developed by Toronto architect Naama Blonder, wants to get kids in on the discussion about development, city planning and density. Yes, adults can play, too.

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March 14, 2018

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