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Countdown to Milan: Belgium is Design

Countdown to Milan: Belgium is Design

At the Milan fair and beyond, the country’s top designers – including Julien de Smedt, Gauthier Poulain and Alain Berteau – will flaunt their talents.

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March 25, 2011

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A watering can and kettle in one

A watering can and kettle in one

Antonio Aricò’s Watering Kettle cans make the best of both worlds.

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March 24, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Ahrend presents XXXX_Sofa

Countdown to Milan: Ahrend presents XXXX_Sofa

The Dutch manufacturer brings Yuya Ushida’s daring new sofa to Milan.

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March 21, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Meet My Project

Countdown to Milan: Meet My Project

This group show takes you inside the design and making process of Marcel Wanders, Angus Hutcheson, Takumi Shimamura and many other international designers.

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March 18, 2011

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Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

Cradle to Cradle hits the mainstream

From carpets to clothing and hand detergents, Cradle to Cradle items are becoming easier for eco-minded consumers to access.

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March 15, 2011

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On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

On Exhibit: Marian Bantjes’s dazzling graphic design

Marian Bantjes on middle-of-the-night ideas, the trouble with Adobe Illustrator and designing for Ohio rock band The National.

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March 10, 2011

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Interview with Arik Levy Azure Video

Interview with Arik Levy

In our March/April issue, on newsstands now, Arik Levy discusses the future of the modern workstation. When he was in Toronto for the 2010 IIDEX/NeoCon show, the designer sat down with Azure for this exclusive video interview, where he reveals his modus operandi, his hidden desire to reinvent the screw, and more. Watch the video after the jump.

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March 7, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Countdown to Milan: Designjunction’s British wit

Next month, everyone’s attention will be tuned into Milan design week. Already, the product launches and exhibit announcements are pouring in. This week, we preview one of a number of group shows we’ll be keen to check out – Designjunction in Zona Tortona.

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March 4, 2011

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On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

On exhibit: Vitra’s scaled-down classics

A tour of miniature chairs from the Vitra Design Museum has landed in Toronto.

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February 28, 2011

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Out Now: March/April 2011

Out Now: March/April 2011

Now on newsstands: Azure’s March/April issue, with a cover story on London interior designer Faye Toogood, a review of Sid Lee’s floating spa on the St. Lawrence, and a sampling of the latest bespoke home accessories by Toronto’s Moss & Lam. Plus, we talk to Olafur Eliasson about his dazzling new project in Reykjavik.

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February 22, 2011

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