Design

BMW’s i concepts start a buzz

BMW’s i concepts start a buzz

Enroute to the L.A. Auto Show, BMW stopped off in New York last week to preview two visionary electric vehicles coming to the market within the next two years.

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November 16, 2011

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Chip Kidd’s approach to cover art

Chip Kidd’s approach to cover art

While 1Q84, the new novel by Haruki Murakami, continues to garner mixed reviews, Azure chatted with Chip Kidd, its cover designer, about inspiration, process, and typesetting.

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November 15, 2011

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Nendo’s latest shelving unit

Nendo’s latest shelving unit

Japanese design studio Nendo loves to trick the eye through its use of transparent materials. Its latest bookcase is another example of clever and beautiful illusion.

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November 7, 2011

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13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

13 amazing re-designs of the Louis XIV chair

Such innovators as industrial designer Kathryn Walter, architecture firm Levitt Goodman and fashion designer Jeremy Laing, have created dramatic new versions of the iconic chair. Find out how you can get your hands on one of them.

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November 2, 2011

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Global turns 45

Global turns 45

The Canadian office furniture powerhouse – and manufacturer of such renowned executive and task chair lines as Obus, Ride and Wind – recently marked a landmark anniversary.

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November 1, 2011

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This Week: Designthinkers 2011

This Week: Designthinkers 2011

On November 2 and 3, the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario hosts Designthinkers, the annual conference that taps into the minds of those blazing the trail in graphic design. Here are our top five must-sees.

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November 1, 2011

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Art on Wheels: Andy Warhol’s BMW M1

Art on Wheels: Andy Warhol’s BMW M1

The iconic artist’s painterly BMW Art Car is on display at Art Toronto.

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October 28, 2011

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Poltrona Frau Group teams up with Haworth

Poltrona Frau Group teams up with Haworth

Last night, Toronto’s design set gathered at The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to celebrate the launch of the Haworth Collection, a partnership between Haworth and Poltrona Frau Group.

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October 26, 2011

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IDS West: The Wrap-Up

IDS West: The Wrap-Up

From local designers Brent Comber and mth woodworks to international star Tom Dixon, Azure highlights 11 things we loved at Vancouver’s Interior Design Show.

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October 13, 2011

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On Now: The fabulous Bouroullec brothers

On Now: The fabulous Bouroullec brothers

Bivouac, an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, presents the duo’s furnishings, fixtures and accessories for such manufacturers as Vitra, Axor, Flos and Alessi, in all their glory.

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October 12, 2011

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