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Gift Guide: Design and architecture books

Gift Guide: Design and architecture books

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, a compilation of must-have books (originally reviewed in the pages of Azure), including Ken Greenberg’s urban planning manifesto, Rem Koolhaas’ ode to the Metabolists and monographs on Barber Osgerby, Hella Jongerius and Dieter Rams.

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December 14, 2011

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Gift Guide: Home accessories for colour enthusiasts

Gift Guide: Home accessories for colour enthusiasts

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up: Six vibrant pieces – by Poliform, Established & Sons, Moooi and others – that are quirky yet classic.

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December 9, 2011

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Gift Guide: Desk accessories for the diligent

Gift Guide: Desk accessories for the diligent

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, keep things simple with these organizational tools by Alessi, Acme and Black + Blum, and more, for the neat-freak minimalists on your list.

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December 7, 2011

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Gift Guide: Culinary Arts

Gift Guide: Culinary Arts

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, accessories for the gourmand, from Normann Copenhagen, Joseph Joseph, Le Creuset and others.

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December 5, 2011

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Montreal’s Paprika stops traffic in Taipei

Montreal’s Paprika stops traffic in Taipei

To exhibit the best of Canadian design at October’s World Design Expo in Taipei, Montreal graphic design studio Paprika created an S-shaped wall made up of of 700 road pylons.

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December 1, 2011

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Gift Guide: Watch yourself

Gift Guide: Watch yourself

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Next up, six sleek and sophisticated timepieces from Uniform Wares, Rado, Michael Young and more.

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November 30, 2011

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Gift Guide: Five finds for the geeky technophile

Gift Guide: Five finds for the geeky technophile

We’re scouring the design world for the season’s coolest gifts. Our first installment: gadgets by Sony, Paul Cocksedge, Jawbone and more for both the early adopters and the retro-tech lovers on your list.

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November 28, 2011

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Droog explores the great Canadian North

Droog explores the great Canadian North

On November 30, the Dutch design collective presents the (giant) fruits of its northern exposure at an Azure-sponsored event at Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel.

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November 23, 2011

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On Now: Studio H – Design, Build, Transform

On Now: Studio H – Design, Build, Transform

Portland’s Museum of Contemporary Craft exhibits the results of Emily Pilloton’s efforts to bring better design to an ailing community.

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November 21, 2011

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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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