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5 Favourite Furniture and Lighting Launches from IMM

5 Favourite Furniture and Lighting Launches from IMM

Last week, we were on the ground in Germany for IMM Cologne 2019, the year’s first major furniture and design trade show, and we spotted some gorgeous new collections by Casalis, Ligne Roset, Pulpo and more.

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25 days ago

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10 Canadian Talents We Loved at IDS Toronto and DesignTO

10 Canadian Talents We Loved at IDS Toronto and DesignTO

IDS Toronto wrapped this weekend, and DesignTO continues on. We’re taking a moment to capture the amazing talent we’ve seen thus far. Here’s our top 10.

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26 days ago

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A “Phydigital” Rooftop Bar in Shanghai Where Futurism Meets Classicism

A “Phydigital” Rooftop Bar in Shanghai Where Futurism Meets Classicism

Designed by Alberto Caiola, the craft beer destination Nyx goes full Tron with a colonnaded bar wrapped in UV reactive cord. 

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26 days ago

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Marije Vogelzang Brings Food Poetry to Caesarstone Installation

Marije Vogelzang Brings Food Poetry to Caesarstone Installation

For Caesarstone’s annual installation – which debuted at IDS Toronto and will travel to future fairs – Dutch “eating designer” Marije Vogelzang has conjured a poetically immersive experience.

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27 days ago

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A Spotlight on Kashef Chowdhury’s Architecture

A Spotlight on Kashef Chowdhury’s Architecture

Opening this weekend in Berlin, an exhibition on the work of Urbana co-founder Kashef Chowdhury celebrates an architectural vision that responds to climate change, mass migration and the socioeconomic conditions of Bangladesh.

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27 days ago

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École de Pensée Opens a Sensitive Men’s Shop in Montreal

École de Pensée Opens a Sensitive Men’s Shop in Montreal

For its new store in Montreal, menswear boutique École de Pensée evokes an apartment-inspired feel that mixes modern and classic flourishes.

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January 17, 2019

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1024 Architecture Illuminates Paris’s Underpasses

1024 Architecture Illuminates Paris’s Underpasses

The Paris firm 1024 Architecture has installed a pair of dynamic lighting installations – called Delta – to reclaim the dark underpasses of Boulevard Périphérique for pedestrians and cyclists. 

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January 15, 2019

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In the Bronx, MKCA Carves Out a Cozy Kids’ Library with Colour and Light

In the Bronx, MKCA Carves Out a Cozy Kids’ Library with Colour and Light

A recently completed children’s library by New York’s Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) provides a quiet corner, furnished with a curved custom bookcase, to foster a love of reading.

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January 15, 2019

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Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Aga Khan Award-winning Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum, who delivers a talk this week at IDS Toronto, tells Azure about courtyard culture, empowering villagers through architecture and why she avoids real estate developers.

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January 14, 2019

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A Bold Circular Bridge Defines Waterfront Art Gallery in Nanchang

A Bold Circular Bridge Defines Waterfront Art Gallery in Nanchang

Designed by Lacime Architects, the Waterfront Art Gallery combines massive volumes, pristine landscape design and one indisputable wow factor: a floating, semi-circular bridge that connects two levels.

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January 11, 2019

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