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2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

The third instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year, is dedicated to ornate, colourful, and even slightly kitschy patterns.

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December 9, 2016

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10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

10 Great Gifts for Designers to Give and Get

Whether you are a designer, or you’re shopping for one, Azure has you covered with our list of great gifts for designers to give and get. These products, from brands like Gerog Jensen, Mad Lab, and Seletti, pack plenty of design appeal.

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December 5, 2016

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The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

The Battle Against Design Knock-Offs

We spoke with lighting designer Michael Anastassiades, Moooi’s Marcel Wanders, Theo Richardson of Rich Brilliant Willing and other designers about the true cost of design fakes.

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November 28, 2016

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Designer Profile: Valerio Sommella

Designer Profile: Valerio Sommella

Azure talks to the young Milan designer, whose explorations have taken him from litter boxes to Moooi carpets.

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November 10, 2016

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13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

For Halloween, we’ve rounded up 13 of the most grisly, unsettling and spooky designs both new and old, from skeleton-inspired furniture and lighting to a chair that hides a disappearing ghost.

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October 30, 2016

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Marcel Wanders Creates a Business Hotel That’s Refreshingly Playful

Marcel Wanders Creates a Business Hotel That’s Refreshingly Playful

The Kameha Grand Zurich stands apart from traditionally sterile executive lodging, thanks to a whimsical treatment by the Dutch star.

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June 2, 2016

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Best of Milan Design Week 2016

Best of Milan Design Week 2016

Milan Design Week has wrapped for another year and we’ve had a chance to download thousands of images snapped over the seven-day, city-wide event – the largest furniture fair in the world. Here are some of our favourite moments from Milan Design Week 2016.

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April 22, 2016

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A Toronto Bridal Store Breaks with Tradition

A Toronto Bridal Store Breaks with Tradition

Known for its industrial edge, Toronto firm Castor Design gets delightfully sentimental with LoversLand, a bridal store swimming in white and lace.

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December 31, 2015

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