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The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

Salone del Mobile is the nexus of Milan Design Week 2018, but there are also hundreds of satellite events throughout the week – and here, Azure’s editors pick their must-sees and must-dos.

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April 6, 2018

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SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

To highlight its concerns about environmental pollution, New York architecture and design SO-IL encased a quartet of musicians in mobile air filters for L’air pour l’air at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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April 3, 2018

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Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

To reinvigorate Daliowa Island in the Polish city of Wrocław, designer Oskar Zieta has built Nawa, an eye-grabbing wave-like gateway made of 35 steel arches inflated with air.

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March 29, 2018

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A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

The Smithsonian’s design museum will debut Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of colour perception, this May.

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March 28, 2018

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Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

After completing a residency on Fogo Island, Berlin artist Isa Melsheimer has created Year of the Whale, a solo exhibition that explores the tension between the natural and built worlds. 

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March 27, 2018

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The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The Bentway and Icebreakers are encouraging Torontonians to get outside, but the 2018 Winter Stations are the city’s prime cold weather attraction.

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February 26, 2018

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Toronto is Hosting a Celebration of Italian Radical Design

Toronto is Hosting a Celebration of Italian Radical Design

Italian Radical Design took the nation by storm 50 years ago. A new show in Toronto collects, and celebrates, objects and ephemera from the movement.

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February 23, 2018

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The Zeitz MOCAA Places African Art in a Cathedral of Grain Silos

The Zeitz MOCAA Places African Art in a Cathedral of Grain Silos

Elitism claims aside, the Zeitz MOCAA, in Cape Town, is a milestone for both African art and industrial redevelopment.

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February 20, 2018

Section: Architecture

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None More Black: Behold Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic Pavilion

None More Black: Behold Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic Pavilion

Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic pavilion absorbs 99 per cent of the light that hits its surface – and it is made to resemble the night sky.

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February 7, 2018

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Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

For all the controversy surrounding the TTC Spadina Extension, the new stations contain several stunning examples of art and architecture.

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February 2, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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