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The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

Toronto firm Polymétis found its niche by exploring the surprising potential of winter landscapes. Against the dreary landscape of Toronto in February, and even the shimmering backdrop of Lake Ontario,…

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7 days ago

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Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

At New York’s Cadillac House, Visionaire, Rafael de Cárdenas and Sahra Motalebi use the language, objects and materials of interior design to create Amaze, a delightfully disorienting installation.

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10 days ago

Section: Interiors

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Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Playlab Inc. is welcoming spring with Grown Up Flowers, which places playful inflatable flower installations along Manhattan’s 6th Avenue.

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20 days ago

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The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

Milan Design Week has begun! And designers from everywhere have plotted out standout events, located around the city and hidden within breathtaking courtyards. Here are six leading female designers that are not to be missed.

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April 17, 2018

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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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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 Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

A Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

Artist Cheng-Tsung Feng is fascinated by traditions of the past, often translating ancient techniques into his work. For a recent installation, he turned to the Thao tribe’s handmade fishing traps.

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March 12, 2018

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9 Emerging Female Product Designers You Should Know

9 Emerging Female Product Designers You Should Know

From experimentations in material to elegant furniture, here are 9 emerging female product designers who are on top of their game.

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March 6, 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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The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

From conifers constructed out of hand-blown crystal to abstract light installations, here some of the best non-tree Yuletide trees on our radar.

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December 14, 2017

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