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AZURE Video: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Safe Hands Azure Video

AZURE Video: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Safe Hands

AZURE filmed the making of Safe Hands, a soaring installation commissioned by Great Gulf and created by London architect Ron Arad for the intersection of Yonge and Bloor in Toronto.

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2 days ago

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Natural Plasticity Installation Expresses Scope of Disposable Culture

Natural Plasticity Installation Expresses Scope of Disposable Culture

A striking inflatable art series comes to Toronto, challenging passersby to face the impacts of single-use plastics.

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April 24, 2019

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Best of Milan 2019: What We Saw and Loved

Best of Milan 2019: What We Saw and Loved

From Broken Nature to mycelium architecture, from Magis’s flat-pack innovation to Starck’s whimsical mirror, and from Rossana Orlandi’s plastic rehab project to the rise of glass, Azure’s editors saw and loved a lot at this year’s Milan Design Week. Here are our 40 favourite moments.

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April 19, 2019

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Milan Design Week and the Instagram Impulse

Milan Design Week and the Instagram Impulse

In Milan, the singular “experience” was exalted with light and sound installations that spoke to design’s vaguer intimations of transcendence. But even these were eagerly consumed – Instagrammed as much…

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April 16, 2019

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Moss & Lam’s Artistic Sensibility Rises to New Heights

Moss & Lam’s Artistic Sensibility Rises to New Heights

Renowned for its grand installations, Moss & Lam is now working to bringing big art to a smaller audience.

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April 9, 2019

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Six Fountains (and 3,060 Crystals) Add Sparkle to Paris’s Champs-Elysées

Six Fountains (and 3,060 Crystals) Add Sparkle to Paris’s Champs-Elysées

Even as Yellow Vest protests shake the Champs-Elysées, a new collaboration between the Bouroullec brothers and Swarovski lends fresh shine to the City of Light.

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March 21, 2019

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A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

Bigert & Bergström’s monumental sculpture-cum-sauna will be in Minneapolis until April 28.

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March 20, 2019

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X Marks the Spot for Valentine’s Photo Ops in Times Square

X Marks the Spot for Valentine’s Photo Ops in Times Square

The Times Square Valentine Heart installation series brings community love to a New York landmark, in the form of a giant X.

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February 7, 2019

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Canada’s Love of Hockey Inspires Public Art in Nova Scotia

Canada’s Love of Hockey Inspires Public Art in Nova Scotia

For a permanent public art series in a Nova Scotia sports arena, Passage Studio delivered a multi-part design inspired by the area’s athletic history and unique landscape.

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February 6, 2019

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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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January 21, 2019

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