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London Design Festival: The Wrap-Up

London Design Festival: The Wrap-Up

Azure rounds up the top products and installations you may have missed at Britain’s largest and most eclectic design event.

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September 27, 2011

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10 Best Bets for London

10 Best Bets for London

The London Design Festival turns nine this year, and the citywide, nine-day event, which runs until September 25, is only getting bigger. Azure’s deputy editor, Catherine Osborne, is on the ground and recommends these sure-bet events to check out.

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September 21, 2011

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The Extraordinarily Hi-tech DOMO! Showroom in Paris

The Extraordinarily Hi-tech DOMO! Showroom in Paris

More akin to a futuristic apartment than a traditional display space, Connecting Technology’s newly opened DOMO! showroom features visible and hidden high-tech gadgets.

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September 14, 2011

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This week: The Macef giftware show in Milan

This week: The Macef giftware show in Milan

Macef, the twice-yearly international housewares show, takes over Milan with the best in tableware, textiles, jewelry and quirky gifts from Italy and around the world.

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September 8, 2011

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Crystal Clear: Decorative Lighting

Crystal Clear: Decorative Lighting

Three luminaires from Baccarat, Schonbek and Swarovski that shimmer and sparkle.

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September 1, 2011

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Harpa: Reykjavík’s new concert hall officially opens

Harpa: Reykjavík’s new concert hall officially opens

Harpa’s dazzling Olafur Eliasson-designed glass façade wowed crowds on August 20 as Reykjavík celebrated the concert hall’s inauguration with a day-long series of special events.

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August 21, 2011

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What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

At the opening of an installation where the brand’s ubiquitous Swedish furnishings have been recast by four Toronto designers, visitors stood wide-eyed with jaws dropped asking “Is this really Ikea?”

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August 18, 2011

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Emmanuelle Moureaux’s colourful, playful bank

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s colourful, playful bank

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s latest bank in Japan is just another example of how institutional buildings don’t always need to be sterile, dull and monochrome.

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July 29, 2011

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Table lamps that look sweet enough to eat

Table lamps that look sweet enough to eat

The Campana Brothers of Brazil have launched a line of wildly original table lamps using the colourful rubbery resin made famous by New York-based Italian designer Gaetano Pesce.

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May 25, 2011

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BoConcept and Jardin de Ville in Toronto

BoConcept and Jardin de Ville in Toronto

Denmark’s BoConcept and Montreal’s Jardin de Ville recently joined the slew of furniture showrooms in Toronto’s design district.

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May 24, 2011

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