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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

Section: Interiors

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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

Section: Interiors

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Gaga for Gage/Clemenceau Architects’ pop-up shop

Gaga for Gage/Clemenceau Architects’ pop-up shop

In time for New York Fashion Week, Nicola Formichetti, Lady Gaga’s stylist, enlisted the help of Gage/Clemenceau Architects to create his Tribeca pop-up shop.

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September 9, 2011

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This week: Maison&Objet

This week: Maison&Objet

As Paris’s biggest home decor show, Maison&Objet, kicks off today, get ready for plenty of beautiful, inspirational and swoon-worthy designs. Here are six pieces we’d love to show off in our abodes.

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September 9, 2011

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Five fantastic bikes you’ll love year-round

Five fantastic bikes you’ll love year-round

For most people, the end of biking season looms with the beginning of autumn. But the bicycle evolution keeps on cycling forward. Here are five excellent – and innovative – options that might just turn you into a perennial pedaller.

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September 8, 2011

Section: Design

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Studio SKLIM’s super-minimalist Thin Office

Studio SKLIM’s super-minimalist Thin Office

In a refurbished post-war building in Singapore, Studio SKLIM has designed a stark white interior that serves as the perfect blank canvas for an IT company’s creative clientele.

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September 7, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Video: Interview with Patricia Urquiola Azure Video

Video: Interview with Patricia Urquiola

During Chicago’s NeoCon in June, Azure chatted with Patricia Urquiola at the Luminaire showroom about designer-manufacturer relationships and her new All Ambiq glassware line for Glasstress. Watch the interview after the jump.

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September 6, 2011

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Weatherproof Materials and Building Systems

Weatherproof Materials and Building Systems

Over the weekend Hurricane Irene battered the East Coast (nearly six years to the date that Hurricane Katrina swallowed the Gulf), leaving somewhere between $7 billion to $13 billion in damages. Making buildings more resilient is all the more feasible, with the help of these advanced building materials designed to stand up in harsh weather, thereby protecting communities from potentially devastating consequences.

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August 29, 2011

Section: Architecture

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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

Section: Interiors

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