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5 Must-Sees at IDS Vancouver 2018

5 Must-Sees at IDS Vancouver 2018

From product debuts and installations to invigorating talks – including an Azure panel – IDS Vancouver presents the best of west-coast design from September 20 to 23. Here are our top picks.

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August 28, 2018

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3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

A healthy number of historic furniture pieces are being reissued anew, as seen at many Salone del Mobile booths in May. These three pieces, by Paolo Piva, Carlo Mollino and Frank Lloyd Wright, have us transfixed.

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August 17, 2018

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Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Gravel collection, a line of silica furnishings the designer unveiled at SaloneSatellite 2018, epitomize beauty in the rough.

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August 15, 2018

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The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

Move over, quartz: As seen at Salone del Mobile 2018, marble – the OG stone – is back.

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August 13, 2018

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The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

A-listers confronted their demons for Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit during Milan Design Week. At the Monster Cabaret, we asked them about their deepest fears – and their macabre art pieces.

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August 10, 2018

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Our Favourite Finds at NeoCon 2018

Our Favourite Finds at NeoCon 2018

Last week in Chicago, NeoCon celebrated its 50th anniversary and Azure was there to source the latest and greatest in the world of contract and office design. Here, seven of our favourite finds.

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June 19, 2018

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What Designers Can Still Learn from Achille Castiglioni

What Designers Can Still Learn from Achille Castiglioni

In two Flos re-editions and a star-studded exhibition, the Italian maestro Achille Castiglioni is celebrated on the centenary of his birthday. We spoke with his daughter Giovanna Castiglioni, who keeps his memory alive.

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June 14, 2018

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Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Unceded, Canada’s contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, is an exhibit that has no precedent – the coming together of first nations firms from across Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America) in an exploration of Indigenous architecture.

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June 8, 2018

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Nienkämper Reveals its New Furniture Launches at NeoCon 2018

Nienkämper Reveals its New Furniture Launches at NeoCon 2018

Nienkamper recently turned 50. But instead of looking to the past, at NeoCon 2018, the Canadian furniture brand is unveiling products for the office of today.

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June 7, 2018

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Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is called FREESPACE. Here are a few highlights from the Arsenale’s 50,000-square-metre exhibition space.

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June 5, 2018

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