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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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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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Four Promising Product Launches at NeoCon 2018

Four Promising Product Launches at NeoCon 2018

From June 11 to 13, the industry will descend on Chicago for NeoCon, the annual launchpad for all things contract and office. Here, four product launches we’re excited to see.

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May 31, 2018

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Azure’s Favourite Things at NYCxDesign

Azure’s Favourite Things at NYCxDesign

Last week, Azure was in New York for NYCxDesign, and here is what we saw and loved – from a dream house full of Memphis finds to an explosion of Canadian talent.

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May 29, 2018

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What to Expect From Ceramics of Italy at ICFF 2018

What to Expect From Ceramics of Italy at ICFF 2018

The Ceramics of Italy pavilion will highlight new collections that are at the forefront of sustainability, innovation and design trends. Here’s what to expect in advance.

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May 14, 2018

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Unceded is Canada’s Exploration of Indigenous Architecture

Unceded is Canada’s Exploration of Indigenous Architecture

Canada’s representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale will bring powerful Indigenous voices to the Arsenale. Unceded gathers 17 firms and examines what constitutes Indigenous architecture.

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April 30, 2018

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Everything We Saw During Milan Design Week (Well, Almost)

Everything We Saw During Milan Design Week (Well, Almost)

Milan Design Week 2018 has come and gone and Azure’s editors were on the ground to take it all in. From the crowded booths at Salone del Mobile to the many Fuorisalone installations throughout the city, here’s a comprehensive wrap-up of what we saw and experienced. 

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April 27, 2018

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