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Studio Swine’s Experimental Design Changes Perceptions – and Tells Stories

Studio Swine’s Experimental Design Changes Perceptions – and Tells Stories

For Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami of Studio Swine, design begins with investigation. Their experimental, often melancholic work seeks to uncover stories and feelings lost beneath the surface.

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20 days ago

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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September 27, 2017

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Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s landmark TD Centre, the epitome of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s less-is-more ethos, gets an illuminating update for its birthday.

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September 6, 2017

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Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala Azure Video

Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

On June 23, Azure announced the winners of the 2017 AZ Awards at a gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, attended by local and international stars from the worlds of architecture and design. Here are a few of the highlights.

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June 27, 2017

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Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

The Weeknd’s latest video release has reached over 18 million hits, but the film’s biggest star isn’t Abel Tesfaye – it’s two of Toronto’s beloved but lesser-known building icons.

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June 20, 2017

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Innovative Architectural Glass Gives Designers New Creative Possibilities

Innovative Architectural Glass Gives Designers New Creative Possibilities

Forms+Surfaces’ new BermanGlass Levels Kiln Cast Glass collection combines artistic glass designs with sophisticated lamination technologies.

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June 12, 2017

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MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

Now available for purchase by real estate developers, the Ori system is an all-in-one solution for compact living.

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June 9, 2017

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Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

We caught up with the Spanish designer who, for a year-long collaboration with Caesarstone, has reimagined the quartz surfacing as a collection of quirky furniture called “Stone Age Folk.”

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January 20, 2017

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Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo Azure Video

Partisans Bends Light to Create the Ghostly Gweilo

Azure visited Partisans, a Toronto architecture and design firm, to film the making of its innovative Gweilo light ahead of its launch at the Interior Design Show. Here’s a sneak peek at what the studio will be making live at the show, which kicks off in Toronto on January 19.

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January 13, 2017

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The Incredible Imagery of Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’

The Incredible Imagery of Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’

Exploring the stunning visual imagery of ‘A Seat at the Table,’ from the lyrics and videos to the song book, designed by Montreal graphic designer Frédérique Gagnon.

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October 17, 2016

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