Meet the 2018 Sponsors
Cosentino is a global leader in the production and distribution of high-quality, innovative surfaces for architecture and design, including Dekton Ultracompact, Silestone Natural Quartz, and Sensa Protected Stone surfaces. These durable materials create unique designs through versatile applications, for the home and public spaces. Cosentino is a proud presenter of the 2018 AZ Awards.
Keilhauer creates beautifully and intelligently designed furniture to support the exchange of ideas. Conversing, conferencing, collaborating – every product elevates existing routines and encourages new and meaningful ways of engaging. Keilhauer is committed to exceptional design, environmental stewardship and ethical manufacturing. Keilhauer is honoured to partner with Azure and the AZ Awards.
Founded in 2001, Laminam specializes in the production of large-scale, minimum-thickness ceramic slabs available in two main sizes: 1000x3000mm size in 3mm and 5mm thicknesses, suitable for application in architecture and interior coverings and flooring; and 1620x3240mm size in 5mm and 12mm thicknesses for design and furnishings applications. Extremely light and with excellent material properties, Laminam’s ceramic slabs are the natural choice for architects and designers, thanks also to the wide range of styles, which are renewed year after year to meet the growing market demand.
Founded in Italy in 1962, FLOS is a global leader in lighting design. Collaborating with the world’s foremost designers, we combine beauty and technology with a sense of play to create modern classics that do more than light a room. For more than five decades, FLOS has produced lights that transcend their function, adding poetry to illumination.
Design. Culture. Craft. For almost 50 years, Landscape Forms has been a committed leader in the creation of outdoor furniture and lighting. We collaborate with world-renowned designers to create solutions that connect people to nature and enhance the outdoor experience. Design is our identity, an identity we share with Azure.
Urban Capital has been developing trailblazing residential and mixed-use buildings since 1996. With over 4,500 residential units built to date, Urban Capital has brought its design-focused, environmentally sustainable living concepts to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Winnipeg and Saskatoon. Forward-thinking in outlook, the company always seeks to push the envelope in terms of architecture, interior design and urban living.
The award-winning School of Design at George Brown College in Toronto combines academics with real-world projects in graphic, game and interaction design, as well as design management and strategy. We expose students to professional practice and foster excellence in design thinking, culture and business. We are pleased to join the AZ Awards in promoting these same values.
A leader in the production of decorative surfaces in reconstituted wood veneer, Alpi was the first company in the world to industrialize this manufacturing process. The perfect balance between manual skills and high technology makes the firm unique. On the one hand, Alpi is pure innovation, ahead of the demands of the market; on the other, it represents painstaking craftsmanship.
DXV is a portfolio of luxury kitchen and bath products that celebrates the distinguished heritage of American Standard. DXV offers exceptional collections that reimagine the most influential design movements of the past 150 years, fusing Classic, Golden Era, Modern and Contemporary time periods with state-of-the-art technologies and visionary design aesthetics. The brand elevates the experience of everyday living for discerning designers, architects and consumers who are inspired by beautiful, meticulously crafted products. DXV is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials, products and services.
It all started in Dorset, in 1946, with pioneers John Farrow and Richard Ball, who shared a passion for making rich colours to original formulations using only the finest ingredients. Responding to all types of light, our richly pigmented paint and handcrafted wallpaper deliver a unique depth of colour and quality of finish which brings walls to life. From subtle neutrals and muted pastels, to lively accents and rich dark hues, each of our 132 colours has been created with care and thought.
Scavolini has always paid the utmost attention to the research and design of its kitchen, living-room and bathroom furniture models, which are produced entirely in Italy and exported to 60 countries. We have always found these same values in Azure, and in the AZ Awards, which we are proud to be sponsors of.