Azure (design magazine)

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AZURE Magazine
CategoriesArchitecture and design
Frequency8 issues per year
PublisherAzure Publishing Inc.
First issue1985
Based inToronto, Ontario, Canada

Azure is a media brand covering architecture and design published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] Azure is described as "an indispensable resource for architects, designers and the design-savvy public" on its website.[2] It was founded in 1985 by Nelda Rodger and Sergio Sgaramella.[3] In 2000, it won the Canadian National Magazine Awards' Magazine of the Year.[4] In 2011, the magazine launched the AZ Awards, an international competition open to architects, landscape architects, designers, students, clients and manufacturers.[5] In February 2013, deputy editor Catherine Osborne was named the magazine's editor in chief, with founding editor Nelda Rodger remaining as editorial director for Azure Publishing.[6]


  1. ^ Laura Serra (8 October 2010). "AZURE magazine 25th anniversary". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 23 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "About Azure". Azure. Retrieved 9 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "AZURE magazine questionnaire: editor-in-chief nelda rodger". designboom. 2011. Archived from the original on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Magazine of the Year: 2000". National Magazine Awards. Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Retrieved 9 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ 1st annual AZ awards winner announced June 16, 2011 Azure
  6. ^ Azure Magazine

External links[edit]

Official Website