Azure is a bimonthly magazine covering architecture and design published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2] Azure is described as "an indispensable resource for architects, designers and the design-savvy public" on its website.[3] It was founded in 1985 by Nelda Rodger and Sergio Sgaramella, both born in Milan.[4] In 2000, it won the Canadian National Magazine Awards' Magazine of the Year.[5] In 2011, the magazine launched the AZ Awards.[6] 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.[7]