In collaboration with award-winning British furniture designer Max Lamb, Acne Studios have launched their seventh Stockholm retail space at the historical Nordiska Kompaniet. The new flagship represents the next generation of Acne Studios' shop fittings with unexpected encounters between materials like stainless steel, kilims and artistic light installations.
As next season's round of Fashion Weeks are currently rotating from city to city, we find ourselves relishing in the sheer beauty of their stages. There is something remarkably romantic about the shelf-life of a set - temporary by nature. A designer's meticulous thought, abundance of time and focus leads to the creation of a story-telling set that is only actually seen for 20 minutes during the show, then destroyed. As Fashion Week dipped into Milan last week, it was AMO's 'The Infinite Palace' showscape for Prada's FW 2015 presentation that caused some swooning.
A Toronto design firm’s counterpart to Seoul’s Gallerie Luxury Hall West Women’s Store is a space in which furniture thrusts upward and out like amorphous statues, while shoes and clothing lie amidst dramatic lighting in homage to the creative mischief with which Burdifilek always approaches its projects.
Architect David Chipperfield, known best for creating refined and modern museums and galleries, redesigns London’s famous Hotel Café Royal, which was for decades the host to world-famous celebrities and politicians.
After studying holistic nutrition at the Gerson Institute in San Diego and then relocating to downtown Manhattan, Natalie Warner, founder of Prahran’s Greene St. Juice Co., envisioned bringing New York City’s organic, locally made and sourced cold-pressed juice bar scene to Melbourne with their raw, superfood-enhanced organic elixir bar.
Naturehumaine reinvents a home built in the 1960s with a bright, white, contemporary setting that integrates natural light into a modern design. A minimalist aesthetic, natural tones and using modest, yet subtly eye-catching, shapes, the house blends unique architecture with the quiet, refreshing scenery of Montreal.
In the heart of a city which draws visitors for its remarkable history and architecture, bitter orange-lined streets, and tapas scene, Perro Viejo, designed by Donaire Arquitectos, is a melange of old city and new design, a house-turned-restaurant to while away time, drinks, and nosh while soaking in the atmosphere.
Rome-based Delfina Delettrez collaborates with New York and London-based Rafael de Cárdenas’ “Architecture at Large” to create a dynamic, futuristic interior gallery-retail space that looks back to Italian tradition, then forward to the future of innovation, and finds the common surreal ground between the two.
In celebration of Siam Cement Group's 100 year anniversary, the cement makers have sponsored the creation of three new structures on the shore of Thailand's famed Bangsean beach. One of these new builds is the Bangsean Public Library designed by local architecture firm DBALP.
Perched along Lake Masson in Sainte-Marguerite-Estérel, Quebec, was a dilapidated home in need of a vital renovation, but instead, was endangered of extinction due to land cost that exceeded property value. In an attempt to avoid destruction, Alain Carle Architecte stepped in to bring Le Phénix, a 1940’s architectural classic up to a 2015 speed.