All Projects

CHASING KITSUNE

HASSELL

31 Aug 2011

The young designers at HASSELL created their version of a Yatai – a Japanese food truck – for the 2011 State of Design Festival and its ‘design that moves’ theme. The aim was to use social media to engage people and beta-entrepreneurialism to activate unused areas around the city fringe. It was designed to be more than a food truck: a mobile pop-up restaurant. The

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ROOMSCAPES OF THE IMAGINATION

Editorial

25 Aug 2011

Barneys New York, the luxury specialty retailer, unveiled Roomscapes of the Imagination, a collaboration with Rafael de Cárdenas, Joe Grillo, Peter Shelton and Lee F. Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Associates, and Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz to be featured in the windows of the retailer's Madison Avenue flagship. A play on the traditional designer showcase, the windows house four rooms that

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CURE SALON MONSIEUR

upsetters architects

25 Aug 2011

Cure Salon Monsieur is a complex of a beauty salon and cafe. The site, with a narrow frontage, is a little way off the main shopping street down a narrow lane typically called “unagi-no-nedoko” (“a bed for an eel”) in Japanese. The client requested 'a retreat'. Upsetters architects, therefore focused on utilising the depth of the site, sandwiched between two buildings,

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ESPA at the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

HBA London

23 Aug 2011

HBA London has completed the interior design of The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA, located in the International Commerce Centre (ICC) - the tallest building in Hong Kong and the third tallest in the world. The Ritz-Carlton occupies the uppermost 15 levels of the 118-floor building, qualifying it as the world's highest hotel. HBA London's design of the spa on the 116th and 118th floors has made the

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HOLYFIELDS

Ippolito Fleitz Group - Identity Architects

18 Aug 2011

holyfields, a wholly new restaurant chain concept, commissioned Ippolito Fleitz Group - Identity Architects to develop a modular, scalable space system with a distinctive look and feel. The new brand promises a high-end restaurant experience at good value for money, while respecting today's need for simplicity and speed. The brand's claim ‘time to eat' describes an innovative concept based

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