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Kolmio+LIM

Yusuke Seki

12 Sep 2014

Tokyo based designer Yusuke Seki's latest project is Kolmio+LIM, a nail salon located in Osaka, the western capital of Japan where his client LIM started her first hair salon. LIM's beauty business has since expanded, necessitating this new venue. The store's design playfully uses elements drawn from the salon's provided services and from its name - kolmio means triangle in Finnish. Basic

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Book City

Los Contratistas

12 Sep 2014

For the Abierto Mexicano de Diseño 2013, leading MDF company Masisa invited contemporary art studio Los Contratistas to design a pavilion for the Casa Bosques Bookstore in Mexico City. The studio, which specialises in developing fine art experiences and is led by Isauro Huizar, was asked by Masisa to create an installation that would demonstrate the qualities of the MDF materials and how

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The Carmelite Chapel of Montreal

Eclairage Public

11 Sep 2014

Montreal's Carmelite Chapel made its home somewhat out of the way of the city's core in 1875. Its solemn architecture reflects the medieval roots of the Carmel tradition, save for some of the chapel's neo-gothic details. Éclairage Public work revolved around the renovation of the plastered walls and the ceiling's marouflage panels. Because Carmelites devote so much time to silence and

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Mondrian London

Tom Dixon

11 Sep 2014

Morgans Hotel Group has opened reservations for Mondrian London at Sea Containers on the capital's South Bank, in advance of the hotel opening its doors on 30 September 2014. The first ever Mondrian branded boutique hotel outside the United States, the hotel will bring the energy of the original Hollywood hotel to the iconic Sea Containers building. Located on London's revitalised

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paramodelic-grafitti

Paramodel

11 Sep 2014

The University of Michigan Museum of Art presents Paramodel, an art collaborative established by contemporary Japanese artists Yasuhiko Hayashi and Yûsuke Nakano, in their latest exhibition that features an installation derived from the duo's most famous series, paramodelic-graffiti. In the installation at UMMA, bright blue lines run across the walls, ceiling and floor in all directions,

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