Interiors

Abushdid

Design Space

15 Sep 2014

Emmy Shahar and Salome Fakiel of Design Space have presented the interiors for Abushdid, a new lounge restaurant located in a historical building on 16 Levontin Street, Tel Aviv. The venue was renovated in collaboration with Tel Aviv-based architects p69d. Shahar and Fakiel were inspired by the history of the venue, once home to Lea Abushdid, an heiress to a prominent family from

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Tsai Residence

Tai & Architectural Design

15 Sep 2014

Taiwanese studio Tai & Architectural Design have kept their latest project, an apartment in Taipei, ‘as minimal as possible' in order for it to be easily reverted to its original condition. The couple who live in the space are renting it from the government under the guideline that it can only be rented for five years, after which it must be returned in the same state as when they first

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Onomichi U2

Suppose Design Office

15 Sep 2014

Onomichi U2 is the result of adaptive reuse of an old seaside warehouse into a new interactive space for Onomichi city, Hiroshima, Japan. Suppose Design Office were behind the design of the multifunctional venue, enhancing it with their chosen theme of ‘cycle'. The theme came about as Onomichi is a haven for both tourists and cyclists (and cycling tourists!), attracting a vast number of

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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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