Flask and The Press

Alberto Caiola

19 Jan 2015

Alberto Caiola presents unconventional venue Flask and The Press, a design project that upends the traditional speakeasy concept. Here, an intimate contemporary lounge is concealed behind the façade of a cheery sandwich shop, a combination that juxtaposes light and dark, elegance and modernity, personal and playful. Considering that Shanghai has many hidden speakeasy-themed bars and

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Maison De Gaspé

la SHED architecture

15 Jan 2015

The De Gaspé House project consisted of the major renovation and transformation of an existing building by Canadian studio la SHED architecture. The old duplex including a garage as well as a variety of annexes was converted into a single family home for two adults and two children. The project designers chose to create a contemporary façade that would seamlessly integrate with the

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Eataly Chicago

Refin Ceramiche

15 Jan 2015

Eataly's second stateside location in Chicago is an exclusively Italian affair, highlighting not only the delicacies of a well-loved cuisine but also the exquisite design of Italy's leading tile manufacturer: Refin. The companies collaborated on the design of the eatery, producing wood-inspired tile flooring throughout. Working together with internal technicians and architects, Refin's Mansion

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Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar


14 Jan 2015

SHH has just completed its latest interiors project: Pennethorne's Cafe Bar, a new hospitality offer for long-term client and operator Levy Restaurants UK (the sports and leisure division of Compass UK & Ireland), located within Somerset House, one of London's most dynamic arts and cultural centres. The new venue is now open in a site on the building's west face, looking out onto Lancaster

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Knibb Design

13 Jan 2015

Award-winning firm Knibb Design, celebrated for their comprehensive landscape and urban design planning services, were called in by Sydell Group to renovate a high-rise hotel located in Koreatown, Los Angeles, now known as The Line Hotel. Topping off Founder Sean Knibb's design, which retains a 383 key count, is Commissary, a poolside café headed up by renowned Korean-American chef Roy

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