Retail

Wrong for Hay Pop-Up Restaurant

HAY & Wrong for Hay

16 Sep 2014

HAY & Wrong for Hay will launch a special exhibition of their collections alongside an innovative dining experience for the 2014 London Design Festival. During the festival, the new HAY and Wrong for Hay showroom opens the doors of its Georgian house in St James's. Reflecting the creativity and culture inherent in London, Wrong for Hay has invited a selection of creative collaborators to

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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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Poszetka

Grzegorz Layer

08 Sep 2014

Polish architect Grzegorz Layer has given an old and abandoned textile factory new life, following several months of extensive renovations, turning part of the space into a tailor's workshop and showroom for menswear fashion producer Poszetka.com. This exclusive brand provides hand-crafted and unique apparel accessories for men, including ties, pocket handkerchiefs and foulards. The historic

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Snow Picnic

TORAFU ARCHITECTS Inc.

05 Sep 2014

Torafu Architects performed the interior and exterior design for the Snow Picnic gelato store that opened in a shopping street of Nakano, Tokyo. Customers can enjoy watching their order being prepared on the spot through a one of a kind performance whereby liquid nitrogen is mixed into a liquid concentrate of ice cream to produce gelato.  The store entrance features a glass façade

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