Retail

URBAN PRAIRIE

in square lab Ltd

22 Jun 2011

Urban Prairie is an intuitive and interactive motion recognitive installation conceived and designed collaboratively by London architecture firm In Square Lab, post production and visual effects specialist MPC Digital and software developer Existential. Inspired by the rapid reduction of green spaces due to urbanisation of cities, Urban Prairie seeks to recreate a 1000sqm sea of prairie from a

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NEBULA

Balmond Studio

02 Jun 2011

Cecil Balmond was approached by Targetti + Louis Poulsen to create a semi-permanent design for the firm's new showroom, Spazio Luce, in Milan. According to Targetti + Louis Poulsen, Spazio Luce is a ‘light factory,' promoting the ‘culture of light,' exploring its interrelations with architecture, art, sociology, science and design. For the 500 sq m showroom, Balmond conceived

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GRAND PARK ORCHARD

DP Architects Pte Ltd

31 May 2011

Stop, Look, Be Impressed. 5-Star shopping hotel, a new typology in a prime shopping district junction. Creating effervescence at a prime junction between Orchard Road and Bideford Road, this unique 5-star hotel boasts all the amenities you would expect of a world class shopping district. With re-conceptualized spaces, retail flagship stores are incorporated right in the hotel. Alluring

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ARMANI, 5TH AVENUE

Speirs + Major

25 May 2011

Located in one of the world’s most known shopping areas Armani 5th Avenue is a marriage between light and architecture. As a flagship store, it is conceived as a complete brand experience: a journey with light. The brief required a balanced approach to architectural and merchandise lighting. All lighting needed to be flexibly mounted but hidden in a concealed ceiling system. The

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR 2011

WAN Editorial

13 May 2011

Bringing the world inside: a round-up of Milan Furniture Fair 2011 Thousands of furniture, product and lighting designers set up camp at this year's Milan Furniture Fair to showcase their latest offerings to the world. The 200,000 sq m Rho Fieracomplex was transformed for one week into a vast labyrinth of exhibition stands for this huge, international design event, while a plethora of

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