Arts and Leisure


De Hasse

24 Nov 2011

The design brief was loose, but one which required the combination of practicality and excellent hospitality, both of which are crucial in making the experience for the client guests a memorable one. Up to 18 guns to be received at any one time. Spacial planning and layouts were considered carefully, before furniture, decorative accessories and lighting could be sourced. Practicality was key

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10 Oct 2011

Waitrose, one of the UK's leading food retail brands, reinforced its position as the destination for food lovers by becoming the first UK supermarket to own and operate a cookery school. While clearly part of the Waitrose brand, the school has been designed to present itself as a brand extension for added connectivity with customers. Curated retail, within a more familiar, domestic environment -

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Sid Lee Architecture

10 Oct 2011

Challenge In 2009, Sid Lee Architecture was hired to create the architectural designs for the Bota Bota floating spa (total surface of 3150 m2), thereby providing a third incarnation of a former ferryboat. This brief held two challenges. First, our teams needed to adapt with talents from various fields of expertise to work together effectively. Second, the very nature of the steel boat was

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emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design

29 Sep 2011

A balance out of balance. Installation of 411 'sticks', connecting 3 ISSEY MIYAKE fashion stores, located on the same street in Tokyo. 411 sticks connecting the two spacesTheir colors and shadows float and overlap,creating a new spacewith a new appearance. Like flown away into space and floating there,the sticks spread all around the space.As if time stands still,"a balance out of balance" is

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08 Sep 2011

The alteration project for the wine cellars of the wine "Unico", by Vega-Sicilia in Valbuena de Duero (Valladolid), mainly consisted of renovating the space parting from a new conditioning system, lighting and services, and improving communication between different floors (staircases and freight lift). The project required maximum rigor, leaving little space for improvisation or casualty. Every

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