Archive for October, 2011

Hugo Boss flagship store by Lewis and Hickey, London

October 28th, 2011

As part of their ‘OWN Retail’ expansion plans, Hugo Boss took possession of the entire ground floor and basement at 35-38 Sloane Sqaure, London. The 1,500m2 store is arranged over two floors and forms part of the ongoing regeneration of Sloane Square as a major retail destination.

Beo lamp by Estres Studio

October 28th, 2011

Spain-based Estres Studio‘s Beo Lamp is a hanging pendant light made from various natural materials that are nested together without using screws or glue.

Zebar by 3Gatti Architecture Studio, Shanghai

October 28th, 2011

This project was born in 2006 when a Singaporean movie director and an ex musician from south of China decided to open a live bar in Shanghai. The budget was very low but the client was incredibly good and open-minded to us.

Pressed Chair By Harry Thaler

October 28th, 2011

Pressed chair is a light, stackable metal chair designed by London based designer Harry Thaler. The minimalist metal chair is stamped out of a 2.5 mm aluminum sheet. The main feature of the design is that the chair is made with single material without any joints or fixtures.

LOOM. store, Johannesburg

October 28th, 2011

Housed in Parkhurst, Johannesburg, LOOM. is a newly founded retailer curated and opened by co-owners Anthony Keyworth, Anne Caballé-Keyworth and Richard Shaw.

Ayres store by Dieguez Fridman, Buenos Aires

October 27th, 2011

The architect Dieguez Fridman has designed a retail store for Ayres Store, located in El Solar de la Abada Mall, Buenos Aires. The unfolded idea wraps around the store draws the attention from the visitors, that creating a sense of welcoming to the store. The geometry itself expresses the sensuality and amutating infatuation with each perspective changes.

Swagger by fragrances by Art & Design International

October 27th, 2011

The design is inspired by a flask and the imagery that associates with it. Each of the four fragrances is paired with a personality and the collective concept is that a man must abide by an unspoken code of swag understood universally.

Optical store by Sousa Santos Arquitectos Architecture, Lisbon

October 27th, 2011

The main idea developed itself centred in the need to extend the exhibition to the whole area of the space. Since the space was big, and the protagonists of the exhibition are small, we were drived to design an exhibition device that could be extended in the whole surface of the walls.

Dior hand window display, Jakarta

October 27th, 2011

The latest Dior window display is very exciting. It uses the trompe l’oleil technique. If we view the display straight away, the giant hand stickers are carrying the latest and the classic collection of Dior handbags.

Topman General store, London

October 27th, 2011

Furnished with some personal artifacts and customized in-house displays, the store is crowded with temporary art installations, frequent fashion and event updates. Housed in this two-floor space will be selected core pieces from Topman, Topman Design, Topman LTD, along with seasonal collaborations and limited edition art pieces.

Carhartt Work In Progress store by Andrea Caputo, Verona

October 26th, 2011

Designed by architect Andrea Caputo as several other Carhartt Stores in Italy, this space will be the perfect window for the ever-changing brand’s reality.

Top Lighting by Minwoo Lee

October 26th, 2011

Top is a lamp which interprets the form of traditional Korean tops to modern design. The tension can be found at the end of flow of body line and solid ash wood is used on tap to pursue the harmony within wood and steel.

r¿ng by Sruli Recht

October 26th, 2011

r¿ng is a 10 carat white gold Möbius band with a hand tapped 16 gauge internal [female] thread to receive three uncut rough diamonds set individually into screw-in external thread-form propeller claws.

ISE Jewellery by HEAD Architecture, Hong Kong

October 26th, 2011

ISE Jewellery was an existing family business that approached HEAD for a re-branding exercise and move of location within the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.

Moncler window display at Jade, Indonesia

October 25th, 2011

The display is amazing with the snowy mountain on the back ground, some snow ski equipments, and mannequin wearing (of course) Moncler jackets and accessories. Fabulous and excellent.

Muji store, Tokyo

October 25th, 2011

The products are displayed in such a way to emphasize the design, rather than price messaging. Raw timber gives warmth to the glass and minimal products and as always the lighting is beautiful.

Poppy-S by Burkhard Dämmer for LZF

October 25th, 2011

The poppy hanging lamp (yes, Poppy, like the flower!), together with Pod, are the most natural expression to date signed by German designer Burkhard Dämmer, in contrast to his more formal trend more concise and synthetic.

Storeage creates mobile coffee bar and office for ING

October 25th, 2011

Storeage, the Amsterdam-based retail design agency, has created ING Express, a multi-functional mobile coffee bar and office. Storeage’s task was to create an attention-grabbing kiosk that can be easily transported to locations frequented by ING’s target audiences.

Air Bank “Agora concept” by Crea International

October 24th, 2011

Air bank blows in with the “Agora concept” bank store designed by Crea International within the central European banking market

Chat stools by Nadadora for Sancal

October 24th, 2011

Chat is a collection of poufs and stools conceived as a complement for home-like environments, that enables the creation of common places in collective spaces. It is the most appropriate piece of furniture to create intimate areas in public environments.