Kengo Kuma and Associates have designed the Café Kureon in Toyama, Japan.
Archive for December, 2011
This week the ever-expanding American King of Prep took his UK retail commitment to a whole new level. By opening up a new flagship store on Brompton Road in London’s prestigious Knightsbridge area, Tommy Hilfiger bucks the current commercial trends by opening up new stores rather than streamlining existing ones or even closing them down.
Occupying a key comer on the vibrant Third Street Promenade, the new Nike Santa Monica store brings the company’s current ‘field house” concept to life. Composed of ‘Intricately detailed wood, glass, and steel components, the highly transparent facade provides opportunities for rotating product display and oversized imagery.
Pompei A.D. was engaged by the Aldo Group to create all aspects of the Lōcale brand including the name, logo, brand aesthetic, packaging, website, signage and store design. The new Lōcale store concept is based on an environment that embodies the spirit and experience of an atelier or a collective of artists and designers.
Presented for the first time in Europe at Cersaie 2011 in Bologna, Dent Cube is new three-dimensional porcelain stoneware cladding that can be used to create walls either indoors or outdoors with a particularly attractive and distinctive indented pattern that offers extensive possibilities for customisation.