Archive for December, 2011

Café Kureon by Kengo Kuma and Associates, Toyama, Japan

December 10th, 2011

Kengo Kuma and Associates have designed the Café Kureon in Toyama, Japan.

Gold Restaurant by Dolce & Gabbana

December 9th, 2011

In the new Dolce & Gabbana Restaurant, Gold as the unparalleled symbol of money and luxury is not the theme, according to their official web description gold is here to emphasize upbeat and sunny color, translating into taste for beauty and sensual pleasure.

Mensa table collection by Lazerian

December 9th, 2011

The coffee table is constructed using birch plywood modules with stainless steel rods to add to the structure and rigidity.

BOXPARK by Roger Wade, Shoreditch London

December 9th, 2011

Destined to be home to more than sixty carefully chosen fashion, arts and lifestyle brands. BOXPARK is a retail revolution – the world’s first pop-up mall.

Tommy Hilfiger flagship store, Brompton Road, London

December 9th, 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.

Uovo D’argentis and Uovo D’oro by Rony Plesl for Lasvit

December 9th, 2011

Czech designer Rony Plesl has created the Uovo D’argentis and Uovo D’oro hand blown glass chandeliers for the lighting producer Lasvit.

Emporio Baglione restaurant by Rocco & Vidal + Arquitetos, Sao Paulo

December 8th, 2011

Emporio Baglione is a restaurant in a trendy and nice neighborhood. The entrance was designed as a continuation of the promenade as a square of interconnection between public and private sectors.

Walkers packaging by Javier Torres González

December 8th, 2011

The packaging design was created trying to make a compact way to carry the shoes avoiding the typical big boxes wasting sometimes lots of material. On the principal face you can see an image representing an emotion, and on the back you will see an image of the shoes that are contained inside.

Nike Field house by TVA Architects, Santa Monica

December 8th, 2011

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.

Prexury slabs by Cosentino

December 8th, 2011

Cosentino presents the “Prexury Collection”. These are slabs made from semiprecious materials such as amethysts, very pure quartz and petrified wood which are fused together using high quality epoxy resin, and then calibrated and polished.

Zlatarna Celje jewelry flagship store by OFIS Arhitekti, Maribor – Slovenia

December 8th, 2011

The pilot/prototype project developed for the company’s flagship store in one of Maribor’s busiest streets, in the centre of the city’s old town, in one of the shopping centres and is approximately 80m.

Lōcale store design & brand identity by Pompei A. D., Montreal

December 7th, 2011

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.

Kaktus stool by Enrico Bressan for Artecnica

December 7th, 2011

Taking inspiration from the fibrous skeleton of the Staghorn Cholla cactus, the Kaktus Stool is disarmingly delicate, yet capable of supporting great weight.

Canali building by GRASSICORREA, London

December 7th, 2011

The recently renovated building located in New Bond Street in London houses Canali’s largest boutique worldwide, with offices and showroom. Today, it constitutes the Italian fine tailoring brand’s new location headquarters in six floors.

Life Threads by La Prairie packaging

December 7th, 2011

La Prairie has introduced a new fragrance line called Life Threads. The collection contains three different scents, Life Threads Silver, Life Threads Gold, and Life Threads Platinum. Each bottle is wrapped in a different color thread depending upon the fragrance.

Vacheron Constantin watch boutique, New York

December 7th, 2011

New Yorkers can experience the rich history of Vacheron Constastin through the breathtaking boutique that offers shoppers a private world-class shopping experience. The boutique is reticent of a contemporary Paris parlor complete with modern luxe details.

Folk clothing store by IY A Studio, London

December 6th, 2011

This new clothing store located in Lamb’s Conduit Street was designed by IY A Studio, the main concept of this interior is how to get it’s own personality that reflects the contrasting area and customer profile of this East London location.

Dent Cube by Teruo Yasuda for Inax

December 6th, 2011

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.

Catalog flagship store by Nendo, Beijing

December 6th, 2011

Japanese architects and design studio Nendo has developed the retail space concept for the flagship store of CATALOG, a hong kong-based sportswear and sneaker company. Located in Beijing, the new space reflects design themes found within a fashion catalog.

Fairfax Diamond Supply store, Los Angeles

December 5th, 2011

This is the second rendering of the Diamond store on Fairfax (not including the first location up the street), and it maintains the original feel of the skate/street boutique while capping it off with some upper-tier luxury measures.