ME Hotel by Foster + Partners, London

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The interior concept fuses contemporary detailing with classical traditions, its dramatic monochrome palette a combination of rich textures and luxurious natural materials. On the top floor, the hotel’s rooftop terraces are an urban oasis, with a sky bar and gardens with spectacular views of the river and Westminster skyline.

Tuca-Tuca led lamp by Elia Mangia

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The lampshade’s insert and the movement imitate a jackknife’s blade. The unusual aspect makes the object more similar to an animated creature than to a lamp. It installs a white Led stripe and consists of a carved and turned maple wood stem, a metal painted lampshade and a pedestal.

Morimoto Waikiki restaurant by Schoos Design, Honolulu – Hawaii

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Natural artifacts like live moss and large corals are used as art pieces, including coral fixtures in the ceiling that are lit from above and moss inside glass tables, giving the impression of dining on a flowing stream.

Arboris Organic Cosmetics branding by Ohmybrand

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We proposed to use a special paint in the design of labels. The paint begins to fade when the cream loses its freshness. Black color and mascara-stylized appearance show the premium qualities of the product and make it stand out from the mass of skin care cosmetics.

18 Feet & Rising office by Studio Octopi, London

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18 Feet & Rising office by Studio Octopi, London

Cloud installation by Mason Studio, Toronto

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Behind layers of scrunched-up tissue paper, the installation was filled with motion-sensitive devices that triggered a system of concealed lighting. As visitors approached, each cloud would start to glow, but when that person walked away the lights would slowly die down.

Melissa Shoes store, New York

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The unique aesthetic includes all-white plaster walls, resin-painted floors, and movable, stalagmite-like pedestals for the shoes. The space also features installations from Assume Vivid Astro Focus, the art collective behind Gaga’s Workshop at Barney’s.

AS Aperitivo restaurant and bar by Nika Zupanc, Ljubljana – Slovenia

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The cherry shaped pendants in both red and black styles appear to be hanging from their metal branches along the ceiling and add just the right amount of mood lighting. Using her classic noir-esque femme fatale style combined with the garden motif of AS Aperitivo, she enhances the space and gives it a sense of drama and intrigue.

Truf self promotion

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After years of designing better brands for everyone else, Truf felt it was time to better our own. Moving away from the textured, Russian Constructivist-look and more towards the Swiss, Truf distilled our identity down to its purest form: der Umlaut.

Norwegian Official Residence by Dis. interiørarkitekter, Colombo – Sri Lanka

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The main objective of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in all of its projects is that most of the furniture, lighting and other essential elements shall promote Norwegian design. The concept was designed around preserving the building’s character and let the furniture and lighting be a contrast to emphasize the two different worlds that come together here.

TSUM cherry windows, Moscow

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Movesale cherry windows, Moscow

INK store, Beijing

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Hong Kong-based retailer INK recently opened its doors in Beijing, bringing its curation of cutting-edge, avant-garde garments into Mainland China.

Kampachi restaurant by Blu Water Studio, Kuala Lumpur

02 March 2013 by retail design blog No comments »

Designers united contemporary modernity with the nostalgic past by maintaining the existing concrete elements together with the irregular lines of the building and complementing it with materials recycled from the Equatorial hotel, where 40 years ago the first Kampachi restaurant opened.

Bread & Butter Berlin 2013 Winter – EMU AUSTRALIA

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EMU is a proud Australian born, Australian based and Australian owned brand that has passionately produced the world’s finest premium sheepskin and Merino wool products for over 15 years.

TNT’s CO2 neutral express office by OVG, Hoofddorp – Netherlands

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TNT came to OVG with a clear mission: they wanted to be the first CO2 neutral express and mail company in the world. The new head office is to be first move in this direction. Making no sacrifices in quality for workspace and modern design and, above all, for the same budget as a ‘normal’ office building.

edc windows Spring Summer 2013 by Deck5, Ratingen – Germany

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edc is going along on this journey, but first the laundry needs to be done! Deck5 gave edc’s shop windows a new visual alignment – in spin cycle! On the dot with the new collection, the stores appear in fresh colours and and cool design. Pastel shades, scribbles and vintage flowers pick up on the trend and demand ‘Freshen up your wardrobe!’.

Schutz store by be.bo., Rio de Janeiro

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The use of black and white on this store design provides a neutral background for the colorful products on display. This neutrality combined with the use of technology reflects brand´s values such as innovation and contemporaneity.

WOW! TOWN by Seita Kabashima, Mino – Japan

01 March 2013 by retail design blog No comments »

This project has one theater, one cafe, one kids area and four galleries. And each gallery has own theme such as ECO, Family, Active and Drive Pleasure.

LeRoy Neiman Center by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Chicago

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The LeRoy Neiman Student Center combines offices and spaces for meeting, studying, lounging, and dining while offering a sense of identity to the student body. The facility is fully equipped with high-end audiovisual technology, providing opportunities for student interactions and presentations.

Spaceship HEART playground by Noa Haim – Collective Paper Aesthetics

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Spaceship HEART is a public playground made from individual Kid’s stool. The modular system is MADE from Cardboard ONLY.