Posts Tagged ‘architect’

Fabrica Moritz Brewery by Jean Nouvel, Strasbourg – France

July 2nd, 2014

The architect refrains from direct modification, instead maintaining the newly formed dichotomy between the intervening elements and highlighting the existing features through the use of light and transparency. The 150-year-old masonry walls and columns have been left intact while subtle splints of steel provide the necessary support.

Ansarada office by Those Architects, Sydney – Australia

June 12th, 2014



What you see is not what you get. The biggest challenge for us was to figure out how to accommodate the technological brief in a way that retains the integrity of the space.

Rossignoli Garibaldi 71 Bicycle by Themocracy and Thomas Sandell

May 28th, 2014

Combining ‘Scandinavian beauty with Italian heritage and handcraft’, the bicycle is proudly handmade in Milan and features a selection of chrome accents added by Mr.Sandell, including the break-wires and pedals as well as a Brooks saddle and grips and the option to add a three speed gear box.

Gamma Hotel by Studio Idascco Brioschi, Milan – Italy

May 16th, 2014

The combination of innovative materials with some more traditional ones is able to assure a great scenic impact which is embellished by the light games, created by vertical strip filters, and by the special design of the ceiling in the lounge area, where large blocks of embedded brass, designed by the architect, reflect the light and heat that comes from it.

A.P.C. store by Laurent Deroo & Kelvin Ho, Melbourne – Australia

May 5th, 2014

French fashion label A.P.C. (Atelier de Production et de Création) has launched their first Australian store, located in Melbourne’s iconic QV Building.

Aesop’s pop-up shop installation by Frida Escobedo, New York City

March 29th, 2014

Layers of sand that resemble a mountainous landscape will gradually move and change shape for the duration of this installation by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo for skincare brand Aesop’s New York pop-up shop.

Pinterest headquarters by All of the Above & First Office & SaA, San Francisco

March 19th, 2014

In many ways, the building was seen by the client as a blank architectural canvas to be curated by the employees, much as their web presence supports the gathering and organization of images into a virtual pin board.

HSB office by pS Arkitektur, Stockholm – Sweden

February 24th, 2014

The office spaces takes it´s inspiration from the city block. Each block consists of a number of desks and in the centre there are “squares” and meeting points such as lounge furniture, hotdesks and telephone booths.

Hotel Silken Puerta América Madrid

May 17th, 2013

Hotel Silken Puerta América Madrid

Francisco van Benthum store, Amsterdam

September 17th, 2012

The store is designed in collab with architect Thijs Murré, and feels more like an austere art gallery than a retail space…in a good way, that is. The building’s historical elements have been retained but are cloaked in various shades of solemn grey, all very compatible with the flooring of polished metal plates.

PHARMACIES! Conde Lumiares pharmacy by MOBIL M, Alicante – Spain

April 8th, 2012

This spacious pharmacy interior interior design was quite a transformation. The gain in height has drawn an unparalleled designed. The architect was clear that if the ceiling is maintained at such a distance, there was a risk that the client will feel unprotected. So, they devised a system of suspended cylinders of different lengths varying from 2 to 4 meters in size to central shelves.

Juventus Store by NIKE, Turin

February 29th, 2012

The store concept & design is the result of the collaboration of Nike Brand design Europe and Nike Italy, with New Store Europe taking the concept and turning it into reality. The result could be viewed as a prototype for combining sport with retail.

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.

Patrik Ervell pop-up store by Graham Hudson, New York

November 2nd, 2011

In an ode to condemned spaces, architect, sculptor and designer Graham Hudson has created an atmosphere of total demolition. The interior surveys a space that is more an annihilated warzone than a run of the mill, streamlined boutique.

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.

The Home of Alfred Dunhill flagship store by Gavin Tu, Hong Kong

October 19th, 2011

Committed to advancement of the men’s luxury industry the label Dunhill opened its new flagship store called “The Home of Alfred Dunhill” in the sophisticated city of Hong Kong last month.

Via Venetto store by Buensalido+Architects

October 14th, 2011

For the first store we designed for Via Venetto, a 30-year old shoe retail store, the brief was to give it a new contemporary image to recapture its market. We therefore tried to find a balance between maintaining some of its characteristics and infusing them with newer, more contemporary forms.

Precinct 5 concept store by Kuub, Amsterdam

October 11th, 2011

Malvin Wix, a DJ turned retailer, has always dreamed of running a shop, one that features a range of original merchandise that lies close to his heart. He proves to be a man with very good taste with Precinct 5, the realisation of this dream.

Aesop store by Tacklebox, New York – Nolita

October 5th, 2011

Designed by local architect Jeremy Barbour, he adopted the same solution as when he created Aesop’s Grand Central Station kiosk, constructing the wall displays and counter out of re-purposed editions of the New York Times.

MAX & Co by Duccio Grassi Architects, Hong Kong

September 30th, 2011

The space is prepared with volumes that are pure geometrical shapes, cylindrical with casual textures but also apparently casual shapes closed with geometric severity.