Posts Tagged ‘beams’

Dover Street Market, Singapore

July 31st, 2017

The store occupies a 12,325 sq.ft. [1,145 sqm.] pavilion-like structure with a high ceiling – at well over 10 metre at its highest – that’s marked by a series of colourful giant arches. Mind you, it’s the first that time colour has been used architecturally in any of Dover Street Market’s stores.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.

Homme Plissé Issey Miyake boutique by Naoto Fukasawa, Tokyo – Japan

June 15th, 2016

Thin black beams have been inserted, in a different pattern on each floor, and creating an intriguing spatial effect. These beams simultaneously serve as clothing racks.

Camper watch by Engineered Garments & Timex

May 12th, 2016

The most unique feature is without a doubt the full mirroring of the dial graphics, resulting in a rather different look.

C25 PLUS café by TBDC, Taipei – Taiwan

May 8th, 2016

Irregular masses were applied to integrate with beams and pillars in a complex arrangement. New connections were created for the coffee bar and equipment, ceilings, wall surfaces, and floor to turn original disadvantages into new advantages in the space.

Beams Japan store, Tokyo – Japan

May 2nd, 2016

The setting clearly is inspired by traditional arts and crafts, but it’s anchored in a modern context, featuring wooden shelving adorned by calligraphy, colourful ceiling murals, and rows of nippon-ified skate decks in the window.

MR PORTER x BEAMS by Schemata Architects, London – UK

February 10th, 2016

Arrays of clothes drying poles provoke an image of a good old neighborhood of common people in Japan. Height and length of the pipes are adjusted to create a “forest of clothes drying poles”.

Bar Basquiat by Studio Modijefsky, Amsterdam – Netherlands

January 15th, 2016



Studio Modijefsky has recently completed a new bar in Amsterdam East called Bar Basquiat.

Beams Chair by EAJY

January 9th, 2016



Beams Chair – The First Wooden I-beam Chair In The World

Heike Store by AN, Hangzhou – China

January 9th, 2016



The soaring emergence of China’s middle class has greatly boosted the quality and diversity of retail in its leading cities, but it’s now gaining new momentum with improved offerings in a number of second-tier urban hubs such as Hangzhou.

ZAMNESS Office by nook architects, Barcelona – Spain

July 15th, 2015



We had been trying for one, very long year to change our place of work and after visiting several apartments and establishments, we suddenly came across the opportunity of developing a project for a shared office with a closely known client.

Timberland Specialty Store by GCS & LODA, Philadelphia – Pennsylvania

February 26th, 2015

Timberland Specialty Store by GCS & LODA, Philadelphia – Pennsylvania

OPVS store by Emanuel Cestaro, Venice – Italy

October 30th, 2014

Still with roots in the contemporary Industrial style, the store inspiration came also from the Italian modernist architecture in a monochrome palette of materials. Chromed beams, marquina marble, iron concrete and mirrors.

Hurricane’s Express restaurant by Nufurn & Giant Design, Sydney – Australia

July 9th, 2014

Replica Jean Prouve restaurant chairs sit under solid Tasmanian oak table tops, which are handmade here in Australia. They include the restaurant logo literally branded into the wood. Our favourite feature of all however, is the beautiful exposed ceiling with its intricate maze of black painted beams and pipes.

Nanchang Insun International Cinema by One Plus Partnership, Nanchang – China

April 18th, 2014

Black and white is the two main colour components of the Nanchang Insun International Cinema. When you enter the cinema, you’d encounter a sea of whiteness. Pages of the books are flipping along the wall.

POP-UP STORES! BEAMS 100 days store, Bangkok – Thailand

April 13th, 2014

Called BEAMS 100 days store, the temporary retail space features a selection features a selection of men’s and women’s apparel, shoes, accessories, bags, art goods and even homewares from ten different BEAMS collections.

I.Martin bicycle shop by Glow Exhibitions, Los Angeles – California

April 1st, 2014

Paired with this was reclaimed oak beams and wood effect laminate to allow a background that let the bikes stand out. A more centralized checkout finished in strips of old oak beams was positioned near the front door, allowing for better interaction with the customers.

Totokaelo Man store, Seattle – Washington

July 18th, 2013

The old fir beams have been properly sandblasted and now reveal a fresh hue and the concrete floor has been given a matching white gloss epoxy finish. What has been added in the back is a built-in shelving unit that spans the width of the store at one end, and which is inspired by a quirky 1960s couch that the owner once came across.

R&G Sylvia Park store by Pennant & Triumph, Auckland

March 11th, 2013

This lobby like area was created to provide a ‘break’ for the customer from the busy mall where this store is located into the world of Rodd & Gunn – a relaxed and private place in which to shop.

Univar Europe office by Dirk van Berkel, Antwerp

March 1st, 2013

Daylight only enters the space through front and back windows. The depth of each floor is 30 meters. This made me decide to place all the elements freely in the space and to use glass walls for the meeting rooms and conference room so that the daylight can penetrate further into each floor and the co-workers will not experience a ‘locked-in’ feeling.