Posts Tagged ‘vibe’

Generator hostel by Design Agency, Amsterdam – Netherlands

April 9th, 2016

The transformation of the premises has been inspired by both the history and park-side location of this former college building. The original lecture hall and science lab have been retained while other spaces have seen an equally meticulous transformation, using cool cartoon-like graphics and pops of colour.

McQ Flagship Store by Sarah Burton, London – UK

December 16th, 2015



Following a retail strategy all its own, Alexander McQueen’s lower-priced diffusion line McQ has opened a new store in Spitalfields, an area of London known for its buzzing cultural vibe, while it also happens to be the creative birth place of the brand’s illustrious founder.

D’Hauteville Concrete Armhair by Julie Legros & Henri Lavallard Boget

October 14th, 2015



Raw yet refined, simple and bold, the classic D’Hauteville Concrete Chair is back in two new silhouettes.

MACKINTOSH store, Tokyo – Japan

September 27th, 2015

Although the original design by renowned japanese design practice Wonderwall remains intact to a certain degree, it sees a number of clever tweaks – the most notable one obviously being the large slabs of white marble that now make up the flooring – that bring about an entirely different atmosphere and vibe.

Céline Store, Hong Kong

September 11th, 2015



Against a budding trend of luxury boutique closures – due to fewer swashbuckling mainland Chinese shoppers and soaring rents – French label Céline is expanding its footprint in Hong Kong by opening a sixth store at the prestigious IFC Mall in central.

Issey Miyake Store, Antwerp – Belgium

September 4th, 2015



Antwerp’s retail landscape has fully regained Japanese luster with the arrival of an Issey Miyake boutique, the brand\’s third European outpost after Paris and London.

Generator Hostel by DesignAgency, Paris – France

July 30th, 2015



Generator Paris is the newest location in Generator’s quickly expanding chain of distinctive and eclectic urban design hostels.

Dutch Pavilion by Totems at Milan Expo 2015, Milan – Italy

July 20th, 2015



At the centre of a score of elaborate, expensive and often shallow pavilions at the Expo 2015 in Milan, the 2.400 m2 Dutch pavilion is like a chirpy, fresh breeze.

Seis Chiles – Comida Mexicana branding by Sabbath Visuals

July 2nd, 2015

Our branding proposal takes inspiration in the traditional Talavera crafts from Puebla. Seis Chiles is a brand that keeps simplicity and neatness at the same time. The navy blue is inspired in the talavera that can be appreciated in all the branding and packaging.

Fogarty Finger Offices, New York City

June 28th, 2015



Fogarty Finger has recently developed a new office design for its own New York City-based architecture firm which is located in a building originally built in 1899 and designed by Robert Maynicke.

Tavolo Restaurant by Jump Branding & Design Inc., Oakville – Canada

April 16th, 2015

Tavolo Restaurant by Jump Branding & Design Inc., Oakville – Canada

Heich Es Heich Store, Seoul – South Korea

April 10th, 2015

Heich Es Heich Store, Seoul – South Korea

Adidas “NBHD” concept store, Berlin – Germany

February 11th, 2015

By plugging into the pulse of trendsetters, artists and “streetwear hounds,” global sporting goods giant adidas (Herzogenaurach, Germany) has found an imaginative channel for balancing brand consistency with localized store design.

Chips Republic café by Alexchoi design & Partners, Hong Kong

October 14th, 2014

The combination of comfy chairs, British theme fresco and the antique communal table has created a tasteful chill place. These elements have exemplified the British humor while at the same time brewed groovy vibe in this café.

SIGNAGE & WAYFINDING! Innsbruck Exhibition Centre signage system by Büro Uebele

September 30th, 2014

A beautiful new hall has been added to the old buildings, and the former chaotic muddle of juxtaposed language, architecture and routes through the complex is at once echoed and resolved in a signage system that draws on the forms, colours and formats of flag design.

Vibe Tea concept by Jekyll Hyde Agency (Джекил и Хайд)

June 18th, 2014

It`s tea equalizer for music festivals and night clubs. We know How it sounds, tea and Russian night life? It must be vodka! But the truth is many silly Russian teenagers prefer tea to vodka. So we wanted to support them and make special musical tea.

Sanlipop store by ninkipen!, Beijing – China

June 2nd, 2014

The brick walls are dipped in white paint, while a bare ceiling and polished concrete flooring offer a beautiful contrast. The design has been conceived as such to allow the offerings to pop out.

Umutu Coffee Co. branding by Anagrama

May 21st, 2014

Our proposal aims to be iconic, with a sophisticated vibe that should be new but not too unfamiliar to the local market. We decided to stay away from the bright, stereotypical color palette commonly associated with Sub-Saharan Africa and instead went with eternally chic black and white.

Carhartt W.I.P. store by Andrea Caputo, Berlin – Germany

May 3rd, 2014

The Milan-based architect has collaborated on a number of other Carhartt W.I.P. stores, and very similarly the setting is clean and simple, and crafted from low-key materials that ooze a distinct contemporary vibe.

The Candy Stop Coyoacan by ROW Studio, Mexico City

March 27th, 2012

The Candy Stop Coyoacan is the first branch of a new candy store’s brand in Mexico. Located in a traditional neighborhood in southern Mexico City the design stands between the straight-forwardness and familiarity of the product and the desire of an eye catching proposal that would attract customers; the middle ground between the traditional vibe of the area and the contemporary feel of a new brand.