Articles tagged Amsterdam


Standard Studio's vision for Ace & Tate is 20/20

AMSTERDAM – For eyewear brand Ace & Tate’s latest store, Standard Studio draws inspiration from Dutch graphic design icon Willem Sandberg.


Buro Curious simulates red-light seduction at the Volkshotel

AMSTERDAM – Buro Curious transforms a bespoke hotel room into a space to seduce and be seduced.


Wiel Arets Architects uses mirrored elements to reflect the fluctuations of the water

AMSTERDAM – Amongst the restorations and extensions to the Dutch capital’s main train station, the IJ Hall sits at the northern-most point of the building under a canopy designed as …


Studio Modijefsky champions the multifunctional for a hybrid hospitality venue

AMSTERDAM – Housing both a stylish pool bar and work spaces, Studio Modijesfky’s latest outpost, Kanarie Club provides a multifunctional venue to match the diverse needs of …


Natural phenomena transform into a festival of light

AMSTERDAM – Local firms UNStudio and Benthem Crouwel Architects reveal the potential of biomimicry for the future of architecture at the Amsterdam Light Festival.


MVSA designs European HQ for fashion giant as a shining beacon in the harbour

AMSTERDAM – The new European headquarters for Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger has docked in the former ‘port-turned-creative hub’ district of Houthavens in the Dutch capital.


Frame, OMA and G-Star Raw discuss the future of retail at BMW

AMSTERDAM – The future of retail looks bright, but only if it evolves to meet the rapidly changing needs of the consumer, says Robert Thiemann, director of Frame Publishers. 


Up-and-coming hotspot for urban regeneration gets a Moke Architecten makeover

AMSTERDAM – Student accommodation with angled double windows becomes the latest contribution to urban development plans in the north of the city.

Urban Design

Droog Design utilises virtual reality as a tool to develop actual reality

AMSTERDAM — Droog combines data crowdsourcing with User Centred Design methodologies to create a virtual city of maximum diversity and identity to use as a tool for real world design.

Urban Design

Mark contributors from TD Architects are shortlisted for a writing award

AMSTERDAM – Theo Deutinger and Stefano Filippas, of TD Architects in Amsterdam, have recently been nominated for the Geert Bekaert Prize for architectural criticism.


Student housing by Studioninedots breathes life into an inner-city island

AMSTERDAM – Studioninedots designs student housing to activate the transformation of a barren landscape into a thriving urban neighbourhood.


Moooi collaborates with Amsterdam's Unseen Photo Fair to unite design and photograph

AMSTERDAM – A collaboration between Moooi and Amsterdam's Unseen Photo Fair creates a surprising fusion between photography and design. Filling Moooi's showroom space, emotionally driven works by …