Articles tagged Bookstore


A bookstore by X+Living in Shanghai draws shoppers into an urban retreat

SHANGHAI – Books are making a comeback. Yes, contrary to popular belief, print is far from passé.


Anagrama's stairway to book heaven in a former hacienda in Mexico

MONTERREY – For this Libreria Conarte bookstore in Mexico, the designers at Anagrama imagined it as a nook where visitors can lose themselves in a book. It is a space to enhance the experience of …

Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Alberto Caiola

Alberto Caiola sculpts the essence of coffee in a Shanghai cafe

SHANGHAI – Celebrating coffee’s alluring pleasures, Alberto Caiola puts a sculptural ceiling reminiscent of the elixir’s aromatic vapours at the centre of his design.


VIU Ventures puts people and culture in focus for a Swiss eyewear's flagship store in Berlin

BERLIN – The creative team of Swiss glasses brand VIU took to the streets to ensure an interior for its Berlin flagship that linked with the local people and architecture.


Ippolito Fleitz Group creates a workplace for an ad agency with daring design credentials

FRANKFURT – The motto of Korean advertising group Innocean is ‘discover beyond’ and this spirit of adventure flows through its European headquarters, designed by Ippolito Fleitz Group.


Square One crafts a cavernous concept bookstore with grandeur and curved contours

BUCHAREST – Our new book Powershop 5 features concept stores and bookstores, and it also showcases this concept bookstore in Romania.  

Customers are encouraged to linger in Zhongshuge’s bookshelf-lined elliptical enclosure.

Print is far from dead at XL-Muse’s destination bookstore

HANGZHOU – Tweets and texts are distracting today’s teens from serious reading, and if they are impelled to buy books they are likely to do so online. Traditional bookstores are taking a
Bookshelves densify the space while remaining porous for social interaction. Photo Zhang Zheming

Cao Pu Studio scales down the infrastructure of a city and inserts it into a vertical version of suburbia

CHANGSHA – Cao Pu Studio, an architecture firm from Beijing, has transformed an apartment unit into a bookstore and library.

Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata
Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata