Articles tagged Frame 108

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Go green – offices fit for the future

Channelling the 'health kick' trend, plant-filled offices make work feel like a walk in the park. 

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Ciguë sets a material-rich stage for Julien David's fashions

TOKYO  When Parisian studio Ciguë renovated streetwear designer Julien David’s 200-sq-m Harajuku flagship, the intention was never for the architecture to steal the show.

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

John Sabraw paints with 'lifeless but dazzlingly coloured' pollution

With paints derived from the toxic run-off that pollutes Ohio's coal-mining country, John Sabraw used a simple technique to achieve the ecological complexity of his Chroma series.

Colour

Daisuke Sugawara's plywood mountain-scape both divides and connects a kindergarten interior

MISATO – Located in a residential neighbourhood one hour's drive from Tokyo, Yutaka Kindergarten features classrooms that surround kids in what looks and feels like a mountainous landscape.

Book

Spaces for Innovation: the authors Kursty Groves and Oliver Marlow in conversation

The authors our new book Spaces for Innovation discuss the surprising themes they uncovered while researching the link between physical space and creativity in workplaces.

Acne Studios

Sophie Hicks sets Acne Studios' flagship identity in the concrete jungle

NEW YORK – Sophie Hicks repours the concrete concept of Acne Studios' flagship within the depths of the concrete jungle.

Beijing

AnyShopStyle's Beijing concept shop eliminates the elitist view of luxury fashion labels

BEIJING – The refreshing philosophy of Chinese retailer AnyShopStyle holds that fashion is based on personal taste (as opposed to the opinions of industry insiders) and that emerging designers are …

An astronaut's wall-mounted glove doubles as a shelf in artist Michael Najjar's Space Suite.
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Michael Najjar takes Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel's guests on an intergalactic voyage

ZURICH – Commissioned to design a Space Suite for the Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel, German artist Michael Najjar’s vision of space takes the shape of a silvery hotel suite studded with outlandish …

Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Extremis' workspaces reintroduce partitions while still maintaining a plein-air ambiance.
Belgium

Transparency within Extremis' office cues natural interactions

POPERINGE – ‘Transparent meeting room, transparent business,' reads one of the floor stickers that navigates guests through Extremis' new headquarters following its official opening.

Dutch Design

Maurice Mentjens' House of Smart probes the inner workings of the mind

EINDHOVEN – The House of Smart, yet another psychedelic experience conjured by Dutch designer Maurice Mentjens, attempts to reflect the city’s brilliant brainwaves through a surprisingly sober …

Brooklyn

Bureau V tunes the interior of Brooklyn musical venue National Sawdust

NEW YORK – In October, music facility National Sawdust moved into a former warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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ZCD transitions shoppers into a different dimension inside Hussein Chalayan's London boutique

LONDON – Cypriot fashion designer Hussein Chalayan's latest boutique, which in true Chalayan fashion can be converted from store to event venue, opened this autumn on London’s Bourdon Street.