Interiors

Hospitality

Masquespacio demonstrates how to look great for day-to-night dining

València, Spain – There are millions of YouTube tutorials by beauty gurus on how to achieve something Masquespacio does effortlessly for gastrobar La Manera.

Retail

FUO reflects the vanity and style of people who wear hats

WUHAN, China – Lukstudio’s design for hat specialists FUO’s compact boutique quite literally reflects artistry, millinery, and the qualities of its customers.

Retail

Nick Leith-Smith: merging shopping experience and local culture for Manolo Blahnik

TOKYO – In more than 30 Manolo Blahnik stores around the world, Nick Leith-Smith translates the local context into a visual dialogue with the brand and its customers.

Workspace

How a wooden cross makes this Japanese workspace more flexible

TOKYO – You put a whiteboard in, you take a partition wall out; you do a little brainstorm and you change your team around: that’s what it’s all about for COOOP3.

Retail

Acne’s new direction in denim

TOKYO – The Shibuya store is the only one the world where Acne Studios has launched Blå Konst, a new collection that represents an investigation into denim.

Hospitality

What makes MARCUS, Marcus Samuelsson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For Marcus Samuelsson’s first standalone restaurant in the capital, Parts and Labor Design pays homage to the chef’s multicultural heritage and personal style.

Workspace

Why Gonzalez Haase AAS is telling a story to storytellers

BERLIN – For fischerAppelt, an advertising agency of storytellers, Gonzalez Haase AAS builds a scenography that gets curiouser and curiouser the further in you go.

Retail

Prada’s response to today’s fast-changing fashion is surprisingly ancient

PARIS – Fashion Week demands a constantly refreshed look. This spring, Prada keeps its boutique outfits up-to-date with a device that dates back to the Han dynasty.

Retail

Kettal gets the DESIGNature Patricia Urquiola cocktail

BARCELONA – The Kettal showroom gets Patricia Urquiola’s signature design cocktail – fresh, flavourful, colourful.

Show

Normann Copenhagen’s designs respond to social settings – just as people do

COPENHAGEN – At CPH:DOX, Normann Copenhagen demonstrates the transformative power of its furniture to adapt to different social functions.

Retail

Uniqlo 5th Avenue gets a graphic grand statement

NEW YORK CITY – Dutch designer Sigrid Calon expands and abstracts Uniqlo’s logo into bold graphics for the new SuperGeometric collection and the Fifth Avenue store.

Hospitality

Sunny scoops vs white fences

LOS ANGELES and BEIJING – Two retail spaces serve up sweet treats in different ways. LA’s Amazebowls and Beijing’s LePur are a study in contrasts.