Amsterdam articles

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How will you design your Frame Awards 2020 experience?

Our loaded two-day programme gives you free rein to design your experience centric to your personal and professional interests.

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An Amsterdam store makes buying furniture easier – with the help of a mini cinema

Amsterdam – Furniture company Fest's third flagship, designed by S-p-a-c-e Projects, invites shoppers to do thorough testing before they buy.

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Retail Trends 2019: Redefining the Department Store

Department store operators are increasingly turning their spaces into incubators for some of the most revolutionary ideas in physical shopping.

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Seasonal strategy: why winter is the perfect time for this bar to arrive in Amsterdam

Amsterdam – Studio Modijefsky brings a dose of Spanish warmth to the Dutch capital with pinchos bar La Cervecería. 

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This urban hotel spa merges history with modern comforts

Amsterdam – Baranowitz + Kronenberg repurpose former 20th century Dutch landmarks - a concrete bank and a telephone service building - into the W Hotel's Away Spa in Amsterdam. 

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Why four is the magic number at CBRE’s Amsterdam office

Amsterdam – Real estate services and investment firm CBRE puts its own spin on ‘new ways of working’ for its home base: The Core. 

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Young spatial design practitioner with a vision? We want you to speak at Frame Awards 2020

Want to make your voice heard to spatial design industry leaders? Here's your chance – we're calling on practitioners to present challenging new ideas at Frame Awards 2020.

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An immersive retail experience...in a DHL Express post?

Amsterdam – In Amsterdam, Tchai created a dynamic, scalable retail experience for the shipping giant that places visitors at the heart of the brand.

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What developing Amsterdam’s first Aēsop store taught a designer

Amsterdam – Valentin Loellmann talks on the need for spontaneity, harmony and energy after completing the skincare giant’s only Dutch store to date.

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To light up the Dutch winter, this creative brought a bright sculpture to an Amsterdam canal

Amsterdam – Dutch artist and designer Ralf Westerhof created an eye-catching drawing made of light in response to the Amsterdam Light Festival's commission to brighten the dark …

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Openings: Retail destinations from Louis Vuitton, Celine, The Conran Shop, among others

Retail Openings is back with new store spaces from luxury fashion houses, furniture companies and lifestyle labels.

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Openings: Hospitality hotspots in Santa Monica, Shenzhen, South Africa and beyond

Our latest Openings list includes a variety of hospitality spaces designed with cross-cultural references in mind.