Articles tagged Beauty

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Why an architect used Amazon’s Alexa to build a smart salon in LA

Los Angeles – Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido vitalizes the spatially ‘outdated’ hair and salon industries with Starring by Ted Gibson, a tech-powered hairdressing studio.

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Here’s more proof of how men’s grooming spaces are changing face

Odessa, Ukraine – The Kult Studio in Odessa by local practice Sivak+Partners is a sleek deviation from barbershop clichés.

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This Vancouver facial bar looks nothing like your regular dermatologist’s office

Vancouver – Further example of the changing face of clinical spaces, Fig – advertised as the world’s first clean skincare bar – was designed by Scott & Scott Architects.

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Sephora’s first-ever Playhouse pop-up was rich in social media currency

Singapore – With nine beauty-verses, the Kingsmen-designed Sephora Playhouse showed that Insta-friendly pop-ups continue to pay off for brand engagement.

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This Seoul cosmetics concept store wants to re-ignite Asia’s affinity with K-Beauty

Seoul – Villa de Mûrir provides shopping and makeup services – as well as a production studio for YouTubers and a café – aimed at energising the slowing South Korean beauty …

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The men’s grooming market is growing – so this is what male beauty shops look like now

New York City – Craft&Bloom created a Santorini-inspired pop-up store in New York’s NoLiTa for Israeli male beauty brand Maapilim.

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Has industrial chic gone too far?

Moscow – Broken tiles in a tanning salon may be a step too far in celebrating the spirit of exposed construction materials.

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Archstudio transposes nail art into a steel-lace space

BEIJING – The delicate white-lace walls by Archstudio make getting a manicure at Lily Nails Salon feel like being inside a manicure.

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The touch of hospitality in boozt.com’s first physical store

ROSKILDE, DENMARK – Beauty by boozt.com offers the product range of a cosmetics store with the intimate atmosphere of a walk-in closet.

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Arch Studio turns a Chinese nail salon into a sybaritic sanctum

BEIJING – Spiral forms are deeply rooted in nature and architecture, and Beijing-based Arch Studio made inventive use of the concept in its design for the Lily Nails Salon. 

After a pilgrimage to witness Cistercian abbeys and modern churches throughout France first hand, Japanese architect Yasui Hideo turned his spiritual experiences and newfound ideas into a religious building.
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Ailereve Chapel by Yasui Hideo Atelier

Japanese architect Yasui Hideo turned his spiritual experiences and newfound ideas into a religious building in Kochi, Japan.

The exhibition is a commentary on consumerism and over-consumption of resources. Photo Aldo Paredes
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Vous Avez Dit Bizarre? by Bart Hess and Alexandra Jaffré

In an exhibition 'Vous avez dit bizarre?' Dutch artist Bart Hess and art historian Alexandra Jaffré investigate and expose the grotesque – the weird, absurd and uncomfortable – in both the …