Articles tagged Book

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A Danish designer anoints a modern-day monastery devoted to the science of cycling

Lynge, Denmark – A bicycle storefront in Denmark - designed by Johannes Torpe Studios - is made up of a product gallery,  showroom and workshop.

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This eyeglass shop is so minimal, it doesn't even have a storefront

Shanghai – Junya Ishigami designs a minimal eyewear store is which the stark-white interior is comprised only of floating concrete blocks.

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A Japanese ceramics shop pays tribute to its local pottery trade

Hasami, Japan – Tokyo-based studio Do.Do. incorporate local pottery tradition into its design of Ōyane Saikaitoki ceramics store.

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This boutique feels like an M.C. Escher drawing – gone pink

San Pedro, Mexico – In San Pedro, Anagrama designs an M.C. Escher-inspired interior for a Mexican fashion boutique. 

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This motorcycle repair shop doubles as a trendy bar

Udine, Italy – A disused hangar proves to be an ideal backdrop for Visual Display's hospitality concept – combining a bar, lounge, motorcycle workshop and concept store in one …

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Inspired by Pop aesthetics, these designers use contrasting colours to define spaces

Odessa, Ukraine – Ukrainian designers Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak use colour to differentiate spaces in Breadway bakery-café. 

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In this pizzeria, materials follow form, function and ornamentation

Mount Waverly, Australia – Merely 6 m wide, this Australian pizzeria was redesigned by architecture studio Hachem into an expansive vertical space with a mezzanine and peaked roof. 

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This reinterpretation of an Italian pizzeria grants flexibility to a small space

Poznan, Poland – In Poland, a pizzeria designed by Wiercinski - Studio proposes space-saving tactics that reference classic Italian design. 

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A Beijing boutique consecrates the cycle of creation and destruction

Beijing – Ito Masaru's flagship for leather-goods designer Isamu Katayama Backlash is designed to feel like hallowed ground.

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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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A daytime café transitions seamlessly into a cocktail bar at night

Shanghai – Designed by Office AIO, this sunny daytime café in Shanghai expands into a dim cocktail bar at night. 

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This beauty parlour is built like a customizable, Instagrammable art gallery

Berlin – In Berlin, studio Batek Architekten designs a multi-functional gallery space for retail and event services.