Articles tagged Colour

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This Hong Kong patisserie was built for lovebirds – and dragon fruit layer cake

Hong Kong – Lifetastic Patisserie, a new dessert destination by Max Lam Designs, is as spatially sweet as its name makes it out to be.

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A vintage-inspired spinning gym in Mexico challenges the Peloton aesthetic

Guadalajara – Estudio Fernanda Orozco’s proposal for Guadalajara’s Refuse indoor cycling gym came from browsing vintage Tour de France posters.

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‘Nowadays you can be a gay architect, but you can't do queer architecture’

Tokyo – Adam Nathaniel Furman’s bold, bittersweet and bulbous Nagatacho apartment is more than meets the (queer) eye

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Soundbooths? Textile dividers? How about rebar as an open-office partition?

Tokyo – Organic Design Architecture Studio renovated a meeting room inside an office building using rebar as partition, in order to allow the flow of energy into any corner.

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A macaron-inspired bakery in Hong Kong puts some panache in the ganache

Hong Kong – NC Design and Architecture outfitted Eat Darling Eat with pieces of furniture that are as sweetly appealing as the local desserts served on the plates.

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A bubble tea shop creates a micro-forest in the middle of a crowded Chinese city

Shanghai – In a narrow 40-sq-m space, design studio Mintwow has managed to create a (bright and psychedelic) miniature forest in the middle of Shanghai.

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It takes a lot to stand out in Beijing’s competitive hair salon market

Beijing – Blue Mist, a hair salon designed by 123 Architects, features a flexible lecture space within the ocean-inspired interior design. 

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One of our bestselling books, CMF Design, is now back in stock

Thanks to a new reprint, CMF Design - The Fundamental Principles of Colour Material Finish Design – also known as just CMF by our readers – is available again.

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Heavy rocks as display tables? Terribly impractical but terribly good

Occupying a street corner in Barcelona’s vibrant Gothic Quarter, the MAM Originals flagship raises the value of a bricks-and-mortar establishment by offering something money can’t buy: the
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Leisure clubs in China aren’t just for grown-ups – they’re for the little ones, too

Suzhou, China – X+Living's Loong Swim Club is a fairy-tale-like sports centre catered to kids' entertainment and parents' leisure.

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Limited by aesthetic practicality in hospitality projects? Seize your material options

London – Humble Pizza, a new plant-based pizza restaurant in London designed by Child Studio, makes use of a humble material for a maintainable front of house.

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In this Chicago hospital, a colour per floor stimulates different kinds of patients

Chicago – Designed by HDR, Gensler, Clive Wilkinson Architects and EGG Office, the Shirley and Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago uses the chromotherapy effectively.