Articles tagged Hospitality

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Tired of French-inspired wine bars? This Prague space is of its own kind

Prague – Dvojka, a new wine bar designed by Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus in Prague's hip Letná neighbourhood, departs from tried-and-true tropes.

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A café in Beijing responds to the need for green in the polluted city

Beijing – Nota Architects worked on Seesaw Coffee, a café in a bustling mall that provides a much-needed urban green space, indoors.

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The film-and-TV craze for the moon landing is making its way to restaurants

Kiev – Foodoo, a fast casual restaurant in Ukraine designed by Balbek Bureau, has a cosmonaut as a star. Given the times, that is no coincidence. 

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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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This DIY bakery can teach you three things about the Chinese hospitality market

Anji, China – KCA’s design for Yakafu, a DIY bakery, speaks of the new trends developing in the Chinese retail and hospitality market. Here are three takeaways.

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A Japanese restaurant wants to bring its customers inside of a cave

Tokyo – To increase intimacy and privacy Ryoji Iedokoro designed the Nikunotoriko restaurant in Tokyo under a forest of sorts.

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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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China has the most cinemas worldwide – but should it value venue quality over quantity?

Changsha, China – Well-designed cinemas may help offset box office ramifications of China's oversupply of venues: just look to Changsha Jinyi, a new project from One Plus Partnership.

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In China, portrait studios are big business (and this studio is one of the biggest)

Beijing – For digital influencers in one of the world's largest shopping markets, portrait studios are getting an upgrade, by way of Daylab.

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Alcoholic – and spatial – mixology come together in this new Amsterdam bar

Amsterdam – The world-renowned, London-based Mr Lyan bars introduced themselves in the Dutch capital with nostalgic interiors that flaunt contemporary twists.

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How to make a tapas bar contemporary? Make it comfortable

Vancouver – Como Taperia, a new Spanish eatery in Vancouver by Ste. Marie isn’t just inviting because it’s tasty – it’s roomy, too. 

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At a sushi restaurant, is it actually better to eat standing up?

Tokyo – At the new location of Sushi Yoshii in Aoyama, the team behind DDAA turn to the dish’s history to find a different way of experiencing it today.