Interiors

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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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In Tel Aviv, an office has the pros of an open and closed floor plan, all in one

Tel Aviv – PerimeterX, a high-tech company in Israel, gets the best of both (spatial) worlds with the design of its home base.

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In an increasingly deforested Brazil, a concept store dreams of nature taking over

São Paulo – Pistache Ganache turned their proposal for Conceito ê, a concept store in São Paulo, into a timely environmental statement.

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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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In China, a former cotton factory becomes a colourful photography studio

Tianjin, China – 311 Photography Studio, designed by Salone del Salon, turned an old cotton factory in Tianjin into a high-tech photo studio.

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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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An Argentinean studio makes the most of a complex space thanks to an unusual roof

Buenos Aires – The very first project realized by Constanza Chiozza and Pedro Magnasco of CCPM Arquitectos involved the renovation of their own house in Buenos Aires.

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You might want to move your wedding ceremony to this insane Japanese chapel

Himeji, Japan – KTX Archilab designed a cloud-like wedding chapel in Himeji – and its white, curved structures definitely make it look like it came from somewhere out of this world.

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In London, the un-geeking of VR use while in public has officially begun

London – Red Deer has created a Blade Runner-like space where VR fans can feel both privately at ease but enjoy the tech socially. Welcome to Otherworld.

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A renovated Montessori school in Amsterdam creates spaces for interaction

Amsterdam – Heren 5 Architecten revives a building’s intended light and space for students and teachers at De Scholekster Montessori school.

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The new Rimowa store in Milan is a plaudit for metal and stone

Milan – In Milan's renowned Quadrilatero della moda, the new Rimowa store blends together core ethos and traditional Milanese materials.

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A new Japanese baked goods store brings the best of old Kyoto to life

Kyoto – Kyoto’s Bake Cheese Tart store store, designed by Fumitaka Suzuki, recreates the traditional kamado through a multi-functional counter.