Interiors

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How can one design a cancer hospital where everyday life may go on? Ask the Netherlands

Utrecht – With a blank slate for a paediatric cancer centre, Dutch designers MMEK set out to reinvent the environment for an institution of its kind.

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Your idea of a minimalist hair salon gets a trim

Kyoto – For a hair salon in Kyoto, designer duo Sides Core stripped down the space to put the focus back on the flow between the stylist’s hand and the client’s head.

Leaderboard: CIFF
Leaderboard: CIFF
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A youth project helped LGA Architects understand the value of privacy

Toronto – Jury Prize Winner of the Social Award at last year’s Frame Awards, Eva’s Phoenix is transitional housing for at-risk and homeless youth that provides residents with a …

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What is the new popular? A Barcelona bar has an answer

Barcelona – Don’t be fooled by the cork that it’s got: this is still your bar from the block. Or at least it is for this generation of Barcelona bargoers.

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A co-working space in the Silicon Bayou feeds on the spirit to rebuild

New Orleans – New Orleans’ The Shop is a co-working location that has been designed to create a positive space for the growing start-up community in the Silicon Bayou.

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Kengo Kuma provides a sensorial experience in the age of e-commerce

Milan – When a heritage company like Valextra evolves, its stores evolve as well. Case in point: the tactile Kengo Kuma installation at the flagship Milan shop.

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How Snarkitecture breaks theoretical rules with art and design

Washington DC – Snarkitecture creates a series of unexpected experiences in its Fun House exhibition at the National Building Museum.

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This is what an office designed by its employees looks like

San Francisco – What do employees actually want from their office space? At the new Gusto headquarters, the answers ranged from an alternative to open spaces to putting their clients …

Billboard: Frame Awards July
Billboard: Frame Awards July
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Why Miami’s luxury retail market is dressing down

Miami – Rene Gonzalez Architects has designed multiple interiors for Miami-based retailer Alchemist, but the latest space explores the new normal for luxury retail.

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As coffee culture heats up in China, tea houses amp up their interiors

Shanghai – The heritage of tea drinking in China is waning with the spread of coffee culture, but architecture studio Spacemen is using design to attract the interest of an …

Image courtesy of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group).<br>88 Market Street, Singapore is designed by Carlo Ratti Associati and BIG and will open 2021. The tower’s work-live-play environment will have integrated social spaces, indoor and outdoor gardens.
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Here are the peaks and pits of the future workplace

New workspaces merge office, leisure, and domesticity. Boundaries separating these three are likely to disappear.

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In today’s Beijing, ideas of change and re-birth inspire office design

Beijing – The workspace concept for the Leege headquarters in Beijing combines the history of the city with the vision of change, freedom and growth that bolster the country today.