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Frame #115 - Retail Revolution The March/April issue of Frame explores how physical retail spaces can remain relevant in an increasingly digital era. Enter the retail revolution.

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Five Days of Frame #115: Ippolito Fleitz Group adds another feather to its cap

MUNICH – The Motel One head office expands the portfolio of Ippolito Fleitz Group, from which five milestone projects are featured in our March/April issue.

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Five Days of Frame #115: Behind the scenes with the photographer of our Sabine Marcelis feature

ROTTERDAM – Photographer Floor Knaapen gives a behind-the-scenes exclusive from the Sabine Marcelis feature in our newly released March/April issue.

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The Jan/Feb issue of Frame explores the most ground-breaking environments for learning, from offices structured like college campuses to hospitality venues that double as libraries.

Materials

Raw materials combined with traditional techniques infuse rugs with cultural heritage

SURFACES – Typically, artisans weave rugs according to existing patterns, but Jaipur Rugs’ Weaver Design Project revolves around Rajasthani makers who compose their own patterns.

Technology

Autodesk uses an algorithm to design a chair

TECHNOLOGY – An algorithm is responsible for your Google search, your computer speed and now – the design of your chair.

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Frame invites you to the hottest happenings in issue 113.

Retail

Brunoir and Java Architecture give Nuun a jewellery box

PARIS – Middle Eastern influences meet French aesthetics for Nuun Jewels' first showroom. 

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Liz West’s first permanent installation responds to its neoclassical site

BURYFrame’s One Artist, One Material in issue 113, Manchester-based Liz West puts her signature material – light – to work in her first permanent installation. 

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The August/September issue checks in to the hospitality scene to explore tailor-made hotel concepts for millennial travellers.

Design

Raphaӫl Pluvinage and Marion Pinaffo employ design as an educational tool

Developed in collaboration with Raphaël Pluvinage, Marion Pinaffo’s Papier Machine is a booklet of paper games designed to reveal the inner workings of electronic devices to players of all ages. 

Design

Pernelle Poyet narrows down the creative process to an alphabet of basic principles

Alphabet is a bit like my own little theatre: the objects are the stars, and I am the director of the show. Alphabet is comprehensive.

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Frame sizes up shared living and heads to Milan in issue 111.

Design

Chihiro Tanaka fuses his twin talents for intriguing results

A Japanese fashion and lighting designer fuses his twin talents for intriguing results. 

Co-living

Anna Puigjaner stresses the significance of the collective

Projects involving domestic spaces prompt a Spanish designer and researcher to stress the significance of the collective. 

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What’s new? Well, quite a bit in Frame 110. The May/Jun issue – launched to coincide with Milan’s Salone del Mobile – has a fresh look.

Artist

Anjali Srinivasan marries past and present in her work

Mindful of her Indian heritage, a glass-maker in Dubai marries past and present in her work.

Art

Sound artist Yuri Suzuki stresses the power of sound

LONDON – In tune with his urban surroundings, a London-based Japanese musician stresses the power of sound when we caught up with him for a chat.

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The March/April issue beams the limelight on chromatic spaces that boost wellbeing.

Collector

Galila Barzilaï-Hollander takes stock of her collection

Galila Barzilaï-Hollander may have stumbled into the world of art and design, but her growing collection is anything but accidental. 


China

C&C Design toys with perception at a Chinese trade fair

GUANGZHOU – The designers hoped to draw attention to what they call the invisible 'haze' surrounding society's obsession with the virtual world.

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Work It Out, Frame’s January/February issue, unveils five formulas for future-proof offices.

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Go green – offices fit for the future

Channelling the 'health kick' trend, plant-filled offices make work feel like a walk in the park. 

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Ciguë sets a material-rich stage for Julien David's fashions

TOKYO  When Parisian studio Ciguë renovated streetwear designer Julien David’s 200-sq-m Harajuku flagship, the intention was never for the architecture to steal the show.

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In the November/December issue, Material Futures, we dissect the fabric of tomorrow.

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Caesarstone's Yosef Shiran talks about the manifold potential of quartz

Caesarstone is enlisting the expertise of trendwatchers and designers to push the company’s material advantages beyond the countertop.

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Alfredo Häberli relates his rise to success

His Latin designs in Germanic Switzerland made Buenos Aires-born Alfredo Häberli an outsider – and brought him great success. 

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Luxury just ain’t what it used to be. In yesteryear’s hospitality scene, the term was synonymous with private dining, champagne on ice and five-star hotels. Today, priorities have changed.

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Birgit Gämmerler founded Zeitraum from a boredom of plastic

It was boredom with plastic that led Birgit Gämmerler to found Zeitraum, a pioneer in sustainable wooden furniture. A quarter century later, why doesn’t she see growth in the future?

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Les Bains Douches' pleasure-seeking past elicits a restoration dripping with decadence

PARIS – Les Bains Douches was one of the more glamorous Parisian nightclubs in the 1980s and 1990s. David Bowie and Iman partied there, while David Guetta spun the decks and Yves Saint Laurent …

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No better place to take the temperature of design than Milan.

Architecture

Brandlhuber+ Emde, Schneider's Antivilla is heated with a sauna

KRAMPNITZ – When planning permission was given for the construction of three houses on the site of an underwear factory, a team of architects set out to realize an ‘antivilla’ by converting one …

Design

Designers reimagine energy to create awareness of dwindling resources

As the end of our finite resources looms into view, the quest for alternative energy becomes an increasingly recurring topic on the design agenda.

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Frame #104 analyses the retail landscape of tomorrow.

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Party's Alma Music Box lets listeners connect with the cosmos

Imagine being Alma – a radio telescope in Chile’s inhospitable Atacama Desert – peering into outer space day in, day out, your 66 antennas straining to detect activity.

Art

Amy Brener traps found objects in layers of resin

New York-based Amy Brener has made a name for herself as a sculptor of intriguing freestanding monoliths, created by capturing objects she’s collected in layers of poured resin.

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Architecture

Bompas & Parr Interview

As food design and multisensory spatial experiences gain even more ground, Sam Bompas and Harry Parr have gone from working with jelly to working on a world-class stage.

Design

Re-Sea Me by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet

Nienke Hoogvliet quite literally jumps in at the deep end to see whether fish skin and seaweed can contribute to a sustainable textile industry.

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As all good things must come to an end, so must 2014. Following a year filled with milestones and openings, the first issue of 2015 celebrates another year of fresh beginnings.

Amsterdam

Marjan Teeuwen's installations transform condemned buildings

AMSTERDAM – For Verwoest Huis op Noord (2014), Teeuwen turned 210 partially razed apartments inside out, collecting debris to use as building materials.

Culture

Event is Now by Anna Lomax

Art director and set designer Anna Lomax brought a jolt of electricity from London to Amsterdam's canal district, installing neon lights and artworks within the blank canvas of the Frame store.

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With Frame's centennial issue now behind us, we embark upon the next hundred issues by asking 'is this a fad, or is it the future?'

Architecture

Tadao Ando Interview

He’s self-taught, he’s constantly darting up and down the stairs of his five-storey office, and he has a twin brother. These are just three lesser-known facts about architecture icon Tadao Ando, …

Design

Prime Matter by Olivia Aspinall

Aspinall’s Prime Matter put chalk and coal through its paces, transforming these rudimentary materials into experimental textures and surfaces.

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Now here is a cause for celebration. From its humble beginnings back in 1997, Frame celebrates its 100th issue.

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Mott 32 by Joyce Wang

Joyce Wang's Hong Kong basement took the highest award for interiors at the World Architecture Festival 2014 in Singapore.

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Frame App: October Edition Out Now

The 16th issue of Frame's iPad App animates the 100th issue of Frame magazine with photographs, panoramas and videos.