Articles tagged Marble

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This Basque restaurant has three Michelin stars and a complex geometrical challenge

Lasarte-Oria, Spain – Spanish studio Mecanismo faced time and topography challenges to renovate Martín Berasategui’s eponymous Gipuzkoa restaurant – but the team succeeded. 

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Feeling blue about old Celine? Miami is the place to visit, then

Miami – In the Miami Design District, Valerio Olgiati builds a marble-lined canopy that makes shopping feel like lounging in the clouds.

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Here’s another example of how Shanghai is killing the click-and-mortar game

Shanghai – Lifestyle retailer By asked Spacemen for a venue that could be swapped out to sell different product categories from one day to the next. They delivered.

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In Milan, a slab of Carrara marble and a unicorn walk into a bar…

Milan – At Alcova Sassetti, Bloc Studios presented three new collections of marble objects, designed by Federica Elmo, Odd Matter and Studiopepe.

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There are more tattooed people than ever, and this parlour celebrates the stigma shift

New York City – To upend the traditional typology of tattoo studios, Bang Bang NYC’s new flagship interiors aesthetically parallel ink against skin.

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With marble and metal, the newest Valextra store brings Milan to Miami

Miami – Designed by Aranda\Lasch, the Bal Harbour location of the leather goods brand showcases a different type of sensuality in the Florida spot.

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Those eye-catching Portuguese soap bars have finally crossed the Atlantic

New York City – For Claus Porto’s first store overseas, Tacklebox Architecture turned a Manhattan store into a portal to Portugal.

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Didier Faustino infuses the XYZ Lounge with an air of sensuality

Ghent – Designed to encourage dialogue and discussion on a wide range of subjects, the XYZ can be seen as a kind of contemporary literary salon.

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How can a trade-fair stand be monumental?

MEXICO CITY – With the Frame Awards Milan honouring Salone’s best stands in a few days, we take a closer look at the 2018 Trade-Fair Stand of the Year, Annual Arca.

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Alessandro Borghese’s new restaurant is designed as an extension of his eclectic character

Milan – Large swaths of Neolith sintered stone make Alessandro Borghese’s new restaurant a luxurious interpretation of his eclectic personality.

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Mathieu Lehanneur makes marble move at the London Design Festival

LONDON – The latest instalment of Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Marble series assumed centre stage in the restored and redecorated Norfolk House Music Room at the V&A during this year’s …

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Daniela Colli's chic café is on track inside an art deco railway station

FLORENCE – Italian architect Daniela Colli's luxurious espresso bar entitled Vyta Santa Margherita mixes 1930s Italian rationalist architecture with contemporary design.