Articles tagged Materials

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How to be on-brand and hyper-local? Marni knows just the trick

Tokyo – The Italian fashion house blended its existing interior motifs with local design cues for the creation of its first Tokyo flagship.

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Lisbon’s newest concept store is like a futurist fashion-art gallery

Lisbon – Designed by Gonzalez Haase AAS, Tem-Plate is a new luxury destination aimed at exploring retail territories off of fashion’s beaten path. 

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The secret ingredient to this moving Design China Beijing installation? Imagination

Beijing – In building an installation for a Chinese company, Joy Season Studio turned a cultural symbol into a spatial experience and focused on emotion instead of corporate language.

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Now, extreme athletes have a store just for them – in Singapore’s new airport-mall

Changi, Singapore – Durasport, a new brick-and-mortar sports store by Ministry of Design in Jewel Changi Airport, turns to kinetic simulation experiences to make for a unique shopping …

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This new Italian concept store renders streetwear spatial

Brescia, Italy – Two Italian luxury retail forces commissioned Dimorestudio to design One-Off Woman as part of a new store concept in Lombardy.

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For the refurbishment of a Madrid apartment, a Spanish studio looks forward by looking back

Madrid – Estudio Gonzalo del Val updated a 20-year-old domestic typology in the Spanish capital though innovative material use.

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Nine ambassadors of innovation shaped the most recent MaterialDistrict exhibition

Rotterdam – MaterialDistrict tapped nine ambassadors, including architect Ben van Berkel and Fashion Council NL founder Liesbeth in 't Hout, to represent six market sectors.

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From oysters to cheese, MaterialDistrict presents the building blocks of the future

Rotterdam – Walls made of fungi, coffee couture and bioplastics made of cheese, weeds or manure? Welcome the latest innovations at MaterialDistrict Rotterdam.

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The right flooring can turn a historical Spanish market into a playground for kids

Alcañiz, Spain – Artigo rubber flooring by Ettore Sottsass' office helped two Spanish architects turn a collage of contradictory visual elements into a coherent kids' community …

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The call for Wienerberger Brick Award 2020 submissions goes out

Vienna – Austrian manufacturer Wienerberger, founded in 1819, has put out a call for submissions for innovative brick architectural projects.

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A Dutch living space invites visitors to imagine Neolith products in their own homes

Hoofddorp, Netherlands – Stone & Skills, a Dutch store, wanted their local clients to have the same kind of Neolith experience they experienced in the brand’s Valencia showroom.

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Nienke Hoogvliet is making wastewater a household name in the material world

Eindhoven – To maximise the utility of wastewater by-products, the Dutch Water Authorities converges industries and turns to designers to open new doors.