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The Creative Industries Fund NL now has its own archive

Eindhoven – The Creative Industries Fund NL's archive will present the best young designers and makers of this and coming generations.

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The UK’s first giant basketball art court presses play on social connectivity

Brighton, United Kingdom – Using the power of colour and activity, Lois O’Hara helps to reactivate a Brighton neighbourhood.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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This rooftop bar shines a new light on the Beirut nightlife

Beirut – The Lebanese capital rises at sundown, due to its famously competitive clubbing scene. That’s where Gregory Gatserelia’s lighting scheme for Spine comes in. 

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Sonos and FRAME explore how sound can evoke memories of home at DDW 2018

Eindhoven – The audio brand offers visitors to this year's Dutch Design Week a sensorial refuge from the city.

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A new Camper store in Italy pays tribute to terracotta

Fidenza, Italy – Francesc Rifé Studio uses terracotta, rope, steel and oak to connect the Mallorcan shoe brand to local traditions in Fidenza.

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A Russian flower shop is a Constructivist cosmonaut’s dream

Rostov-on-Don, Russia – In Southern Russia, Eduard Eremchuk’s Guapa Flower Shop treats its products as art installations, with a futuristic environment to match.

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Book now or never: This travel agency takes you to places with an expiration date

Rotterdam – To confront globetrotters with their impact on the Earth, Felix Leenders set up a travel agency that offers excursions to destinations affected by climate change.

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Selling sneakers by way of spy mirrors and scan stations

Constance, Germany – Studio DLF conceived a technological shopping experience for the new flagship store of Soulfoot Studio Sneaker in Constance, Germany.

Billboard: Vescom
Billboard: Vescom
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What does it mean when the California coffee scene goes to Japan?

Kobe – Designed by Schemata Architects, Blue Bottle Kobe continues craft coffee’s global story. 

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A new store in Milan is designed to age like an old pair of jeans

Milan – For the new flagship store of Milan-based denim company Jacob Cohën, Area-17 explored the ageing process of every material on display.

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A Work of Substance takes ramen fans inside the belly of the beast

Hong Kong – At Ebisoba Ichigen in Hong Kong, Japanese and Chinese design converge with shrimp-broth ramen in mind.

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How do you convey a sense of urgency at a pop-up shop?

Los Angeles – For Browns Fashion’s first project outside the UK, design consultancy Brinkworth focused on the nomadic nature of this retail space.