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A graduate of New York University's Magazine Writing program, Rab is a design journalist and researcher based in the Netherlands.
Shanghai – For Tre Vin, Quarta & Armando have come up with a concrete shelving system that defies physics and logic – and yet makes perfect sense.
Birmingham – Faber’s vision for Nocturnal Animals, a new restaurant, features postmodernist furniture silhouettes, kitsch neon signage and vivid graphic prints.
Bogotá – Weather in Bogotá is unpredictable, but this hospitality project by Studio Cadena makes sure everyone can eat al fresco, no matter the whims of the day.
London – The interiors of the new Wartski gallery in London, designed by Waldo Works, pay respect to the symbiotic nature of the family-owned antiques firm.
Hong Kong – The John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong, designed by Linehouse, is a fine example of sustainable spatial design that doesn’t have to scream its intentions.
Cachan, France – Located in Cachan, the new Jacques Caran Theatre by O-S Architectes provides a space for cultural engagement – and even a new city landmark.
Machala, Ecuador – With their parametric proposal, Spanish architectural firm PMMT gave the Ecuadorian city of Machala a new, efficiently built hospital in under a year.
Castelrotto, Italy – Have a design-based tourism wishlist? The Schgaguler Hotel, designed by Peter Pichler Architecture in the heart of the Dolomites, might just earn a spot in it.
Hong Kong – Hexa, a Cantonese restaurant located in Harbour City, evokes the subtle sensuality of director Wong Kar-wai’s most iconic films.
Helsinki – Artek’s new headquarters in Helsinki, designed by Sevil Peach, makes some radical decisions to bring employees together and organically improve teamwork.
Caracas – The Parasite Project, a renovation by Atelier Caracas, turns the building’s previously decorative finishes into structural pieces – and much more.
Eindhoven – For the Sonos x Frame Sound Challenge, we worked with the brand to produce an experiential installation. Here are some of the lessons we learned from them.
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