Articles tagged USA

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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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Following the mattress market? Don’t sleep on the rise of Kansas City

Kansas City – As part of its click-and-mortar strategy, DTC mattress company Tuft & Needle is opening residential-like showrooms in unexpected locations.

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Nike’s House of Innovation 000 shows that big data does not equal loss of theatre

New York City – The brand’s new flagship on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is a five-storey paean to frictionless commerce.

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Luxury retailers learn to relax in order to attract millennial consumers

From Tiffany & Co. to Gucci, high-end stores appeal to the next generation of well-heeled consumers by ditching the old codes of luxury retail.

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These new catch-all spaces are addressing millennial loneliness

As loneliness is on the rise among people under 35, several catch-all daytime and night-time spaces provide an opportunity to create instant communities.

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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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This American restaurant is owned by an NGO that works with former inmates

Minneapolis – A craft grilled cheese fast-casual spot acts as an employment opportunity for formerly incarcerated people in the American Midwest.

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For Vescom, teamwork is at the heart of opening up to the North American market

Deurne, Netherlands – Vescom’s entry into the American and Canadian markets capitalises its success on attentive relationships with professional clients in local markets.

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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.

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Is a six-month furniture subscription better than buying?

New York City – Made from 100 per cent recycled and eco-friendly materials, Kamarq’s subscription-based furniture redefines the sector’s purchasing options.

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Everything’s bigger in Texas – even Japanese design

Dallas – As conceived by Perkins+Will, the Dallas office of Trend Micro honours the company’s Tokyo history with details that go from tatamis to ink paintings.

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Five installations to experience at the London Design Biennale

London – From an object that responds positively to human disobedience to disobedient objects that respond negatively to humans, here are five Emotional States to experience.