Articles tagged USA

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Scented dinners? This installation feels like being inside a flower bouquet

Los Angeles – In LA, the Daikoku Design Institute presents an interactive installation called The Art of Bloom. The big surprise, though, lies in the activities linked to the …

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Slack’s new Californian HQ honours the hiking trail that leads to its Vancouver office

San Francisco – When Studio O+A was asked to design the San Francisco head office for workplace app Slack, the team found inspiration in an odd place: the Pacific outdoors.

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Tree saplings become otherworldly sculptures in the hands of this American artist

United States – Artist Patrick Dougherty uses saplings to create sculptures that represent the contrast with the solid geometry of modern cities.

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With this booth, people with social anxiety can use the city like nobody’s watching

Los Angeles – For this year’s LA Design Festival, Brooklyn-based studio SomePeople created a semi-private booth that allowed visitors to take control of their personal space.

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A Rodarte exhibition space in Washington, D.C. smartly directed the focus of its visitors

Washington, USA – Rafael de Cárdenas envisioned the stark space for Rodarte, an exhibition for the eponymous fashion label in Washington’s National Museum of Women in the Arts. 

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Want to teach children love and kindness? Bring them to this Californian museum

Santa Monica, United States – Designed by OfficeUntitled at the Santa Monica Place centre, Cayton Children’s Museum teaches little ones ages 0-10 how to be upstanding future adults.

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From Tokyo to NYC, here are eight brand new must-see shops and cafés

Interested in updating your list of design inspiration destinations in your city guides? We’ve gathered a collection of not-to-miss spaces for you.

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Adidas makes it really, really fun to try on a new pair of sneakers

New York City – As a testing ground for its new Ultraboost 19 sneaker series, Adidas, Finish Line and Harley & Company devised a playground for adults in New York City.

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The men’s grooming market is growing – so this is what male beauty shops look like now

New York City – Craft&Bloom created a Santorini-inspired pop-up store in New York’s NoLiTa for Israeli male beauty brand Maapilim.

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In Los Angeles' Koreatown, this building hides some unexpected green spaces

Los Angeles – Mariposa1038, a 32-unit housing complex by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, connects residents through clever outdoor spaces.

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Studio Drift and Duran Duran honour the moon landing with a drone performance

Merritt Island, USA – For the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing, Duran Duran joined Studio Drift for a special performance of Franchise Freedom.

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What’s touchable, Instagrammable and green all over? Nickelodeon’s Slime City

Atlanta – Julio Himede Design created Nickelodeon Slime City, an interactive universe for kids – and adults – dedicated to celebrating the sticky green stuff.