Articles tagged USA

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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. 

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What lies under Amazon’s headquarters? Some wonders of nature

Seattle – Graham Baba Architects set out to give life to a dark, imposing space by creating a technical and organic design for Amazon’s Understory.

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Abruzzo Bodziak turns pages (and whole walls) in an homage to architecture books

New York City – What are the most important books in a selection put together by Storefront for Art and Architecture for their newest exhibition? The ones that history missed. 

Jenga Building by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo Alexander Severin Architectural
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Mark A-to-Z: N is for New York City

From Herzog & de Meuron’s new high-rise building to the High Line, we doubt we’ll ever be short of material to write about.

Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade
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Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade

We bring you five projects that take the façade into extra special consideration. Whether it's a new building or a renovation to an existing one, it's what's on the outside that counts.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Alexander Severin Architectural
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The raw interior of Herzog & de Meuron's jenga building has been revealed

NEW YORK CITY – Sparkly and shiny domestic properties are very nice for living in but often don't make the most interesting of subjects to critique.