Articles tagged wood

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A Japanese restaurant wants to bring its customers inside of a cave

Tokyo – To increase intimacy and privacy Ryoji Iedokoro designed the Nikunotoriko restaurant in Tokyo under a forest of sorts.

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A German eyewear shop does local-with-a-brand-twist in Barcelona

Barcelona – The new Mykita store in Barcelona shows that a mix of local identity and brand aesthetic can also convey a grounded retail narrative.

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Retailers are limiting in-store inventory, but this shop made inventory the actual design

San Francisco – Footwear manufacturer FEIT turned the stockroom inside out – in its new San Francisco Store, designed by Jordana Maisie, it’s now part of the actual design.

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A newly opened hair salon in Paris is biophilic in form and foliage

Paris – Joshua Florquin Architecture designed Les Dada East, a salon-cum-cultural-space near Bastille that has an architectural ‘forest’ built within.

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This refurbished small home is now fit for a man, his best friend and his vegetable garden

Madrid – Husos Arquitectos adapted a small space to the needs of a young doctor with crazy work hours and a short-nosed dog with heat aversion. 

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What’s on the ground floor of this wave-like Japanese house? A sake store

Kitami, Japan – Architect Jun Igarashi is behind a new type of Asian shophouse: an apartment on top linked to a sake store below by way of an elegant curve. 

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At this burger joint in Barcelona, the colour palette is medium rare

Barcelona – For this restaurant project, AMOO makes a smart and on-brand use of the limited area of a 19th-century tube-like space, low ceilings and all. 

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The right flooring can turn a historical Spanish market into a playground for kids

Alcañiz, Spain – Artigo rubber flooring by Ettore Sottsass' office helped two Spanish architects turn a collage of contradictory visual elements into a coherent kids' community …

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With its warm design, this Swedish law firm welcomes students to use its legal library

Gothenburg – In this case from our book The Other Office Three, Bornstein Lyckefors designed a space for a law firm that welcomes students to use its collection of legal literature.

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An exhibition at Domotex 2019 traces the many lives of wood

Hannover – The Wood Lifecycle exhibition at Domotex 2019 will highlight the material's virtues and the trends and innovation surrounding it.

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This Amsterdam café creates a 3D optical illusion with wood

Amsterdam – The new Lebkov & Sons location in Zuidas takes the chain’s traditional square pattern and turns it into a quiet feat of digital fabrication. 

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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.