New York architect Neil Logan was asked by the famous street wear brand to take over the interior design of their Brooklyn store, and transformed an old warehouse in Williamsburg into an indoor bowl skate park, by installing a skate bowl in the back of the store. How cool is that?
After five years of work, 50 rue de Grenelle, located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, has been transformed into a true flagship, complete with new and prodigious interior architecture.
Here’s a guided tour.
To celebrate NYCXDesign, Japanese brand Muji has partnered with Ladies & Gentleman Studio to transform its Soho store into a peaceful indoor garden in which to display its products in a truly original way. Indeed, the ‘garden’ consists of seven spaces, like plots of land, which are each dedicated to a material used to manufacture the brand’s iconic products.
New York designers Bec Brittain and John Hogan have revisited the iconic Aries lamp with a new structure and original use of glass. Exhibited at the NYCXDesign festival, the three lamps in the series are available in a limited edition of ten copies each.
Designed by the great-grandson of renowned patron and art collector Peggy Guggenheim, IK LAB gallery, which has opened in Tulum, Mexico, transcends the boundaries of a traditional museum. Santiago Rumney Guggenheim has designed a place inspired by its natural environment which visitors explore barefoot, allowing them to live a spiritual experience as well as an artistic one.
Meet eRoadArlanda and Power Road, two road projects aimed at addressing the problems typically faced by motorway transporters.
Renowned Danish agency Bjarke Ingels Groups (BIG) has unveiled two unique architectural projects that involve the construction of ski slopes on the roofs of buildings in Switzerland and Denmark. While the slopes are sure to add a fun feature to a hotel in Switzerland, they will also promote, along with other green spaces, renewal of the environmental biodiversity in an industrial region of Denmark.
For her first collection of chairs, English designer Lara Bohinc drew inspiration from the planets and their orbits. Entitled ‘Since the World’, this heavenly collection features three geometric chairs called Solar, Lunar and Orbit.
Japanese architect Akihisa Hirata has just completed the construction of a multi-storey building in Tokyo that blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor space. Already known for his architectural work inspired by the forms and elements of nature, with his Tree Ness House, Akihisa Hirata has created a tangled construction which promotes the circulation of light and the development of green spaces.
In China, Infinity Nide studio have created a restaurant that pushes the boundaries of cultural fusion, mixing a traditional concept with a resolutely contemporary interior design.