A CATHEDRAL OF KNOWLEDGE

An ambitious, futuristic and truly luminous project, this library in the Chinese city of Tianjin Binhai is just the first part of a district that will be entirely devoted to culture. It demonstrates the current ambition of the Chinese to position themselves among the world of culture and knowledge.

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The Arrivals opens three unique boutiques in the United States

Clothing brand ‘The Arrivals’, creator of minimalist design pieces, opens three new stores in the United States in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The architects behind the project Bower and Lotte Van Velzen have used materials and a colour palette that match perfectly with the colours and shapes of the clothing, creating a unique, harmonious environment.

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New York store Opening Ceremony hosts a pink fibreglass installation

The Opening Ceremony store located between Soho and Chinatown in New York is already an essential part of the contemporary fashion scene, and is now trying its hand at design experimentation.

For his corner in the multi-brand store owned by Kenzo creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, the American designer Patrik Ervell chose to present his latest collection within a pink fibreglass installation, skilfully reconverting an industrial object into an unusual design piece.

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The new design of a Camper boutique in Tokyo

The Japanese architects of the Schemata Architects studio have created a brand-new functional yet minimalist design for a Camper boutique in Tokyo. They are part of a global current design movement committed to exploring new ways of considering space, living and recycling: one that has brought forth a straightforward urban aesthetic. We developed the idea in the “Urban Rough” concept of the FRONT theme of our Autumn/Winter 18-19 Influences and Design book.

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