Virgil Abloh revisits Vitra’s classic pieces into the future in 2035 installation

It’s far from Virgil Abloh’s first collaboration. After Nike, Supreme, Ikea and many others, Virgil Abloh, the star designer of the moment and Louis Vuitton’s new artistic director, has joined forces with the iconic furniture designer and manufacturer Vitra. Together they are presenting the Twentythirtyfive installation reflecting Virgil Abloh’s thinking in Zaha Hadid’s fire station at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein.

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Buddhist shrines in the ANZHI concept store in Shanghai

The Dongqi Architects studio has just finished renovating the ANZHI concept store located in M50, Shanghai’s famous art district. In a dark and hypnotic décor, the creative teams have displayed Buddhist shrines and given free rein to the artist Lin Wanshan to unveil an interactive art installation there, simply entitled “Space”.

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A futuristic industrial design for the new Subtype store

The sneakers brand Subtype has just unveiled a new store right at the heart of Melbourne, Australia. To create an original and modern environment that best reflects the brand’s street style, the designers from Noise Noise Noise studio have devised a space that mixes materials, blending industrial and futuristic influences to create a highly Instagrammable décor, which echoes the “0 Gravity” concept – ON AIR Theme from the new SS21 Digital Design Study.

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A friendly, streamlined interior for the new % ARABICA café

The famous coffee brand % ARABICA has just unveiled a new café in Kuwait, designed by the Japanese design studio Nendo. Inspired by streamlined Japanese design, Nendo has come up with an immaculate space in the form of a staircase that encourages exchange and interaction, as mentioned in the “Breathe” concept – ON AIR theme from the new SS21 Digital Design Study.

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Patricia Bustos’ Wonder galaxy: part return to childhood, part futuristic avant-garde design

For the 54th Casa Decor, which is held every year in Madrid, some sixty artists were invited to design a space to display all the riches of their creative world. Patricia Bustos presented “Wonder galaxy”, which especially stood out for its highly Instagrammable décor, on the borderline between a fanciful childlike dream and a futuristic world.

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Pierre Yovanovitch’s colourful shop for the Villa Noailles

Hyères is better known for its fashion and photo festival bringing together the most high-profile professionals of the day, rather than the Design Parade celebrating architecture and design. In addition to exhibitions showcasing contemporary design, each year the festival invites an architect to redesign the Villa Noailles shop. For 2019, it is Pierre Yovanovitch, the former chair of the festival jury, who has designed a highly colourful space inspired by Robert Mallet-Stevens’ work and the Villa Noailles’ architecture

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An immersive and futuristic shop for Durasafe in Singapore airport

Could we dream of a better showcase than Singapore’s freshly redesigned Jewel Changi airport to host the sports equipment brand Durasafe? Created by the Ministry of Design studio, the boutique by the name of “Durasport” echoes key point no. 4 “Futuristic Metallics” – ON AIR Theme in our new SS21 Digital Design Study and offers a highly immersive futuristic decor primarily crafted in stainless steel for top-level athletes and extreme sports enthusiasts.

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The Gina Tricot store mixes materials for its Stockholm branch

Gina Tricot has made a name for itself over the past few years as a benchmark in the retail world with its trendy, feminine and affordable collections. In order to best reflect its brand image, Gina Tricot – in collaboration with Note Design Studio and Open Studio – has come up with a brand new ultra-stylish boutique right at the heart of Stockholm.

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Aesop opens a new all-brick store in Brooklyn

The must-have cosmetics brand Aesop has just opened a new store at the heart of Brooklyn, New York, called “Aesop Park Slope”. Known for its high-quality products and easily identifiable minimalist packaging, Aesop is also famous for its retail outlets with ever more incredible designs, created in collaboration with architects. For this store, the brand turned to Frida Escobedo, who designed a brick decor using rammed earth from her country of origin, Mexico.

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