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BIG and Atelier Brückner’s new museum space for Audemars Piguet is a metaphor for time itself

BIG and Atelier Brückner’s new museum space for Audemars Piguet is a metaphor for time itself

Le Brassus, Switzerland – Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet, a new cultural arm of the Swiss luxury watch brand, opens today. Studding a high mountain valley, the spiral-shaped museum building – designed by Bjarke Ingels Group with scenography by Atelier Brückner – is located on the outskirts of the Swiss village Le Brassus, where the watchmaker was established

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furniture artifacts by prostoria settle within 'revisiting analogue' forest pavilion in croatia

furniture artifacts by prostoria settle within ‘revisiting analogue’ forest pavilion in croatia

set on a forest pavilion in croatia , furniture manufacturing company prostoria, in collaboration with designers numen/for use and simon morasi piperčić, has introduced the ‘revisiting analogue’ project. with architecture events all over the world being cancelled due to the COVID-19 and the digital world taking over, ‘revisiting analogue’ addresses the

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Basic Coffee in Beijing by Office AIO.

Basic Coffee in Beijing by Office AIO.

Set within a co-working hub in Beijing’s newly gentrified commercial hub of XianYuKou, Basic Coffee occupies a 30sqm corner lot in a restored historic building. Office AIO aimed to direct focus to the enjoyment of, rather than the making of, coffee. The café layout is determined by sensory experiences, as opposed to attention being drawn to fancy coffee

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The Top 6 Interior-Design Trends for 2020

The Top 6 Interior-Design Trends for 2020

Discerning Americans are turning to furniture with soul, like this Custom Rift Sawn Oak Dresser made for Sunday Shop by New Orleans workshop Doorman. “There is a palpable shift toward collecting fewer but better things that represent shared experiences through real craftsmanship,” said Nicola Coropulis, CEO of Italian brand Poltrona Frau. Also gaining value:

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London’s Newly Opened AP House Immerses Visitors into Audemars Piguet’s Cultural Universe

London’s Newly Opened AP House Immerses Visitors into Audemars Piguet’s Cultural Universe

The people at Audemars Piguet believe that watchmaking isn’t separate from culture but central to culture, something that’s evident in the design of the Swiss Manufacture’s newest private apartment in central London. Located on the first floor of 130-134 New Bond Street, the AP House is more private club or salon than retail space. There is no shop front or

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6 Kids' Spaces That Are All About High Design

6 Kids’ Spaces That Are All About High Design

Spaces that keep kids in mind are usually more whimsical than others. They allow for more daring color palettes, seating options, and #clever details. But these kid-friendly zones often lean more heavily on smiles than style. When Cleo Murnane, creative director at Project M Plus in Los Angeles, was tasked with creating the space for Brella childcare , she

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Retail Trends 2019: Discourse through Design

Retail Trends 2019: Discourse through Design

Brands have long understood the need to localize their offer, even those for whom their position as global status symbols is central to their appeal. But localization strategies have often lacked true cultural nuance or taken into account the specific context of each store. Instead of aiming for deeper forms of engagement between a foreign brand and its

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Dyson launches Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer

Dyson launches Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer

Dyson launches the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer, the fastest, most energy efficient HEPA-filtered hand dryer. With a completely unique design and cutting-edge technology, the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer enables people to dry their hands quickly and hygienically in just 10 seconds, while using less energy and offering an alternative to single-use paper

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The Conran Shop opens up in South Korea

The Conran Shop opens up in South Korea

Design store The Conran Shop launches its latest global outpost in Seoul, opening in partnership with South Korean retail giant Lotte For Sir Terence Conran, the very idea of ‘Britishness’ is both an evocative metaphor for a kind of timeless aesthetic and an opportunity to break into what he describes as ‘one of the most vibrant, modern cities in the world’.

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2A Continental Architectural Award 2019 Winners

2A Continental Architectural Award 2019 Winners

The 2A Continental Architectural Award was founded to pay tribute to the living architect or architects whose architecture and artwork exhibits a blend of those qualities of ability, vision, flair, and dedication. Under the leadership of Ahmad Zohadi, who is head of organizing committee and also an Architecture Scholar himself 2ACAA strives to achieve the

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