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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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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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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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5 Trends Shaping Interior Design Right Now

• Nike, Rockwell Group, Mode Lab, CallisonRTKL, Heintges Consulting Architects & Engineers • New York Nike House of Innovation 000 Courtesy Nicholas Calcott The New Flagship Once heralded as the death knell for brick-and-mortar stores, online shopping has proved to be anything but. Instead, retail stores, released from the analog, have returned to their

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Adam Yarinsky reflects on ARO’s work in spaces originally shaped by Donald Judd and Mark Rothko

Adam Yarinsky reflects on ARO’s work in spaces originally shaped by Donald Judd and Mark Rothko

Interior of the renovated Judd Foundation. (Joshua White) Actual space is intrinsically more powerful and specific than paint on a flat surface. — Donald Judd I have made a place. — Mark Rothko Architects often say that the best clients are those who are most collaborative, but what if your client died decades ago? I think of our restorations of 101 Spring

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Dezeen Awards 2019 architecture longlist announced

Dezeen Awards 2019 architecture longlist announced

UCCA Dune Art Museum by OPEN has been longlisted for Dezeen Awards 2019 An art gallery built into a sand dune , a house on the Great Wall of China and Europe's first underwater restaurant are among 267 architecture projects that made the 2019 longlist for Dezeen Awards . We attracted over 4,500 entries from 87 different countries for the second edition of

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3XN’s Olympic House Opens in Lausanne

During the worldwide celebration of Olympic Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) inaugurated its new headquarters, Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland . Designed by Danish architecture firm 3XN , the project aims to bring together the IOC staff – 500 employees currently spread across Lausanne in four locations - under one roof at a single site.

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POTD: ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Stranger Things’, and ‘Friends’ Living Rooms Recreated with IKEA Furniture

‘The Simpsons’, ‘Stranger Things’, and ‘Friends’ Living Rooms Recreated with IKEA Furniture

IKEA is famous for providing furniture that can take forever to build and breaking up what seem like solid relationships in record time. But every now and then, they do something cool with pop culture that’s worth pointing out. This time, the Swedish furniture company has recreated the living rooms from The Simpsons, Stranger Things and Friends using their

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