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Bookshelf Dome Challenges the Visual Perspective in Unique Library Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Anagrama All photos: Caroga via worldarchitecturenews.com As a place where minds are challenged and imagination is fed, libraries are the perfect place for experimenting with new ideas. Seizing the opportunity to give the Conarte library a unique face, the branding, architecture and software development firm Anagrama created a space that plays with visual […]

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Minimalist Cosmetics Store Evokes the Look of an Apothecary

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Ciguë All photos: The Kalory Agency via worldarchitecturenews.com Minimalism in store design achieves an important objective – it places the focus on the marketed products and offers them the customers’ almost exclusive attention. The design of Aesop’s Covent Garden store by the France-based design firm Ciguë does just this. Keeping the interior simple, it […]

Juice Bar Design Gets the Greenhouse Treatment

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Kilogram Studio All photos: Scott Norsworthy Located in the PATH’s Commercial Court, Greenhouse Juice is a raw organic juice bar that refreshes the palate of passers-by with natural drinks while offering the eye a break from the commercial looks of local retail spaces. The PATH is a net of extensive underground corridors beneath […]

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Shoelaces Serve as Inspiration for Sneaker Store Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: mode:lina architekci All photos: Marcin Ratajczak via worldarchitecturenews.com Anything can become a source of artistic inspiration to a creative mind – including shoelaces. Taking the Run Colors sneakers’ shoelaces as a starting point, the mode:lina designers created a store interior that brings traditional and modern elements together into a unique mix. The beneficiary of these […]

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Milanese Store Design Offers Emotional Encounter with the Past

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: DIMORESTUDIO All photos: Paola Pansini via worldarchitecturenews.com There is a subtle nostalgic feel in the design of Aesop’s second Milan signature store on the Corso Magenta, in the middle of a historic Milanese district. Aesop offers its customers skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality, but also a unique shopping experience, […]

Colorful Office Design Makes Room for Landscapes

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Liong Lie Architects All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com It’s only fitting that the office of a distance-learning institution is colorful and stimulating. The NTI head office in Leiden, Holland, is a perfect suggestion of the way that learning colors one’s world. Designed by Liong Lie Architects, the office suffers from no shortage of chromatic […]

Particle Boards Take a Life of Their Own in London Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Design House Liberty All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com AnalogFolk, a digital marketing agency in London, extended its headquarter offices with the AnalogFolk Bridge, a unique workspace created by a Design House Liberty team led by Dara Huang. The new space recaptures the spirit of the main office that makes extended use of reclaimed materials, from […]

Vibrant Colors and Shoe Art in Retailer Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: CBTE Architecture  All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com The concept of open spaces in office design gains more and more ground in today’s working environments. The reason is the need for easy and open communication, which is an important part in the success of a company. The same concept takes center stage in the design of […]

Unconventional Office Design Uses City Concept for an Informal Workspace

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Evolution Design (interior design), Baumschlager Eberle, GP Wirth Architekten (architecture) All photos: TeamBank AG / easyCredit via worldarchitecturenews.com In the typical traditional office design little thought is usually given to creating an inspiring and relaxing ambiance. Instead, function seems to be the only concern. While function remains a crucial part in the design of the easyCredit office […]

Minimalist Office Design Proves Simplicity Is a Winning Concept

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designers: Kai Liu, RIGIdesign All photos: Jack Wen via worldarchitecturenews.com The road to simplicity is long and convoluted, and the RIGI office in Shanghai, China, is the perfect example to illustrate this fact. Designed to sit at the intersection of simple and complex, the office is both. Minimalist in composition, the space, however, […]

Office Design Stands as a Metaphor for the World of Commerce

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: M-S-D-S Studio All photos: Paula Wilson via worldarchitecturenews.com As a company focused on e-commerce software and on how its clients can better sell their products, Shopify designed their newly (and partially) completed office in Toronto around the very concept of today’s commerce. Dreamed up by M-S-D-S Studio, the space is a physical […]

“The Kingdom” – Fairytale Colors in Inspiring Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Adolfsson and Partners All photos: Joachim Belaieff via worldarchitecturenews.com It is only fitting that the new office of the company behind the “Candy Crush Saga” game bursts with color. Designed by Stockholm-based Adolfsson and Partners, the King office is nothing you would expect from a standard workplace. Described by its creators simply as “The […]

Pink Cafe Interior Design Makes Patrons Feel at Home

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: mode:lina All photos: Marcin Ratajczak via worldarchitecturenews.com Designing a double-duty interior that would serve both as a cafe and a boutique – on just 45 square meters (or 485 square feet) – is not an easy task. However, small places have one advantage: the space limitations give them an intimate feel. This is the […]

Eating Cupcakes Under the Tree Shade – Dessert Store Interior Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Lukstudio All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com Trees, cupcakes and interior design may not have much in common, but “The Tree Project”, imagined and realized by Lukstudio, proves to be a happy intersection of the three. The venue is the K11 Art Mall in Shanghai and the inspiration – the bird in the visual graphic […]

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2016 Interior Design Trends – How to Bring Plants Into Interior Spaces

Fabric planter photo: worldarchitecturenews.com Plants instantly change a space and make it warm and welcoming. While the traditional ceramic pot is always an option, there are many other ways to incorporate plants into interior spaces and, at the same time, turn planters into elements of decor. Here are a few ingenious ways to bring in the […]

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2016 Furniture Trends – Chair Designs Go for Simplicity, Durability and Character

Today’s trends in furniture seem to go towards simplicity. Maybe it is the minimalist tendencies of the times and the attempt of homeowners to declutter their houses and their lives. But this simplicity does not mean that function, durability or beauty are sacrificed. Here a few examples of trendy seating options that are not only […]

Multifunctional Interior Design – Learning and Eating at the Science Café Library

Via knstrct.com Designer: Anna Wigandt All photos courtesy of Anna Wigandt Multifunctional Interior Design.  Satisfying its patrons’ appetite for science and that for delicious treats at the same time, the Science Café Library from Chișinău, Moldova, seems to prove that multifunctional public spaces are the way of the future. Located within a science and engineering […]

Unconventional Shapes in Marine-Themed Restaurant Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Design Spirits Photos: Toshide Kajiwara via retaildesignblog.net Designing restaurant interiors is not only about building functional spaces with a decent amount of visual appeal. Today, designers often take it to the level of a veritable art. This is the case of the Nautilus Project restaurant, located in the ION shopping center of Singapore. […]

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Trendy Desserts that Bring Customers to Your Door

Chocolate kiwi popsicle photo source: ShowFood Chef The world of desserts is no exception when it comes to the need to change with the times. While in the eyes of some sweet-toothed customers everything filled with sugar qualifies as a major attraction, dessert shops need to be inventive in order to attract new clients. As […]

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Winn Dixie’s New-Concept Store Emphasizes Excellent Customer Service

Via grocerants.blogspot.com All photos (c)Steven Johnson via grocerants.blogspot.com and linkedin.com To keep up with the times and changes in customers’ tastes and expectations, businesses must periodically reinvent themselves. This is what Winn Dixie tries to do by opening its first new-concept store in Baymeadows (Jacksonville, Florida), with 50 more stores to follow with a similar remodel all across the […]

Plenty of Shelves in This Cosmetics Store Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers: Studio Jantzen  and Open Source Architecture All photos: Aker Imaging / Joe C. Aker Following its online success, Rajeunir Black Caviar opened its first retail store in Houston, in the popular Galleria Mall. While the online presence of this cosmetics retailer does not suffer from any lack of personality, the challenge was to translate […]

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Food Kiosk Exterior Design Uses Paper Tubes and Light to Steal Attention

Via contemporist.com Designer: YOD design Studio and Ilya Nepravda All photos: Andrey Avdeenko  There are interior design projects that amaze with their ingenuity and uniqueness. The WOKA fast food kiosk in Poltava, Ukraine, offers one of those teachable moments that makes one see construction materials in a whole new way. The result of a fruitful […]

Unique Restaurant Interior Design Makes Fog an Element of Decor

Via contemporist.com Designer: Golucci International Design All photos: Sun Xiangyu Restaurant lovers may expect many things when patronizing their favorite venues, but fog is surely not one of them. Diaoye Niunan, a restaurant in Beijing, adds this unexpected twist, for a dining experience that is out of this world. Created by Golucci International Design in 2015, […]

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Waste-Reducing Smoothie Bar Interior Design Attracts With Bright Colors

New Smoothie Bar Design Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: IDEI Concept AB / Jan-Ove Sönnerbo Photo: retaildesignblog.net The proliferation of smoothie bars is just a sign of the times.  A more health-conscious society is in search for places where a treat can be enjoyed free of guilt. Such a place is the smoothie bar created by IDEI Concept […]