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Using Wool Felt as an Interior Design Material

Via archdaily.com Designers: FilzFelt and Gensler All photos: filzfelt.com Well loved by crafters and sewing enthusiasts, wool felt has found its way into the world of interior design. A creation of FilzFelt and Gensler’s LA office, Link is a modular wall covering that takes full advantage of the qualities of wool felt. The Link concept started […]

Wall Cladding Design Materials – The Many Faces of Aluminum Panels

Via retaildesignblog.com (Longchamp and Clarion Hotel Trondheim) All photos via retaildesignblog.com The use of aluminum panels for wall cladding is a relatively new method in interior design, but Aluphant makes it an attractive option for commercial spaces. Aluminum panels have great functional qualities such as ease of installation and low maintenance, but their main appeal […]

The Aperiodix Tile System – Impeccable Geometry in Interior Design Materials

Via osoindustries.com Designer: Ben Sandell, Situ Studio, Geoff Sosebee and Eric Weil for OSO Industries All photos: osoindustries.com With the concrete tile from OSO Industries, geometry becomes a fascinating subject. Designed as a wall treatment and meant to be the starting point in the creation of highly decorative displays, the tiles bear the signatures of  Ben Sandell, […]

Innovative Interior Design Materials – Leather Tiles for Walls and Floors

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Lapèlle Design All photos: lapelledesign.com A new kind of wall and floor treatment is gaining terrain in the world of interior design. The impressive leather tiles created by Lapèlle Design are the end result of a long family history that intersects with creativity and innovation in leather treatment. Lapèlle Design is a brand of the […]

How to Use Wire Mesh as an Interior Design Material

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers and manufacturers: KriskaDECOR, Banker Wire, Cascade Coil Photo of chain curtains: David Bohmann via retaildesignblog.net Using unexpected materials in interior design delivers part of the drama and character that every space needs. Hanging chains and woven wire mesh are only a few materials that have crossed from industrial fields into interior decorating. Here are […]

Sparkling Crystal Fabric by Swarovski Brings Glamor into Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Swarovski All photos: retaildesignblog.net  Possibilities in interior design just got a little bit more glamorous. Part of the Swarovski Elements collection, Crystal Fabric brings the bling into the designers’ realm of texture and color options. Consisting of a material onto which sparkling cut and uncut crystals are attached, Crystal Fabric belongs to […]

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Interior Design Materials with a Twist – Rugs Do Double Duty as Upholstery Material

Via dezeen.com Designer: Patricia Urquiola All photos: gan-rugs.com While achieving a cohesive interior that brings together color, contrast and balance is not a simple task, designer Patricia Urquiola just made it a little easier. Her collection of hand-stitched rugs meets the market need for unique pieces whose aesthetics steps away from the typical look of traditional lines. […]

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Black and White Restaurant Design Plays on Simplicity

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Ramón Esteve Estudio All photos: Alfonso Calza via retaildesignblog.net A drastically reduced chromatic palette can have a great dramatic effect and emphasize, by contrast, the shapes and textures of a space. Designed only in black and white, the Blanc i Negre interior draws a large part of its uniqueness and character from this simple, […]

Romanian Restaurant Design Mixes Greek Columns and Lollipops

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Creativ Interior All photos: retaildesignblog.net Contrast is a necessary element in design, yet it is somewhat difficult to master. It is not only the chromatic contrast, but the one obtained by juxtaposing different furniture trends, different textures, even different design styles. The designers of the LollyPop Restaurant and Café in Bucharest, Romania, […]

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Clean Geometric Structures Play Double Role in Patisserie Store Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designers: atelie*r + Bereal All photos © JULIEN FERNANDEZ – Courtesy of atelie*r + bereal via worldarchitecturenews.com Excellent design turns challenges into opportunities. In order to deal with the irregular geometry of the space, the designers of Pâtisserie Antoine in Bordeaux, France, created an interior whose lines not only mask the inconvenient structural and mechanical elements, but are […]

Futuristic Shoe Store Design Treats Shoes as Artwork

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: MVSA Architects All photos: Jeroen Musch via worldarchitecturenews.com In the typical store, shoes are usually treated and displayed as simple products, without any special thought to how their shape or color interact with the interior design of the space. It is as if these functional pieces only ask for functional spaces, so the […]

Modular Market Design Offers Beautiful Display of Organic Products

Via worldnewsarchitecture.com Designer: Latitude All photos: Shannon Fagan via worldnewsarchitecture.com Grocery shopping should be an experience that differs from product to product. At least this seems to be the idea from which the designers of the Original Life Market started when creating the concept behind this 2,000-sq.m commercial space located in Xindong Road, in the heart […]

From Pottery to Floor Bricks – How to Incorporate Tradition into Store Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Yusuke Seki All photos: Takumi Ota via worldarchitecturenews.com To an eco-minded spirit that does not bear to witness the wasting of any resources, the newly renovated Maruhiro flagship store must bring a very particular joy. In an unexpected twist of imagination, discarded pottery pieces take on a new life as a platform […]

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 […]