Acne Studios taps into fashion-school cool for interiors of Stockholm HQ

A 1970s brutalist-style building in Stockholm is now home to Acne Studios‘ headquarters, which is decked out with furnishings by Max Lamb and huge wall-hangings by Daniel Silver. Acne Studios‘ headquarters – which has been monikered Floragatan 13 after the street it’s located on – takes over Stockholm’s former Czechoslovakian embassy. The building was erected […]

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Basic Coffee in Beijing is designed to be “like a live advertisement”

Design studio Office AIO has arranged partitions inside this pink-hued Beijing coffee shop to frame vignettes of customers enjoying their hot drinks. Set within a co-working space in Beijing’s Xian Yu Kou neighbourhood, Basic Coffee has been designed by locally-based Office AIO to spotlight the “orchestrated movements” of drinking coffee. “Like a live advertisement, these […]

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Aesop opts for a more luxurious feel with marble fittings at Piccadilly Arcade store

Geometric floor tiles, marble fixtures and flesh-coloured hues appear inside this Aesop store in central London, which has been designed by film director Luca Guadagnino. The Aesop store is set on the corner of London’s Piccadilly Arcade, a covered passageway of luxury shops that includes fine jewellery boutiques, bespoke tailors and small-scale art galleries. Its […]

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Sydney’s Chica Bonita restaurant evades “over-the-top” colours

Terracotta-coloured surfaces and step-like decor features appear inside this Mexican restaurant in Sydney, which Studio Gram has designed to steer away from cultural cliches. Serving up a mix of tacos and cocktails, Chica Bonita has been designed by Studio Gram to celebrate Mexican culture while avoiding the “over-the-top and over-saturated colour palette” that has become […]

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Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist announced

The Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist has been announced. Established studios Note Design Studio, Studio Gang and Barber & Osgerby, along with emerging talents Child Studio and Estudio MMX, have all made the shortlist. In total 33 practices are on the Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist for studio of the year and emerging studio categories. […]

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