Building V&A Dundee from V&A Dundee on Vimeo. The team behind the yet-to-open Victoria and Albert (V&A) Dundee has released a film detailing its architecture and the cultural place it will hold in the city. The film includes interviews with people involved in the project such as architect Kengo Kuma and Dundee City Council executive […]
Greenspace has designed the interiors of the Toyota flagship for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Al-Futtaim Motors, which is the exclusive distributor of Toyota in the country. The 9,500 m2 flagship store and service centre features a clean modern design with red, grey and white furniture to tie in with Toyota’s brand colours. It includes […]
Austrian and German-based architectural firm Architekten Rüf Stasi Partner (ARSP) has designed the interiors for the Schmiedhof Alm Restaurant, situated in the Zell am See Ski region of Austria. The design of the 200-seater restaurant is based on the structure of a timber ski hut, with features including exposed timber beams and window seats overlooking […]
Sam Jacob Studio has refurbished the interiors of the DKUK gallery in Peckham’s Holdrons Arcade. The space is run by artist and hairdresser Daniel Kelly, and functions as both an art gallery and hair salon. A mirror is used as a “spatial device” in the centre of the space, with yellow framing structures used to […]
Pantone has teamed up with Airbnb to transform a house in London’s Clerkenwell into an “indoor-outdoor oasis”, in tribute to its colour of the year: Pantone15-0343. The house features a woodland reception, indoor greenhouse-cum-dining room, garden bedroom with mown lawn, topiaries and soporific plants, a tented area for kids and a herb garden kitchen. Guests […]
DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors of Queens ice-skating and bowling alley in Queensway, west London. The space comprises 12 bowling lanes, an indoor ice rink, two bars and a restaurant area by pop-up restaurateur Jimmy Garcia. DesignLSM says it opted for a “playful and bold” design scheme, featuring bespoke vinyls, laminates and glossed ceramic tiles.
Christopher Jenner has created a concept for Kusmi Tea, which will roll out in the US and emerging markets. Kusmi Paris went into business in 1867 and was known for its Bouquet of Flowers blend, which was popular with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. The brief to Jenner was to design a new concept which would […]
David Rockwell Group has designed a “pop-up speakeasy” for the not-for-profit Davos World Economic Forum 2017. It has been designed for parties, receptions and meetings. Some 2,500 international businesses, political leaders, academics, NGOs and journalists attend the event.
Virgin Atlantic’s in-house design team has worked with Campaign on the V-Room at Gatwick airport, which has been designed for Virgin Holidays customers. Opening on Wednesday, the pre-flight recreation space combines a restaurant area, under fives play area, gaming space and day beds to make customers feel like they’re already on holiday. “We’ve really tried to […]
Consultancy Mynt Design has designed a new retail interior concept for furniture store Hillarys Blinds, with the first store opening in Bristol this month. The design includes white walls, white wooden floors, and spotlight lighting. Hillarys stocks blinds, shutters, curtains, carpets and awnings. The new design will continue to roll out this year.
Sundae Design Studio has designed the interiors for Californian-inspired restaurant and bar, Pomona’s. Situated on Hereford Road in Notting Hill, west London, the restaurant’s interiors are inspired by David Hockney’s work from his 1970s Malibu period. It features brightly coloured chairs, steel-top tables and birch bench seating, along with hanging potted plants and cacti.
Campaign has designed the interiors for British tailoring brand English Cut’s first store in Marylebone, London. The design is based on the concept of “British craftsmanship”, says Campaign, with “muted, minimal” interior features such as chevron flooring. Downstairs in its bespoke tailoring area, a large cutting table showcases a variety of different fabrics available, while […]