Prada’s Japanese flagship store, designed by Basel-based architect Herzog & de Meuron, opens on 7 June. Situated in Tokyo’s Epicentre building in the Aayomo district, the store is inspired by the shapes of a crystal, says architect Jacques Herzog. It comprises a diamond-shaped grid filled with hundreds of glass panels, enabling passers-by to view the products on display and offering shoppers views across the city, he adds.
The successful projects from this year’s awards come from creatives from around the world, working across categories including home, office, retail and hospitality.
Advocacy groups and businesses, including the Creative Industries Federation, have written an open letter to the UK government.
Designed by Morrama studio, Wild is a compostable refill deodorant that takes aim at the cosmetic industry’s waste problem.
The man behind the updated Mini, Fiat 500 and BMW X5 turns his eye to a completely different design project: the baby seat.