Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that “can host a runway show”

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh and AMO director Samir Bantal have designed the Off-White flagship store in Miami Design District to be a fulfilment centre and a multipurpose events space. Abloh, who owns the brand Off-White, and Bantal, director of architecture firm OMA’s research arm AMO, designed the store to rethink how physical shops should operate amid the growing popularity of digital shopping. … Read more Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that “can host a runway show”

Folding polycarbonate wall reveals earthy interiors of São Paulo wellness space Dois Trópicos

Brazilian studio MNMA has designed a spiral concrete stair and folding polycarbonate doors in this botanical store, yoga classroom and restaurant in São Paulo. Dois Trópicos has a calming earthy palette featuring local materials and crafts that MNMA chose to complement the functions of the wellness hub. “The concept of the project is a hybrid space, … Read more Folding polycarbonate wall reveals earthy interiors of São Paulo wellness space Dois Trópicos

Black staircase twists up Joseph store in Miami Design District

London studio Sybarite has designed a store for fashion label Joseph in the Miami Design District to include round balconies, curved railings spiral stairs as a reference to the city’s seaside architecture. A black metal corkscrew staircase is among the details that takes cues from Miami’s seaside architecture dating back to the 1940s and 50s. … Read more Black staircase twists up Joseph store in Miami Design District

Collective installs stage in New York ONS Clothing store

Architecture firm Collective has inserted a stage with a green curtain for hosting events in the back of the ONS Clothing store in New York City. The flagship location of ONS, a menswear apparel brand, is located on 201 Mulberry Street in New York’s Nolita neighbourhood. It is located inside an existing structure situated 1.5 metres … Read more Collective installs stage in New York ONS Clothing store

Burberry and Tencent collaborate on interactive WeChat shop in Shenzhen

Visitors to Shenzhen’s Burberry flagship store can use Tencent’s WeChat app to interact with the window display and play their own music in fitting rooms. The British fashion brand and China’s largest social media company collaborated to design a shop that suited Shenzhen’s growing reputation for technology. Shoppers use WeChat, a Chinese messaging and social … Read more Burberry and Tencent collaborate on interactive WeChat shop in Shenzhen

A Barcelona Perfumery’s Vibrant New Home

A Barcelona Perfumery’s Vibrant New Home For the 10-year-old brand Carner Barcelona, Jofre Roca arquitectes creates a bright new shop in a spectacular old place. With robust walls made of stone and brick and glorious vaulted ceilings characteristic of Catalan architecture, the new home of Carner perfumery was already a Barcelona gem. Revamped by Jofre … Read more A Barcelona Perfumery’s Vibrant New Home

New York hair salon Hawthorne Studio is designed for social distancing

Wooden frames, moveable styling stations and plants are used to encourage social distancing in this New York hair salon, which local studio BoND designed during the coronavirus pandemic. BoND, led by architecture duo Noam Dvir and Daniel Rauchwerger, began working on the design of Hawthorne Studio in January this year, just a few months before … Read more New York hair salon Hawthorne Studio is designed for social distancing

Forte Forte fashion boutique in Madrid is filled with shapely details

A pale geometric relief wall offsets brass and green-marble decor details in this Madrid boutique designed by creative duo Giada Forte and Robert Vattilana. Madrid’s Forte Forte store occupies a corner plot in Salamanca – a glamorous district of the city known for its boulevards lined with luxury fashion boutiques and upscale restaurants. It was … Read more Forte Forte fashion boutique in Madrid is filled with shapely details