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Issey Miyake’s Reality Lab Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka

About a week ago, Issey Miyake’s REALITY LAB opened in the Aoyama district of Tokyo. This experimental shop houses Issey Miyake’s new brand HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE and the men’s product line by 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE. The space design by Tokujin Yoshioka comprises of contrasts between the texture of peeled walls and the futuristic…

New Fritz Hansen Showroom in Milan

A new showroom for The Republic of Fritz Hansen™ opened in mid-December 2012 in the Brera district of Milan. Designed by Italian company Spotti, the showroom mixes Nordic design with Milanese elegance, combining historic pieces of the Fritz Hansen brand with works of new designers and companies never before distributed in Italy. The space is…

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Storefront Designs: Hermès at Bijenkorf Amsterdam by Kiki van Eijk

Our next storefront feature is the Hermès installation done in March at the Bijenkorf store in Amsterdam by Dutch designer Kiki van Eijk. As Hermès introduces a theme each year – with “the gift of time” as this year’s theme – Kiki designed five window displays that told the stories. “Time is even more precious…

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Storefront Designs: The Hugo Boss Love Story, Paris

One of the things that we’ve been into lately is storefront design, with our first feature from the Hugo Boss store in Paris, on the world-famous Avenue des Champs-Elysées. Since January, the store has been featuring the theme “The Hugo Boss Love Story”, complete with store displays, in-store installations, online activities and even point-of-sale (POS)…

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Inside the Alessi Flagship Store in Milan

The Alessi flagship store on Via Manzoni 14-16 in Milan, just a short stroll from the designer shops on Via Montenapoleone, is an experience that is designed by Catalan “ex-designer” Martí Guixé. Guixé has a long working relationship with Alessi on various projects, and this store design is the second after the Shop Museum in…

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Tom Dixon’s London Shop Gets a New Look and New Products

Tom Dixon’s London shop at Ladbroke Grove has launched new products as well as an updated look with digitally printed Scrapwood Wallpaper by Dutch Designer Piet Hein Eek as pictured above. This wallpaper is sold exclusively at the shop. New products available include Bulb, pictured below. Void Light Mini. Fan Chair, Indigo. Tom Dixon Shop…

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A Visit to the Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

They say a trip to Milan is not complete until you’ve visited the Spazio Rossana Orlandi. Set in an old tie factory, the store is where you will find both contemporary and vintage furniture, as well as limited edition and unique designs. What’s more is that the place is where you will find the works…