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London – From a public living room to an experiment in bamboo and carbon fibre weaving, here are some of our outdoors picks from this year’s London Design Festival.
Barcelona – The footwear brand asked the Japanese architect to design its new Barcelona store. The result is a thoughtful homage to the city’s unique design mindset.
Milan – When a heritage company like Valextra evolves, its stores evolve as well. Case in point: the tactile Kengo Kuma installation at the flagship Milan shop.
Madrid – In St-W 122, we look at surfaces and materials that are not what they seem: from Kengo Kuma’s hardwood veneers to Onno Adriaanse’s foam shelving.
With the launch of St-W's newest book, take a sneak peek into the insights on teaching, sustainability and the future of design from leaders of the industry.
AMSTERDAM – St-W is proud to present its latest title Where They Create: Japan – Creative Studios Shot by Paul Barbera.
TOKYO – Layers of wooden slats have achieved a sense of balance at a corner structure in Tokyo’s lively Asakusa neighbourhood.
Australia, Japan and Italy are evidently hotspots for mouth-watering bakery design. From croissants in Melbourne to toast in Turin, we take a look at the best café concepts from around the world.
XINJIN – The design of a pavilion-like museum in Xinjin, China, reflects the Taoist religion in its materials, concept, use of space and exhibitions.
Continuing his fascination with the most rudimentary of building materials – the Kapla-like wooden block – Kengo Kuma has completed what is probably the world’s most idiosyncratic Starbucks in …
‘It’s building with wood as though it’s masonry,’ says architect Kengo Kuma of his new, Jenga-like café in Toyama, Japan. ‘It’s a unique building method.’
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