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Lauren is a native Californian that's now based in Amsterdam. She is passionate about telling stories that illustrate design's relationship with technology, politics and culture.
Whether seeking inspiration for your next retail design project or looking to add new global destinations to your must-visit list, this month's collection of Openings has you covered.
Kiev – A retail space for wholesale supplier Dicentra by Rina Lovko is among the growing number of flower stores modernizing the industry.
Toronto – The design of Avling Kitchen & Brewery by LAMAS reflects the hospitality client’s farm-centric ideals.
Sydney – The Australian retailer’s eighth store by the Norwegian firm strikes a balance between Bondi Beach and the city’s central business district.
During the recent shows, brands such as Balenciaga, Versace and Chanel commanded the attention of omnichannel audiences via fashion – and spatial – design.
Tel Aviv – Kimmel Eshkolot Architects developed a ‘pixellated’ façade and a virtual cloudlike circulation system for the Check Point Building of Computer Sciences.
Moscow – A mixed-use home showed architect Harry Nuriev how to deliver a new spatial experience on-brand with his studio’s retail and hospitality work.
London – From Paul Cocksedge’s Please Be Seated installation to chairs made of surplus parachutes, we’ve compiled a list of London Design Festival’s best-in-show seating.
Vilnius, Lithuania – Transparent, reflective materials dominate the first boutique from Newmood, a trendy mens-and-womenswear retailer.
Our latest Openings list highlights ‘70s-inspired hotels and the increasing number of fashion brands adding food and drink spaces to their offer.
Shanghai – Studio MVW’s homewares showroom for Pierre Cardin interprets the fashion designer’s career-defining motifs.
Ruili, China – Beauty and wellness spaces don’t need to be neutral to be calming, illustrates Parallect Design with Beauty Club on the National Border.
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