Interiors

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A Russian flower shop is a Constructivist cosmonaut’s dream

Rostov-on-Don, Russia – In Southern Russia, Eduard Eremchuk’s Guapa Flower Shop treats its products as art installations, with a futuristic environment to match.

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Selling sneakers by way of spy mirrors and scan stations

Constance, Germany – Studio DLF conceived a technological shopping experience for the new flagship store of Soulfoot Studio Sneaker in Constance, Germany.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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What does it mean when the California coffee scene goes to Japan?

Kobe – Designed by Schemata Architects, Blue Bottle Kobe continues craft coffee’s global story. 

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A new store in Milan is designed to age like an old pair of jeans

Milan – For the new flagship store of Milan-based denim company Jacob Cohën, Area-17 explored the ageing process of every material on display.

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A Work of Substance takes ramen fans inside the belly of the beast

Hong Kong – At Ebisoba Ichigen in Hong Kong, Japanese and Chinese design converge with shrimp-broth ramen in mind.

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How do you convey a sense of urgency at a pop-up shop?

Los Angeles – For Browns Fashion’s first project outside the UK, design consultancy Brinkworth focused on the nomadic nature of this retail space.

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This Dubai office space manages to please both the young and the senior

Dubai – When building a large office space, how do you please the jeans and the suits? In Edelman’s Dubai offices, Pallavi Dean and her team at Roar found a way. 

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Who says work and the patio can't mix?

Tokyo – Rather than creating a café-like environment for a working space, Shogo Onodera asked: What if necessary functions are aligned in the most efficient way?

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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St-W Awards jury member Patricia Holler shares some hotel forecasts

Frankfurt – Marriott’s senior interior design director in Europe tells us about the lessons learned in brand consistency, gym design and the challenges of hotel bars. 

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How avant-garde can aluminium get in interior design? Very, actually

Montblanc, Spain – For nearly 100 years, Spanish company Kriskadecor has been challenging designers and architects to test out the diverse uses of its aluminium chain. 

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In Madrid, an indie fashion brand shows the value of investing in retail design

Madrid – The Malababa flagship store in Madrid is a love letter to things that have made the brand a manufacturing marvel  – and people have taken notice.

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Design for kids grows up in China

Qinhuangdao, China – Wutopia Lab does away with the gimmicks and the cartoon-character cutouts for children’s eatery Aranya Kids Restaurant. 

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