Interior

Woodio’s toilet swaps porcelain for minimal wood material

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Woodio’s toilet swaps porcelain for minimal wood material

Finnish interiors brand Woodio and agency Pentagon Design have joined forces to create Block, reportedly the first toilet made entirely from a pate...
Sustainability : Design : Technology
The Light Bar is an ode to East London’s party days

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The Light Bar is an ode to East London’s party days

The bar and restaurant is reinvigorating Shoreditch’s Great Eastern Electric Light Generating Station with a nightlife-inspired hospitality concept.
Hospitality : Food : Drink
Pudu Pudu brings pudding to the next generation

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Pudu Pudu brings pudding to the next generation

Pudu Pudu is a playful dessert bar by Dr Oetker aimed at young consumers with its experiential and design-led offering.
Food : Drink : Gen Z
This hamburger chain elevates dine-in experiences

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This hamburger chain elevates dine-in experiences

Italian hamburger chain Bun is refreshing the identity of its Milan store to focus on younger generations and reframe fast food branding.
Burger : Fast Food : Design
A virtual house imagining Black family life in 2025

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A virtual house imagining Black family life in 2025

The Obsidian Experience is a new virtual interior design concept set in Oakland in the year 2025, reflecting a future vision for domestic settings ...
Architecture : Society : Interior
A multi-dimensional Mini for itinerant luxurians

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A multi-dimensional Mini for itinerant luxurians

Car brand Mini is challenging conventional car design with its new Vision Urbanaut concept.
Mobility : Automotive : Design
A DIY design manual for inclusive homeware

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A DIY design manual for inclusive homeware

Lekker Architects and industrial design studio Lanzavecchia + Wai have created an Ikea-style catalogue of DIY design hacks to make the Swedish comp...
Design : Society : Dementia
We must rethink hotel design for a brave new world

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We must rethink hotel design for a brave new world

Luxury hotels are being challenged to swap opulent interiors for considered spaces and hygienic materials in order to future-proof the guest experi...
Luxury : Hospitality : Travel
Vegan Home Market

Markets

Vegan Home Market

Consumers are turning to animal-free homewares and services to ensure every aspect of their plant-based lifestyles are aligned with their ethics.
Retail : Sustainability : Vegan
Modern Therapy

Micro Trends

Modern Therapy

As mental health disorders surge, the outdated therapy sector is diversifying to address the vulnerabilities of the next generation.
Wellness : Health : Youth
Milan 2019: Water creates an interface between humans and technology

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Milan 2019: Water creates an interface between humans and technology

Is Memory Data? questions whether water could be used as a way to bridge physical and virtual reality.
Health And Wellness : Programmable Realities : VR .
Physical retail is the key to conscious consumption

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Physical retail is the key to conscious consumption

Slow retail expert Rebekah Matheny on how physical stores need to nurture consumer relationships to create a socially sustainable retail culture.
Retail . : Sustainability : Retail
​Milan Salone 2017 Preview: Modular living

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​Milan Salone 2017 Preview: Modular living

Milan – Ikea will explore the changing functionality of the living room in its Let’s Make Room for Life festival.
Ikea : Let’s Make Room For Life Festival : Milan Salone 2017
Urban jungle

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Urban jungle

Singapore – Oasia Hotel Downtown is a new hotel designed to act as a vertical garden.
Hospitality : Singapore : Whole-system Thinking
Point and Pin

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Point and Pin

Global – Pinterest has launched Pinterest Lens, a new search tool powered by your camera.
Pinterest : Social Media : Revelation Brands
Bar none

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Bar none

Frankfurt – Bonechina is a new bar concept that encourages a convivial atmosphere by removing traditional elements.
Bonechina : Food & Drink : Future Forecast
Age-old design

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Age-old design

London – The Amazin Apartment installation envisages how the connected home of the future will cater for the growing ageing population.
The Flat Age Society : Design Museum : Jeremy Myerson
Tea-house tranquillity

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Tea-house tranquillity

Beijing – Hong Kong Design studio Space Modification Unit (SMU) has transformed a Beijing hutong property into an idyllic tea house.
Tea House : Beijing : Interior
Sonos 101G

Design Directions

Sonos 101G

The new Sonos flagship store challenges retail conventions by encouraging consumers to kick back and relax.
Sonos : Flagship : Retail
Easy listening

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Easy listening

New York – The new Sonos flagship store challenges retail conventions by encouraging customers to put their feet up.
Sonos : Flagship : Design
High-flying fashion

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High-flying fashion

New Jersey, US – The Clearport is a new retail concept designed around the airport experience.
The Clearport : Airports : Retail Experience
Bubbly aesthetic

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Bubbly aesthetic

Kiev, Ukraine – Sparkling wine and cocktail bar Naïve pays homage to the fizzy stuff with its indulgent interior.
AKZ Architectura : Naïve : Bars
Driving style

Big Ideas

Driving style

UK – To mark its fifth anniversary, menswear site Mr Porter has collaborated on a series of limited-edition BMW i3 electric vehicles.
Mr. Porter : BMW I3 : My City
Community coffee

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Community coffee

Shizuoka, Japan – Architects Schemata has shown the value of people power by inviting local residents to help build its new cafe. 
DAY Cafe : Community : Schemata Architects
Respiteful retail

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Respiteful retail

London – Clerkenwell London is a new retail destination that defies definition, say its creators.
Clerkenwell : Farringdon : Retail
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