Heineken The City by Tjep

To create Heineken’s first shop, Tjep decides to pour furniture into the six monumental building located in the heart of Amsterdam, as if they were filling a cold fresh glass of extra cold Heineken. This concept translates into displays that evolve seamlessly from the floors to the walls and ceilings in abstract dynamic wave movements. The idea of coldness is consequently applied through the whole shop design. When you come into the shop you feel a cool breeze coming from the logo written Read more […]
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Amaison Amsterdam by Concrete

In developing Amaison, Maison van den Boer’s new delicatessen, Concrete went back to the company’s origins, in which the emphasis was on the fundamentals of food. Concrete took a literal interpretation of the essence of Maison van de Boer: being at home in Grandma’s kitchen, preparing traditional meals of watching as they are made, tasting them and taking them home. The design that issued from this interpretation is a house-shaped building block, the core of every element of the Amaison Read more […]
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Tenue de Nīmes Boutique by Anothercompany

Tenue de Nīmes opened a brand new Denim Inspired Boutique in the centre or Amsterdam, trusting in the aesthetics of Anothercompany to design the conept of the store. Tenue de Nīmes represent a natural blend of carefully selected items which all shall embellish life, reason why the boutique is a raw, unprocessed, downtown shop with fashionable items with denim as an initial concept. Everything between the walls of the denim boutique are interconnected and have an underlying connection with Read more […]
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Vila 1 by Powerhouse Company

Powerhouse Company designed this amazing villa set in the woodlands of Holland. The house is oriented optimal towards the views on the terrain and the sun. Half of the program is pushed below ground to meet local zoning regulations. This creates a clear dichotomy in the spatial experience of the house: a glass box ground floor where all mass is concentrated in furniture elements and a basement where the space are carved out of the mass. Via dezeen Read more […]
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Popstage MeZZ by EEA Architects

The city of Breda, Netherlands, decided to bring in the EEA Architects firm to design a small adjacent theatre to an existing building. The old brick building from the late 19th century now has a restaurant and cafe on its ground floor, and offices and meeting spaces on the upper floors. The popstage emerges from the earth. It appears to visitors as a small found object with an animal shape, almost like a primitive organism arising from the netherworld. It is completely closed, without Read more […]
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Pluk by Tjep

Tjep designed this colorful take-away restaurant called Pluk that offers fresh juices, yogurt shakes and special salads that customers can compose by themselves. The essence of the restaurant is to enjoy good food. The interior tries to reflect the juxtaposition of health and fun. The counters contain fruits and vegetables in three color groups. The fruits and vegetables are actually fake, but because of the whole counter becomes simply delicious. Read more […]
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TNT Postal Stores by Merkx + Girod

Merkx + Girod have designed new postal stores for Dutch logistic company TNT. In the new design the service desks in the center of the shop, rather than behind counters, and logistics that would normally be hidden away are visible to customers. The store also incorporate self-service machines in black units around the edge where customers can weight, stamp and post their own mail. Customers can also design their own stamps and send digital postcards. All the photos are from the TNT Postal Read more […]
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Farmhouse by FARO Architecten

This 150 year old farmhouse located in a rural area of Oeken, Netherland, has been renovated and expanded by FARO Architecten. The barn represents modern rural architecture: it’s simple, practical and eloquent. The barn shows how minimal means can lead to large results. The no-nonsence manner in which this “simple barn” has a large panoramic window shows a pleasant openness to conventional styles. This window invites the landscape in and leads the view outwards. The barn has one large space Read more […]
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Sheep Stable by 70F Architecture

In the city of Almere, Netherlands, 70F Architecture projected this beautiful sheep stable that can house from 100 to 150 sheep. The construction and cladding is made of wood, only the curved girders are made of steel. The stable is designed to receive visitors like citizens of school classes. At the end, on the second floor, there is a room for the shepherd with a small office. Photos by Luuk Kramer Via Judit Bellotes Read more […]
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Studio Aandacht’s Multifunctional Studio/Living/Playing/Space

Studio Aandacht is an agency for “commercial culture”. Their field of work stretches from advertising agency’s, publishers, manufacturers to museums. They operate from this multifunctional studio/living/playing/space in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Photos by Hans van Brakel Via the style files Read more […]
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