A Bookstore in a Dominican Church by Merkx + Girod

Dutch architects Merkx + Girod designed this incredible bookstore inside a former Dominican Church in Maastricht, Netherlands. Merkx + Girod created this contemporary bookshop in a former Dominican Church, preserving the unique landmark setting. The church has been restored to its former glory and the utilities equipment has been housed in the extended cellar. In order to preserve the character of the church while achieving the desired commercial square footage, the architects erected a Read more [...]
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St Paul’s Information Kiosk by Make Architiects

The St Paul’s Information Kiosk, designed by Make Architects for the city of London, has just opened close to the south entrance to the cathedral. The folded metallic envelop seamlessly wraps 140 square meter of internal accommodation, giving the building an air of lightness that allows it to sit gently in its context while achieving the necessary stability and strength required. The kiosk will sell theatre and transport tickets and provide information. Read more [...]
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Kid’s Republic Bookstore by SKSK Architects

Kid’s Republic is a colorful kids bookstore in Beijing, designed by SKSK Architects to create and cultivate the curiosity of children. Kid’s Republic has an activity room on the first floor and a children’s bookstore on the second floor. The activity room is a rainbow-like space created with 12 colorful ribbons of different perimeters. Activities like story-telling and animation shows are periodically held here. Carpets are lain in the room for children to freely sit and lie down on the floor. The Read more [...]
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Romanticism Store by SKSK Architects

SKSK Architects designed the Romanticism Store in Hangzhou, China, using the egg as inspiration, meaning born, future and develop. The huge egg standing in the middle of the shop is separated in two parts. There is a lower section facing the entrance that can be use to display the clothes on it, meanwhile stepping around the higher section the customer can see the rest of the goods. Read more [...]
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Cafe & Book by Klein Dytham Architecture

The Cafe & Book, designed by Klein Dytham Architecture in 2005, is another project at Risonare Resort. This well-curated bookstore and a cafe are open to those staying at the resort, as well as visitors. The forest motif from other spaces within the complex continues to inspire this space. Read more [...]
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Moss in Los Angeles

On August 2, Moss opened the first shop on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. The 325 square meter space is very near fashion-forward Melrose Place, and just a few blocks from the Pacific Design Center. The opening exhibition is called Glitter & Smoke and is the first of several installations planned featuring chandeliers from the Swarovski Crystal Palace collection. Read more [...]
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Moroso in New York

On May 18th, Moroso opened his first shop in New York, in the heart of SoHo. This is Moroso’s firt retail shop in the United States, created to present its products to New Yorkers and the American public in general. The 380 square metre showroom has been designed by Patricia Urquiola and Martino Berghinz, creating a simple, clean space divided horizontally by raised platforms and vertically by walls covered in graphics, glass surfaces and mirrors. Read more [...]
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Isoleé by Teresa Sapey

Placed in the heart of Madrid, Isoleé aims to be a reference in terms of design culture (from industrial to cooking). Teresa Sapey created parallel lines coloured in different hues of grey to cover the walls from both floors. In order to visually separate the areas, they used two different materials in the floor, wood for the store and black ceramic for the bar. Read more [...]
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