An ode to tactility: the RYU Restaurant in Montreal

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Montréal-based studio Ménard Dworkin Architecture & design has completed RYU Restaurant, a Japanese eatery that is all about tactile experience. Located in the upscale Westmount neighborhood, the sushi bar design combines the attention to craftsmanship and materiality that is at the core of the studio. RYU Restaurant blends the most contemporary style with Japanese sensibility, creating a space defined by carefully crafted pieces made of natural …

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6 (new) Examples of The Tactility Surface Trend

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If you are a regular reader, you might know by now, how often we talk about the Tactility Surface Trend, which I do actually mention in every single conference for the past two years. The following images photographed by Kristy Noble and styled by Alex Kristal for Elle Decoration UK show different tactile surfaces and textures of a home on …

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6 examples of the Tactility Trend – Milan Design Week

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We have been talking a lot over here on the Tactility Trend giving you several examples in former posts. In fact, it's the concept I explain most when working with corporate clients who want to develop new collections. As Li Edelkoort puts it: "Super technology asks for super tactility." Today we'd like to show you one group exhibition by students from VIAs furniture …

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The sophisticated and sensual furniture by Dooq

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This is why we want you to introduce to the sophisticated furniture series by Portuguese brand Dooq: 1//In a nutshell: Dooq has as main focus to celebrate the luxury of living. “Playing games” is their recent collection and includes a small yet very sophisitctated coffee table and a side one. Both elements are made out of a balanced game of marbles and brass to create …

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5 HEIMTEXTIL TRENDS 2019/20 TO WATCH

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The much expected 5 Heimtextil Trends for 2019/2020 have recently been published. With “Toward Utopia”, the global renown textile fair Heimtextil is setting the course for the new trend season that was presented in September by the brilliant London-based studio FranklinTill (we are big fans over here). In addition to the British trend team, trend researchers from the Stijlinstituut Amsterdam and  SPOTT Trends & …

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Studiopepe’s interior design of Cafezal coffee shop in Milan

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This is why we want to share Studiopepe's interior design of Cafezal coffee shop in Milan: 1//In a nutshell: Cafezal is the latest interior design work by talented and most favorite Studiopepe , the Milan-based creative office. A microgourmet roastery a coffee shop, a blend of Brazilian heritage and Italian lifestyle, has been recently opened in the Milanese Brera District marking what seems …

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