Brutalism inspired store for Haight in Rio de Janeiro

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Sometimes facing challenges can lead to real opportunities, and eventually a signature style is born. Brazilian architecture firm MNMA was commissioned to design a 80m2 outlet which we consider Brutalism inspired for fashion brand Haight in Rio de Janeiro. I am writing this post coming back from a two-days Trend Lecture I have giving in France, and Brutalism used as a …

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The Franco-Japanese EN cosmetic boutique by Archiee

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The Franco-Japanese brand EN has opened its first physical store in Paris. EN cosmetic boutique is designed by Archiee, a Paris-based creative studio founded by Yusuke Kinoshita and Daisuke Sekine. The Japanese phoneme “en”, chosen as the name of the brand, holds several meanings in Japanese. In fact, not only it means “Beauty” but also “Circle” and “Connection”. It is this …

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Pastel-hued fantasia of Neobio Family Park by X+Living

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Chinese retails are undoubtedly the most striking and status quo challenging spaces within the industry today. The Neobio Family Park, designed by X+Living, is located in Hangzhou, one of the trendiest and most popular shopping and leisure areas in the Binjiang District. And speaking trends, there are many projects on the market now where playfulness is the key issue behind the initial and final process as a trigger for adults, children, parents and children specifically, …

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The Big News: We are back to publishing Trend Books!

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After much planning and researching, I am very happy to announce, we are back to publishing Trend Books and hopefully, give you the opportunity too, to access to what we believe is worth to share and know. And this time, we do it the BIG way. But let me explain step by step. 1// What we are not doing anymore   I have decided not to …

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Trend Alert: Is HeyShop the retail store of the future?

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HeyShop store in Shanghai designed by Daylab Studio is the offline elegant and futuristic store that embodies the retail of the current online shopping era. HeyShop is China’s leading e-commerce platform for indie brands and operate as a new type of collection store, driven by big data, merging online with offline (OMO). The new integrated retail approach formed by online and offline realities has become the …

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Supaform Studio’s interdisciplinary work has a new project

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This is why we’d like to share the New Mephis apartment design by Supaform Studio: 1// In a nutshell: Founded by Maxim Scherbakov in St. Petersburg, Russia, Supaform Studio mainly works with interiors and custom-made furniture. The main studio’s purpose is to think between disciplines like painting, sculpture and architecture to create uncommon, almost visionary spaces and objects. In their recent work for an apartment in …

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