Top 5 Readings From Last Week

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Please find a selection of our offbeat readings lately, not necessarily linked to interior design only. These are the Top 5 Readings From Last Week: 1// HOSPITALITY + WELLNESS Sweden has opened a bird's nest hotel by architects Bertil Harström and Johan Kauppi with a floating circular structure of the main building and cabins on river Lule. Imagine a wellness center situated …

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Unmanned coffee shop concept by Nendo

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In this unmanned coffee shop, designed by Japanese studio nendo and located in the observation deck of Roppongi Hills, customers are asked to prepare the coffee themselves. Five kinds of roasted beans await in a vending machine that looks and acts like a capsule toy. The grinding process is automated (pic 4), and all you have to do is start …

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Contemporary Feeling At Home – Il Palazzo Experimental

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Il palazzo experimental is one of these hotel concepts you immediately feel drawn to if you are looking for a more personal y less standardized concept. Dorothee Meilichzon and her team took over an ancient house in Venice that was turned into Adriatica’s Headquarters (Naval Transport Company) until they closed. The overall look invites to a superb artisan Italian style and …

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Our Top 5 Findings This Week

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Welcome to a new series on Eclectic Trends! We get all the time the question of where we get our inspiration from. Our Top 5 Findings this week will give you some insights of a few internet readings we pick every two weeks, and you'll see they're not Interior Design related only. We hope you'll find it educating and useful. LIFESTYLE 1// How we will …

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The surreal dream of a guesthouse in China by Studio 10

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This is why we want to share the surreal dream of The Other Place Guesthouse by Studio 10 in China:  1//In a nutshell: Let us welcome you to the surreal dream of  The Other Place Guesthouse by Studio 10 in China, where the impossible world of Alice in the Wonderland and M.C. Escher meet. Truly, no other name could embody better the originality of this …

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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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