Mainstream sandwich chain Pret-a-Manger opens a pop up store in London to experiment with vegan only food offer. Continue reading
Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. Continue reading
Destination design is about creating hybrid spaces, where people want to spend time and money buying not only products but increasingly customised services. Barber & Parlour combines grooming options for men and women together with eating, drinking, shopping and just relaxing.
Libreria is a new, independent bookstore by the popular co-working space Second Home (across the street from the store). Second Home designed by Selgas Cano, who also designed the bookstore, has a very clear brand and profile. It was the first co-working space that really understood how to build their tenant base.
Dover Street Market is perhaps the most iconic fashion store in London. It was among of the first real concept stores, when it opened 12 years ago. The new, much larger store is a testament that fashion can have a lasting presence despite the fast moving markets.
The London fashion designer JW Anderson, who is famous for his gender fluid clothes has opened his first rainbow coloured brick and mortar store in London. Continue reading
Probably the best known Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei has used traditional Chinese kite-making techniques to create sculptures of mythological creatures inside Le Bon Marché department store in Paris. Continue reading