Chaos and confinement: intense emotions and intimacy factors of the Kinoya equation

Chaos and confinement: intense emotions and intimacy factors of the Kinoya equation Montreal, Canada Jean de Lessard, Designers Créatifs The izakaya Kinoya swings to the raffish beat of extreme design and “nomunication”[1]. For its latest Kinoya, interior designer Jean de Lessard has tapped into the sources to emulate in his design the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya[2], as the latter was originally an informal place where people drank beer and sake. The transformation Read more [...]

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Vintage Inspired Starbucks Coffee Shop in New Orleans

Vintage Inspired Starbucks Coffee Shop in New Orleans A vintage Starbucks has always seamed like an intriguing idea in my mind and now you can find a little bit of vintage magic in a cup of coffee  at the corner of Canal Street and St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Starbucks has opened a new coffee shop in the French Quarter basing its design on the rich history of New Orleans’s coffee trading port. The overall design was meant to resemble the 1900s spirit and recall those times by transforming Read more [...]

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Drink Shop Harpf by Monovolume Architecture and Design

Drink Shop Harpf by Monovolume Architecture and Design Architects: Monovolume Architecture + Design Location: Bruneck, Italy Architect In Charge: Luca di Censo, Sergio Aguado Hernàndez Area: 170 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Jürgen Eheim The goal of the planning was to implement an area as a meeting place of indulgence and culture. Front and rear of the store are separated by different styles. This means that the entrance area was transformed into a traditional corner Read more [...]

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Penthouse with Panoramic Views in Brooklyn

Penthouse with Panoramic Views in Brooklyn Located on the top floor of the former Gretsch Musical Instruments building, this 3,198 square foot three bedroom three bath loft-like penthouse with panoramic views describes itself as “the best apartment in Williamsburg”, a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, USA! “A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire the home located atop of The Gretsch, the most well-sought building in Williamsburg”, broker says. Offered Read more [...]

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Jakob Gomez revives classic barbershop aesthetic in Musk and Moss

Jakob Gomez revives classic barbershop aesthetic in Musk and Moss ‘Musk and Moss’ is a concept by jakob gomez that focuses on image assessment, style, and personal care, giving an exclusive service for men. located in San Pedro garza garcía, México, the design finds its basis on a primitive cave. The interior atmosphere revives classic men barbershops where connections between clients, surroundings, and other activities are encouraged. Each working station is based on three elements: mirrors Read more [...]

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