Posts Tagged ‘wooden beams’

Avenue Road showroom by Abraham Chan, Vancouver – Canada

May 9th, 2018

Chan and Avenue Road first cleaned up the Toronto space by covering brickwork and mechanical systems, and painting all the walls white. Existing rough wooden beams and columns are left exposed as a contrast to this neutral backdrop, with a series of other industrial-style metalwork providing a reference to the history of the space.

Future Space by Peter Pichler, Milan – Italy

April 18th, 2018

The pavilion is formed of three curving walls, which are arranged together to form a pyramid-like enclosure. Each wall comprises a lattice of standard wooden beams, stacked at right angles to one another. The beams vary in length and also decrease in size towards the top, which gives the structure its curving geometries.

Restaurant Yoshinori by Alia Bengana architecte dplg & Atelier BEPG SASU d’Architecture, Paris – France

March 25th, 2018

All of the openwork screens, such as the railing and the glasswork in the kitchen and basement, have been inserted into a steel structure that we opted to oxidize in order to highlight the raw material, which contrasts with the wood’s lacelike quality, another allusion to Yoshinori’s cuisine.

Lumberjack Showroom by CBTE Architecture, Istanbul – Turkey

March 5th, 2018

While an area was created with a brick wall and plaster for the outdoor, the inspiration for the street fashion was to use graffitis. The middle of the showroom was kept empty for those, who examined the products to move freely, while the displays were exhibited on the walls.

Dutch Design Week 2017, Eindhoven – Netherlands

November 16th, 2017

Taking place in an abandoned department store, the surreal atmosphere is achieved by layering translucent plastics, colourful fabrics and iridescent material on the raw industrial concrete.

Walnut furniture by Office of Architecture, Tribeca – New York

November 9th, 2017

Black American walnut boards cover the entire floor and the walls are painted white to provide continuity across the open-plan space, with light filtering in through white net curtains.

Escriche, cultura del sabor by Estudio Vitale, Castellón de la Plana – Spain

October 30th, 2017

Under the slogan “flavour culture” (“cultura del sabor”) as Communication strategy, Vitale designs a space with a relative inspiration in a traditional kitchen, which aims to make visible a homemade, healthy and natural food.

Domicile Tokyo store by Yoshiro Nishi a.k.a. Yoshirotten, Tokyo – Japan

September 8th, 2017

Fully stripped back, it now features the structure’s original wooden beams and concrete flooring, using only red transparent sliding doors as a pop of colour. Domicile Tokyo stocks a range of highly niche streetwear brands, including items from the A$ap Rocky’s design collective Awge, infinite archives, pleasures, know wave, and frog skateboards.

Coa Hamburg restaurant by DiPPOLD, Hamburg – Germany

May 28th, 2017

You can find the two floors area with a beautiful gallery, allowing you a fantastic view all over the place with all its beautiful corners, highlights and the open kitchen. Wall claddings made of old wood, or a bar cladding of corrugated iron as well as the flooring in the look of paving stones intend to act improvised while symbolizing the streets of Hong Kong.

Electromart store by Dooyang Architecture, Hanam, Jukjeon and Ilsan – South Korea

May 4th, 2017

Electromart is an entertaining playground with touchpoints such as a video arcade, an indoor baseball-batting cage, and a bar, which are intuitively placed to serve as a buffer in between shopping, extending the length of customer journeys.

Slack Office by Leckie Studio, Vancouver – Canada

January 12th, 2017

The new offices retain the heritage character of the building by integrating the exposed brick, original wooden beams, and mechanical infrastructure into the design. The steel separating walls are coated with a matte gunmetal lacquer.

Chi-Q restaurant by Neri&Hu, Shanghai – China

October 25th, 2016

The walls are clad in charcoal wooden panels, and diners are greeted by a loop-shaped pendant at the entrance – which includes a wooden gate designed to reference traditional Korean houses.

HongC. Eyewear & Watches by V+T Interior Studio, Taipei – Taiwan

May 29th, 2016

Due to the characteristically of the old buildings in Taiwan is normally long and narrow, we avoid using big and solid showcases by designing it looking thin and light with metal, hope to give our patrons a brand new shopping experience.

Story Sarona store by Dan Troim, Tel Aviv – Israel

May 10th, 2016

The sense of connection between the different areas is also emphasized by using the same basic materials, such as iron, wood, marble, glass and brass, and only changing the language of the design.

Maison Kitsuné store, Tokyo – Japan

February 22nd, 2016

One floor up the setting is defined by an infusion of timber, but the pointed roof and intricately constructed wooden chandeliers evoke an entirely different atmosphere. The space is furnished with a mix of japanese and mid-century pieces.

My Sweet Coffee & Ice Cream by Vitale Studio, Castellón de la Plana – Spain

January 5th, 2016



“My Sweet” coffee and ice cream parlor is a beachfront place without a marked seasonality, that opens throughout the year.

Haspali Spa by Three Ball Cascade, Okayama – Japan

September 21st, 2015



Haspali Spa by Three Ball Cascade contains cantilevered treatment rooms

La Boutique des Bains by Diplomates, Paris – France

September 13th, 2015



Situated across the street, La Boutique des Bains as it’s called, aims to offer a different retail experience to in-the-know shoppers, and it does so by way of a unique setting and a collection of cherry-picked items.

The Hoxton Hotel by Nicemakers, Amsterdam – Netherlands

July 28th, 2015



There’s a buzz in Amsterdam’s hospitality scene that’s unprecedented, mindblowing even.

Ai Weiwei Exhibition at Galleria Continua, Beijing – China

June 23rd, 2015



Ai Weiwei splits an ancient temple in two for first solo exhibit in China.