Hermès, Paris

The (re)creative spirit of the Hermès world

Owner: Hermès Interior design: RDAI Artistic director: Denis Montel Project interior architect: Nathalie Gonon Interior architect: Joanna Andreassian Lighting consultant: Metis Lighting Furnishings: RDAI design and selections Photo credits: Guillaume Grasset The extraordinary exploratory approach that defines Hermès’ creations come through powerfully...

From space to place

Client: Continental AGArchitectural Design: HENNInterior design: Ippolito Fleitz Group and HENN (Loop and atriums)Building services engineering: FactCarpentry: Jäger Ausbau GmbHSuppliers: Schüco, St. Gobain, Storama, Jäger System, Promat, Jäger Bodensysteme, Rehburger Beton- und Marmorwerk, Agrob...

Spain in Cologne

Probably, Pepa Bascón never imagined having such a response when, from her sunny Seville, she moved to Cologne in search of new experiences. Instead, twenty years after her ‘expatriation’, she has not only had...
Faber Boutique, Caserta, Italy - Photo © Carlo Oriente

A coffee machine boutique

Owner: Faber ItaliaInterior design: Carmine Abate Architetto (with Vincenzo Genovese)Construction and set-up: B-Project by F.lli BozzelliManagement: Rosa IavolatoFurnishings: Mojow, SelettiLighting: &tradition, Seletti, Faneurope/InteFloors: Seletti 4 Ceramica Bardelli, CorianPhoto credits: Carlo Oriente To look, to try...

The office to come

This is a moment of reflection for the designers of offices, such as Lombardini 22 and DEGW, Open Project, Park Associati and Progetto CMR. They are developing a vision of the future of workspace,...
Lestang 1573, Sancerre, France - Photo ©Alice Mesguich

A distributed art gallery

When Rémy Graillot, a visionary French entrepreneur, acquired Château de L’Estang, an impressive estate built in 1573 in the Loire region and bordered by the vineyards of Sancerre, it was seen as likely that...
The Chuan Malt Whiskey Distillery - Photo © Chen Hao

Tao and the harmony of opposites

Client: Pernod RicardArchitecture & Interior design: Neri&Hu Design and Research OfficeLandscape design: YIYU DesignConstruction: K&H International, Suzhou Hezhan, Qiían GroupExperience design: BRC Imagination ArtsFF&E design: Design RepublicFurnishings: Carl Hansen, Classicon, De La Espada, Stellar...

Perfect balance

Client: Sprinklr Interior Design: Roar Contractors: Summertown Furniture: Sancal, Pedrali, B&T, Andreu World Lighting: EasiLight  Photo: Chris Goldstraw Form and function have been the cornerstone concepts of industrial design from its origins. They are more important than ever to the...

Zwilling, taste the design

“You can taste, learn, discover, buy,” says Antonio Rodriguez, designer and partner of the Milanese studio Matteo Thun & Partners. The design, that includes the flagship store, a bar, a restaurant called The Twins...
Unione Industriali, Turin, Italy

A new skin for history

Project and supervision: Arch. Matteo Italia - Italia and PartnersStructural design: Eng. Mirko De VitiMain Contractor: ICZ - Gruppo IntercostruzioniFaçades: Frea&FreaPhoto credits: Federico Moschietto It could not have been an easy task to intervene on...