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Chongqing Zhongshuge

Incorporating the splendid landscape of Chongqing in the bookstore, the designer has created a space where the visitors may feel like in the charming Chongqing while reading. There are five types of reading area in total, each of which is like a wonderland with distinctive features. Chongqing Zhongshuge bookstore has provided the consumers with a more fancy experience that they are not able to gain through the online shopping.

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Phuket VIP Mercury

Based on the theme of openness and brand in-depth exploration, explored the design and created a visual integration of visual extensibility and brand story with the planet as the main creative element. The plan solved the following three problems with new visual thinkings: The balance of space openness and functions; Division and combination of functional areas of space; The regularity and change of the basic spatial style.

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Mirror Bridge

Mirror bridge brings both lightness and vitality into the once dark and narrow flat, invoking a feeling of dream and fantasy. The twisted metal surface allows the light to be reflected multiple times indoors, increasing the illumination as well as creating a magic time-tunnel experience. The renovation made significant improvements in lighting, ventilation, and sight. The form of the ground-supported portion and the tension of its shape partially reduced the difficulty of construction.

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EN Skincare

Designed for new Japanese cosmetics brand En, the store occupies of an 18th-century building in the center of the French capital. The name "En" translates as "beauty" in Japanese, but can also mean "circle" and "connection". These three translations all inspired the design of the store. On the ground floor are two bright minimal spaces, furnished with curving brass partitions and furniture. Meanwhile the basement reveals the building's history, with exposed stone walls and a vaulted ceiling.

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Polyot

The interior of the Polyot restaurant reminds the scenery for a sci-fi movie. The sleek steel shapes and portholes at the entrance make the room look like the cabin of a space shuttle. One of the main principles in the interior of Polyot is minimalism. There is a lack of decor to which the audience in Moscow restaurants is so used, no patterns and ornaments on the walls and in design elements. Instead there are large shining objects.

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FengYuan Original

It’s a space design for a restaurant which serves coconut water hotpot. They abstracted the shape of coconut trees to a symbol-palm leaf and built it in 4-meter-long, 8 different shapes by green plated, mirror polished stainless steel. They rearranged and planted 475 metal leaves purposely into the space, the entire restaurant turned into a beautiful installation art. They also designed water feature, lighting, tables to enhance people's resonance. By using single material, factory pre-make-install, the cost and construction time is well controlled.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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