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Burberry and Tencent collaborate on interactive WeChat shop in Shenzhen

August 2, 2020 India Block 0

Visitors to Shenzhen’s Burberry flagship store can use Tencent’s WeChat app to interact with the window display and play their own music in fitting rooms. The British fashion brand and China’s largest social media company collaborated to design a shop that suited Shenzhen’s growing reputation for technology. Shoppers use WeChat, a Chinese messaging and social

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Preview The Met’s postponed About Time: Fashion and Duration exhibition

May 5, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Preview The Met's postponed About Time: Fashion and Duration exhibition

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has created a virtual version of its About Time: Fashion and Duration exhibition, which has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Met’s Costume Institute has made a short Youtube video of the museum’s annual major spring exhibition to coincide with its original opening date this week. The

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SO-IL designs exhibition to showcase patchwork boro fabrics

March 18, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Boro Textiles at Japan Society

New York architecture firm SO-IL has designed an exhibition to present a Japanese handicraft that uses remnants of hemp fabric. SO-IL created the Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics exhibition for New York’s Japan Society. It showcases the boro textiles practice that originated in Japan in the 19th and 20th centuries when cold climate conditions made growing cotton

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Eight designs that make use of waste products

February 19, 2020 Kristine Klein 0

The Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art features projects that repurpose waste products. Dezeen’s Kristine Klein has selected eight highlights, including shoes made from the byproducts of pineapple harvesting and vases sculpted from melted PVC pipes. The exhibit comprises over 30 projects that reimagine discarded materials and byproducts – sourced

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La Manufacture is out to prove that design can still survive on the high street

January 23, 2020 Amy Frearson 0
La Manufacture furniture

A lifestyle brand with “a real soul” has launched in Paris, in a boutique that brings fashion together with furniture and homeware. La Manufacture has opened a venue in the Opéra district of Paris, with a mission to show that design can still survive on the high street. Company founder Robert Acouri, who also leads

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15 architectural set designs created for fashion month 2019

October 24, 2019 Semi Han 0
Sies Marjan Spring Summer 2020 at Surrogate's Court House for New York Fashion Week

Iconic landmarks were transformed into stages for September’s fashion shows. We’ve picked out 15 architecturally influenced set designs during New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week this year.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Platinum Media &Communications (@platinummcsydney) on Sep 17, 2019 at 12:02am PDT Coach SS20 on the High

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A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Submissions

September 16, 2019 Erin 0

This article has been brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts around the world, and showcasing the 10,051 award winners made up of 180 nationalities. A’ Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to connect […]

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WGNB designs all-black flagship store for fashion brand Juun.J

August 30, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
Juun.J flagship store in Seoul

Korean practice WGNB has designed the flagship shop for fashion brand Juun.J in Seoul as a cluster of black geometric forms. Working with the motifs of circles, triangles and squares, the store occupies a black-rendered building that abuts a cafe with a steep triangular roof sweeping down to cover a glazed circular courtyard. WGNB drew on

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Louis Vuitton X celebrates 160 years of artistic collaboration at the fashion house

July 24, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Louis Vuitton X exhibition

Louis Vuitton has created an exhibition in Los Angeles that showcases its collaborations with leading artists over the past 160 years, complete with custom bags and a tropical pop-up shop. The Louis Vuitton X exhibition at the 468 North Rodeo Drive building in Beverly Hills contains 180 items from the French fashion house’s archive. The items are

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Nike app uses AR and AI to scan feet for perfect fit

May 9, 2019 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0
Nike Fit app

Nike has launched an app setting that provides “hyper-accurate” sizing recommendations for each of its shoes by scanning your feet with a smartphone camera. Called Nike Fit, the tool – available as both in-store and at-home options – aims to address the problem of customers ordering and wearing the wrong-fit shoe. “Three out of every five people

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