In case you missed them… here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of March.
April 2nd, 2015
#1 A Speakeasy In A Sandwich Shop
Located at street level in the centre of the former French Concession in Shanghai, The Press is a modern sandwich shop with a floor to ceiling window that allows pedestrians a clear view of its sleek, modernist décor – and a bright red and white coloured Coca-Cola vending machine that is actually the entrance to a hidden speakeasy lounge called Flask. Read more.
#2 The New SPARK
The new and larger Beijing office of architectural and design firm SPARK is one that invites greater interaction, collaboration and creative thought. Read more.
#3 In Conversation: William Lim
William Lim might be the only architect in Hong Kong who’s known as much for his vast art collection as his design projects. In fact, art was his first love – “I was obsessed with pastels” – architecture only came second when, upon his father’s chiding, he entered the prestigious Cornell University as a student of architecture. Read more.
#4 Architecture of Ephemera
ESKYIU designs a lounge to be perceived in motion at Art Basel in Hong Kong. Read more.
#5 Digital Craftsman Zhang Zhoujie
Rising design talent and innovator Zhang Zhoujie shows us the way of the future with his digitally generated furniture. Read more.
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