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Step Inside the Shipping Container-Turned-Kitchen at Nashville’s 404 Hotel

With just five large rooms and “invisible service,” the new 404 Hotel in Nashville is a high-design hideaway just a few blocks away from… Read More

Speedy Graphic Design for Barcelona’s New Ham on Wheels

Ham on Wheels, Barcelona’s newest fancy fast-food outlet, is getting some extra buzz from the stellar job local design studio Forma &… Read More

A Melbourne Prison Gets a New Life as a Comely Cafe

Residents living five miles outside of Melbourne, Australia, are no longer next-door neighbors to Pentridge Prison, but Pentridge Village, which is getting something of… Read More

A New Way to Shop for Tea: By Oxidation Rate

Good news for Berlin’s more ambitious tea drinkers: specialty P & T (Paper & Tea) tea shop is expanding from the city’s Charlottenburg neighborhood… Read More

Mexico City Wine Shop Makes Excellent Use of Recycled Wooden Palettes

How do you make a mere 115 square feet feel luxurious? For the newly opened Intersybarite gourmet food store in Mexico City,… Read More

Interior Design for Stockholm’s Finefoods Inspired by California’s Death Valley

Stockholm design studios Note and Lerch joined forces to create the interior for Finefoods, which, at the risk of stating the obvious, is… Read More

Eat Slow Food in the Heart of Busy Berlin—in a Beautifully Appointed Shipping Container

Repurposing used shipping containers into viable spaces is nothing new, London’s BoxPark shopping center in Shoreditch being only the most obvious example, but a new… Read More

Enter Your Bar or Object Design in the Belgian Biennale Interieur Foundation Awards

For its 42nd annual competition, non-profit Belgian design fair Biennale Interieur is expanding the call for entries by giving competitors more time to submit proposals… Read More

Home is Where the Kitchen is at Studioilse’s Ett Hem Hotel in Stockholm

In late 2012 interior designer Ilse Crawford of Studioilse completed the redesign of Ett Hem, a hundred-year-old Stockholm house-turned-hotel. Located in… Read More