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Filthy Luker's Space Invaders, the street artist's retro-arcade installation brings Space Invaders to life with roadwork equipment. *we_heart

Filthy Luker's Space Invaders, the street artist's retro-arcade installation brings Space Invaders to life with roadwork equipment.

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What appears to be smoke - or lighting effects - is actually the artist himself, performing with sheets of coloured paper; photographed on long-exposure... *we_heart

What appears to be smoke - or lighting effects - is actually the artist himself, performing with sheets of coloured paper; photographed on long-exposure...

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Geometric graphics run throughout Roxy/Josefine Club in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and resembles a gigantic sci-fi bee’s nest - with bold, sumptuous colors lending it a futuristic yet decidedly opulent aura. *we_heart

Geometric graphics run throughout Roxy/Josefine Club in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and resembles a gigantic sci-fi bee’s nest - with bold, sumptuous colors lending it a futuristic yet decidedly opulent aura.

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We recently caught up with the design team at Electric Dreams to talk about their latest creation, Fabricville… *we_heart

We recently caught up with the design team at Electric Dreams to talk about their latest creation, Fabricville…

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Three concept rooms stocked with the latest fashion, a book and record store and club space – all linked by an indoor forest and raw wood and orange acrylic, skeletal tunnel, London's LN-CC is a fabulously unique retail concept. *we_heart

Three concept rooms stocked with the latest fashion, a book and record store and club space – all linked by an indoor forest and raw wood and orange acrylic, skeletal tunnel, London's LN-CC is a fabulously unique retail concept.

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Opening last week at London's one-stop, contemporary lifestyle store, The Shop at Bluebird, was the first retail space for one of the UK’s most exciting young product designers, Lee Broom. *we_heart

Opening last week at London's one-stop, contemporary lifestyle store, The Shop at Bluebird, was the first retail space for one of the UK’s most exciting young product designers, Lee Broom.

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Vying for attention in a neighbourhood of luxury outlets, Marc Jacobs‘ Tokyo flagship store has been given a surprisingly simple, yet utterly effective, trio of façades by New York’s Stephan Jaklitsch Architects. *we_heart

Vying for attention in a neighbourhood of luxury outlets, Marc Jacobs‘ Tokyo flagship store has been given a surprisingly simple, yet utterly effective, trio of façades by New York’s Stephan Jaklitsch Architects.

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Hidden within a beautiful church at a secret central Stockholm location, Form Us With Friends 2011 is an exhibition showcasing a selection of Form Us With Love's latest collaborations. *we_heart

Hidden within a beautiful church at a secret central Stockholm location, Form Us With Friends 2011 is an exhibition showcasing a selection of Form Us With Love's latest collaborations.

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You by Dialect, Stockholm with interiors by Electric Dreams. Giant, upholstered purple lampshades and product displays as glossy black picture frames give this Swedish electronics store a delightfully homely feel. *we_heart

You by Dialect, Stockholm with interiors by Electric Dreams. Giant, upholstered purple lampshades and product displays as glossy black picture frames give this Swedish electronics store a delightfully homely feel.

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Flowerpots for chip bowls and lampshades, growing herbs at your table, a garden lounge and a flower shop – The Folly is a botanically inspired oasis in the heart of the hustling, bustling City of London. *we_heart

Flowerpots for chip bowls and lampshades, growing herbs at your table, a garden lounge and a flower shop – The Folly is a botanically inspired oasis in the heart of the hustling, bustling City of London.

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Maarten Meevis of Dutch architects, Kinkorn, has conceived a breath-taking installation for a new permanent exhibition, Archaeology of the Netherlands, at Leiden’s Rijksuseum van Oudheden. *we_heart

Maarten Meevis of Dutch architects, Kinkorn, has conceived a breath-taking installation for a new permanent exhibition, Archaeology of the Netherlands, at Leiden’s Rijksuseum van Oudheden.

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Micasa Volume B, São Paulo, a beautiful brutalist icon in South America's capital of cool... by StudioMK27. *we_heart

Micasa Volume B, São Paulo, a beautiful brutalist icon in South America's capital of cool... by StudioMK27.

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After the debut last year at Tokyo’s Calm & Punk Gallery, 'Shades Down In Tokyo Town' is set to tour London, Gothenburg and Stockholm.  A wonderful unique celebration of experimental eye-wear. *we_heart

After the debut last year at Tokyo’s Calm & Punk Gallery, 'Shades Down In Tokyo Town' is set to tour London, Gothenburg and Stockholm. A wonderful unique celebration of experimental eye-wear.

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The brilliant Form Us With Love lend their design genius to this charming fashion exhibition, 'Dandy', at Stockholm's Nordiska Museet. *we_heart

The brilliant Form Us With Love lend their design genius to this charming fashion exhibition, 'Dandy', at Stockholm's Nordiska Museet.

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Ever felt a slight despondent when locking your prized new garments away in the wardrobe? Mathilde Alders certainly has, so much so in fact that she’s designed her own, decidedly exhibitionist, wardrobe. *we_heart

Ever felt a slight despondent when locking your prized new garments away in the wardrobe? Mathilde Alders certainly has, so much so in fact that she’s designed her own, decidedly exhibitionist, wardrobe.

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The House Hotel Nişantaşı. Rich, dark wood, elegantly-muted, earthy hues and custom furniture by Autoban, lend this chic Istanbul hotel a retro, yet decidedly luxurious appeal. *we_heart

The House Hotel Nişantaşı. Rich, dark wood, elegantly-muted, earthy hues and custom furniture by Autoban, lend this chic Istanbul hotel a retro, yet decidedly luxurious appeal.

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With a reputation for using organic fabrics and sourcing unique materials from around the world, it’s no surprise that London-based label Folk’s in-store experience has an equally ‘earthy’ approach. *we_heart

With a reputation for using organic fabrics and sourcing unique materials from around the world, it’s no surprise that London-based label Folk’s in-store experience has an equally ‘earthy’ approach.

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Mexico's Micheline Print Boutique has a sophisticated, neutral color palette and an equally beautiful brand identity, packaging and literature, courtesy of designers Anagrama. *we_heart

Mexico's Micheline Print Boutique has a sophisticated, neutral color palette and an equally beautiful brand identity, packaging and literature, courtesy of designers Anagrama.

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A large square in Córdoba, Spain, that hosts public events such as a twice-weekly market, has been transformed into an architectural array of water lilies thanks to Madrid architects Paredes Pino. *we_heart

A large square in Córdoba, Spain, that hosts public events such as a twice-weekly market, has been transformed into an architectural array of water lilies thanks to Madrid architects Paredes Pino.

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From mono-coloured rooms to sleeping under swimming elephants, Maastricht’s Château Bethlehem Hotel is a frighteningly creative place, where hotel management students get hands on experience in forward-thinking hospitality. *we_heart

From mono-coloured rooms to sleeping under swimming elephants, Maastricht’s Château Bethlehem Hotel is a frighteningly creative place, where hotel management students get hands on experience in forward-thinking hospitality.

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Chopin’s Visiting Card consists of mesmerising ribbons of laboriously processed plywood chaotically weaved their way through the space of this recent Polish exhibition by WWAA Architects and artist/set-designer Boris Kudlička. *we_heart

Chopin’s Visiting Card consists of mesmerising ribbons of laboriously processed plywood chaotically weaved their way through the space of this recent Polish exhibition by WWAA Architects and artist/set-designer Boris Kudlička.

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Comprised of 50 ceiling-mounted, LED devices that emanate from a mechanical arm, pushing light through the custom-cut Swarovski crystal lens, Troika's installation at Design Miami is delicate, elegant and exquisite. *we_heart

Comprised of 50 ceiling-mounted, LED devices that emanate from a mechanical arm, pushing light through the custom-cut Swarovski crystal lens, Troika's installation at Design Miami is delicate, elegant and exquisite.

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Between 1968 and 1973, Wendell Castle created a unique series of lamps that were steeped in inspiration from pop-art, surrealism and hot-rod cars – known simply as Benny, Fat Albert, Sluggo, Pinkie, and Raquel. *we_heart

Between 1968 and 1973, Wendell Castle created a unique series of lamps that were steeped in inspiration from pop-art, surrealism and hot-rod cars – known simply as Benny, Fat Albert, Sluggo, Pinkie, and Raquel.

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Taking the elegant and elaborate lines of traditional Japanese red-glaze designs and fusing them with digital manufacturing techniques, Nendo have created breathtakingly beautiful ceramic speakers. *we_heart

Taking the elegant and elaborate lines of traditional Japanese red-glaze designs and fusing them with digital manufacturing techniques, Nendo have created breathtakingly beautiful ceramic speakers.

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New “conversation booths”, that offer an iPod and a soundproof dome – under which the customer can control their own music and lighting - are just part of the experiments in PizzaExpress' new 'Living Lab' *we_heart

New “conversation booths”, that offer an iPod and a soundproof dome – under which the customer can control their own music and lighting - are just part of the experiments in PizzaExpress' new 'Living Lab'

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Manchester's North Pole Bar is a pop-up bar boasting über-kitsch faux fur throws, Swiss chalet rugs, warm winter cocktails and a host of festive events. Get in the spirit with a little bit of unpretentious fun. *we_heart

Manchester's North Pole Bar is a pop-up bar boasting über-kitsch faux fur throws, Swiss chalet rugs, warm winter cocktails and a host of festive events. Get in the spirit with a little bit of unpretentious fun.

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Meticulously recreated, yet with his own – often dark – personality etched upon them, the 100 covers that comprise brilliant illustrator, JP Thurlow's new exhibition at Hoxton's KK Outlet are breathtaking and fascinating. *we_heart

Meticulously recreated, yet with his own – often dark – personality etched upon them, the 100 covers that comprise brilliant illustrator, JP Thurlow's new exhibition at Hoxton's KK Outlet are breathtaking and fascinating.

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Canberra-based energy company, ActewAGL, recently celebrated their 10th anniversary by commissioning Frost* Design and Robert Foster to produce this staggering piece of work for the ground floor of their new headquarters. *we_heart

Canberra-based energy company, ActewAGL, recently celebrated their 10th anniversary by commissioning Frost* Design and Robert Foster to produce this staggering piece of work for the ground floor of their new headquarters.

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Originally conceived as a temporary supper club with personal test kitchen, The Loft Project is now an intriguing platform for some of the world's most exciting young chefs. *we_heart

Originally conceived as a temporary supper club with personal test kitchen, The Loft Project is now an intriguing platform for some of the world's most exciting young chefs.

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Original, engaging and intelligently conceived, this Bangkok hostel, called Lub D Hostel, is far from luxury, but is bang on the money when it comes to being quirky, bright and decidedly fun. *we_heart

Original, engaging and intelligently conceived, this Bangkok hostel, called Lub D Hostel, is far from luxury, but is bang on the money when it comes to being quirky, bright and decidedly fun.

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The Black Pearl House and Workshop. By completely gutting a 100 year old Rotterdam property and building a new, cutting-edge home inside, Studio Rolf.fr and Zecc Architects have achieved something truly unique. *we_heart

The Black Pearl House and Workshop. By completely gutting a 100 year old Rotterdam property and building a new, cutting-edge home inside, Studio Rolf.fr and Zecc Architects have achieved something truly unique.

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Forever set to polarize opinion – it was once voted 'London’s ugliest building' – the Brutalist icon that is the Barbican Centre has a pair of new dining venues courtesy of SHH, London based architects and designers. *we_heart

Forever set to polarize opinion – it was once voted 'London’s ugliest building' – the Brutalist icon that is the Barbican Centre has a pair of new dining venues courtesy of SHH, London based architects and designers.

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Our pick of the best brochures, leaflets, posters and press packs from this year's London Design Festival... *we_heart

Our pick of the best brochures, leaflets, posters and press packs from this year's London Design Festival...

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Widely considered to be one of the top chefs in the world, Heston Blumenthal's debut supermarket range for Waitrose is typically one like no other, with beautiful, minimalistic packaging and unique flavours and ingredients. *we_heart

Widely considered to be one of the top chefs in the world, Heston Blumenthal's debut supermarket range for Waitrose is typically one like no other, with beautiful, minimalistic packaging and unique flavours and ingredients.

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Luxury fashion brand Dunhill collaborated with bespoke travel company Black Tomato to produce travel experiences that follow the route a store manager took in the 1930s from Paris to Kyoto. *we_heart

Luxury fashion brand Dunhill collaborated with bespoke travel company Black Tomato to produce travel experiences that follow the route a store manager took in the 1930s from Paris to Kyoto.

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Famed for curating fabulously ‘Willy Wonka’ inspired events, this week Bompas & Parr are enacting every child’s wildest fantasies with their world-first, artisanal chewing gum micro-factory... *we_heart

Famed for curating fabulously ‘Willy Wonka’ inspired events, this week Bompas & Parr are enacting every child’s wildest fantasies with their world-first, artisanal chewing gum micro-factory...

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Custom painted pieces, art installations, a digital graffiti wall and a live digital music performance. Chairman Ting's 'nice art' collaboration with adidas Originals in Hong Kong... *we_heart

Custom painted pieces, art installations, a digital graffiti wall and a live digital music performance. Chairman Ting's 'nice art' collaboration with adidas Originals in Hong Kong...

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Featuring original illustrations for the collections of Chanel, Dior and McQueen - the Design Museum's 'Drawing Fashion' exhibition is a unique show that's been 30 years in the making... *we_heart

Featuring original illustrations for the collections of Chanel, Dior and McQueen - the Design Museum's 'Drawing Fashion' exhibition is a unique show that's been 30 years in the making...

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Edwards Moore created a wonderfully abstract landscape of woodchippings that ran the length of the gallery, “forming a dynamic unifying terrain on which to display this year’s exhibits" at the Melbourne Furniture Fringe. *we_heart

Edwards Moore created a wonderfully abstract landscape of woodchippings that ran the length of the gallery, “forming a dynamic unifying terrain on which to display this year’s exhibits" at the Melbourne Furniture Fringe.

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Located in a former bank and with marble columns, original wooden paneling, a stunning roof-top terrace and spa – it’s surprising that the raw, edgy Berlin is only a short walk away from the beautiful Hotel de Rome. *we_heart

Located in a former bank and with marble columns, original wooden paneling, a stunning roof-top terrace and spa – it’s surprising that the raw, edgy Berlin is only a short walk away from the beautiful Hotel de Rome.

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Darkly depressing with a melancholic beauty, Preston’s iconic bus station – considered one of the largest in Europe – is one of those pieces of architecture that will forever polarise opinion... *we_heart

Darkly depressing with a melancholic beauty, Preston’s iconic bus station – considered one of the largest in Europe – is one of those pieces of architecture that will forever polarise opinion...

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Connecting the upper 4 floors of the Sperone Westwater gallery on Manhattan’s Bowery is a beguiling, bright red 12 by 20 foot moving room, part gallery – part elevator... *we_heart

Connecting the upper 4 floors of the Sperone Westwater gallery on Manhattan’s Bowery is a beguiling, bright red 12 by 20 foot moving room, part gallery – part elevator...

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Tokyo’s Sugamo Shinkin bank is fresh, original, and capable of putting a smile on the glummest of customers faces… shouldn’t all banking be like this? From Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design. *we_heart

Tokyo’s Sugamo Shinkin bank is fresh, original, and capable of putting a smile on the glummest of customers faces… shouldn’t all banking be like this? From Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design.

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Having produced elegant responsive lighting installations for the likes of the V&A and Massive Attack, London based collective, United Visual Artists, have unveiled their first permanent public artworks in Toronto *we_heart

Having produced elegant responsive lighting installations for the likes of the V&A and Massive Attack, London based collective, United Visual Artists, have unveiled their first permanent public artworks in Toronto

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With exquisite glass balconies overlooking the casino and modern touches fused with the building’s original decedent glamour – Glasgow's The Corinthian Club is a shamelessly opulent venue that quite simply cannot be ignored… *we_heart

With exquisite glass balconies overlooking the casino and modern touches fused with the building’s original decedent glamour – Glasgow's The Corinthian Club is a shamelessly opulent venue that quite simply cannot be ignored…

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Last week we were lucky enough to get a sneak peak into the inspiring Fulham studio of Swiss designer, Rolf Sachs, a space that feels like a workshop, art gallery and a mad-scientist’s laboratory...  exhilarating.  *we_heart

Last week we were lucky enough to get a sneak peak into the inspiring Fulham studio of Swiss designer, Rolf Sachs, a space that feels like a workshop, art gallery and a mad-scientist’s laboratory... exhilarating.

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