From hyper-real run-ins to fragmented customer profiles, Russell & George “slams” typologies to design spaces that make you put down your phone.
In just 10 days’ time, when Indesign’s ‘Social Spaces’ issue launches, we’ll be taking you on an intimate tour of Society. Until that time, we’re here to give you a sneak peak of what’s to come.
Hong Kong-based o&o Studio took a very specific, and very romantic, image as the inspiration for the branding and design of an uber-cool craft beer and whisky bar in an old grease factory in Shanghai’s South Bund.
C.C. Babcoq is a playful and bold carvery and cocktail bar, with colour, pattern and personality inspired by its muse.
Biasol has looked to Japanese craftsmanship and materiality to create a contemporary design inspired by Tokyo’s izakaya bars.
NOLA Smokehouse and Bar, designed by Luchetti Krelle, captures the exuberance of New Orleans with its charming and colourful architecture and laidback, lively atmosphere.
The Surry Hill Hotel has undergone some serious changes recently, transforming itself into a one-off, trendy, hub. Words by Zachary Klein.