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We’re hiring!

Retail Interior Designer Internship   YourStudio are looking for a bright, keen and creative individual to help support our team and build experience in the retail interior design industry.   …

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Milan Design Week 2014

So, Milan Design Week is upon us again! We always go to have a look at what our friends, colleagues, new graduates and established brands from Established & Sons to …

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‘HER’ Future Workspace Design

I recently watched Spike Jonze’s Her and was really impressed by his take on future workspace (amongst other future scenarios). The image Spike Jonze paints is inspiring, optimistic and shows how …

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The Future of Offices

Since our collaboration with global think tank PSFK on the Future of Work we’ve continued our work looking at the ins and outs of the workspace- what makes it great, what’s …

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London Design Festival

With London Design Festival coming up just over a week’s time, our research team at YourStudio are just putting together a list of places we most look forward to visiting. …

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Capsule Hotels

YourStudio’s research team stays up-to-date with the most current airline trends, and we have found that many hotels are continuing the premium airline experience passengers are offered in their airport/flight-inspired …

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IBERIA – New Business Class Animation

YourStudio have recently completed a project with Iberia Airlines to design the interiors of their new A330s. Alongside branding agency InterBrand and working with CMF consultant Emma Rickards at West6, …

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The Social Tree at Singapore Changi Airport

  We’ve found a really interesting use of technology at Singapore Changi Airport. This installation called The Social Tree, plugs into a trend dubbed “Life Caching” by trendwatching.com. People are encouraged to post pictures, write messages and …

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WE HAVE MOVED!

  YourStudio have moved into our new space on Rivington st in East Central London, Shoreditch. We will be posting pictures of the new space soon.        

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Overview of Milan Furniture Fair

The YourStudio team have flown over to Italy recently, exploring not only the work of a selection of newcomers and big names, but essentially the people who really excelled expectations …

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At Your Convenience

Whilst you’d think the innovative places for new coffee shops would have dried up, we found ‘ATTENDANT’, a rather intriguing coffee shop sited in an old public convenience.  Yes, that’s …

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Burberry Store in London

A couple of months ago Burberry opened it’s largest ever London store. It show cases what can be done with integrated digital in a retail experience. Covering four floors, the store has twenty five staircases, and …

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Overview of Paris Motorshow 2012

As part of YourStudio‘s on going design and trend research, we made the visit to Paris Motor Show 2012. Having been to Motorshows in London and previously designing stands for …

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Chest Of Drawers – Islington

As many retailers look at new ways to engage and involve their customers in the design process, YourStudio worked with furniture retailer Chest of Drawers to design a Design Bar …

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Artists’ Furniture: Frieze 2012

London’s Frieze Fair is an inspiration every year. This year we’ve constructed an imaginary YourStudio DREAM HOME using furniture-inspired art pieces from this year’s Frieze. Inspiring concepts, great colours, fantastic materials, …

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High-end Vintage

At this years London Design Festival we noticed running trends across the different events. One which we are highlighting is the occurrence of high-end vintage furniture. Whereas vintage furniture and accessories have been …

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Trends: Material World

Trends: Material World coming soon. Watch this space…  

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Industrial Design Trends

More on Industrial Design Trends coming soon. Watch this space…

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Well Crafted

More on Well Crafted is to be posted soon by YourStudio. Watch this space…  

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Explosion in Print

Take the Russian deconstructivist El Lissitzky, the Deco geometric designs of Clarice Cliff, then mix in the influence of contemporary fashion print designers Mary Katrantzou and Peter Pilotto and you can …

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3D PRINT IT

Although 3D printing has been around for a while, it has always been ‘unattainable’ because of the price tag attached. Today at YourStudio, we are looking at a few emerging …

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Lanvin Wing It

Some great examples of WoW Windows! Lanvin creating some amazing winged installations. Thank you Lanvin www.lanvin.com for the images

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Airline Branding – Looking Back For Inspiration

At YourStudio we look to the past as much as we look to the future for our inspiration. Some of our research has lead us to find some great images …

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What’s in for the New Year…

With 2012 coming up, we at YourStudio, for the last post of the year, decided to share with you the top 5 picks for the new year. The major focus …

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Wrapping Paper

Other than decorating Christmas trees and the lovely food, the only thing missing would be the presents under the tree! At YourStudio, we are always after innovative designs, and here …

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Christmas Trees

Further to the lovely Christmas atmosphere everywhere, we, at YourStudio, thought that it would be nice to fuel the Christmas spirit with some vintage and unique Christmas trees as inspirations. …

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Christmas Windows

We, at YourStudio, absolutely love it when we see something creative in the commercial realm.  And this week, we were equally inspired and made to laugh by Chanel’s amazing new …

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Our Working Process

The YourStudio Creative Team People talk a lot about ‘consumer engagement’, and it’s true that on every level, more than creating a ‘space’, as an interior designer, there’s more of …

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A WEEK IN THE LIFE

Creative Director Howard Sullivan talks to InDesign about a typical week at YourStudio’s London HQ. The full magazine article is here- scroll to page 18, or see it here:

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DIGITAL EXPERIENCES

With advanced technology being developed and applied seamlessly to the retail sector now and in the future, we at YourStudio have been investigating the new applications and the use of …

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Kai’s November Picks

This month, Ka Wai Wong, our energetic intern at YourStudio, brings you her top five inspirational ‘must-sees’. 1. Project Womb by Diddo – “After birth, the second biggest event in life …

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Issy’s September Picks

Each month, one of our team at YourStudio bring you their favourite current events/ happenings or ‘must-sees’.   This month, Isobel Scott, one of our talented 3D Designers, brings you …

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VINTAGE COCKTAILS

Robert Benchley’s quote from the film ‘The Major and the Minor’ (1942) to Ginger Rogers – very suitable for the recent gloomy weather, so as we like looking to the …

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Nicola Formichetti

Nicola Formichetti was raised in Rome and Tokyo, training as a classical pianist as a child (which he still does for relaxation) and later moving to London to study Architecture.  …

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NICOLA’S, New York

Surely one of the most hotly anticipated pop-ups of his decade, at the end of this week, on September 9th, Nicola Formichetti is opening his first pop-up shop in New …

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Vantage

Stemming from our ongoing research platform into future trends, YourStudio created this vintage fashion concept. Our design addresses the issue of incorporating a strong online and social media presence within …

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Designer Experience

With an announcement of a possible collaboration between House of Hackney and Opening Ceremony, we, at Your Studio, have been investigating with vigour, new and unique retail spaces and designs. …

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Attention to Retail

Your Studio’s recent blog on Wow Windows is followed by some amazing work by set designers and visual merchandisers.

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Michael Clark ‘th’

For less than one week, Michael Clark brought his troupe of lean and lithe dancers to perform a site-specific piece of dance in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London. …

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Urban Greening

Having recently posted on the growing popularity of Green Ecosystems, we asked our friend and landscape architect Tom Ginnett if he could shed some light on the subject in the …

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Urban Ecosystems – Growing Popularity

Being green in today’s world has become essential, at YourStudio we are seeing new inventive ways of bringing nature and greenery to the urban environment. Looking at small scale ecosystems …

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KOOKY COFFEE : WONDERFUL CAFÉ CONCEPTS

Coffee seems to be an ever-changing industry. Following on from our ‘coffee coalitions’ blog we have looked at some of the more unusual compliments to a coffee retail space. As …

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Wow Windows!

Your Studio have been looking at how retailers are using their window displays to entice and entertain their customers. From 2D flat displays to 3D sets, using props and interactive …

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The Shape of Things to Come : New Sculpture

I was lucky enough to be invited by the lovely Lisa Sherwood from Design Bridge, to the premiére of Saatchi’s new sculpture show.  And it sure didn’t disappoint.  As many …

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Surrealist Design: Liberating the Imagination

Following from Joan Miró’s current influential exhibition at the Tate Modern, we’ve noticed a recent Surreal approach through design, fashion and art. The Surrealist movement sought to “Liberate the imagination” and …

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ANZAS Dance Studio, Beijing

ANZAS Dance Studio, Beijing – What a fantastic space this is! I have never seen any interior quite like it. This design is totally different from your usual empty stark …

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Burberry store in Beijing

These guys know how to open a store. Great digital retail design production that tops off an inventive show. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t5dCIuz2wY&feature=player_embedded#at=211

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Best in Show – Milan 2011

A review of the best in show from this year’s furniture fair in Milan, 2011.

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Swiss Company Mobiado’s Aston Martin Concept Phone

Swiss company Mobiado say this is a realistic vision of luxury mobile phones. The phone is to be launched at the world watch and jewellery show in Switzerland, BaselWorld. The …

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Artistic Retail Design

LN-CC Late Night Chameleon Cafe (LN-CC) is a new retail concept for men and women, consisting of an online shop and concept store. The store is located in the depths …

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