CONCEPT STORE

THE BEACH – Colette is 20 years old

SNARKITECTURE-THE-BEACH-04-NOAH-KALINA-747x498.jpgLast month, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Parisian concept store,  Colette  imagined an ocean of translucent balls made of recyclable plastic. This event called THE BEACH was located in the nave of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris . This interactive art installation promised a fun and relaxing moment with friends or family. Designed by SNARKITECTURE  an artists’ studio based in NY and founded by Daniel Arsham and architect Alex Mustonen. For this anniversary,  Colette unveils 20 unique products from the magic lip balm to the designer sunglasses to jewelery, sneakers and an  bike – all limited editions. http://www.colette.fr

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Hamptons’ latest concept store THE LINE

THE LINE is bringing its hugely popular concept store to the Hamptons NY and it has set up shop in a 18-century light filled double-height home with towering oak beams. This marks the third location for Vanessa Traina’s cult-followed Apartments by The Line. Take a tour of this stunning 100% shoppable beach home—it just might be the most gorgeous décor store we’ve ever seen. source : mydomaine.com

Casa Cavia – concept store Buenos Aires

Fine food, fragrances, flowers, and literature come together under a single roof at Casa Cavia, a new concept store and restaurant in Buenos Aires. The brainchild of creative force Guadalupe Garcia Mosqueda, the enterprise inhabits a gracious 1927 home that has been thoughtfully updated by the architecture and design firm KallosTurin. There’s much to delight in: Pick up a bouquet from the florist, sample locally concocted perfumes, or repair to the stylish dining room—helmed by Pablo Massey, a protégé of renowned chef Francis Mallmann—with a volume from the bookstore-library, run by art publisher Ampersand. source : AD      casacavia.com

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