Frame is a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to the design of interiors and products. It offers a stunning, global selection of shops, hospitality venues, workplaces, exhibitions and residences on more than 224 pages. Well-written articles accompanied by a wealth of high-quality photographs, sketches and drawings make the magazine an indispensable source of inspiration for designers as well as for all those involved in other creative disciplines.
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OBJECTS • Écal makes VR MORE APPROACHABLE. Designers CONSULT ALGORITHMS. Materials experience a RETRO REVIVAL. Google LEARNS FROM BIOMETRICS. Discover new directions in the world of products.
Stefan Diez makes furniture FAMILY-PROOF
For Nike, the future of the VIRTUAL STORE is niche
Together, not against: Philippe Starck COLLABORATES WITH AI on a pioneering chair
Can headset design contribute to the ADOPTION OF VR technology?
RETRO REVIVAL: Teaching old materials new tricks
Google lets us feel AT EASE WITH TECH
Worldly Wonderland • Inspired by globalization, Matteo Guarnaccia dreams up a CROSS-CULTURAL TOURIST DESTINATION.
Road Show • Alexandre Picciotto’s nomadic and ECO-CONSCIOUS MUSEUM makes you suffer from FOMO.
Rose-Tinted Relief • Hoping to foster a new tourism economy that promotes NATURE CONSERVATION, Nicole Nomsa Moyo’s off-grid retreat brings awareness to the vulnerability of pink lakes.
In Situ Settlement • Apastoreality’s CLOUDLIKE STRUCTURES enable inhabitation of otherwise barren desert environments.
Extreme Cuisine • Thieu Custers envisions an OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD DINING EXPERIENCE for expeditions to outer space.
PORTRAITS • SOPHIE HICKS returns home. DAVID ROCKWELL makes performance artchitecture. DAYLAB designs for digital natives. GUILLERMO SANTOMÀ lets materials do the talking. Meet the people. Get their perspectives.
‘Anxiety is a motivator to do things, rather than a reason not to’ • For DAVID ROCKWELL, an adherence to audience is the key to great architecture.
Curating People • MARIA CRISTINA DIDERO, one of the most sought-after design curators in the world, has a heartfelt and generous take on e-mail etiquette – after all, design to her is about people, not chairs.
Next Gen • How do you design commercial spaces for China’s millennials and digital natives? If you ask DAYLAB its by examining the demographics’ behaviour.
DOCEE, YONGPENG & AIMEE
Home Again • From residences to retail to residences: SOPHIE HICKS has come full circle.
Anything Goes • ‘A different material for each work.’ GUILLERMO SANTOMÀ produces his creations – lamps, cars, chairs, spaces and pavilions – accordingly.
Budding Bond • Kranen/Gille’s latest releases reflect the organic growth of the studio’s relationship with Moooi.
SPACES • Five strategies for a successful MILAN DESIGN WEEK show. MCDONALD’S quits clowning around. MULTI-BRAND STORES take a multifaceted approach. Step inside the great indoors.
Are the commercial spaces the real highlight of Jean Nouvel’s Qatar museum?
Venerable French department store Galeries Lafayette thinks big within a smaller footprint
McDonald’s new HQ heralds a shift change in how the company wants to be perceived, both inside and out
Two retail environments reflect their varied sartorial scopes – and the zeitgeist
An Iranian concept store overcomes sanctions to rise up for its community
An Australian mosque uses concrete to choreograph light
Through smart routing and zoning, this multi-brand store serves a multifaceted customer base
Barneys gets high on the luxury supply
By assessing the...