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Shell-like pavilions in Monte Carlo

This amazing pavilions designed by Richard Martinet of Affine Design are part of large restoration project of the Place du Casino in Monte Carlo. The project included the restoration and embellishment of The Hotel de Paris from 1864, and the replacement of the Sporting d’Hiver from the 1930s with three mixed-use buildings.

Chocolate shop, LA

AAmp Studio designed a chocolate shop for Los Angeles based chocolatier Jonathan Grahm whose Compartes company began in 1950 serving up handmade chocolates. The chocolate is still made by hand to this day.

DOCK IT Station for Public Areas

DOCK IT station is a modular relaxation system designed by Amodesign for public areas, shopping galleries or large halls. The system offers not only various seating modifications but it is also a place nowadays extremely sought-after since its advantage is the possibility of recharging tablets or mobile phones as well as the Wi-Fi connection.

Musical Light Swings, Montreal

21 Balançoires (21 Swings) is a recent project by Canadian design collectiveDaily Tous Les Jours, known for their wide variety of interactive public installations and experiences. Surrounded on both sides by a new music complex and science center, designers Mouna Andraos and Melissa Mongiat chose to bridge the gap between the two by converting a narrow strip of land into an enormous interactive instrument.

Public space design – Longest Bench

The longest bench in Britain was opened to the the public in Littlehampton, West Sussex on the 30th July 2010. The bench seats over 300 people along Littlehampton’s promenade, overlooking the town’s award-winning Blue Flag beach.