4 Must-See Retail Destinations in China and Japan

In China and Japan, intriguing designs by young talents move the merchandise. 1. X + Living Architectural Design (Shanghai) Co. Project: Zhongshuge, Chengdu, China Standout: As if a pebble had dropped in a pond, stepped seating ripples outward beneath the mirrored ceiling at Li Xiang’s sixth bookstore for the Zhongshuge chain. Linehouse Shanghai Limited's Herschel Supply Company in Shanghai, China. Photography by Dirk Weiblen. 2. Linehouse Shanghai Limited Project: Herschel Supply Company, Shanghai Standout: Alex Mok and Briar Hickling gave a Canadian outdoor brand’s pop-up a deconstructed “mountain hut” constructed with interlocking pine beams. Kino Architects' Orec Co. in Nagano, Japan. Photography by Daici Ano. 3. Kino ...

10 Rising Gensler Designers Spotlight Their Favorite Projects

As if being consistently number one on Interior Design’s list of the top 100 Giants firms weren’t enough “excellence” to go ...