Winner winner! The 2013 Event Design Awards winners have been announced. The EDA’s recognize the best of the best among this industry’s change agents, and the award-winning projects reflect how the world’s best creative studios are reinventing experience design across all categories.
Google is gearing up to open pop-up stores across the US in a bid to entice holiday season shoppers. Besides trying out Google’s various gadgets and devices, you’ll have a chance to cavort in snow (fake, not real), climb inside a giant Snow Globe, listen to music, watch videos, play games, and, of course, order online the Google products you’ve just been fiddling around with.
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, recently underwent a major facelift for the first time since it opened in 1971. Patrick Gallagher and his creative team at Gallagher & Associates are no strangers to presidential library projects, having worked on six others before taking on this redesign. But in this reimagined space, interactivity—supported by the collections—is the prime source of storytelling, versus the other way around.
The House of Hennessy at Heathrow’s Terminal Five in London is the first boutique opened by Hennessy outside the Cognac region, and the first liquor pop-up for World Duty Free.
Designed as a traveling pop-up store, the entire structure has been made with modular elements made of iCover, to create an entirely customizable and reconfigurable space, according to future needs of the brand and of the contexts.
Sony, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple all have e-readers on the market, so competition is tight for the Nook tablet from Barnes & Noble. So when it came time to launch the new Nook HD reader, the brand turned to the team at NYC’s inVNT to unveil it in style—both here in the U.S. and in the U.K.