D. DINIS SECONDARY SCHOOLD. Dinis secondary school in Lisbon was modernised in 2008 by Bak Gordon Architects. It will be one of many iconic buildings open to visitors in October as part of Lisbon Open House, an annual celebration of architecture organised by the Lisbon Architecture Triennale.
Swiss Design Awards 2014The Most Beautiful Swiss Books competition was established to promote and reward top-quality book design in Switzerland as part of the annual Swiss Design Awards. One of this year’s winners is 30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse, a research project initiated by a student at the École cantonale d'art de Lausanne.
The Garden EditFor his recent window installation at COS Kings Road, London-based gardener and founder of The Garden Edit, John Tebbs, was inspired by the cacti at Southfield, the UK’s largest cactus nursery.
PABLO ALABAUGrupo Metafisico by New York-based designer Pablo Alabau,
is a modular seven-piece set that can be arranged as a family of stools,
side tables or multipurpose objects.
SMILJAN RADICPite House and Copper House 2 by Smiljan Radic,
Chilean architect and designer of the Serpentine Galleries Pavilion
Photography by Christobal Palma
JOHN HOGANPart of a collaborative project between Erich Ginder Studio and Seattle-based designer John Hogan, this brass floor lamp has a die cut shade made from recycled water bottles.
Chen Chen & Kai WilliamsThird Eye Vessel and Brick by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, a furniture and
product design studio based in New York.
Ward RobertsFrom the series Courts by New York-based photographer Ward Roberts.
LYLESLyle’s is a new restaurant in East London founded by chef James Lowe.
Specialising in modern British cuisine, it’s minimal interior features polished concrete, reclaimed wood and painted brickwork.
LAURIE KANGUntitled by Toronto-based artist Laurie Kang was made by exposing sheets of photographic paper,
allowing them to develop naturally in the light.
Charlie SchuckA still life from the series Object by Seattle-based photographer Charlie Schuck.
Julien RenaultRainbow shades by French designer are the result of a project at the Villa Noailles arts centre in Hyères.
Made from reinforced synthetic plaster and produced in limited quantities, the manufacturing process offers an endless possibility of colour combinations, making each lampshade unique.
Peter HoffmanParts of a yacht undergoing pre-race renovation,
from a series by Chicago-based photojournalist Peter Hoffman.
Zachary SusskindWorking with a combination of everyday items and found industrial materials,
New York-based artist Zachary Susskind’s installations Dental and Mother Tongue
play with the contradictory use of ordinary objects in modern art.
Image courtesy of The Still House Group.
Present & CorrectStationery Compositions is an exploration in colour,
shape and stationery - an extra-curricular project by
London-based stationers, Present & Correct.
nendoDrawer House is an architectural project by Japanese design studio, nendo.
Designed in response to the limited housing situation in Tokyo, nendo use space-saving
drawers as functional elements that slide from the walls into a central living space.
Studio Lee SanghyeokUseful Living is a project by Berlin-based furniture designer Lee Sanghyeok.
Made from solid oak and brass, the pieces reflect a range of influences; classic Danish furniture design,
construction scaffolding and nomadic living.
MAGALI REUSComposed of folding chairs in moments of stasis, Highly Liquid is an installation by Magali Reus at Galerie Fons Welter.
FRITZ BORNSTÜCKCombining painting, collage and gathered objects to evoke an environment at the edge of civilisation,
Feels like Sunday is a mixed-media installation by Berlin-based artist Fritz Bornstück.
de Ateliers, Amsterdam, 2012.
HIDETO YAGIA series of posters with intricate cut-out patterns created by a simple snap-blade paper cutter.
Designed by art director Hideto Yagi for Polish tool manufacturer, Olfa.
JOSEF SCHULZÜbergang by photographer Josef Schulz is a photo series of disused border checkpoints across Europe.
BERTA FISCHERElepo by Berlin-based artist Berta Fischer. One of a series of organic-shaped sculptures made from synthetic materials,
exploring the relationship between natural and artificial form.Image courtesy of Karin Guenther gallery.
LAURIE KANGUntitled Forms (Sufficiency) by Toronto-based artist Laurie Kang explores the blurred lines between image and object using photographic materials. www.lauriekang.com
TOVE STORCHA self-titled monograph on Danish artist Tove Storch, featuring a conversation with curator Thomas Caron. Photography by Anders Sune Berg. www.antennebooks.com
THOMAS STRUTHUlsan 2, photographed in 2010 by artist Thomas Struth, shows an apartment complex in Ulsan, South Korea.A selection of Thomas’ latest work is at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York until 22nd February.
WILLIAM EGGLESTONAt Zenith, a 1979 study of the sky and clouds by photographer William Eggleston, captured whilst lying on the ground and pointing his camera at the point directly above, the celestial zenith.
The full series is at the Gagosian Gallery, 11th January–20th February.
Images courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
SAM IRONSGrid Reference is a series by London-based photographer Sam Irons.
Taken during road trips across the UK, Europe and the US, each photograph's title
is its precise geographic coordinates.
ALEX OLSONIterations by LA-based painter Alex Olson.
Image courtesy of Lisa Cooley Gallery.
THE GARDEN EDITThe Garden Edit founded by English gardener John Tebbs features
a collection of products for, and inspired by, the garden.
The Meteor planters pictured are hand-made by American ceramicist Pilar Wiley.
RYO SUZUKIListening to Architecture is a photo book by Ryo Suzuki that explores the poetry of modernist architecture.
Published in Japan by Plancton.
HAW-LIN SERVICESAn artistic interpretation of Barbara Kruger's work
by Berlin-based creative studio, Haw-lin Services.
Tomoko YamashitaYama-ori Tani-ori by graphic designer Tomoko Yamashita is a study of origami;
Yama-ori (mountain fold), Tani-ori (valley fold).
Shinji OtaniPhotography from the series Patchwork by Shinji Otani.
Shinji's work features in an exhibition at Tokyo's Gallery 916 from 6th - 28th December.
Anna KövecsesÁbécés könyv by Cyprus-based graphic designer Anna Kövecses
is a children’s book illustrating the 44 letters of the Hungarian alphabet.
Lukas PeetRudi brass pendant light by Canadian designer Lukas Peet for Roll & Hill.
Photography by Jennilee Marigomen.
AnagramaVisual identity by Anagrama for Nordic House, a premium dry-cleaning service
based in San Francisco.
Colönia10 stamp by Colönia, a creative studio based in Porto, Portugal.
Each celebratory stamp is hand-crafted from Shibuichi, a classic Japanese alloy
containing silver, copper and Panga-Panga, a tropical African wood.
NICOLAS SCHUYBROEK ARCHITECTSJR Loft, an architectural project in Brussels.
Photography by Claessens & Deschamps.
COS AT OPENING CEREMONYThe COS pop-up store at Opening Ceremony is now open.
Available at their store on Howard Street, New York and online for one month, the curated selection of modern womenswear and menswear pieces from our AW13 collection includes crisp cotton shirting, deconstructed tailoring and new knitwear qualities...
PATTERNITYPattern inspiration from the image archive of London-based creative studio Patternity.
We asked Patternity to create an installation within our stores, read more about the project here.
KarmaBrice Marden’s Book Of Images, 1970 (Drawing), available from Karma,
a bookstore, gallery and publisher in New York.
Celebration of Polish Design
To mark our first year in Poland, we have invited a selection of Polish design studios to exhibit at COS, Mysia 3.
Work by Studio Rygalik, MooMoo Architects and design duo chmara.rosinke, will feature in the
store windows until 12th October.
Tangent Garment Care
Tangent Garment Care make laundry and shoe care products from carefully selected organic ingredients.
Ace Hotel London ShoreditchComing soon… 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ.
Photography by Mads Perch.
The COS AW13 magazine is here! Titled ‘On stage; The world as performance’, we are celebrating its arrival
with an accompanying reading list on the theme of performance, chosen by a series of book stores across Europe.
Alongside the COS AW13 magazine, the books from the reading list will be part of a special window display
at selected stores, inspired by the work of artists Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Bernardo Gaeiras.
The Monument, 2nd Edition. An installation for Swarovski, Innsbruck.
We say pants in the USA
Jesse Howard & OpenStructures
The Waterboiler by Jesse Howard in collaboration with Thomas Lommée of OpenStructures.
Marcius GalanGeometric Progression by Marcius Galan at White Cube Bermondsey, London until 29th September 2013.
Photography by Ben Westoby, image courtesy of White Cube.
Soe Cup series made from ceramic, steel and copper wire.
IOTA by New York-based designer Joe Doucet, is a deck of playing cards printed with simplified
geometric symbols and minimal lines.
Photography by Kendall Mills.
True Colours Shelves by Amsterdam-based designer Lex Pott, are made from various combinations of metals
that have been treated to different stages of oxidization, in search of their true colours.
The Leaven Range by London-based designer Simon Kinneir, is a growing collection of everyday kitchen
products, designed to give sensory feedback through touch, temperature, sound or movement.
COS MOBILE POP-UP STORE IN MARSEILLE
To celebrate Marseille being named this year’s European Capital of Culture, we have created
a mobile pop-up store that will be placed in the city’s centre for one week.
Designed by chmara.rosinke, it is made from pine treated with orange and linseed oil, combining functionality
and clean lines to complement the hand-chosen selection of garments on display.
Cos x Serpentine 2013
COS in support of the Serpentine Park Nights 2013
This summer COS are supporting Park Nights, a series of events, screenings and talks that take place
at the 2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. We commissioned film-maker James Aiken to explore the Pavilion
space, and asked the architect Sou Fujimoto to tell the story of the project.
House N by Sou Fujimoto, architect of the Serpentine Gallery 2013 Pavilion
DANIEL EMMA x FIELD
Desk Set is a collaboration between design studio Daniel Emma and Field.
With a focus on natural materials and
industrial processes, the pieces are made from leather, carved soapstone, machined copper and reclaimed pine.
Kirstie van Noort
Ceramic Paint a project inspired by the origin and production of china by Kirstie van Noort