COS + Snarkitecture’s LA Pop-Up Shop

A temporary retail experience, inspired by the AW15 collection, plays with reflections and tones

by Ariel Katz Last night in Downtown Los Angeles, COS launched their latest pop-up, created in collaboration with Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen of experimental Brooklyn-based design studio Snarkitecture and housed inside Scandinavian concept store Austere. It’s a feast for the eyes (and the second collaboration between the two)—a two-story exploration of form, tone, reflection and silhouettes. Together, they’ve designed and built a considered and …

A Hawaiian Pop-Up Shop Opens in Brooklyn

Nearly 40 of Hawaii’s most talented local designers have teamed up to bring the island spirit to the East Coast through a week-long pop up shop, taking place at Brooklyn’s Kinfolk 90 space. Offering everything from sunglasses to ceramics, ukuleles and even the island favorite SPAM, the “Flux Hawaii General Store” promotes the Aloha State’s diverse modern culture while exploring its rich history. The pop-up …

Rudy’s Williamsburg Outpost

The Seattle-born barbershop sets up a retail and coffee shop in Brooklyn

After landing in NYC earlier this summer at the Ace Hotel, Seattle’s Rudy’s Barbershop today opens their second city location across the East River in Brooklyn. Currently running as a retail pop-up, the enterprising chop shop teamed up with Portland’s Stumptown coffee roasters to set up in a historic building in Williamsburg. Once a federal bank and, a few years ago, an A.P.C. outpost, the …