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  • China’s biggest problem is lack of confidence: Standard Chartered CEO

    China’s biggest problem is lack of confidence: Standard Chartered CEO

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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — China is facing a confidence deficit as its economy undergoes massive transition and concern grows over its ongoing property crisis, a top banking CEO said while onstage at Dubai’s World Governments Summit. “China’s biggest problem to me is a lack of confidence. External investors lack confidence in China and domestic…

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  • Standard Architecture refreshes interior of pink Paul Smith store in LA

    Standard Architecture refreshes interior of pink Paul Smith store in LA

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    British fashion label Paul Smith‘s iconic pink store in Los Angeles has received an interior makeover from Standard Architecture. Standard Architecture collaborated with the Paul Smith design team to reimagine the 4,740-square-foot (440 square metres) store on Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood. Standard Architecture and the Paul Smith team reorganised the LA store to better define…

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  • RENOVATION WARNING! A PSA About The “Standard” But Too Big Junction Box (Also HELP)

    RENOVATION WARNING! A PSA About The “Standard” But Too Big Junction Box (Also HELP)

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    We are full speed ahead on my brother’s River house project (finally in the “fun to show you” stage which is happening SOON) and it’s bringing up more things for me to tell you. This time it’s not about mistakes you can avoid or preventing problems from contractor, it’s just that sometimes the design world…

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  • Bruvi’s Plastic Biodegrades Faster than Standard Coffee Pods

    Bruvi’s Plastic Biodegrades Faster than Standard Coffee Pods

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    When it comes to goods and services, it’s commonly assumed you can expect cheap, fast, or good – perhaps two is a reasonable expectation, but expecting all three can be a fool’s notion. Yet, the Bruvi brewer is designed to deliver all three – to a varying subjective degree which we’ll go further into detail…

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  • William Samuels creates relocatable home as “radical departure” from standard house

    William Samuels creates relocatable home as “radical departure” from standard house

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    “The barrel vaulted form was used for a number of reasons,” Samuels told Dezeen. “Firstly, we wanted to gain extra height and volume within the space, however given the limited width of each module the proportions of a tall, narrow room would have felt constricting.” “It also created incredibly interesting spatial qualities along with a…

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  • Chicago’s Standard Club latest to house asylum-seekers

    Chicago’s Standard Club latest to house asylum-seekers

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    For 150 years, the Standard Club was a mecca for Chicago’s business titans, many of them Jews who were banned by the discriminatory membership policies of the University Club and Union League Club. Now, the shuttered club near the Dirksen Federal Building is being used to house 761 asylum-seekers and as many as 1,200 in…

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