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Travel June, 13 2014

Where To Go This Weekend | June 2014, Week 2

To congratulate you on getting through another week of work, we compiled a list of events, pop-up shops and exhibitions to attend this weekend. Whether you are looking to shop for a new bicycle in New York City or enjoy a delicious cocktail in Rio De Janeiro after watching a live World Cup match, we have something from the best of cities. It is time to plan your glorious weekend.

 

MANCHESTER: Gol! World Cup Exhibit at TwentyTwentyTwo

Hey Studio and Studio DBD partner on Gol!, a set of illustrations and booklet on FIFA World Cup players. Hey’s signature graphic figurines show up as a playful Rooney, Drogba, Messi and Ronaldo among others, one player from each competing country. The paperbound book and illustrations will be sold at TwentyTwentyTwo, the Manchester restaurant and bar that commissioned the project. Find more info on the exhibit here. Little Lever Street, M1 1EZ.

 

RIO DE JANEIRO: Casa Fat Radish Pop-Up Clubhouse

Absolut Elyx commission a month-long pop-up clubhouse in Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup by The Fat Radish. The Casa FR is taking place in a private 19th-century villa called The Mansion, and includes game screening rooms, private dining rooms and a spa. Staying true to Brazil’s current patriotic spirit, Absolut Elyx offer cocktails made with ingredients sourced locally from the country. You must be a member to enter. Apply here and find more info on the clubhouse hereRua Dr. Julio Otoni 444, Santa Teresa.

 

PARIS: Daniel Arsham‘s “The Future Is Always Now” at Galerie Perrotin

Daniel Arsham is holding his ninth solo exhibition at Galerie Perrotin Paris. He showcases his iconic eroded sculptures referred to as “future relics,” this time with a focus on musical instruments. See more looks from the show here and take a look inside his Snarkitecture studio here if missed our visit last week. “The Future Is Always Now” is open through July 26. 76 Rue de Turenne.

 

BERLIN: Temporary Showroom Concept Store

Temporary Showroom, a Berlin-based PR and sales agency, open a concept store for the upcoming Berlin Fashion Week. The space stocks the likes Opening CeremonySoulland and Sandqvist, and will be the venue for ODEUR’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection presentation. Kastanienallee 36a, 10435.

 

Where To Go This Weekend | June 2014, Week 2TOKYO: Hotel Emanon Shop & Cafe in Shibuya

An interesting one here: A hotel that’s not a hotel. Despite its name, Tokyo’s Hotel Emanon is not what it says. The cafe/shop is a conceptual dining and retail “experience” space, where everything — from the food, drinks and housewares to the furniture — are purchasable. Similar idea as The Line but with food. Amazing. 7-1, Nampeidaicho, Shibuya-ku, 150-0036.

 

Where To Go This Weekend | June 2014, Week 2TAIPEI: Beauty & Youth United Arrows Store

Beauty & Youth United Arrows opens up shop in the heart of Taipei City, marking the famous retailer’s first venture out of its home country of Japan. The boutique is clad in warm wood, white walls, and houses stocks an array of exotic plants that make for a welcoming environment. Learn more about the shop hereMinsheng East Road, 1st Floor, No. 10, Lane 27.

 

NEW YORK: InSITU Pop-Up Exhibit

An aspiring collector, you say? Meet InSITU: an online marketplace for contemporary art. They connect collectors with great artists and aid in the entire experience from the marketing and buying to the installation. This weekend, InSITU is hosting a pop-up exhibition to showcase their latest offering. If you’re in New York and “in the art market,” we suggest a visit. Check them out online to learn more. 215 Bowery #B.

 

LONDON: MONOCLE Summer Fayre Pop-Up

If you are looking for new clothes, gardening tools, reading material and chocolate, then MONOCLE‘S annual Summer Fayre in London is your answer. Packed with selective products from Brooks EnglandVictorinox and many more, this summer celebration will also be playing jazz music and serving alcohol. Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, W1U 4EG.

 

NEW YORK: Tokyobike Summer Pop-Up

Despite the torrential downpour this week in New York, Tokyobike’s new shop in the Lower East Side encourages New Yorkers to be active. Visit the Japanese company’s summer location to purchase one of their lightweight, comfortable offerings for an enjoyable city ride. 1 Prince Street.

 

SEOUL: Nike Brand Experience Store by Ji-Sung Park in Gangnam

Nike open a three-story flagship in Seoul’s Gangnam district. It’s the first Nike store of its scale outside of the brand’s prime locations like New York and London and the largest sports store in Korea. Physical fitness experts will be on site, assisting sales associates and customers in finding the best product. See more looks here446-1, Gangnam-daero, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu.

 

Where To Go This Weekend | June 2014, Week 2LONDON: “Return of the Rudeboy” Exhibit

Somerset House curates an exhibition, filled with intriguing sounds, visuals, photographs and briefcases, dedicated to the Rudeboy movement. A unique, must-see installation is an appointment only “grooming station” that allows visitors to receive a cut the Rudeboy way. More info here. WC2R 1LA, Terrace Rooms, South Wing.

 

TOKYO: Apple Store in Omotesando

Apple unveil their latest space on Tokyo’s Omotesando, home to other heavyweights like PradaJournal Standard and more. Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, 4-2-13.

 

WOLRDWIDE: Juun. J and Josh Luke Pop-Up Stores

Once again Designer Juun.J and artist Josh Luke team up on a capsule collection, and to kick it off, they open 11 exclusive pop-up locations in eight countries. Locations are: L’eclaireur Paris; 10 Corso Como Milan; Opening Ceremony NY & LA; Galleria Seoul; Club 21 Singapore; Lazy Hazy Planet Tokyo; Marais Melbourne; and Joyce Beijing, HK & Shanghai. They will open from June 13 through July 6, after which the capsule will be available at SSENSE and Juun. J.

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