Studio Visit: Digest Design
消化的空间

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Digest Design, Beijing

I first found out about Digest Design when I visited the Triple Major store back in June. Their rack was beyond perfect. If guys drool over double D’s, then there I was, shamelessly drooling over these double A+’s. I sent the team an email confessing my unconditional love for their clothes, and Dooling Jiang and Hooh graciously (and bravely) invited this crazy fangirl over to their workspace for a meet-and-tea.

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Triple Major
北京藥店

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Triple Major is an East-meets-West concept store located in the trendy Dashilar area, and adopts interior characteristics that point towards traditional Chinese herb medicine culture.

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After working with Wuhao on their digital marketing last year, I’ve had this soft spot for independent stores that highlight Chinese culture rather than just cover it up or replicate glossy Western counterparts. The gloss makes it all shiny, but to create something precious for China itself, while keeping up with the development of the modern market here, it’s also important to retain some of the tradition. Plus, the glossiness always wears off.
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Hair and Art

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Nick and I arrived a bit too late to AOTU Studio‘s Christmas party, so the space was almost devoid of both people and mulled wine *sad emoji*. But we decided to explore and ventured upstairs to where the hairy activities of the collaborative hair salon take place.

Hawt clean minimalism featuring just wood, glass and the lonely cactus here and there. The salon space was elegant, clean and consistent in styling. I loved it. Founder of the studio, Ray Wu, was also there and chatted to us about how the two-week space is not yet finished, and his potential plans for making practical use of the open rooftop space come spring. Rooftop haircut? I’m down for that.

AOTU STUDIO
Beixinqiao Toutiao 67 Beijing