New York's Best Spaces for Modern Industrial Design

Today's urban designers are loving this rough, raw, down-to-earth aesthetic. Peek inside New York's hottest rustic, modern industrial restaurants, hotels and stores.

All Saints Shoe Decor Robert Stolarik

Repurposing

British retailer Allsaints has 14 stores in the U.S. This one, at 512 Broadway in New York City, uses hundreds of wooden lasts, once used to make shoes, as the backdrop to their shoe department. It's a nice reminder of how shoes were historically made — and how shoemakers copied the human form. Even such simple objects, en masse, can have real design impact.

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