‘Third Space’ Sanctuary

Concept store ME combines technology and hospitality
Posted April 12, 2017

Designed by firm Ninetynine (Amsterdam), a recent concept store called ME, located in The Hague, The Netherlands, combines hospitality and technology. From live smartphone repair services to wireless charging, customers can grab a bite to eat, get a drink and browse phone accessories in the 2153-square-foot space.

Smartphones are becoming even more integral to our lives, according to Deloitte, which predicts 300 million smartphones will have learning functions and neural networks by the end of this year. Artificial intelligence is predicted to aid with indoor navigation and augmented reality, among other possibilities.