Bapy Aoyama

Photographer Kozo Takayama Location Omotesando. Japan The concept behind the design of the Bapy store, developed by Masamichi Katayama's WonderWall team, was the creation of a building that resembles a bathroom. From the architecture to the interior design, *Bapy had to be a reflection of the bath products that are sold in its interior. Katayama's ingenious concept turned the building into a transparent container with three levels. A stairway leads to the third level,...

Carlos Miele

Photographer Paul Warchol Photography The flagship store that Brazilian designer Carlos Miele opened in Manhattan can be added to the list of spaces that have a sense of urban and cultural responsibility. Located in a jungle of industrial buildings, art galleries, and shops, the store is a place in which art installations transform themselves into architectural elements. Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture created a spare, almost malleable interior. The result is a space that adapts the exuberant...

Sony Qualia Showroom

Designer Curiosity Photographer Daici Ano Location Tokyo. Japan ment once they were inside, and, attracted by this feeling, to visit each one of the spaces that synergistically wrap around the new showroom. One area of the building presents Sony's most recent creation Qualia. This part of the showroom is separated from the rest by a blue glass wall that suggests the exclusivity of Qualia. Most of the display fixtures were designed to adapt themselves to the products being shown. Some are...

Shop Kuturhauptstadt

Designer Eichinger oder Knechtl Photographer Rupert Steiner Location Graz, Austria panels that extends throughout the structure with the movement of a fish. The force-fulness of the interior language is a reflection of the type of visual and audio products that the store sells. The elongated and irregular floor plan was a challenge for the architects, who created several focal points within the space. From the entrance, several stainless steel counters extend along the tunnel to display books...

Emporio Armani

Designer Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Photographer Ramon Prat Location Hong Kong, China The Emporio Armani store located in the city of Hong Kong has become an innovative space for showcasing the fashions of the new century. The space rejects architectural Formalism, opting for the Minimalist logic that has dominated the design of fashion stores in recent years. With their new ideas, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas explore an experimental territory where the real inspiration is not the...

Pikwci

Warm materials such as wood contrast with the cool textures of stainless steel A wood stairway, whose exterior structure echoes each one of the steps, leads to the second level of the floor A wood stairway, whose exterior structure echoes each one of the steps, leads to the second level of the floor Antonio Citterio and Partners Fabnzio Bergamo i j- r Milan. Italy The new BhB Italia space in Milan occupies 18.300 square feet (1,700 m on three levels of a well-known building that was built in...

Marks Spencer Lifestore House

Design r John Pawson Photographer Richard Davies Loca* on London, UK A daring move was made recently by Marks h Spencer with the appointment of Vittorio Radice as the person responsible for the wide range of home products that are sold under their brand. His aim was to create a house within the retail space itself, an architectural work created entirely for the consumer's exploration. To bring this concept to fruition, Radice relied on a team of the best British designers. The Minimalist...

Ina Duck

Photographer Oscar Brito Lara Rottondini (Studio x Design Group) Location Paris, France The new Mandarina Duck space, designed by the architectural team of Studio x Design Group (STX), is based on the new identity planned for the so-called agent stores (the most spread-out and traditional point-of-sale stores of the Mandarina Duck brand). The STX project should be seen as a manifesto against superficial design STX avoids the fragmentation so widespread in commercial spaces today, where...

Issey Miyake new york

Dho*oyr ir > i Roger Casas ' New York. USA A redefinition of commccial spaces took place in the new Issey Miyake store in Manhattan, where Gordon Kipping, from the studio G Tects LLC. and Frank 0. Gehry, revolutionized the concept as it had been de elODed uo to that moment. Conce ved as the flagship store of Issey Miyake, the designer's entire collection is on display in the nterior Canadian Gordon Kipping was charged with carrying out the oroject and Gehry was responsible for the soectacula'...

Bellucci

Photographer Yael Pincus Location Grosseto. Italy Bellucci, located in the historic center of the Italian city of Grosseto, is certainly one example of the new interiors that stand out for their conceptual diversity. With this project, Studio 63 Associati reveals its fascination with the flexibility of the interior. In the design of this space, Studio 63 experimented with geometric forms and volumes with the intention of creating a daring and feminine space. Examples of this are the red and...

Sita Murt manresa

esu.jn lt Rosa Rull Manuel Bailo Photographer Jordi Miralles .oc itior Manresa. Spain By applying the same aesthetic principles they followed in their previous projects, the Catalan designers Manuel Bailo and Rosa Hull chalk up another success with their new store for Sita Murt in Manresa. After the much-deserved notoriety of the Sita Murt store on Calle Avinyo in the historic center of Barcelona, Bailo and Rull created an interior in Manresa along the same lines. For them, the stores they...

Sony Tower Showroom B

Photographer Kozo Takayama Location Osaka, Japan Oper mg - late 2001 Located on the third and fourth floors of a building , , i in Osaka, the Sony Tower Showroom is an excellent futuristic interior for displaying the latest innovations in telecommunications and commercial electronics. The extraordinary space, designed by the team at WonderWall, headed by Masamichi Katayama. highlights the modernity of the products that are displayed An airy feeling is achieved by using cool materials and...