W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is a global manufacturing company specializing in products derived from fluoropolymers. Although best known as the developer of waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX fabrics, Gore’s products are also used in a variety of industrial and consumer products, diverse industrial applications, and medical implants. In 2010, the enterprise created a retail environment at its Barksdale site, a former electronics assembly plant that also serves as home to Gore’s Capabilities Center.
With an open pavilion plan anchored in one corner by a full height 15 x 15 feet mirror, the store is characterized by clean sightlines and the use of recycled and natural materials throughout. A suite of custom blackened steel fixtures provides a flexible backdrop for customized seasonal displays. Additional opportunities to engage deeper with the brand are provided via lavastone clad support spaces including an entry threshold, interactive bar, and product demonstration area
Designed by Lynn Paik Design