Archive for the ‘cosmetics’ category

Max Wine Gallery by Antonio Rico_architecte, Bordeaux

April 25th, 2012

Max Wine Gallery by Antonio Rico_architecte, Bordeaux

Mußler „Home of Beauty“ by DIA – Dittel Architekten, Stuttgart

April 18th, 2012

The parfumery Mußler has moved into its new Home of Beauty at Wernlinstraße in the western part of Stuttgart. On about 80 sqm DITTEL I Architekten designed a holistic concept by focussing the integration of an antique asset of furniture and a calm pattern of shelves.

MAC Cosmetics store by Pinkeye, Liège

April 7th, 2012

MAC Cosmetics store by Pinkeye, Liège

Kiehl’s Retail Store and Spa 1851, New York

April 1st, 2012

With such features as operable windows, reclaimed red oak flooring, and low-VOC finishes, this space embodies the brand identity of natural, time-honored techniques while the historic building preservation honors the store‘s roots as an apothecary since 1851. Built to LEED Gold standards, the project involved coordination between retail, architect, and MEP teams even before design development.

“SUPER by Dr. Nicholas Perricone” store by Janis Bell Design, Malibu

March 23rd, 2012

Offering a simple, fresh, clean, and modern environment, the design firm used the retailer‘s colorful product packaging as the focus of the space and incorporated the brand‘s visual elements with oversized graphic images in vinyl.

ARITAUM flagship store by URBANTAINER, Seoul

February 27th, 2012

ARITAUM flagship store by URBANTAINER, Seoul

Shiseido The Ginza by Klein Dytham Architects, Ginza

February 1st, 2012

SHISEIDO THE GINZA was newly opened at the crossing of Hanatsubaki-dori and Ginza Chuo Street in May 2011. There have been the Select Shop and Beauty Salon at the same place. But at the occasion of reconstruction of the building, SHISEIDO THE GINZA was opened using from the 1st to 3rd floors.

Aesop store by Ciguë, London

January 15th, 2012

Hot on the heels of the opening up shop in Southwark, the newest Aesop store opens its doors in the bustling Soho area. This time the australian cosmetics brand has collaborated with Ciguë, the paris-based architecture + design practice which also collaborated on the pop-up shop at Merci and the Marais Boutique.

GRATiEA Cosmetics shop by Tima Winter Inc., Las Vegas

January 2nd, 2012

GRATiEA Cosmetics is the start of something new on Fremont St. in Las Vegas. Providing a warm and soothing environment to test and sample organic cosmetics, TWInc. used custom light boxes and warm LED lighting to create a minimal but cozy retail space.

Cosmême Shop by Curiosity, Koshigaya – Japan

December 22nd, 2011

Recently opened in the city of Koshigaya, Japan, Cosmême is a high-end cosmetics shop designed by Curiosity studio. Cosmême is the first large sized self-selection shop to open in Japan, selling prestigious international cosmetic brands that are usually sold exclusively in department stores,’ say designers at Curiosity studio.

Aesop installation by Cheungvogl, Hong Kong

December 13th, 2011

Hong Kong-based Cheungvogl Architects created an installation for beauty brand Aesop which was on display within Hong Kong’s I.T Hysan One flagship store. The commission was a continuation of the company’s reputation for presenting their product in architecturally remarkable retail spaces.

Hormeta flagship store by Tima Winter Inc., Las Vegas

November 29th, 2011

The Hormeta Flagship Store in Harrah’s Las Vegas is the first store dedicated to the exclusive Swiss cosmetic company. Designed by Tima Bell of TWInc., the store attempts a play between spaces of transparency and movement.

Aesop Ginza by Schemata Architecture Office, Tokyo

November 11th, 2011

A quaint storefront in Ginza, Japan has been transformed into ‘Aesop Ginza’, a beauty retail shop by japanese practice Schemata Architecture Office. The original masonry facade and stairway for the upper level tenants was retained and carried into the interior of the 38 square meter space, integrating the material into the product display shelves.

Aesop store by Tacklebox, New York – Nolita

October 5th, 2011

Designed by local architect Jeremy Barbour, he adopted the same solution as when he created Aesop’s Grand Central Station kiosk, constructing the wall displays and counter out of re-purposed editions of the New York Times.

Aesop store by March Studio, Paris

August 31st, 2011

We began by looking at the possibilities of plaster, but soon became intrigued by the parquetry floors one sees throughout Paris. We wanted to explore inhabiting the space with one material, used in one encompassing way. We envisaged using cut wood in such a fashion that it covered the floor, walls and ceiling, lending a cohesive texture and warmth to the room.

Aesop Kiosk by Tacklebox, New York

August 23rd, 2011

Aesop, a skin-care company out Melbourne, Australia, has heralded its first push into the U.S. market by opening a kiosk at Grand Central that’s as American as apple pie. Designed by Aesop director Dennis Paphitis and Brooklyn architect Jeremy Barbour of Tacklebox, the place takes the great American newspaper and uses it the way every American does: by piling stuff on it.

Aesop store by March Studio, Singapore

August 17th, 2011

Melbourne architect, March Studio’s Rodney Eggleston has recently completed the third Singapore store at Millenia Walk for Australian skincare brand Aesop. In collaboration with Aesop’s founder Dennis Paphitis, the store features a significantly mesmerizing mass of coconut husk strings suspended from the ceiling.

Skins 6|2 by Uxus, Las Vegas

August 8th, 2011

UXUS was invited by Dutch cosmetics retailer SKINS to design a US pilot store in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Located at the heart of the infamous Vegas Strip, the Cosmopolitan is the new key retail destination for the ‘multicultural, city chic, urban minded and design driven’ crowd. The brief was to create an aspirational, yet accessible shopping experience showcasing a wide variety of brands and products.

Commerce Design Award: L’ANTICHAMBRE

June 8th, 2011

Creator Anne-Pascale Mathy-Devalck develops made-to-measure cosmetics in a traditional manner. The story of L’Antichambre started in 2003 when a friend gave her old perfume recipes and Anne-Pascale consequently followed a formation in Grasse, the capital of fragrances in France.

Creme de la Creme by Plazma Architects, Vilnius

May 20th, 2011

Influences of nearby Scandinavia are apparent in Crème de la Crème, a fragrance and beauty care boutique that opened late last year in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The boutique is one of about 170 shops and restaurants that occupy the new, award-winning Panorama shopping centre, one of the largest and most expensive shopping malls in the Baltic countries. The store’s physical concept is by the Lithuanian Plazma architects and specifically architect Evelina Talandzeviciene. Light-colour wood, scarce furnishings, simplified lines and subdued edges create a feeling of weightlessness and free-flowing space.