Archive for the ‘cosmetics’ category

Aesop Store by einszu33, Leipzig – Germany

August 26th, 2016

Within the rough concrete façade, the interior features green- and grey-hued walls lined with shelving composed of powder-coated metal and translucent glass tiles, reflective of the industrial uniformity that characterised Leipzig when Germany’s East and West were demarcated.

Aesop store by Norman Kelley, Chicago – Illinois

August 23rd, 2016

Black steel shelves and alcoves laid into these brick walls serve as simple, eye-catching product displays, while low-profile armoires made from black-stained white oak serve as stylish cash desks and demonstration areas.

Aesop store by Torafu Architects, Sendai – Japan

August 4th, 2016

The store itself is compact and measures only at 6 meters by 7.8 meters wide. Torafu Architects left the shopfront completely open, meanwhile the product display is embedded into the panelled walls. The back subtly frames and separates the retail space and the sink.

Jurlique store by Akin Creative, Sydney – Australia

July 19th, 2016

Taking cues from the Jurlique farm and the Adelaide Hills, the materials are a mix of natural, handmade and highly textured finishes including silver travertine, Tasmanian oak, brushed brass and terracotta tiles.

Kapeh store by Estúdio Jacarandá, Varginha – Brazil

July 13th, 2016

The architectural concept sought the product’s origins to create a contemporary store, which at the same time brings materials such as copper, wood, jute and pink concrete, inspired by traditional coffee farms.

Aesop store at Newoman by Torafu Architects, Tokyo – Japan

July 5th, 2016

Two pillars, incorporating shelving, are situated on one side of the unit, while a lower and elongated cabinet marks the opposite perimetre. A unit with sink protrudes from one pillar, and a detached sales counter is placed in the middle.

Aesop store by Snøhetta, Oslo – Norway

July 2nd, 2016

Drawing inspiration from the woodworking technique intarsia, this motif inspired meticulously crafted three-dimensional oak panels. These bespoke panels clad the wall and counter giving volume and a sense of authenticity and calm.

(MALIN+GOETZ) boutique by Jonathan Tuckey Design, London – UK

June 29th, 2016

The interior setting is light and bright, featuring walls covered in plywood panels, tiled flooring and a ceiling dipped in a high gloss white hie. Furnishings are simple, comprising of a sleek shelving system and a matching metal sales counter.

Aesop store by Russell & George, Bangkok – Thailand

June 14th, 2016

The aesthetic takes cues from elements found in traditional Thai buildings, such as stepped details, ordered geometry and multiple eaves, and translated into a tiered cubic structure that seemingly telescopes out from a blackened steel counter.

Dior Beauty-Hotspot by Umdasch Shopfitting, Birmingham – UK

June 7th, 2016

Using the latest design guidelines of the French luxury brand, the Shop Corner – with its geometrical forms and exciting, looping table – forms an effective frame for the richly colourful world of beauty products.

James Richardson duty free shop by Umdasch Shopfitting, Tel Aviv – Israel

June 6th, 2016

Focus points are info screens integrated into gondolas, whose black lacquered surfaces place the range of products in the foreground. The ceiling, designed by Umdasch Shopfitting, functions as an intuitive orientation system for visitors.

AMORE Sulwhasoo Flagship Store by Neri&Hu, Seoul – South Korea

May 30th, 2016

The delicate structure rests upon a solid ground of wide timber floor boards that occasionally rises up to form wooden counters with inserted solid stone blocks, on top of which Sulwhasoo’s products are displayed as precious objects.

eSpoir concept store by ALTA ARCHITECTURE, Seoul – South Korea

May 19th, 2016

In addition to the pragmatic function, the mirrors alter the viewer’s experience at times by fracturing and expanding the perception of space. The central video animation is refected in some of the mirrors, resulting in a kaleidoscopic and ever changing interior environment.

Aesop ION store by Snøhetta, Singapore

May 18th, 2016

Inspired by the site’s history, Snøhetta, the firm behind the recent SFMOMA extension, used a collection of materials, colours and forms to create what they call an “upside-down forest”. A dark sisal carpet references the orchard floor, while thin timber battens hanging from the ceiling suggest a series of tree trunks.

Beauty Brands Store Design and Identity by Kiku Obata & Company, Kansas City – Missouri

May 17th, 2016

Natural materials and a warm, light palette reflect the retailer’s sensibility. Contrasting terrazzo floors were used in the shop and salon-spa to differentiate these two areas.

Jurlique beauty shop by curage design office, Nagoya – Japan

April 27th, 2016

Jurlique beauty shop by curage design office, Nagoya – Japan

Aesop store by einszu33, Hanover – Germany

April 8th, 2016

A suspended storage system, made partially from repurposed wood and replete with built-in sink, covers all walls, and intentionally contrasts with a supersleek metal sales counter that’s placed in the middle of the store, and a vintage chandelier by Carlo Scarpa dangling from the ceiling.

Sephora Flash by Intangibles, Paris – France

April 4th, 2016

Even in a closer format, Sephora doesn’t forget the reserved places for beauty services. False lashes bar, eyebrows, make-up and flash cares, all is joined together to have a single, one-of-a-kind, experience.

Aesop store by Case-Real, Sapporo – Japan

April 1st, 2016

Stainless steel was used to create the display shelves and other functional fixtures throughout the store including the demonstration sink – an important fixture in all the Australian brand’s stores.

Aesop store, Edinburgh – UK

March 27th, 2016

As in all Aesop stores, a sink is installed, two in fact, crafted from limestone. A fireplace and seating in the middle room is used for consultation while also serving as a place for customers to repose.