The client wanted an unusual, eye catching interior to entice foot traffic into the store. Furthermore, care had to be taken to maximise the circulation space and fit the private consultation rooms into the final design.
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Like a constellation, a flock of birds or a cloud of frozen rain, this collection brings together beauty and geometry within a lighting system filled with magic. “The intention was not to design a completely defined and ‘finished’ product, but a tool which allows any customer to create his own lighting lamp, in relation with the architecture space, the area to light and the desired kind of ‘graphic pattern”, according to Toan Nguyen.
For Nuun’s first showroom, the company’s art director and founder Nourah Al Faisal called on Brunoir to deliver a space that embraces the jewellery brand’s Middle East-meets-French identity. Together with Java Architecture, Brunoir developed the concept of a jewellery box, exemplified by a double-skin partition that runs along the main wall.
The architects introduced dome-shaped roofs to bring plenty of natural light into the space. Thin light-filled slits emphasise the shape of the wells as they extend upwards. The floors below these natural spotlights are treated with beige resin, which changes into a deep orange towards the room’s borders and corners. The intention of the rough gradient is to increase the day light effect.
The space is split into a variety of areas – a reception, waiting area, sales and meeting rooms, an area for sampling and selecting materials, a world of living and a bathroom exhibition. Dirk Hollweg’s design is based on visual perception hierarchies: bright-dark contrasts or graduations in brightness establish a sense of drama, specifically emphasise individual areas in the space and enable these to visually come to the foreground.
The design of Barre Fitness studios is based on the strength behind beauty. Each class and each position is focused on improving both mind and body, and aspects of these were translated into the space. As an organization that strives to empower women, it was important for the environment to support clients’ goals while allowing the brand to shine.
“Ruosh” in sanskrit means “passion”. It is this passion for what is good and the craft of making good shoes is what Ruosh stands for. Breaking codes of typical shoes display and creating a structured panorama of displays through simple geometrically proportioned units created a rythmic and harmonized design for the brand.
Materials such as steel, brass, velvet or natural stones such as onyx are present in a space that has been configured through different stagings. In addition, through the itinerary, it is possible to find elements such as cordoned areas, that –in the same way that happens in large museums- emulate the presence of important art treasures.