Unibox worked in collaboration with Clarks, and Sti & Trevillion, to bring their creative ideas to life; as well as to achieve an overall high-quality lighting solution for the new space.
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An evolution of the Dubai flagship, an elaborate white hardwood screen, is hand-carved in a tessellated stone coral pattern paying homage to the mathematical complexity and intricacy of Islamic architectural detailing. A careful curation of shoes are tantalising figures against the intricate geometric canvas which unrolls against the back wall.
The interior store layout is a metaphor for the breaking waves that inspired the angled layout of the fixtures. Fixtures are clustered in stories – much like campfires around which customers gather along the shoreline. A signature deep aqua resin concrete flooring defines the area for the sandbar and customer service.
“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.
Filling the shop from floor to ceiling are safes and lockers that can be opened or left closed, all agleam with gold-coloured Alucobond, rivalling even the most exquisitely decorated Thai temple. An adjacent space invites shoppers to try on the treasures of their choice. Made from containers, the shop is an extension of a local business owner’s private home.
Marsèll Paradise Milano, as it’s officially called, is spread over two floors, and features a clean and contemporary interior that befits the hangar-like structure it occupies. There’s a coherence and balance in the choice of materials and colours, and the choice of structly functional furnishings adds to the orderly and restrained aesthetic.
The space serves as a contact point for high-quality products and an in-crowd gathering space for true sneaker nerds. Its mission is to provide a comfortable atmosphere for street culture enthusiasts and new inspiration for
trend-oriented customers at the same time. With this in mind, the space concept is based on in-crowd tastes and aims at providing a hang-out space for them first and foremost.
As we enter the shop, we are met with an imposing chandelier created from shoe lasts – the most important element of shoe production. From the design aspect this shop was meant to be a flagship prototype for Wink’s new brand image. Wink’s classic white and blue color combinations were retained to generate a continuity in the brand’s history.
The space was conceived by designer Pedro Silva through his collaboration with Chilean Brand Nalca Shoes. Based on three axes of interdependent action, Espacio Colaborativo Nalca offers guidelines of production suggested by the space’s three architectural programs. These programs include a commercial platform, creative lab and exhibition gallery.