Throughout the lobby, nemaworkshop used Polanco as a backdrop, developing a design saturated by colors, shapes and textures, paying homage to Mexico City’s rich history. A pyramid, with hidden messages only visible at night, greets newcomers in the lobby and intimate pockets with laser-cut screens and chairs with backings reminiscent of a mask conceal VIP guests.
A glass boardroom was installed in the center of the space, dividing the creative and project management sections of the office without building “walls”. The boardroom has a custom built matte-black oak table with sky blue, wool “Eiffel tower” chairs.
The collection includes the Peak pouch, which is crafted from premium leather with a scratch-free inner lining and will do double duty as both a pouch and stand for your H6 headphones.
estudiHac has created the known as Ham-rock corner, where it has designed a large neon ham that remember to the famous Hard Rock guitars, just next to the big podium for the go-go/master ham and a large sculpture of a red chicken, ‘the chicken-teacher’, which shows the ‘neo-cañís’ phrases.
Inspired by the pure, organic products, DEI coupled a streamlined apothecary look with floral imagery and geometric patterns, creating a package line that is both fresh and vibrant.
The elegant round portal takes the customer to a sales room in the style of an old building apartment. The structure of the back wall segments and the goods segmentation give the impression of discovering the individual rooms of the apartment step by step.
The private room has a vault and a mirror which make a room looks wider than real with optical effects. Japanese papers of the surface and indirect lightings make a room alive.
Each stool has two positions: one when the handles are hidden under the seating surface and the second one when the handles are exposed.
The project features unique spaces such as a 6,000 sq. ft. ‘Oasis’ staff lunchroom that showcases a large Livingwall ( complete with a real pineapple ), breakout spaces and sleek banquette seating. The employees can enjoy the natural daylight and large patio to lounge on in the summer time.
As the whole service was done individually, several booths without the feeling of closeout were set with the partition of fringe curtain, and this ornament and the indirect light from the ceiling created the space showing soft and gentle curve.
A loft area at the center of the store is used for special retail displays. The interior of the rotunda houses the Design Lab, an interactive space where customers get to engage with West Elm products and choose finishes and fabrics to customize their furniture.
The shape of the space is, in accordance with the building, oval. All walls were curved and hide the directivity to lead visitors next space with some feeling of expectation. Taking advantage of this curved walls, some arts and accents, such as miniature of Japanese style garden, were put in niche of walls.
“Into the Light Hotel” introduces the visitor to the 100% Hotel Show through a path that triggers memories linked to the way we perceive light as it effortlessly fits into all our experiences. The project aims to highlight the plasticity of architectural volumes and components, as well as the materiality of the walls and the utilitarian objects.
The front area is designed simply using mortal floor, skeleton ceiling, and bricks, unifying the color with white and gray adding wood materials. Finished by leaving a bit of roughness but also adding an essence of youthfulness.
Constructive details like the bars and folding tables are created as an adaptation to the necessities of the space according to the hour of minor or major traffic, being the space able to operate only as a take a way service at noon or as a small snack bar by night.