Posts Tagged ‘aesop’

Aesop Store by Simplicity, Fukuoka – Japan

May 28th, 2015

Following a string of consecutive openings in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, Australian cosmetics brand Aesop sets up shop in Fukuoka.

Aesop Store by JamesPlumb, London – UK

May 4th, 2015

Water runs from shelf to shelf in JamesPlumb’s Aesop store

Aesop Store by Torafu Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 20th, 2015

Aesop Store by Torafu Architects, Tokyo – Japan

Aesop store by Vincent Van Duysen, Hamburg – Germany

January 27th, 2015

Aesop accelerates its expansion in Germany, adding a new signature store in downtown Hamburg.

Aesop Emporium store by Kerstin Thompson Architects, Melbourne – Australia

January 16th, 2015


Kerstin Thompson Architects used a limited palette of materials in the project for skincare brand Aesop to create an interior they said achieves “beauty through restraint”.

Aesop store by Wise Architecture, Seoul – Korea

December 19th, 2014

Aesop makes a bold move into untrod den retail territory, opening its first signature store in the bustling Korean capital Seoul. Situated in the popular shopping area of apgujeong, a midst a myriad of high-end boutiques, bookshops and art galleries, the store occupies a compact 40 sqm.

Aesop store by Snøhetta, Oslo – Norway

December 18th, 2014

The interior has been reshaped most dramatically where there was most freedom to do so – on the ceiling plane. Here, a traditional form reminiscent of Orthodox churches and monasteries has been contemporized in ten imposing, intersecting domes, finished with matte gypsum plaster to accentuate their varying proportions.

Aesop store by John Randolph, Portland – Oregon

September 30th, 2014

The product display wall references both the natural axis of Burnside and the sawtooth pitch of the logger’s steel saw blade. Another eye-catcher is a revamped antique iron sink in the back of the store.

Aesop store by Genesin Studio, Adelaide – Australia

September 25th, 2014

Blonde Tasmanian oak is the dominant element here, captured in counters and flooring. Adding an elegant edge to the abundant natural palette are counters inlaid with antique green marble, and which correspond colourwise with strategically placed potted ferns.

Aesop store by John Randolph, Portland – Oregon

September 22nd, 2014

The repetitive use of hemp fibre is a nod to the city’s historic shipping and logging industries. The material was once used to manufacture tents that housed the many loggers and fishermen. Walls are covered in quilted maritime canvas and paired with canvas-clad shelving and flooring to offer a unique sensory respite.

Aesop store by in Praise of Shadows & Lies-Marie Hoffmann, Stockholm

September 9th, 2014

The controlled shape of the sales counter, sink and bench, and the material’s uncontrolled structure – all made by Hoffmann of large chunks of elm from nearby woods, and the artist’s preferred material for the past few years – reflect the suppressed strength by social norms and human relations of many of their characters.

Aesop store by Brooks + Scarpa, Los Angeles – California

August 25th, 2014

They have used 6-inch round cardboard tubes to construct the partitions and furnishings throughout with the warm, neutral palette complimented by recycled paper counter tops, vintage style product testing sinks, and the original natural concrete floors of the historic 1929 structure left intact.

Aesop shop by TORAFU ARCHITECTS, Osaka – Japan

August 12th, 2014

Aesop shop by TORAFU ARCHITECTS, Osaka – Japan, Design by TORAFU ARCHITECTS.

Aesop Nasothèque windows at Myer, Melbourne – Australia

August 3rd, 2014

Aesop have taken over the typically ostentatious Myer windows with a thought-provoking and visually stunning examination of the human olfactory sense. The oft forgotten and ignored ‘nose’ takes centre stage in this seven window performance piece, the Aesop Nasothèque.

Aesop store by Simplicity, Osaka – Japan

May 9th, 2014

The retail setting is infused with industrial elements, referencing the era when time when an important timber yard was situated in the area and its streets were lined with many storehouses.

Aesop Balmain store by Henry Wilson Studio, Sydney

May 4th, 2014

The design of the Aesop store draws from these materials, colours and shapes. Removing the former fitout revealed raw sandstone walls, fireplaces and hidden doorways which have been retained and exposed as reference to this building history and place.

Aesop’s pop-up shop installation by Frida Escobedo, New York City

March 29th, 2014

Layers of sand that resemble a mountainous landscape will gradually move and change shape for the duration of this installation by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo for skincare brand Aesop’s New York pop-up shop.

Aesop store by Simplicity, Kyoto – Japan

February 10th, 2014

An antique water pump installed in an alcove can be spotted through the large glazed section of wall facing the street. On entering the store, shoppers walk up a ramp and past a shelf displaying a selection of Aesop products before emerging into the main space behind the veils.

Aesop store at Elements, Hong Kong

February 3rd, 2014

Maintaining the elegantly modern aesthetic it is well-known for, this shop is highlighted by the color contrast of its white walls, and the slotted timber at its entrance and ceiling. Further including hand-treated perforated brass fixtures and curvy plaster shelving, the clean storefront was intentionally designed to place the spotlight on the vast range of products of sale.

aesop store by Kerstin Thompson Architects, Canberra – Australia

January 28th, 2014

Felt and black steel have been paired to conjure a cool sense of working style, complemented by sleek steel-framed display units with black japan ply shelves. A subtle detail is the perforated steel screen which creates a threshold between the interior and the surrounding mall.