In order to limit the variety of the materials used, the shelves and counter are finished in blackened steel, which is also the basis for storage doors assimilated into the mortar wall or mirror wall; the basin that is Aesop’s feature is set near the entrance to effect a good view from the passage.
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Amidst a minimalist setting, designed by architecture practice Gonzalez Haase, of whitewashed walls, alternated by a middle section in a soft green hue, and wooden shelves and flooring, MDC Cosmetic offers not only top cosmetics but also a compatible and diverse range of high-end lifestyle products, such as silver soap dishes, tarot cards and diet supplements.
At Aesop Shin-Marunouchi, the OSB has been stained with a brown colour to distinguish the store with its neighbours within the bright surrounding environment. The central band of display seen stretched across the back wall binds the store space to a single point of focus, naturally drawing customers towards the products.
Hot on the heels of the opening up shop in Southwark, the newest Aesop store opens its doors in the bustling Soho area. This time the australian cosmetics brand has collaborated with Ciguë, the paris-based architecture + design practice which also collaborated on the pop-up shop at Merci and the Marais Boutique.
A quaint storefront in Ginza, Japan has been transformed into ‘Aesop Ginza’, a beauty retail shop by japanese practice Schemata Architecture Office. The original masonry facade and stairway for the upper level tenants was retained and carried into the interior of the 38 square meter space, integrating the material into the product display shelves.