Inspired by the site’s history, Snøhetta, the firm behind the recent SFMOMA extension, used a collection of materials, colours and forms to create what they call an “upside-down forest”. A dark sisal carpet references the orchard floor, while thin timber battens hanging from the ceiling suggest a series of tree trunks.
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The interior is composed of glossy finishes illustrated with the teal tiling covering the walls, planes and arches of the ceiling. display cabinets framed with rounded windows – each accentuated by a silver rim – wraps around the inner walls of the scheme and offer glimpses of the neatly lined selection of products.