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Although there’s a certain similarity in the aesthetic of the two stores, this one has a far more monumental feel due to its construction – a soaring skylight with a curving spine at the back of the store connects the triple height ceiling to the basement section – and the lavish use of green Italian marble.
For us and thousands of others London’s Dover Street Market redefined shopping, turning it into an ongoing exhilirating adventure ever since it opened its doors in 2004. Its brilliant retail formula not only features tightly curated high-end offerings but presents them as such that each corner and/or floor become intimate and tempting showcases put just for you.
The design of the retail space is a collab of Wang and Paris-based architect Joseph Dirand, and in terms of aesthetics it’s pretty much an extrapolation of the New York flagship store’s sleek concept, featuring a strong focus on raw materials with an emphasis on marble and bronze used in sculptural statements.
The SoHo flagship store for the fashion retailer creates a luxurious environment with custom-created materials and furniture and a rotating “cage” installation. The cage at the entry of the store is the stage on which the brand can showcase a curtain inspiration and give customers a new experience with each visit.
Upmarket Austrian fashion retailer Föger Woman Pure gave Pedrocchi the brief to realise the bold new concept store. Looks can be deceiving. Despite the rather unexpected pastoral location Föger Woman Pure has been one of the most forward-looking fashion retailers in Austria for the past twenty years.