Posts Tagged ‘Area-17’

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

The exterior design of Ginza Six draws inspiration from traditional Japanese noren curtains, while the interiors are meant to offer a rich cultural experience through a mix of Japanese contemporary art and scenes of nature. Cohën’s boutique, designed by Area-17, provides a minimalistic environment of classical elegance, where furniture and refined details enhance the display of the iconic luxury denim.

MareMà shopping mall by INRES and Area-17 Architecture & Interiors, Grosseto – Italy

June 5th, 2017

A wide glulam roofing delimits the area devoted to commercial activities. On a structural level, the free-standing roof slab is totally independent from the underlying sale space. It defines a function without compelling its developments and dynamics, even the architectural ones.

Frantzén’s Kitchen by Area-17, Hong Kong

March 2nd, 2017

Frantzén’s Kitchen is an informal space that was originally a warehouse on the ground floor of a historical building in the old neighbourhood of Sheung Wan, now the elegant, exotic, and hip hearth of Hong Kong.

Monopy Showroom by Area-17, Tangshan – China

March 1st, 2017

Materials reinforce the idea: the wall finish simulating grey bricks and the metal mesh panels offer a modern interpretation of architectural elements typical of Chinese interiors. Polished brass details, transparent reflective finishes, and wooden floorings complete the narrative.

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Osaka – Japan

February 9th, 2017


The famous Italian luxury brand is doubly linked to Japan. First, the precious denim Kurabo of which Cohen’s jeans are made comes from Japan. Secondly, the most fundamental among the brand’s values are deeply rooted in the Japanese culture too: simplicity, high quality, and greatest attention to detail.

Dine Art restaurant by Area-17, Hong Kong

February 9th, 2017

The metal mesh bar counter and vintage leather stools act like a filter between the two environments. The essential and still rich furnishing in the dining area serves its purpose without interfering with the real protagonists of the design: food and art.

Jacob Cohen Showroom by Area-17, Milan – Italy

February 9th, 2017

Area-17’s design pays homage to the industrial character of the building, through its essential lines and airy volumes defined by glass, mirror, and concrete surfaces. Precious woods, English tapestry, and denim inserts are instead references to the brand’s values and tradition.

Coop’s Supermarket Of The Future by Area-17 & INRES, Milan – Italy

December 15th, 2016



The architecture of the supermarket is meant to foster an overarching perception of the whole environment. The dense organization, the linear geometric configurations, and the use of low display units guide the customer through the supermarket and help him buy simply and quickly.

INRES reception by Area-17, Florence – Italy

November 17th, 2016

The concept idea – green wall, seating inspired by nature, raw plywood walls – is a clear hint to the themes of environmental sustainability and energy savings, issues that are at the basis of all INRES’s interventions.

Ellai Booth by Area-17, Shanghai – China

November 16th, 2016



A great attention has been paid to the bar area, with hand-made decorations and soft, precious furniture that encourage visitors to take a break from the show, enhancing the idea of hospitality. The graphic palette, simply played on the tones of black and off-white, guarantees the highest emphasis to the product design.

Cruciani store by Area-17, Hong Kong

July 2nd, 2015

Our designers were inspired by the concept of Pop Art in a modern gallery, as Cruciani also represents a symbol of “Luxury Pop” in the nowadays market. Red has been chosen to be the main color of the shop, since it shows the true character of the brand – hot and passion.

D’modes Store by Area-17, Shenyang – China

June 29th, 2015



D’modes is a brand introduced from France by Canada Aushire Enterprises.

Jacob Cohen flagship store by Area-17, Courchevel – France

December 20th, 2014

Area-17 chose a clever mix of materials and fabric to balance the space. Leather and hand made wood panels for the natural atmosphere and colored steel for the modernism. The mix of color tones and materials brings back the true essence of Jacob Cohen.

Perfect World office by Area-17, Beijing – China

December 14th, 2014

The hall is dominated by the big red glass wall which becomes the symbolic limit between the common, relational and working areas. The operative and directional offices are conceived to achieve a high quality of the working spaces in terms of comfort, brightness, furniture ergonomic and functional organization of the spaces and services.

OSGIC office by Area-17, Ordos City – China

December 10th, 2014

The Ordos Sino German Innovation Center (OSGIC) is a non-profit organization strongly supported by Chinese government in cooperation with Fraunhofer IAO the top scientific research institutions in Germany, OSGIC is committed to technological innovation.