A spacious Haussmannian apartment in the very heart of Saint-Germain houses John-Paul Welton’s new showroom. Artworks, beautiful books about architecture, photography and fashion and crystal pieces by Daum and Saint-Louis from the 50s can all be found in the showroom.
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The exceptional eyeglass designs can be spotted immediately when customers enter the boutique. The metallic gray wall on the left, slashed by floor-to-ceiling columns of light, shows off the precious frames. Each of the trendy pieces shown is delicately placed on a sturdy plexiglas pedestal set between rows of drawers that hold the rest of the stock.
Reinterpreting the origins of the House, wallpaper, antiques, photos, drawings, archival textiles and a crystal chandelier create a warm setting. 50’s inspired furniture, a broad chest, and library shelves connected by a black, metal cabochon engraved with the logo of the House, give this space an air of « home ».
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.
There are two main new features – that are conceived as a unique system – creating a spine to supporting and stimulating the customer’s journey and browsing into the store: a central display developing around a structural column creates a sort of multifunctional stage, a catwalk around which we have imagined all customers would move.
Parfumarija is Ireland’s first Niche boutique dedicated to exclusive perfume and colognes designed by 21 Spaces retail designers. Located in the Westbury Mall adjacent to Ireland’s premier shopping district Grafton street. The store also doubles up as a atelier for the proprietor Ms Marija Aslimoska a skilled perfumer.
Although the plan is clean, we tried to produce differentiated rooms by generating intimate spaces within the plan. The mixture of styles correspond with the brands purpose of reproduce the old idea of the boutique, an eclectic universe in which every women could feel comfortable and stay all day finding their own style.
To reflect Levi’s classic American style and effortless ‘cool’, we selected materials such as raw wood, steel, canvas, rope and exposed brick. We recycled existing hang bar fixtures, created shelving units made from construction plywood and designed counters and display tables made from timber pallets. And the walls were painted in Levi’s signature red.
Amidst the hoopla of Paris Fashion Week and coinciding with a prestigious restrospective at the reopened Musée Galliera, French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has launched a second boutique in the city of lights. Situated on swanky turf just south of Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the store occupies an imposing 4,000 sqm. [43,056 sq.ft.], spread over three […]