Industrial, urban, and clearly informed by contemporary western trends, Ark4LOA’s Otto e Mezzo remains wholeheartedly Greek, its laid-back Mediterranean mood an underlying aesthetic.
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Pushing the door into Cheval, it is rather easy to pretend that you’ve left some post-modern version of a horse outside, in the unvarying tension of the city, and can now insulate yourself from its mix of equal triviality and anxiety. The big window out to the street lets lots of light into the two-level space, where chevron patterns dominate.
Special emphasis is given to the construction detail and the identity of the special features of the space (lighting, graphics, etc) that complete the design. The graphics, which were exclusively studied for this particular space, enhance and simultaneously unify aesthetically and dynamically the two spaces, ground floor and loft.
Penny Eleftheriou and Dimitra Papafilippou of dDesign interior architecture practice designed the pilot store using simple lines and clear construction methods. The design concept is based on the creation of an element that has indirect references to the assembly and the materiality of an electronic cigarette.