Even if it sounds weird to link design to the word “Unplugged”, this apparently dissonant collection, realized by six designers (each of them with a peculiar style), has a shared basic concept: the idea that every project is to be handmade, in order to exalt the core material’s features.
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Browne collaborated with Milanese practice Asa Studio Albanese on the interior design, and similarly to his previously opened stores across the planet, it flaunts a mid-century office-inspired aesthetic that’s captured by walls covered in shiny grey marble, terrazzo floors, and last but not least, window blinds.
Being a historic, listed building, much of the interior had to be retained, and the Yoshioka’s challenge was to find a way to fuse the structure’s original elements with the modern retail design aesthetic of Issey Miyake, and if you ask us, the result is quite brilliant. The walls have been stuccoed to perfection, and dipped in a timeless off-white hue, offering a beautiful contrast with the original vaulted ceilings and the newly-laid stone floors.
Without using any of the brand’s garments, Snarkitecture still managed to capture COS’ unique simplicity through the use of white strips of fabric in varying lengths to create an undulating, cavernous installation. COS is also selling a limited edition collection of Snarkitecture-designed goods to coincide with the exhibition, called COS x Snarkitecture Objects.
The concept for the entrance installation has been designed as a timeless flexible tool for giving the different frequently collections attractive stages throughout the year. Before ZARA selected the beautiful 4.000 sqm space from the thirties and converted it into the ZARA Flagship store in Milan, the building hosted a theatre and later the “Astra” Cinema for many years.
DEGW’s interior design followed Microsoft’s global guidelines in a project aimed at focusing on the very best of Italian manufacturing and design. The building has six floors above ground. The ground and first floors accommodate the Customer Area open to the public, showcasing the company’s products and connected by a custom-designed central stairway.