The combination of innovative materials with some more traditional ones is able to assure a great scenic impact which is embellished by the light games, created by vertical strip filters, and by the special design of the ceiling in the lounge area, where large blocks of embedded brass, designed by the architect, reflect the light and heat that comes from it.
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From the inside of the restaurant, looking through the blue glass, the fish market takes the colors of the sea. All the elements present want to reppresent the underwater world, which includes the refined lamps, that are conceptual networks with crystals, which also have stylized fish, drawn by the studio and printed on wallpaper which was then applied on the walls.
The bright set up took inspiration from the geometric designs and the colours selected for the S/S Collection of Annarita N. The gleaming structure has been tailor made and designed around a set of methacrylate tubes skilfully illuminated by led lights and connected by iron joints: light and colour are dressing the window knowingly highlighting the product.
The ground floor features special flooring in terrazzo encrusted with glistening St.-Louis crystals, and it’s here where the men’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections are presented. A beautifully undulating staircase in Venetian stucco leads to the second floor which is dedicated to the Hermès jewellery and watch collection.
Every single element, decoration and excess is simplified and dematerialized. The baroque armchairs are upholstered in velvet ethereal white, the hangers are inspired by the minimalist sculptures by Sol LeWitt and the white diffuse environment, almost optical, conceptualizes the architecture of the interior create a simple box to serve as a container for the sought after prints of collections.
The project has been keyed to outstanding set design simplicity. The institutional colours – white and red – have been matched in a rational mix of volumes and surfaces. Against this composition, two recurrent metaphors have been staged, namely bond and embrace which immediately remind the visitor of the company’s value-focused approach.