Posts Tagged ‘Nespresso’
The exposed concrete walls and the red radiators set the tone for the interiors. The office’s two functions naturally led to two wings around a courtyard. On one side, an open office for the call center, on the other side, offices for the administration and direction. In the middle, both offices meet, in the kitchen, conference room and showroom.
The Design Supermarket, a new floor entirely devoted to design in its multiple expressions, debuted recently as part of Milanese shopping icon La Rinascente’s ongoing renovation. Over the past four years, international architects and designers such as Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, Cibic & Partners, Dordoni Architetti, Vincent Van Duysen and Future Systems, have been transforming the seven-floor department store with the basement-level design shop as the latest facet of its reinvented identity.
Thinking outside the box, Nespresso’s coffee capsules were combined with the fall fashion trends of 2010 in a display of prˆt-a-porter fashion. Taking the colorful capsules used to hold Nespresso’s product, about 4,000 capsules, and following the styling by well-known fashion designers that appear in the mall merchandise, designers turn their own cotton canvas into a fashionable gown and bowtie.