Kuma used bamboo – a traditional material in Asia – to create the stirrer, and hammered silver for the circular tray. A criss-cross latticework of silver covers the oxidised vessels.
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The most significant intervention was the introduction of hidden infrastructure enabling its adaptation to the new program without losing its original spatial relationship, internally and externally – with the natural surrounding and its urban landscape – as a place of seclusion, lookout and observation.
The Forbo space stands out from the other white, minimalistic showrooms around Clerkenwell in London, with black walls and a strong use of the brand colour blue. An arrangement of staggered lighting is designed to draw the customer through the space, towards the back of the showroom with a sole blue wall boldly framing Forbo’s logo.
As a counterpoint to the voluminous industrial space we inherited, and wanted to embrace, we worked hard to simplify the various elements in the space, so that together there was a coherence of detail and lightness of touch which delivers a delicate balance between the vastness of an uncompromising, edgy space and a warm and cosy eating experience.