The panels are affixed to walls and ceilings. In the lobby areas, they extend beyond the front door to form dramatic exterior canopies. White LEDs shine through holes in the metal panels. The patterning was inspired by raindrops in one building and a network of highways in the other.
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While the austerity of the design is reinforced by the neon light fixtures, installed in rows overhead, the fluffy pink carpet flooring simultaneously provides a softer, welcoming edge. The store is furnished by only a few items. Sleek metal clothing racks are attached to the wall and most of the storage is cleverly hidden behind sliding doors. The minimalist setting really makes the clothes pop.
Opening in September 2010, this new Alberta Ferretti flagship is located on the prestigious via Montenapoleone in the heart of Milan’s fashion district. Respecting the existing 18th century neo-classical building in which it’s situated was both a necessity and a starting point for the shop’s design.