The design process started from an old cart, but it developed into a metallic and wooden geometric interpretation of the regional farmer houses and carts.
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The atmosphere is warm and touches the senses, focusing on every aspect to ensure the product is the focus point of the space; great care was taken with the volumes, sober appearance and lighting so that the store is almost reminiscent of a museum, conveying a sense of harmoniousness to elevate the designs created by Josep Font.
The products are displayed across two floors linked by a glowing backlit white glass stair. The upper floor is set back to provide a double-height entrance space, while the mezzanine incorporates a glazed balustrade balanced on a sharp chamfered soffit — allowing visual connections from the first floor across to Oxford street and Selfridges.
And as usual with each of the store’s changeovers, there’s a lot of novelties to take in, be it new Comme des Garçons collections, new brands or new settings. Upon entering the ground floor shoppers stumble upon a newly installed Comme des Garçons installation in the event space which presents five key pieces from its A/W 2016 women’s collection.
upervised by Gvasalia himself, the palette incorporates an eclectic variety of materials, ranging from concrete and satin, to cast aluminum and glass, resulting in an aesthetic that pairs references of Balenciaga’s couture history and its original headquarters on Avenue George V in Paris with raw modern design elements.