US company ArandaLasch has finished a store for trend designer Tom Ford in the Miami Design and style District, featuring an angular facade that references bold Art Deco motifs (+ slideshow).
Located on the corner of a occupied Miami street, the shop is part of a new creating by ArandaLasch that houses four luxury retailers, like French fashion brand Lanvin and Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega.
The architecture studio – which recently designed looping Railing chairs manufactured of metal pipes for Layout Miami – referenced patterns and shapes normal on the Art Deco-time period architecture around Miami in its design for building’s facade.
“Inspired by the pleated Art Deco patterns located in architecture and fashion, the facade is provided a texture that revives the exuberance and ornament of Miami’s golden era,” the studio told Dezeen.
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Glass fibre-reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels have been moulded into a geometric formation. They were then applied to the facade, generating a serrated finish that contrasts with the smooth, angled sections about the entrance to the keep and shop windows.
At night, lighting integrated into the panel joints illuminates and emphasises the pattern.
Inside the Tom Ford keep, menswear and womenswear are split up in excess of the two floors. Womenswear is situated on the ground floor, in which black marble tables are utilized to show perfume, eyewear and add-ons. Ready-to-dress in garments hang from Macassar ebony and chrome displays.
A staircase leads upstairs to the menswear floor, which is split into five sections: equipment, fragrance and eyewear, sportswear, footwear and suiting.
Tom Ford launched his very own menswear brand in 2006 following leaving his publish of innovative director at Gucci. The American designer opened his 1st store on New York’s Madison Avenue in 2007, just before debuting his womenswear assortment in 2010.
The ArandaLasch-created building – titled the Artwork Deco Project – is component of Craig Robins’ Miami Design District Development. Robins, co-founder of the Design and style Miami honest, is turning the area into a neighbourhood dedicated to fashion, layout, architecture and dining spaces.
“Trend is a potent business and when you mix it with the other organizations we have, it fuels the potential to do much more art and design,” Robins informed Dezeen in an interview featured in our latest guide. “Artists like John Baldessari and Nate Lowman are carrying out buildings. We commissioned a prototype from Konstantin Grcic. We’re undertaking buildings with architects like ArandaLasch, Sou Fujimoto, Keenen Riley.”
Close by, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto designed a shopping centre with extended thin sections of blue glass connected to the facade – meant to appear like rain. A domed structure conceived by architect Buckminster Fuller was put in in the middle.
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