Nendo Fills Camper’s Stockholm Store With Paper-thin Spirals

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Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

Sneakers appear to rest on massive rolls of white paper inside this Camper store in Stockholm – the third interior design and style concept that Japanese studio Nendo has developed for the Spanish shoe brand.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

Getting previously made shops exactly where shoes seem to walk by means of the air and protrude from the walls, Nendo’s concept for Camper Stockholm features spirals of white paper-thin material that create display stands for footwear.


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Rather than really making use of paper or cardboard, the designers worked with two-millimetre-thick resin flooring to create the coils in a variety of distinct heights and thicknesses.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

“Rolling it in a spiral method has led to a self-supporting structure serving as a show platform, giving a sense that the shoes are balancing on the paper-like objects,” stated Nendo in a statement.

LED lighting concealed within the rolls of materials illuminate the products from beneath.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

1 roll has also been half unravelled and laid flat, generating a seating spot where consumers can try on sneakers.

“The variation in not just height and dimension, but the curling of the structures as effectively, has created a show area that is visually wealthy, envelops the customer, and is characterised by 3-dimensionality through the use of flat platforms and a partially ‘unravelling’ bench,” said Nendo.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

According to the team, the approach of shaping the rolls could be in contrast with the practice of shoemaking.


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“Taking a soft and thin flat materials and giving it form – this is, also, the core idea behind the shoemaking process,” they mentioned.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

Nendo’s 1st interior notion for Camper – which featured footwear supported on thin metal rods to create the visual appeal of footwear walking through the air – was finished in 2012 at the Osaka store and was then rolled out to retailers in Paris, San Francisco and Moscow.

Speaking to Dezeen, principal designer Oki Sato explained the design was meant to show that “Camper shoes are not for running rapidly or for luxury, but one thing to get pleasure from strolling”.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

The 2nd idea, described by Sato as resembling an “orderly stockroom” and covered in hundreds of white footwear sticking out from the walls, was presented in New York in 2013 and was also used for a store in Madrid.

Camper store in Stockholm by Nendo

Camper routinely functions with external designers – including Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, Chinese studio Neri&ampHu, London duo Doshi Levien and Spanish designer Jaime Hayón – to develop distinctive shop layout and items as element of its ongoing Camper With each other project.

Photography is by Camper and Joakim Blockstrom.

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