Rachel Gilbert

Rachel Gilbert

Lieu
Paddington NSW, Australia | View Map
Année du projet
2017
Catégorie
Magasins
Dave Wheeler

Rachel Gilbert

Esoteriko Interior Architecture en tant que Architectes d'intérieur.

We intended to create a light filled space that behaved as a ‘backdrop’ to the ‘wearable Art’ of the fashion label, which is often brightly coloured intricate gowns, and changeable with the seasons. It required a subtle touch- simple and 
versatile, that could provide a layering of experiences. 

photo_credit Dave Wheeler
Dave Wheeler

A gallery-like space, influenced to an extent by Carlos Scarpa’s Castelvecchio Musem. A  Tonal and textural layering of materials. The quality of the finishes is emulated and a study of ‘floating’, intersecting and stacked planes. 

photo_credit Dave Wheeler
Dave Wheeler

The lightness and the textural effect was paramount, however without budget to spend on all new finishes, paint was utilised to its utmost ,all elements a concise intervention to ensure nothing superfluous.

photo_credit Dave Wheeler
Dave Wheeler

Though slender, the site was wider than that of a galley, and offered opportunity to display product centrally. We explored ways in which to lead the occupant through the long space- utilising the rear window with its view and natural light as a beacon, with the intersecting and undulating planes of the central bench navigating this journey. We pursued a seamless resin-like finish for the bench tops that provide varied ways in which to display product and house the point of sale. An aesthetically continuous sculptural element with function.

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