Trip to different stores in Soho and discussed the interiors.
– Australian skin care
– different designers
– used recycled newspaper bounded like books
-there was music inside to create a cozy and warm environment
230 Elizabeth St.
Soap From Portugal – very aesthetically pleasing to my eyes. Newly opened soap store in Soho
-Brass lighting fixtures
-Painted and milled
-Created ruled lines on the cork
The New Museum
-Expanded metal mesh
-Created a pattern with cuts in metal in a grid
-Cut them then pull the sheet, sheets become openings
-Gage : thickness of the material
97 Kenmare St.
Designed by Steven Holl
-Metal that pivots opens when exhibitions metal framing
-Open for exhibitions and showings
-Opened for fashion shows/showings/runway
-Two layers of plastics
-The lines give the idea of distortion
-Same material up the wall to the ceiling
-Zebra wood on the floor found in Central and South America
-Expanded metal mesh for the shelf for projector
-Solid resin for shoe display shelves
-Hanging display metal cases are in tracks so they can be moved to different locations in the store
Apple Store Soho
103 Prince St.
-Lamination glass stairs
-Lime stone floor
-Aluminum sheet like the macs computer anodizen aluminum columns
-Prevents from oxidizing; Matte finishes (the type of metal we have on our Apple Macbooks)
110 Prince St.
-Matte finish with paint; the more paint the more glossy
-The display table is lacquered
-Wall display is laminated
-Linoleum floor feels like rubber but it’s tougher
-Shiegeru ban Japanese architect
290 Mulberry Street
-Joints in the corners of windows
-L shape looks like zig zag
-Making of it: concrete in the back and masonry in the front
10 Bond St.
-Clay cast and fired and glazed
-Unfinished Corten oxidized steel
-Metal is protecting itself from the environment
40 Bond St.
-Herzog demeurn Swiss architect
-The patina iridescent finish on the stainless steel
-The graffiti screen is cast aluminum screen (French)
41 Bond St.
-Walls are stone
-Masonry stone cut into
-Bluestone from PA
-Similar to slate and limestone
-A Hone finish