Capsula Multibrand Store / GöSKE PROJECT

© Tamas Bujnovszky

Architects: Sandor Gocsei, GöSKE PROJECT
Location: , Andrássy Avenue, Hungary
Client: Fashion Café Zrt.
Building Technology: Légmester Kft.
Electricity: Lisys Zrt.
Year designed: 2010
Year built: 2011
Gross area: 230 sqm
Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky

© Tamas Bujnovszky

The aim of the design was to create a highly elegant, spacious and welcoming store, which has been achieved with the colour white, the bright large plain and arched surfaces.

© Tamas Bujnovszky

The two architects – Sandor Gocsei and Eniko Korompay – have kept the historic building’s indoor columns and the ratio of the space and given a flowing contemporary touch to it. Entering the store, we have the experience of stepping into an exhibition space; the clear-cut interior-design, the white surfaces, the lighting, all emphasise the fashion items in the store. The simple cubic counter elevates a mannequin and displays it with its dress as an art object, and the black ‘shard of glass’ shaped form hanging from the ceiling gives an extra stress to it.

© Tamas Bujnovszky

The small boxes on the wall reinterpret the multibrand store’s typography, shaping the letter ‘a’ from the logo and showcase accessories such as Tom Ford, YSL and D&G bags. The capsule shaped recess in the wall creates an exclusive cabinet space for the Tom Ford’s women collection.

© Tamas Bujnovszky

The backspace of the store has a lower indoor height, so there was a certain need to connect the two parts as smoothly as possible, therefore barrisol came in handy and the front space flows into the backspace with this shiny arched ceiling, giving a comfortable transition to the different ratios.

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Cite: "Capsula Multibrand Store / GöSKE PROJECT" 08 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 01 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=189554>