HOME:Unusual Store / Luigi Valente

© Stefano Pedretti

Architects: Luigi Valente
Location: Venafro,
Year: 2011
Design Team: Cristian Farinella, Lorena Greco
Lighting Plan: , Cristian Farinella, Lorena Greco
Client: Salvatore Gaglione
Photographs: Stefano Pedretti

   

© Stefano Pedretti

“Here is a song from the wrong side of town
Where I’m bound to the ground by the loneliest sound
And it pounds from within and is pinning me down”
(Home – Depeche Mode)

A place like home and, at the same time, a fantasy place that projects the client faraway. It is conceived as a display cabinet that uses pure elements in order to emphasize each cloth by creating a contrast with the steel structure. This structure both gives light to the main room and folds against the walls becoming a clothes hanger.

The black color underlines the lighting system and creates a balance with the resins that cover both floor and left wall. Each element is used in order to emphasize the objects shown in it. This makes “Home” a unique store of its kind.

© Stefano Pedretti

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Cite: "HOME:Unusual Store / Luigi Valente" 04 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 18 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=197093>

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