American vogue label Thom Browne has opened its first retail location in San Francisco, designed by ASA Studio Albanese to characteristic dramatic marble in opposition to white slatted blinds.
The flagship retailer is located at 432 Jackson Road within the historic Yeon Constructing, which dates again to 1855, within the coronary heart of town’s luxurious procuring district.
Its inside is the most recent collaboration between Thom Browne’s eponymous founder and architect Flavio Albanese of Italy-based ASA Studio Albanese, who has designed over a dozen shops for the model since 2017.
Like its counterparts around the globe, the 1,250-square-foot (116-square-metre) house is outfitted to appear like a Mad Males-era office.
That is achieved by pairing extremely ornamental marble surfaces with strips of white slatted blinds and tube lighting.
“Behind Thom Browne’s signature slat blind-covered home windows is a minimalist mid-century fashion workplace with rows of fluorescent tube lighting, polished with white Calcutta and Carrara marble flooring, and banker gray Bardiglio and Carrara marble partitions,” stated the Thom Browne group.
Among the many furnishings items curated to decorate the theme are a glass-topped desk positioned within the centre of the room at one finish and chairs that kind a small seating space on the different.
“Thom continues to outfit this house with mid-century furnishings by American and French designers — together with seating and lamps by Jacques Adnet, a desk by TH Robsjohn-Gibbings, workplace chairs by Knoll, benches by McCobb, espresso tables by Mathieu Mategot, and show etagere’s by Maison Jansen,” the group stated.
The largely desaturated color palette – reflective of the model’s clothes – is interrupted by brass equipment and particulars on the furnishings, in addition to a couple of camel-toned clothes.
A black band wraps across the rooms at flooring stage, separating the gray marble on the partitions from the lighter toned stone underfoot.
Garments are offered on steel rails mounted on wheels, whereas luggage, sneakers, eyewear and fragrances are displayed on minimalist freestanding cabinets.
The becoming rooms are hidden behind doorways lined in the identical materials because the partitions in order that they mix in seamlessly when closed.
Thom Browne based his label in 2001 with 5 fits in a small by-appointment store in New York Metropolis’s West Village, and ultimately expanded to incorporate ready-to-wear and equipment strains for each women and men.
Browne’s Autumn Winter 2022 assortment was an ode to toys and featured sculptural tailoring, offered at New York Style Week in entrance of an viewers of 500 teddy bears.
The pictures is courtesy of Thom Browne.