Structure follow Snøhetta caught to pure supplies for the fit-out of the Holzweiler boutique in Copenhagen, incorporating delicate references to the style model’s Norwegian heritage.
Snøhetta is a long-term collaborator of Holzweiler’s, having designed the corporate’s flagship retailer and showroom in Oslo, in addition to quite a lot of its pop-up outlets, runway units and its digital id.
For Holzweiler’s first worldwide outpost in Copenhagen, Snøhetta adopted the idea of “tracing” – devising an inside scheme that reveals traces of the model’s Norwegian roots alongside the minimalist aesthetic present in its earlier retail areas.
“Paying homage to a reminiscence or feeling that is still, the concept of ‘traces’ evokes an emotional sense of the model’s beloved heritage because it travels to a brand new metropolis,” the follow stated.
On the centre of the 100-square-metre retailer is a tall, hole sculpture by Norwegian artist Ingeborg Riseng, which consumers can step into. Its undulating outer partitions are fitted with show cabinets and coated in a easy layer of clay, whereas the within has a tough, craggy floor.
An oakwood show plinth winds its method across the periphery of the shop, finally connecting to a curved timber partition on the rear of the ground plan.
Behind the wall lies a altering space with cubicles and curtains created by Danish textile design studio Tronhjem Rømer.
The material is digitally printed with delicate yellow and pale blue stripes, designed to evoke the shifting shades of the Norwegian sky.
To distinction the shop’s largely pure materials palette, Snøhetta added some industrial-style ending touches like steel clothes rails and customized strip lighting, developed by Swedish model Ateljé Lyktan.
Each the flooring and ceilings have been preserved from the shop’s earlier fit-out.
Different latest tasks by Snøhetta embrace Bolder Star Lodges, a quartet of picket cabins that overlook a fjord in Norway.
In the meantime in Denmark, the follow employed boat building methods to create a timber group centre in Esbjerg.
The images is by Magnus Nordstrand, courtesy of Snøhetta and Holzweiler.