holger jahns: hacke und spitze retail store for dancing gear
holger jahns: hacke und spitze retail store for dancing gear holger jahns: hacke und spitze retail store for dancing gear
may 06, 2013
holger jahns: hacke und spitze retail store for dancing gear

‘hacke und spitze’ retail store for dancing gear by holger jahns



the floor plan of the kreuzberg mezzanine by berlin-based designer holger jahns resembles a ballroom Рwhere the furniture appears to be
doing the waltzing. the interior space is configured using minimalist storage cases on tripod stands, showcasing the shop selection of dance shoes.
pipes used for the stands are joined using large-scale cast aluminum fittings otherwise typically used for handrails in trams or busses.
for this project, a colored, yet translucent nano coating film for all aluminum components is introduced, maintaining the anisotropic
shine of the polished metal surfaces – as well as the characteristic cool touch of metal are preserved.


‘dancers’ both serve as shoe display cases for storage



the delicate translucent finish for the aluminum parts were developed using a nano coating



shelf for tango shoes (lasercut and powder-coated steel)



shelf detail



rack for pointe shoes from corrugated fiber cement



rack for pointe shoes, detail



displays for dancers tights (lasercut and powdercoated steel)



displays and shelf for dancers tights



mirror cart – using sand cast aluminum joints typically used for handrails in the bus and metro



a dressing room



outdoor display cabinet




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