hornowski design fills cosmetics boutique with straw bales hornowski design fills cosmetics boutique with straw bales
dec 02, 2013

hornowski design fills cosmetics boutique with straw bales

hornowski design fills cosmetics boutique with straw bales
all images courtesy of hornowski design

 

 

 

situated in the old jewish district ‘pieknalia’ in krakow, local studio hornowski design have completed the sustainable ‘straw bale cosmetics boutique’. the new interior was informed by a strong ecological focus and also constructed at a relatively low cost. each 80x40x40cm unit was only about 1 euro and around 100 were used to form the two adjacent walls, while in between cut-out shelves fill the gaps, displaying the natural products on sale. the mounted materials were treated with a special fire protecting liquid that is used for curtains in theaters – their textured appearance offering an intriguing sight from the exterior.

 

 


the ecologically built ‘pieknalia cosmetics boutique’

 

 


the interior is lined with straw bales on both adjacent walls

 

 


in-between the straw bales are cut-out shelves to display the products

 

 


detail of the contrasting materials on the walls

 

 


the natural product was treated using a special fire protecting liquid that is used for theater curtains

 

 


detail of the straw bale

 

 

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  • I would be so freakin’ allergic to that place.

    lizzy says:
  • Did James Dyson pay for this? …A’choo!

    Jim

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