DCPParquitectos: optica dr. york eyewear store DCPParquitectos: optica dr. york eyewear store
dec 02, 2012

DCPParquitectos: optica dr. york eyewear store

‘optica dr. york’ by DCPP arquitectos, los angeles, californiaall images courtesy of DCPP arquitectos




located in los angeles, california, sits a 65 meter squared eyewear shop. ‘optica dr. york’ designed by mexican firm DCPP arquitectos have extended the street life into this compact commercial space. structured as more than a place to purchase your frames, it exhibits the lenses provoking an action of social gathering and storytelling. a large glass facade opens the venue to showcase the displayed pieces along the perimeter walls leaving the interaction to center around a large table. at the back of the store is where the purchasing and services are positioned for a more intimate customer service.


a prefabricated modular system made of recycled cardboard tubes are cut and assembled in-between MDF panels that can be manipulated and configured for a more personalized interior design. opposite this wall hangs a long horizontal mirror to reflect the exhibition pieces allowing the customer continuous views of the work.

large glass facade

(left) modular shelving unit(right) mirror reflecting the display

recycled paper tubing

detail of units



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