graft architects: frankfurt regionals
 
graft architects: frankfurt regionals graft architects: frankfurt regionals
jan 14, 2011

graft architects: frankfurt regionals

‘frankfurt regionals’ for heinemann by graft at the frankfurt international airport, germany all images courtesy graft

international design collective graft has created a display unit for the german brand heinemann’s first duty free shop in frankfurt international airport. featuring a series of wooden layers that modulate in shape and size, the 40 m2 project loosely defines the space and circulation route of visitors.

with the aim of providing a display scheme that is new and dynamic, the design utilizes the sculpturally stacked surfaces as ‘shelves’. as shoppers walk around the structure, the form of the unit shifts and alters according to the vantage point. a sense of floatation is achieved by beveling down the base to a smaller area.

perspective view

display stocked

3D model

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sections

  • amazing signature by graft

    damiano says:
  • It reminds me slightly this store from Ron Arad :
    http://www.e-architect.co.uk/images/jpgs/tokyo/y_store_tokyo_r210610_mm.jpg

    Bull says:
  • reminds me more of Wendell Castle’s early work, especially his staircases which were in turn based on Wharton Esherick’s work

    dbkii says:
  • hm, i kinda expected more from Graft.. i totally loathe that vertical cut of the shelves in the first pic, breaks off the whole melody, and i’m not a big fan of the pictures either, the whole “saturated over bw” style is a bit highschool-ish. Still, i won’t say it’s not a great pavilion, it does look cool, all hiccups aside. Go Graft! We want MOAAAR!

    andrei says:

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