net a porter headquarters + distribution centre by studiofibre
net a porter headquarters + distribution centre by studiofibre net a porter headquarters + distribution centre by studiofibre
aug 05, 2012

net a porter headquarters + distribution centre by studiofibre

‘net-a-porter’ by studiofibre, new york/ new jersey, USA image © simon pantling

london-based firm studiofibre has created the physical rendition of the online retailer ‘net-a-porter’ in the form of a headquarters in manhattan and a distribution center in new jersey. the spaces capture the ‘moments’ and ‘settings’ that the company provides with their products. the interior re-design of the LEED certified project therefore reflects the store’s motto, displaying a strong juxtaposition between the elegant and the brash, the past and the present. pockets of classically proportioned decorated sections are held within a conteporary language, such as the angled cut on the tall doors or the wall section framed by a minimalist partition. architectural elements reflect a monochromatic theme, creating a neutral setting animated by the people and products inside.

entrance atrium image © simon pantling

several seating areas present throughout the scope of the interior images © simon pantling

reception desk image © simon pantling

work spaces image © simon pantling

(left) meeting rooms (right) a nook in the wall provides a place to socialize with a built-in table and benches images © simon pantling

stairs images © simon pantling

chandelier image © simon pantling

angled door cut image © simon pantling

buyer’s area doors images © simon pantling

breakout area image © simon pantling

remodeled cafe image © simon pantling

buyers area image © simon pantling

floor plan / buyer’s area image © studiofibre

elevation image © studiofibre

door connection details image © studiofibre

  • Nice soup…lotsa juxtapositions and style tropes, as is rightly pointed to in the door detail. Soup, however, it remains; nutritiously limited.
    B- …(for brash-lacking; must mean something different in the Britain)

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