visual display's concept store references eni agip's filling station motels

visual display's concept store references eni agip's filling station motels

italian creative company visual display‘s design for a renovation of an abandoned eni agip hangar comprises a bike workshop, an osteria, and a concept store for motorcycle lovers. inspired by the first motels of the italian fuel company, which were spread all over the country in 50s, ‘filling station motel’ invites locals and travelers to enjoy the industrial spirit of the modernized old garage, while sipping good wine in the vintage interiors with the view of the sea, or picking a branded vehicle.

all images by rocco taglialegne, visual display



visual display’s project features a fundamental refurbishment of the original façade, as well as keeps the existing doors, windows, and materials. the work has also touched the surrounding area, creating a vast car parking and green decorations, which continue indoor.


big transparent windows provide the black-painted space with sunlight, while the light-grey tiled floor defines the boundaries of the room, forming its shape. the vintage furniture highlights the industrial chic, echoing the brutal metal and leather bodies of the exhibited motorbikes.













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