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Twisting bamboo set up weaves via Barcelona’s Casa Loewe


Spanish style model Loewe has reopened its Barcelona flagship, which it has remodeled right into a gallery-like area with an undulating bamboo set up that winds throughout its surfaces.

Casa Loewe is about inside Casa Lléo Morera, a modernist constructing created by Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner off one of many Spanish metropolis’s main buying streets.

Interior image of a bamboo installation at Casa Loewe
Loewe has reopened its flagship retailer in Barcelona

The flagship was renovated to create a gallery-like area and restored to spotlight the Nineteenth-century constructing’s authentic options, together with gold-leaf detailing that adorns the ceilings.

Loewe inventive director Jonathan Anderson interspersed artwork collections and curated furnishings throughout the shop’s inside, alongside the posh style model’s ready-to-wear collections, equipment and fragrances.

Retail interior with bamboo installation
Casa Loewe includes a bamboo set up by Tanabe Chikuunsai IV

As craft is an integral factor of Loewe’s identification, a key objective for Casa Loewe’s inside scheme was to showcase varied artists and art work.

Anderson stuffed the shop with installations and objects that the model defined epitomised innovation and craftsmanship, together with sculptures by winners and finalists within the model’s Craft Prize.

Image of a bamboo archway at Casa Loewe
The shop was designed to seem like a gallery

A centrepiece of the inside is a twisting bamboo set up by Japanese artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV, which weaves throughout the shop’s ceiling, partitions and structural columns.

The set up, titled Yūgo, was crafted from 6,000 items of tiger bamboo woven collectively to create the winding tubular types.

“It was vital for me to precise Loewe’s custom and innovation whereas creating a piece that merges the constructing and the bamboo set up collectively,” Chikuunsai IV informed Dezeen.

“[Anderson’s] essence is his ardour for supplies and creating innovation whereas sustaining custom,” he mentioned. “Thus, I needed to create one thing that fuses artwork, style, and nature collectively with a purpose to kind a futuristic and artistic universe.”

Interior of Loewe flagship in Barcelona
It incorporates ornamental furnishings and art work. Photograph is courtesy of Loewe

Alongside Chikuunsai IV’s bamboo set up is a macramé construction by Catalan artist Aurèlia Muñoz. It’s suspended from the ceiling of the bottom flooring in entrance of a blue tile-clad wall, which was created by Ceràmica Cumella.

Ceràmica Cumella additionally erected ceramic-clad columns throughout the shop in various shades of white and blue to reference the Mediterranean Sea.

Image of Tanabe Chikuunsai IV's bamboo installation
Chikuunsai IV’s set up was crafted from 6,000 items of bamboo

Iconic furnishings items are dotted all through Casa Loewe on high of its concrete flooring, together with Gerrit Thomas Reitveld’s Utrecht chairs and an oak arts and crafts armchair by William Birch.

Different latest tasks by Loewe embrace the costume design for an immersive set up at London’s Tate Britain in 2018, developed in collaboration with Anthea Hamilton.

A macramé sculpture by Aurèlia Muñoz
Tiles in shades of white and blue reference the ocean. Photograph is courtesy of Loewe

Celine inventive director Hedi Slimane not too long ago employed an analogous inside scheme throughout his London flagship retailer for the French style home – balancing historic Edwardian options with up to date artwork and furnishings.

Different retail areas not too long ago featured on Dezeen embrace a Balenciaga retailer clad in pink fake fur, which is featured in our roundup of ten extraordinary store interiors.

The images is by Adrià Cañameras until said in any other case.

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