New Shops No. 7

Lumen 1

An excerpt from the writing of Paola Gallo

[….Configuring a lighting display also presents complex technical difficulties, often resulting in a certain vagueness in the architectural solutions. In the design of this space, a successful balance was achieved between the display requirements, from a strictly functional point of view, and its volumetric and compositional nature. The vast orderly space is on two levels connected by a staircase at the back of the room, which is concealed by the counter facing the entrance.

The fundamental compositional idea, translated by a controlled alternation of materials, planes, and surfaces, is linked to the concept of repetition, on the one hand, and to that of perspective on the other…]

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