“A museum standard showcase for the display and preservation of a world class collection of haute couture garments.” The Dress Box has been shortlisted for the ‘Architectural Glasshouse over £150,000 Award. Check out our project page here: http://thedesignsoc.com/bernard-stilwell-architects-shortlisted-architectural-glasshouse-150000-award/
Some more pictures of the successfully completed Dress Box – a bespoke modern wardrobe. Showing the dresses lined up on their luminated LED clothes rails, gliding elegantly into the centre of the room for easy access. Also some overview images illustrating the discrete modern box profile, floating in the middle of a stone and brick… Read More Fitted Out
The perfect fit – how to craft architecture with a contemporary tailored cut, to sit comfortably alongside more classic lines. Haute couture, French for “high sewing” or “high dressmaking” or “high fashion” refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made… Read More The Dress Box
Here are some analytical 3d diagrams of the Dress Box.
The Dress Box – a Hipstamatic preview.
The Dress Box ceiling takes shape – a bespoke arrangement of sliding clothes rails, made up from polished stainless steel poles suspended below LED light sheets, which activate with movement. These luminous fins travel across the ceiling between white jesmonite panels, which will house additional iGuzzini spotlights, and recessed speakers.
The Glass has arrived, and work begins on internal linings. The box is enclosed in super-insulating glass, with UV filters to cut out solar gain.
Some images of the Dress Box starting on site – installation of steel frame onto existing roof terrace.
“Couture is an expression of Art” One of our clients has been involved in the fashion industry for many years, and has become an aficionado of style – building up an extensive collection of haute couture dresses. These are one-off pieces by top international designers including Christian Lacroix, Ricardo Tissi and Karl Lagerfeld, as worn… Read More The Dress Box