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SHANGHAI, China 60 sqm 2013

The Cocoon Boutique is located inside the Times Square Mall, in the heart of Shanghai’s shopping center, where tourists and residents crowd into stores at all hours of the day. The brand’s very name gave Area-17 the creative hint to design the concept: a cocoon is a casing protecting the pupa before it becomes a butterfly.

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FLORENCE, Italy 200 sqm 2012

Area-17 collaborated with INRES to develop the new format for FiorFiore stores. FiorFiore is Coop’s premium private label, featuring the finest traditional products from Italian and worldwide food culture. FiorFiore Concept Store is meant to be a food boutique, where the high quality of design, materials, and skilled craftsmanship are metaphors for the excellence of the products on sale.