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COLOGNE, Germany 80 sqm 2019

Area-17 designed Ariostea stand at LivingKitchen, the annual international kitchen show at IMM Cologne, the most important furnishing show in Northern Europe. Within an exhibition revolving around contemporary product and interior design, Ariostea introduces a new way of interpreting the kitchen environment through a non-conventional use of ceramic slabs. The Ariostea kitchen is meant to be an architecture rather than a set of furniture pieces, something that generates a new space instead of furnishing an existing one.

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HONG KONG, China 100 sqm 2018

From Milan to Hong Kong: Area-17 has brought a classic of Italian lifestyle to the vibrant SoHo neighborhood in the busy Central district. The idea behind Bella Lee bar comes from the Italian aperitivo ritual and aims to create a space suitable for each moment around the clock. A playful mix of references that recall the traditional  aesthetics of the café, bar, and club designs reinforces this idea.

 

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BRESCIA, Italy 27'000 sqm 2018

Centro Nuovo Flaminia is part of a wider urban renewal plan concerning the former “Magazzini Generali” area at the South-West of Brescia city center. It occupies 27'000 sqm, among which 7'000 are dedicated to a Coop supermarket. The shopping mall, designed by Area-17 and Inres, is the focal and vital point of a great park and recreation area.

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SHENZHEN, China 80 sqm 2018

Area-17 designed the new concept for Chinese eyewear brand Zèle’s stores. The payoff “Stay young, stay Zèle” translates into a design focused on a strong product and brand awareness, with a refined yet trendy atmosphere. Central to the project is the inner space, both as break time and personal place, where customers discover the pleasure of devoting time and attention to themselves.

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SHANGHAI, China 2'700 sqm 2018

Area-17 interprets the innovative Hema Robot Restaurant by Alibaba Group with an interior design and layout that enhance the high-tech character of the original concept. The newest location occupies the second floor of a branded space that Hema opened inside NECC – the new National Convention and Exhibition Center in Shanghai. Visited by millions of people, this is the perfect location for an environment unifying the brand’s core values and an experimental approach to hospitality.

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BOLOGNA, Italy 360 sqm 2018

Iris Ceramica stand designed by Area-17 for Cersaie 2018 demonstrates the ability of interpreting contemporary spaces using the ceramic material in an unexpected way. This year, the inspiration comes from the latest trends in co-working environments, where new ways of interacting and doing business ask for new architectural languages.