The project involves the development of a chain of retail stores across India for furniture, furnishings and electronics with spaces of covered area of over 3 lakh square feet.
Each store site has a covered area of more than 5,000 sq.m. the store essentially includes niche displays for top of the line products, help and cash counters, office area, washrooms, lifts, and cafe / refreshment spaces, working in tandem with the french furniture giants Gautier, and their design team, Archohm's role was to showcase this range with authentic design intent.
the pilot project in Noida spanned five floors of furniture retail, Archohm was commissioned for facade design,circulation, services, landscape, lighting and signage, the interiors were simple to enhance the products on display., cash up, service counters and information are positioned towards the exit, the basement is a collection of accessories that have been displayed throughout the entire store; display systems from vitra, Switzerland give a distinct aesthetical edge to the showroom, products for living spaces are housed on the ground level, dining on the first, sleeping on the second and kids on the third level; these are clear demarcations that give the store a specialist' furniture store appeal . the essence in design was kept up to match the universal french gautier look clubbed with the retail expertise on functionality by ebony.