Paddington Station - Specialty Gifts and Accessories
A gift shop focusing on goods and collectable items from the British Isles and items which appeal to the anglophile in general.
This space was executed on a small budget so we relied on strong architectural elements, color, and some wallpaper with wallpaper borders to carry off the overall feeling of a small shop in the British hinterlands.
We did a small amount of custom cabinetry and very simple shelving as well as a custom sales island that incorporated enclosed display for fine jewelry and porcelain collectables.
To soften the space we covered the floor with a carpet field and contrasting carpet insert surrounding the sales island. Fabric was used on large round display tables and as drapery in the shop display windows. Behind the sales island we used an antique walnut pedestal table and antique chairs to create a comfortable area for reviewing and ordering custom stationery items, or perhaps just enjoying a cup of tea.
The lighting was a mixture of recessed, track and suspended fixtures.