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For Est Lighting, Christopher Elliott has designed a new type of space

For Est Lighting, Christopher Elliott has designed a new type of space

For the Australian lighting brand Est Lightingthe studio Christopher Elliott took on the challenge of creating a space that would perfectly showcase these varied and dedicated architectural light sources. The studio's architects had to deal with a high-ceilinged, saw-toothed industrial space in order to insert comfortable, domestic alcoves, much more suited to the display of such luminaires. Discover this 4.0 showroom with the appearance of a co-working space, and the prestigious Est Lighting collection.

 

 

 

Taming space for Est Lighting

 

Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.

 

Recreating spaces that are intimate and that everyone can relate to is probably the most risky step in the design exercise of a exhibition space. A showroom is, moreover, a very specific place, since by definition it is halfway between a gallery and a sales area. The Christopher Elliott studio took up the challenge, however, by designing an efficient interior that perfectly matches the image that the Est Lighting brand conveys.

Indeed, initially intended for architects and interior designers, Est Lighting presents decorative or architectural lighting in the minimalist design  for some, grandiose for others, and this while scrupulously respecting the functional aspect that is a real priority for the profession. What could be more difficult, then, than to stage them in a large industrial space. To do this, Christopher Elliott Studio has set up several elements: first, to recreate low ceilings in space, on a domestic scale. Then, by structuring and perforating these same spaces with arches of different sizes and materials, inspired by the way light interacts with curved surfaces.

And it's probably because the interior design studio and the lighting brand know each other well, having worked together on projects in the past, that Christopher Elliott has given life to such a space. Using materials that guide light as well as shadows, so that both the space and the products displayed appear at their best.

 

Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.

 

 

Christopher Elliott creates a casual showroom

 

Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.

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Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.

 

As an interior designer, Christopher Elliott knows how much easier it is to approach the product issue as a collaboration rather than a sale to architects. It is therefore based both on this feeling and on the lighting brand's desire to offer an exhibition space that has common points with a place for co-workingthat the design studio designed the showroom.

The success of coworking spaces and cafés in which it is quite comfortable to work is so huge that interior designers have to take interest in them. By arranging pieces such as a coffee machine, a bar, spaces for groups, individual spaces, Christopher Elliott clings to this universe in order to make the link between it and a casual and relaxed atmosphere, and that of the showroom, more formal by habit. A space that makes you want to spend time there and whose friendly atmosphere is felt even in the smallest corners.

In addition, the studio has taken care to organise the display of the lighted pieces in such a way that every visitor has an overview of the collection, thanks to the aforementioned arched openings. The showroom is not about product overkill, displaying every single piece in order to sell at any price. On the contrary, the luminaires each have their own space, without contradicting each other. The path of discovery of the products is fluid, each collection is intelligently represented and highlighted. A well thought-out space, a key showroom in the evolution of Australian design and sales areas in general.

 

Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.
Christopher Elliott creates the extraordinary Est Lighting's showroom.

 

 

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Originally posted 2019-07-29 15:00:54.

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Chloé founded Huskdesignblog in 2016. Ever since, she is decoding every nook and cranny to find the best interiors and furniture ideas for her beloved readers and followers, eager for beautiful things.

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