Leong Leong

Project Location Year Status Type Size
3.1 phillip lim - Seoul Seoul, Korea 2009 Completed Retail 5850 sq. ft.
The 3.1 Phillip Lim flagship store is located in Cheongdam-Dong, Seoul's premiere fashion district. Elaborating on the concept established by the brand's Los Angeles flagship (2008), the design incorporates a 40-foot facade surfaced in a supple gradient of pillow-like concrete tiles. The flowing interior is a sequence of intimate spaces that frame the clothing in tactile materials. These material linings create a narrative of atmospheres for unexpected and curious encounters between the client and the clothing. Custom wallpaper inspired by ancient Korean ceramics is the result of an ongoing collaboration with artist Wook Kim. Other wall treatments include a conical wall texture that erodes into a constellation of brass stars, leather herringbone tiles, and an oak floor that slowly transitions through a gradient of grey tones. The perimeter of the interior is lined in mirror, creating an inkblot effect by doubling the sequence of spaces.

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