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The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Copper

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Drawing inspiration from historical craft guilds around the world, Aesop’s Gift Kits for 2014-2015 – collectively titled ‘The Guild of Artisans’ – pay tribute to materials frequently employed in Aesop spaces: ceramics, leather, textiles, copper, timber, and marble.

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva - Copper

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Copper

 

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Copper

A Certain Radiance draws attention to malleable, warm-hued copper, which takes center place Aromatique Hand Wash to gently cleanse the hands, complemented by Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm to help maintain perfect hydration. Mild, refreshing A Rose By Any Other Name Body Balm provides nourishing neck-to-toe moisturisation.

The kit is presented in a serviceable tin box, wrapped in an elegant embossed sleeve. It is and online at www.aesop.com. A Certain Radiance contains: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash 500 mL Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm 75 mL A Rose By Any Other Name Body Cleanser 200 mL Rind Concentrate Body Balm 120 mL
Aesop Rue de la Fontaine.

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Copper

Designed in collaboration with Rodney Eggleston from Melbourne’s March Studios, Aesop’s first Geneva signature store was created with several of the city’s most prominent attributes firmly in mind – the gigantic Hadron Collider, the United Nations’ European headquarters and an historic finance sector, which manages assets worth more than one trillion US dollars.

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva - Copper

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Coppe

Eggleston chose copper as the primary material for the interior, to represent the vital role copper has played as a form of currency throughout the ages, its importance to Geneva’s great wealth, and to reference fantasies of a clandestine alpine bunker. Central to the store’s design is a large, angled copper sink inspired by the 1970s lustre of a Citroen CX, which folds itself into the consultation counter and demonstration area.

The project is finished with Alfredo Häberli’s DS-480 lounge chair, upholstered in tan leather. These elements are accented by discrete textural details of cork, sisal and wood. Customers can explore and select from a complete range of skin, hair and body care products, distinguished by botanical and laboratory-generated ingredients of the highest quality.

The Guild of Artisans a certain radiance tribute at Aesop Geneva – Copper

The store’s trained consultants are able to offer advice about products best suited to individual needs. Aesop was founded in Melbourne in 1987 and today offers its superlative skin, hair and body care products in signature stores around the world. As the company evolves, meticulously considered design remains paramount to the creation of each space

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