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Architecture for Londen provides order to a collection of objects in store interior

Studio Architecture for London designed the interior for Present & Correct, a stationery store situated in London. Inspired by the neighbouring British Museum and grid-like structures often found in stationary, the studio created an interior tailored to Present & Corrects needs.

The brief called for a demountable interior, allowing the lifespan of the project to extend beyond the lease of the location. A muted palette of maple plywood and ash timber is paired with a quarry tile floor, Vitsœ shelving and new LED lighting throughout.

The design translated throughout is inspired by the ISO 216: a chart, which influences the perception of nearly all the printed images in Europe.

In a nod to the neighbouring British Museum, cabinets are imagined as a series of wunderkammer that exhibit the stationery as objects of desire. 'The wunderkammer is an environment which provides order to a collection of objects through compartmentalisation which could otherwise be observed as a chaotic mess,' director Ben Ridley told Dezeen. 'So it's about how we display hundreds of tiny objects like pens, pencils and rubbers alongside toolboxes and trays in a considered and legible way.'

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