100-Year-Old Theater Is Now A Bookstore And It’s Spectacular
100-Year-Old Theater Is Now A Bookstore And It’s Spectacular When I die, you can just bury me here…. For the girl whose dream in life is to have an exact replica of the “Beauty and the Beast” library in her house, visiting this bookstore would be like letting a kid loose in a candy shop. El Ateneo Grand Splendid lives up to its name by being both grand in size, and splendid in decoration.
24 Issey Miyake by Nendo (Shibuya); Shelving and hanger rods are also made of steel rods, in the 7 mm diametre common to all of the 24 Issey Miyake shop interiors. Supported by ‘points’, rather than by surfaces or lines, the bags seem to waft in the air like flowers in a light breeze, creating the illusion of a field of flowers in the store.