Location: Dallas, Texas
Scope: All Interior, Exterior and Site
Design Team: Droese Raney Architecture, Corgan - Dallas, Blum Engineering
Awards: IES 2017 Award of Merit for Interior Lighting Design
A refreshing take on a luxury department store, this retail concept launched to rival all others. A special ribbon of light is designed within reflective brass panels, tying the grand entry portal, rooftop dining overhang and porte-cochere together. Viewed from the exterior, the building is illuminated to appear as a glowing gift, ready to be opened.
A clean and flexible lighting system was key to allow for configuration changes of the sales floor. Special care was taken to provide a maintenance friendly design. All track fixtures and light engines were exactly the same. Beam spread changes are provided by adding or removing media, making maintenance and reconfiguration simple and fast. Families of recessed light fixtures highlight specialty materials throughout. The merchandise is always the focus.