Monique Lhuillier

West Hollywood, USA
Photo © John Linden
Photo © John Linden
Photo © John Linden
Photo © John Linden
Architects
Montalba Architects, Inc.
Location
West Hollywood, USA
Year
2007

Located in the midst of the busy La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ) retail district of Los Angeles is the Monique Lhuillier flagship store. Through Located in the midst of the busy La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ) retail district of Los Angeles is the Monique Lhuillier flagship store.  Through the use of refined material combinations and innovative lighting techniques, this retail boutique provides the appropriate backdrop for an intimate shopping experience.  The boutique consists of both public and private VIP entries, a main showroom, a dress gallery, a series of spacious fitting rooms, and office quarters concealed in the back of the store.  In the main showroom, a series of downlights embedded within the perimeter frame bays provide a soft diffused light to the gowns hanging in the racks below.  Large rectangular skylights located above the main gallery and VIP entrance allow natural light into the interior cavity of the space.  In the dressing rooms, linear lights are embedded above the full height mirrors, illuminating the space below.the use of refined material combinations and innovative lighting techniques, this retail boutique provides the appropriate backdrop for an intimate shopping experience. The boutique consists of both public and private VIP entries, a main showroom, a dress gallery, a series of spacious fitting rooms, and office quarters concealed in the back of the store. In the main showroom, a series of downlights embedded within the perimeter frame bays provide a soft diffused light to the gowns hanging in the racks below. Large rectangular skylights located above the main gallery and VIP entrance allow natural light into the interior cavity of the space. In the dressing rooms, linear lights are embedded above the full height mirrors, illuminating the space below.

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