Sergio Mannino applies perfect match of modernism and tradition at Leather Spa new shop in NYC

Sergio Mannino applies perfect match of modernism and tradition at Leather Spa new shop in NYC

  • Array Tereza

  • 1 year ago

The client, accessory repair company Leather Spa, approached a multi-disciplinary design studio Sergio Mannino Studio to design their new shop inside the famous Saks Fifth Avenue mall in NYC.

“When established accessory repair company Leather Spa was invited to open a corner inside the prestigious Saks Fifth Avenue mall, they knew they needed a new design concept to match the mall’s overall renovation. Sergio Mannino Studio proved to be the perfect match, allowing the small, 126 sq ft space to instantly catch the eyes of any customers. While matching the modern renovation by OMA was key, it was also important to maintain the original Leather SPA branding. Mannino Studio accomplished this by using the classic brand orange color, as well as implementing a white perforated metal mesh as the main wall finish. Not only did this make for a striking visual, but it also allowed for a practical, flexible method to layout merchandise. Around the perimeter, Mannino Studio established wooden cabinetry on a base created by using a three-dimensional ceramic by industry leaders Mutina. Along with the quality typical of the Italian brand, the crown base of tiles allows for a decorative, yet clean look, that makes full use of the small space. This concept very much keeps with the Sergio Mannino Studio design philosophy, which includes creating design solutions that are contemporary, materially diverse, elegant, attentive to details and innovative. The studio’s touch marked the perfect combination of modernism and elegance, all while keeping within Leather Spa’s existing brand philosophy,” explains Sergio Mannino, founder of studio

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Date completed: 2019
  • Size: 126 square feet
  • Design: Sergio Mannino Studio
  • Photos: Sergio Mannino Studio
Classic brand orange color
Wooden cabinetry
White perforated metal mesh