Case Studies

Case Studies

Shanghai Bund Financial Centre Case Study

Shanghai Bund Financial Centre

A look at how PVD has been used in the mixed-use development The Shanghai Bund Financial Centre, China.

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Grand Lisboa Case Study

The Grand Lisboa (新葡京) Casino, Macau, China

In the most expensive casino, in the richest region in the world the architects specified Gold PVD to complement the real gold-leaf they also specified. Here we look at the broader background of the Grand Lisboa Casino hotel and Macau, the most densely populated region on the earth.

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Christian Dior Case Study

Christian Dior

Black is Black PVD was specified for interior fixtures to blend with the signature style of this iconic fashion house. Here we look at the history of Christian Dior, the man, and also the current-day architect in charge of expressing the Dior brand throughout the world.

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Roberto Cavalli Caffe Kuwait Case Study

Roberto Cavalli Caffé Kuwait

Looking at the design ethos for the interior and exterior of the Roberto Cavalli Caffé in the prestigious Avenues, Kuwait for which Double Stone Steel created the distinctive façade. We talk to architect Luca Racioppo who worked closely with Roberto Cavalli to bring about this Caffé’s iconic style.

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Miu Miu Case Study

Miu Miu

Interior designer and architect, Roberto Baciocchi creates interiors for the Miu Miu stores worldwide which need to perfectly reflect this prestigious brand. Using PVD coating Champagne SS04 No 4 brushed the design team have created a store that is made from “gold” inside and out.

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Prada Case Study


Prada have a very distinctive and upmarket style to maintain as well as presenting innovative store-fronts to their customers. You have probably seen this highly original “pegboard” cladding and here we look at the design background in a little more detail.

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Harvery Nichols Case Study

Harvey Nichols

The Avenues, Kuwait presented a challenge to all the brands who decided to position their store in this upmarket Mall. The Grand Avenue is a beauty parade of high-design store fronts. Here we look at how Harvey Nichols responded to the need to create a memorable and striking façade.

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