means to generate an appropriate experience. It’s ‘Easy Listening’ in the morning. The tempo is stepped up after 11am. By 3pm it is tuned into middle-of-the-road classic hits, and then toned down again at 7pm. Late-night shoppers, who make up some of the mall’s biggest spenders, need to concentrate. The main corridor is illuminated with natural light from above, but there are no windows and no visual connection to the outside world. Compared for instance to the Library in Lucan, built around the same time, with stainedglass windows depicting locals, there is nothing
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Bank, a detached house in Guiseley centre. 50 The middle brother, Isaac, lived at Crooklands, a rambling stone villa atop the hill just east of Netherfield Mill ( figure 2.6 ). Built by a clothier in the 1830s, Crooklands originally was a modest two-storey dwelling to which Isaac added a substantial three-storey wing in the Aesthetic style. The renovation was designed to impress visitors with modern features such as polychrome floor tiles, stained-glass windows, indoor plumbing, large bay windows, tin ceilings, imitation wooden wainscoting and willow
not the historical site of the house of Vionnet, the marketing materials emphasized the links to Vionnet’s original location. The press kit noted: ‘The interior design, which reproduces the quintessence of the mythic salons of 50, avenue Montaigne decorated at the time by Georges de Feure, is strikingly modern.’ 45 In reality, the new boutique alluded only remotely to the original couture salons, which had been decorated in grey shades, frescoes, and stainedglass. 46 Reawakening a sleeping beauty is an exercise in mediating both time and space – the glory years
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