The store is located on the ground floor of the El Corte Inglés department store on Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid. The project, whose conceptual brief was provided by the Tiffany design team and then developed by the architecture studio Grup Idea, is one of the first to be implemented in the brand’s stores across the globe.
The space has a total surface area of 171 square metres, of which 137 correspond to the store and 9 to the back room. The main sales room has three separate areas differentiated by the products on display.
The walls follow the predominantly curved geometry that characterises the intervention. Like the ceilings, they are made of prefabricated plaster panels. Varnished oak was used for the floors and special textured wallpaper with a pearly finish for the walls. All the metal elements were made in stainless steel with nickel plating. Both the dome and the columns in this room were decorated with silver leaf coated with bitumen of Judea and a protective varnish. The store also has a private sales room which is decorated with striped triangles on stucco painted with a special gold patina.
The design of the facade for this new-look Tiffany is currently being developed so a temporary one was made with printed Formica panels until the final one is installed, probably in 2023.
Empty was responsible for the following tasks: screeds, plasterboard walls, installations (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, data, special installations, security, lighting and lighting control), plaster mouldings and ceilings, painting, special silver leaf decoration, wallpaper, metalwork, glasswork and mirrors, installation of the wood floor and carpet, supply and installation of the temporary facade, and installation of the furniture supplied by the client.