Timothy Oulton tempts New York with a brand new flagship retailer and the good place to have a drink
NEW YORK—British furnishings model Timothy Oulton has opened a flagship gallery right here, reworking a historic listed-building within the Flatiron district right into a richly storied retail expertise. It is usually in all probability the one spot in New York the place one can store for uplifting design whereas sipping champagne in a spaceship.
The 7,200 sq. foot gallery, situated at 901 Broadway, showcases the model’s unique and distinctive furnishings, lighting and equipment, alongside different handcrafted creations together with the Apollo, a novel expression of Timothy Oulton’s craftsmanship and creativity. Rendered as an intimate, luxurious lounge, the Apollo is a life-size reproduction of the Apollo area capsule, that includes a chrome steel shell with bespoke tufted velvet inside impressed by Botticelli’s Delivery of Venus, tufted leather-based seating and crystal lighting.
Most of the model’s most established designs are on show, together with the basic Westminster Jack’dN Brok’n couch, the delicate Shabby modular couch, the timeless Saddle chair in Buck’dN Brok’n, the enduring Rex mirror, and the speakeasy-inspired Bio Hazard bar cupboard. A separate mezzanine stage options Timothy Oulton’s Noble Souls, a modular couch assortment handmade with pure vegetable-dyed linens utilizing historical dyeing approach.
The area can be replete with distinctive hallmarks of name founder Timothy Oulton’s philosophy and his mantra, “Be Related, or Be Useless.” An illuminated moonstone bar impressed by the Artwork Deco interval options hand-cut K9 glass baguettes and polished metal panels, exemplifying the model’s ethos that lovely interiors assist the creation of hosted experiences. Friends are additionally greeted by “Derek the Diver,” impressed by Jules Verne and housed in a custom-built columnar aquarium. And within the basement stage, a mannequin New York subway whirs alongside the tracks overhead.
The store presents a 3D room planning service in addition to the design and building experience of Timothy Oulton Studio. It would additionally host occasions and personal dinners.
“We opened one in every of our first galleries in New York Metropolis again in 2009 as a result of I’ve all the time considered it as one of many nice — if not the best —cities on the planet. Simply don’t inform London I mentioned that!” Oulton mentioned in a launch. “We’ve all the time aspired to be on the planet’s finest cities, and after opening our London flagship in Bluebird I set my sights on a storied location in New York, and it’s nice to lastly be right here with our full assortment.”
The brand new gallery is the most recent addition to Timothy Oulton’s rising portfolio, which incorporates places in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney, New Delhi, Moscow, a current opening in Milan, and a world flagship in London. Additional openings are deliberate over the approaching 12 months.