PEOPLE: Designer, Pompei A.D., New York, and general contractor, Tri-North Builders, Madison, Wis.
PRODUCTS: Cambridge Architectural, Cambridge, Md., manufactured a Mesh/FX metal fabric solutionthat was installed vertically as a backdrop for the storefront’s signage. Cambridge Architectural wovenmetal fabric in the Ridge pattern was wrappedaround Tableau attachment hardware to create the 24 panels that support the store’s sign. The averagepanel size is 5-feet (1.5-m) wide by 10 1/2-feet (3-m) high.
FINE POINTS: Each Urban Outfitters store is designed to match the Earthy, antique vibe of the company’s merchandise, yet no two stores are alike. The chaintypically chooses unique historic buildings for its stores. Perfectly distressed furniture; trodden plankwood floors; and aged, painted chandeliers slungfrom the ceiling give each store a familiar, comfortable feeling.