New York, NY
completed 2008
photos by James Ewing Photography

The renovation of this corner retail space for the luxury men’s shoe store, Leffot, began with an unusual idea for displaying shoes – a dining table. Various shades of inky blacks provide a dramatic backdrop to the modern white slip-covered furniture. The playful dialogue between modern and traditional effectively creates a bold yet serene backdrop for the main star – the shoes.

"The fact is, that his Royal Highness, your father, has been graciously pleased to order a pair of boots from me, top-boots, riding-boots, with spurs, and made of the best quality patent-leather."
—Mann, Thomas. Royal Highness. 59