The window displays at the Herm√®s store on
Market Street in Sydney CBD impress pedestrians with their space-age
aesthetics. Herm√®s is a French high fashion luxury brand specialising in leather,
lifestyle accessories, home furnishings and jewellery among others.
Designer Chen Lu has used acrylic mirror
domes to create these stunning window displays, with Allplastics Engineering helping
transform the designer’s vision into reality. Lu’s “polished mirrored-surface
spheres in varied sizes, appeared to be free of gravity and floating within the
windows’ white space”.
Lu is a reputed designer of objects,
furniture and spaces, producing works for premium brands, art galleries and
The smooth mirrored-surface sphere of each acrylic
mirror dome stretches the flat world into three-dimensional space. The bright
reflective surface produces a mirror-like image, which allows it to be
perfectly integrated into the surrounding environment to improve the quality
and style of the design in a futuristic way.
Acrylic mirror domes can be used in
architectural design, home decoration and visual merchandising to project fantasy,
charm, modernism, humour and futuristic vision.
“These installations of repeated shiny
spheres project a utopian vision of science, mathematics and space travel,” Lu
Lu is very satisfied with the final outcome,
and compliments Allplastics for translating his vision into reality in this
Using acrylic, Allplastics Engineering can
custom fabricate geometric and bespoke shapes to suit application and site requirements.
A high-quality acrylic mirror, EuroMir
is second to none in terms of reflection quality and has excellent shatter
resistance. It is suitable for a variety of applications to replace fragile and
heavy glass mirrors. Various colour options such as gold, matt or gloss silver
are possible for design flexibility.