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Monday, March 12, 2007

Foscarini - Italian touch of style

FoscariniThe above lighting display seems to have a hint of Alexander Calder inspiration - Italian lighting store, Foscarini, was recently opened along Kapi'olani Ave.

Interestingly, another Italian shop called Natuzzi also opened right next door. The interior and exterior of this complex is actually quite exquisite!

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Blogger Dsole said...

I love those tiny little and colourful lamps at the bottom!!

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 1:27:00 AM HST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

is it expensive? I love the colours...

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 2:05:00 AM HST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is a lovely photograph and captures the scene. When I look at stores, of any kind, I must try to imagine how many items must be sold each month to pay the rent for the building. Then how many must be sold to pay for the electricity and for the employees. When I think of buildings and businesses in them I am always trying to imagine how the bills will get paid.

Maybe it only happens this way if you have started a business and then run it. I did that and it is not easy.

Thank you for stopping and commenting on my photography.

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 2:14:00 AM HST  
Blogger Monica said...

Such a cool contrast between the whites and the colours! The coloured lamp in the front reminds me of spanish painter Miró´s works.

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 3:29:00 AM HST  
Blogger Nathalie said...

Sharp lines, bright colours, great composition. Did they pay you for such a brilliant advertising campaign?

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 3:51:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kate said...

Looks like a fun shop. Your photo captured the inventory and display remarkably well!

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 3:53:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kuanyin said...

Excellent and graphic! BTW, I answered your questions on the respective posts.

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 7:19:00 PM HST  
Anonymous Pier said...

So we really need to come and open a third shop next door!

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 9:28:00 PM HST  
Blogger Liz said...

oh Dear "divani&divani" by Natuzzi has arrived in Honolulu??? :-)

That's a long way from Puglia (South Italy) :-)

Anyway nice window shop...but a third italian shop is missing...what about Lizzie's coffee shop? :-)

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 11:29:00 PM HST  
Blogger Felicia said...

I'd like to get some of the colored hanging lights for my kitchen. Okay, okay, I'll open up a pizza place to make it the Italian avenue in Honolulu!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 7:39:00 AM HST  
Blogger Andrea Gerak said...

Very pretty lamps!!

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 12:00:00 AM HST  
Blogger Stinkypaw said...

Natuzzi makes great furniture - we have a chair from them and we love it!

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 9:25:00 AM HST  

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