«This interior is certainly one of the best in Moscow. It looks so superb and grand that it feels strange to realize this is just a store. Paradoxes continue. Colors – black, white, and red – are fine, but their combination could connote mourning. However, the hustle and bustle of the shopping center make the colors look like an elegant backdrop. The perfectly proportioned atrium might remind of an empty concourse, but «hieroglyphs» of escalators cross right where they should. Classical spirit of the galleries with three-pontite divisions, pylons, tympanum contrasts with iron, glass and the capsule of elevator cage…»
Nikolay Malinin, 2005 May «Shtab-kvartira» /«Headquarters»
The plot area of about 500 hectares proposed for the EXPO is located in the western part of the city on the picturesque shore of the Upper Iset pond, 3 km from the center of Ekaterinburg and close to the border that separates the European and Asian parts of Russia.
The office interior of the famous cosmetic company Estee Lauder leaves a feeling of lightness, agility and transparency, which is achieved through clear zoning, extensive use of glass and light-colored finishes.