Sony Ericsson’s first retail store opened last night on Kensington High Street in London. The 360m2 store, designed by Checkland Kindleysides, includes plasma screen window displays with a changing facia. It also features an ‘infinity’ bar – a sculpted bar running the length of the store – and a lounge area, with a curved black wall made from veneered panelling and hidden ceiling lighting. Around the store, large graphics show close-ups of products.
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