Mark Wray Architects
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Duo Boots / Ted & Muffy, Bath

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Duo Boots

 
 

Refit of Grade II listed shop space to improve customer experience

The flagship store of the boot retailer Duo Boots / Ted & Muffy is situated on one of the major shopping streets in Bath. However, the shop floor comprises of a complex sequence of spaces that was previously illegible to customers. This affected footfall and sales. Working with new brand guidelines developed by Jestico + Whiles, the shop was replanned into distinct zones and visibility from both outside and in the shop was improved.

 
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The former display area to the front is utilised as a new secure 'atelier' space for placing online orders and a mirrored wall was introduced to open views to the principal browsing and fitting spaces to the rear.

 
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Modern partitions and floor coverings were removed to reveal the historic fabric as found, which was complimented by custom made oak joinery and crisp white shelving. 

 
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Location:  Bath City Centre

Client: Duo Boots / Ted & Muffy

Contractor: Simon Davies

Status: Completed 2015

Team: Mark Wray, Seb Walker, Jamie Holmes

 

In collaboration with Jestico + Whiles