Peter Marino Designs Seoul Mega-Store for Dior

The staircase, with its balustrades of mirror­ polished stainless steel and glass, connects five of the six levels. Photography by Luc Castel.

At the Christian Dior boutique that Peter Marino Architect de­signed for Seoul, South Korea, monitors looping video art by Yorame Mevorach Oyoram line the stairwell. Photog­raphy by Kristen Pelou/Christian Dior.

Powder­-coated aluminum paillettes drape a corner of the handbag salon. Pho­tography by Luc Castel.

Lee Bul’s sculpture, a composition in aluminum chains, acrylic beads, and crystals, hangs above the handbag salon. Photography by Kyungsub Shin/Christian Dior.

The perfumery’s console has a base in verre églomisé. Photography by Kristen Pelou/Christian Dior.

Claude Lalanne’s commissioned benches sit on flooring of French limestone accented with Italian marble. Photography by Luc Castel.

The stair’s outer handrail is cast bronze. Photography by Luc Castel. 

Custom leather­-upholstered club chairs gather in the salon for evening wear. Photog­raphy by Kyungsub Shin/Christian Dior.

Planks of solid Danish oak anchor the gallery for temporary exhibitions. Photography by Kristen Pelou/Christian Dior.

At Café Dior by Pierre Hermé, cotton broadcloth upholsters the custom seating. Photography by Kyungsub Shin/Christian Dior.

Under cloud­shape mirrors, the café’s custom tables combine resin tops and aluminum bases. Pho­tography by Kristen Pelou/Christian Dior.

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