We feature numerous home decor stores, including Restoration Hardware, who unveiled a 24-foot Eiffel Tower Replica.
Earlier this week, visitors to Restoration Hardware’s Boston Back Bay store were in for a treat. The company (now known as RH) took over a 150-year-old landmark building (formerly the site of the New England Museum of Natural History) and gave it a dramatic luxury makeover, highlighting the site’s antique beauty by exposing elements such as the original vaulted ceiling. In addition, RH unveiled a magnificent 24-foot steel Eiffel Tower replica.
With many designers now choosing to renovate rather than remodel historic properties, this is a prime example of how a careful eye can make all the difference. For example, on the third floor RH installed a $1,895 trickling fountain, a $1,470 Provence wicker sofa, 1950s-style leather chairs that retail for $1,800 and the pièce de résistance, a glamorous $895 chandelier.
Restoration Hardware is opening galleries across the United States in California, Texas, and Arizona to help inspire luxury lifestyle designers. Carlos Alberini, the company’s CEO, told theBoston Globe: “Going into a space like this is extraordinary…this gives us an opportunity to really enhance the experience the customer is going to have interacting with the brand and our products.”
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