This vitamin water store located in the heart of Amsterdam's Red Light District caters to those who have overindulged in alcohol and drugs. When plain water is not enough, some require extra nutrients in addition to staying hydrated. The infamous district's debauchery and nightlife provides no shortage of opportunities to overexert oneself. Architecture firm XML designed a vitamin water store to address to needs of the notorious neighborhood's patrons.
The shop sells nothing but vitamin-infused water. Providing stark contrast to the recognizable red lights, the interior is full of white light and calming blue hues. The minimalism also opposes the area's unwholesome qualities. As the Red Light District transforms into a more diverse part of the city, this pharmacy look-alike retail space is on the forefront.
The Vitamin Water Store Replenishes Those in the Red Light District
1. Alcohol-induced Wellness - Opportunity for retailers to cater to individuals seeking remedies for the effects of overindulging in alcohol.
2. Neighborhood-specific Retail - Retail stores designed to specifically cater to the needs and culture of a particular neighborhood, offering targeted products and experiences.
3. Contrasting Aesthetics - Designing retail spaces with aesthetics that sharply contrast with the surrounding environment to create a unique and memorable experience for customers.
1. Wellness and Health - Opportunity for the wellness industry to offer specialized products and services to address the health needs of individuals in specific communities.
2. Retail and Consumer Goods - The retail industry can explore niche markets by creating stores that align with the culture and needs of specific neighborhoods.
3. Architecture and Design - Architecture firms can create innovative retail spaces that challenge conventional aesthetics and provide a unique brand experience for customers.