Speed Racer Interior (5 pics)

With bright red and white racing stripes, the Centauro concept store in So Paulo, Brazil will surely make your heart race. Right as you walk in, it’s like stepping into a different world, a place that would make Speed Racer feel right at home.According to AUM Architects: “The use of the red and white colors, which are characteristics of the brand, and exploring the race track, which exists in all stores, were important elements in the new project.”The fundamental concept that guided the work was the creation of continuous areas that could be deformed and turned into structural elements of the store or even product supports, breaking the regularity of the space.”

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