Shock Therapy opens its Upper East Side flagship location. Designed by Eray/Carbajo, the interiors bring an exciting twist to its beautiful landmark exteriors. With the idea to create a space for future of fitness, the concept introduces a room within a room, with a futuristic shell nested into a historic background.
The time starts bending inside the welcoming area, through its curved furniture and finishes. When climbing up the stairs for the studio, the visitors walk in to a fully encapsulated space that leaks different shades of light through the gradient patterns on the shell. While the permeating light feels like a glimpse in to the future, the preserved historic features and other decorative pieces remind the core.
Curved X marks by URAStudio, float below the ceiling, unifying the force of the unknown and the inner power in “X-ercising”. The wood fiber mix cement panels used throughout the space attest the architectural vision in sustainability and social responsibility, having been sourced from forests that are sustainably managed.