Gallery: Aesop’s First U.S. Shop Is a Grand Central Kiosk Made from 1,8...

Aesop, an Australian skin-care company, recently opened its first U.S. shop – an eye-catching kiosk in Grand Central Station. Riffing on a familiar sight to many New Yorkers, the designers of the kiosk piled thousands of torn copies of the New York Times atop one another to create display stands for the various moisturizers and creams. In doing so, the designers – Aesop director Dennis Paphitis and Brooklyn architect Jeremy Barbour of Tacklebox – diverted over 1,800 newspapers from the traditional paper recycling process. That certainly sounds like good news.

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  1. bobbyberk July 30, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    So disappointed!! Went all the way up there and it’s closed on Saturdays!!!! Guess I’ll just have to wait for the one in Elizabeth to open. Not going above 14th again for a few years.