"The design for the shop comes from an attempt to mix the softness of raw salvaged wood with the sharpness of modern design," says Rosen. "It's similar to the way Saturdays designs clothing—we take the softness of the beach and the feeling of the early days of surf culture and infuse it with the modern design elements of New York City fashion." Read more: http://www.dwell.com/slideshows/inside-saturdays-nyc.html?slide=3=y=true##ixzz25poLxIHs
Salvaged wood was a central component of the design. "The beams used to frame the clothing racks were not sanded, just lightly cleaned," says Rosen. "Mikey Polack, Saturdays' head builder, knows salvaged wood and what to do with it. When I voiced my concern about the wood looking too dirty and dark he showed me how to light it to create the effect I wanted." Visible on the left-hand wall are bags from Seattle-based company Barkley Sound Bags, made of recycled sails.