• Sector: Commercial: Retail
  • Specifics: Interior Remodel
  • Services: Retail Construction Services
  • Project 1: Los Angeles - 3300 W Sunset Blvd.
  • Project 2: Los Angeles - 1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Malin & Goetz

econstruct is proud to showcase our partnership with Malin+Goetz, a pioneering skincare and lifestyle brand renowned for its commitment to extremely high-quality and easy-to-use products designed for every skin type, tone, and gender. Our collaboration involved the construction of two distinctive retail locations in Venice and Silverlake, California, embodying the brand’s ethos of diversity, inclusivity, and sustainability. These projects underscore econstruct expertise in creating spaces that not only meet our client’s functional needs, but also resonate with their core values and brand identity.

Project Goals
The primary objectives for the Malin+Goetz retail locations were to:

  • Create spaces that reflect the brand’s philosophy of uncomplicated skincare and sustainable living.
  • Incorporate eco-friendly materials and construction practices to minimize environmental impact.
  • Design welcoming, inclusive environments that cater to all genders, skin types, and tones.
  • Ensure the retail spaces are cohesive with Malin+Goetz’s modern, minimalist aesthetic, while also capturing the unique vibe of their respective neighborhoods.

Solutions and Strategies
econstruct approached the Malin+Goetz project with a focus on sustainable construction and design, aligning with the brand’s commitment to environmental responsibility. Here’s how we achieved our project goals:

  • Sustainable Building Materials:
    Utilized recycled and eco-friendly materials for construction and finishes, reducing the carbon footprint and supporting the brand’s sustainability ethos.
  • Energy Efficiency:
    Integrated energy-efficient lighting to minimize energy consumption, further emphasizing the commitment to eco-friendly practices.
  • Local Sourcing:
    Partnered with local suppliers and artisans to source materials and decorative elements, supporting the community and reducing transportation-related emissions.
  • Inclusive Design:
    Worked closely with Bernheimer Architects (New York) to ensurethe spaces were accessible and welcoming to all customers, with design elements that reflect Malin+Goetz’s inclusive brand philosophy.
  • Minimalist Aesthetic:
    Adopted a minimalist design approach, with clean lines and a neutral color palette, to mirror the brand’s straightforward, effective product lineup and packaging.