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Posh Precipitation Rains Down at Nordstrom

An opulent blizzard reminds shoppers that winter parka season is just around the corner

By Eric Mutrie
Photography by Taylor Kristan

The silver-painted Elvis impersonator who busks at Yonge and Dundas is no longer the corner’s most glam attraction. Nordstrom has arrived in Toronto and is decorating its new digs with a flashy touch courtesy of Moss & Lam. Best known for creating ethereal installations and wall treatments for such hospitality heavyweights as the Four Seasons, the design firm here built a snowstorm-esque ceiling mobile composed of thousands of gold- and silver-coloured metal mesh sheets and mirrored PVC.

260 Yonge St 416 552 2900  Mon-Fri 10-9:30, Sat 9:30-9:30, Sun 10-7. nordstrom.ca

Part of our feature on four retail environments with dazzling art installations. Originally published in Issue 4 2016 as All that Glitters: Posh Precipitation.

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