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The Cassette

The Cassette is the second in a series of retail spaces designed and fabricated by GRAS for the Waverley Mall shopping centre in central Edinburgh. Here, we created an open, bright and stylish new kiosk design that transforms what was once a dark and unused space.

GRAS conceived a carefully curated material palette for the kiosk, including delicate pink timber cladding and a chunky terrazzo worktop made out of reclaimed marble. These features are combined with bespoke elements including a brass frame with discrete integrated lighting and a custom-made neon sign. The Cassette has created a space which is playful in form and redefines its corner of the mall.


Edinburgh, Scotland








Creative Edinburgh Awards 2019

Project Lead

Paula Szturc


Robin Grasby, Altrock


Murdo McDermid

Fabrication & Installation

Derek Baxter

The Cassette Details


Material Focus

  1. Reclaimed marble terrazzo

This brightly hued corner of the mall modestly gestures towards the busy passage of Waverley Steps, emphasising the need for spaces that offer a unique and distinctive visual and tactile experience.

Paula Szturc, Project Lead