AETHERsf is Now Open

AETHERsf is now officially open for business. Located at The Proxy in San Francisco, AETHERsf is our first stand-alone retail shop. It was constructed from three 8′ x 9.6′ x 40′ shipping containers and features a custom glass-encased cantilevered lounge, reclaimed oak floors, and a “dry-cleaner” style conveyor belt.

The store is a continuation of our design relationship with Thierry Gaugain, who was visual mastermind behind the AETHERstream, and a new partnership with architectural firm Envelop A+D. Chris French Metal provided all of the structural and architectural metal fabrication All construction work was sourced locally in San Francisco.

489 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Store hours:
Tues – Sat 11-7
Sun 11-6
Closed Monday

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  2. Glenn Schuster

    Wow – what an incredible siore. Well done and best of luck on this magnificant endeavor.

  3. Leslie Smolan

    A space an inventive and design-driven as the clothing. Brilliant.

  4. Lawrence

    Brilliant idea and design. what would it cost? how can I get 1? I wonder if this concept can be used for residential units. I wonder how you could insulate the compartments.



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  7. Lorenz Maurer

    Congrats! Fantastic store, fantastic concept! Love the cloth conveyer belt!

  8. kat

    while freitag gets the credit for originating the idea, aether gets kudos for making it sophisticated. very thoughtful, like your brand and product!!


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  10. Ben

    Fantastically thought out, well executed, and expertly designed retail space! A credit to all involved. A true reflection of your brand Aether. We have a similar concept here in the UK – for multiple stores, but none feature the integral conveyor belt in yours, its simply mind blowing! Hurry up and come to the UK!

  11. Patrick O'Brien

    Wow! I am really impressed. Very, very creative and interesting to visit.

  12. tj french

    awsome, wow is all i have to say at the moment, what a genius design for a retail store congrats. to the crews, they are amazing looking fwd to visiting the next time i am in berkeley maybe my son can put one of these (one story only) in his backyard for me to live in love, love thanks for the well done video

  13. Stone

    Really neat

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  15. RobGR

    Incredible. Will have to visit it next time I’m up in the Bay Area.

  16. Brad

    Great building my company was involved in with a company that converted 155 shipping containers into living qtrs and other units for cooking and showers for Panama,