Friday, June 22, 2012
It's not an attraction but for DLP it's one of the 20th anniversary big events: the opening of the big World of Disney Store, on July 12. Sure, for DLP execs, on an economy point of view the WOD opening may bring some cash in, and that's what we hope for them as DLP really needs it.
It would be difficult to find a better location for the World of Disney store: perfectly located at the exit of the Disneyland Paris or Walt Disney Studios parks as well that as at the entrance of the Disney Village area. It will be unmissable for all guests and you can bet that a majority of them will enter this new and fancy art-deco looking structure.
Thanks to my good friends from News Parcs, a great theme parks news web site that you can read in english HERE, i have some recent pictures to show you of the WOD outside and inside, as well as new concept-arts provided by DLP. Pictures were shot some days ago when the merchandise was not yet installed in the store, so its normal if the shelves are empty, but you can be sure that there will be more merchandise products than you can dream of in just two weeks from now.
Let's begin with the construction shot below, and outside views of the store.
As you may have noticed there will be two giant statues of Mickey an dMinnie at the entrance. Let's hope they will have enhanced the bronze patina before the opening...
Actually the giant dome over the entrance with Tinkerbell at the top will turn at slow speed all day long.
A large view and the concept-art of it of the inside of the store, with no products yet inside, as i told you.
A closer look to the giant balloon located at the center of the store, with Mickey and Pluto inside it.
At the entrance, another dome with a nice constellation with Disney characters flying among the stars...
...and the entrance concept-art.
More shots of the inside...
As you can see, close to the ceiling, there is some frescos showing Disney characters, designed with an art-deco style...
Here are some of the frescos visuals.
Sure, the design of the whole thing has a "fancy Disney art-deco" style but let's wait for the opening when everything will be in order, and with the good lighting to have a final and objective judgment about this new - and highly awaited by DLP fans - World of Disney Store!
Pictures, copyright Disney, News Parcs, DLRP Welcome
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