Alannah Weston, Creative Director of Selfridges, officially opens the ‘Silence Room’ as part of ‘No Noise’. The Silence Room was first created by Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of the store in 1909 at Selfridges on January 10, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images for Selfridges)
The idea of a “Silence Room” in the center of a massive store is kind of wonderful, and kind of ridiculous at the same time. I love it for that very dichotomy.