Archive for October, 2011

LFW Special autumn 2011 Mulberry window displays

October 10th, 2011

LFW Special autumn 2011 Mulberry window displays.

Marttiini shop by Amerikka, Helsinki

October 10th, 2011

The World’s finest Puukko shop. The “Puukko” is a traditional Finnish knife; a crafted object and an everyday tool. Marttiini has manufactured knives in Lapland, Northern Finland since 1928. The new Marttiini shop is situated in the heart of Helsinki, with Senate Square and the Cathedral seen from the window.

Coppergold packaging design by Zoo studio

October 10th, 2011

Coppergold is a new brand of jewelry created by the copper foundry La Farga Group, a company with 200 years of history and internationally acclaimed for their copper products. Their vision is to create a very innovative and unique type of jewels with a new metal alloy made of copper and gold.

Shoebaloo shoe store by MVSA, Rotterdam

October 10th, 2011

The success of the Amsterdam shop led to a second commission for a new store in Rotterdam. Here the shop window is covered with pale green foil in which holes have been cut. Behind the holes are white leather coffers, each displaying a single shoe, spotlit like a precious jewel.

Tory Burch flagship store, London

October 7th, 2011

The American luxury lifestyle designer Tory Burch has opened her first London flagship store. Nestled next to Miu Miu at 149 New Bond Street, the boutique spans some 4,200 square feet of an enchanting 19th century town house.

Louis Vuitton store opening, Milan 2011

October 7th, 2011

Louis Vuitton store opening, Milan.

Art Kwizien luxury Brasserie design and identity by Mojo, Dendermonde

October 7th, 2011

The design concept is very much a reflection of the young duo’s personality on the one hand and the art deco building in which the restaurant is located on the other hand, with a pinch of ‘jazz club feel’ for good measure.

John Varvatos Star USA fragrance packaging by YARD

October 7th, 2011

Concept inspiration was culled from a wide range. Poison vials from the early 1800’s provided a key inspiration. A modern edge was found through military details, and an influence from old beer and farm goods packaging added warmth.

Marques de Riscal wine store by Marketing-Jazz, Elciego – Spain

October 7th, 2011

The owners firmly believed that Marques de Riscal was not just a winery, but a lifestyle brand. This had to be reflected in the merchandise mix of the shop.

Reebok pop-up store by D+DS, New York

October 6th, 2011

“Reebok Flash” is Reebok’s first pop-up store, to promote the launch of some limited edition sneakers and apparel, mostly popular lines from the 1980′s, located in a 3,000 square-foot gallery space on the Bowery in New York City.

Hama restaurant by k-studio, Athens

October 6th, 2011

HAMA is a Japanese-Brazilian restaurant, located in the southern suburbs of Athens. The concept was influenced by the philosophy of the traditional Japanese house layout, reaching a balance between open space (oku) and closed internal space (ma).

The Bay window displays, September 2011

October 6th, 2011

The Bay window displays, september 2011

Aurea suspension lamp by FontanaArte

October 6th, 2011

External shade and ceiling rose in aluminium painted aluminium colour, white, black or gold. Internal shade in white polypropylene. The shades hide the lighting source and makes the light emission soft and diffused.

L’Eliseo store by Alberto Apostoli Studio, Verona – Italy

October 6th, 2011

When it comes to creating an Italian fashion store based on a company’s overall communication strategy, things can get tricky. However, Alberto Apostoli Studio came up with a design that is both appealing and brand oriented.

Aesop store by Tacklebox, New York – Nolita

October 5th, 2011

Designed by local architect Jeremy Barbour, he adopted the same solution as when he created Aesop’s Grand Central Station kiosk, constructing the wall displays and counter out of re-purposed editions of the New York Times.

Rut by Ola Wihlborg for Luján + Sicilia

October 5th, 2011

The sculptural pendant light Rut is produced by Spanish company Luján+Sicilia and dreamt up by the young Swedish designer Ola Wihlborg.

Adidas Y-3 store, London

October 5th, 2011

The new Y-3 standalone store in Conduit Street, Mayfair offers the innovative collaboration between Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto in a very clean cut setting. The very modern aesthetic featuring industrial materials is definitely reflective of the brand with a no-fuss and practical retail approach.

Néolivingstones by Smarin

October 5th, 2011

Nomadic exteriors furnishings, intimate and surprising. Huge pebbles comfortable and soft, as if polished by the air and the wind, assembled in an imaginary landscape, soothing and spiritual

Spencer Hart flagship store by Shed and Nick Hart, London

October 5th, 2011

A former bank in London’s Mayfair district has been revamped into a luxe menswear shop. The Spencer Hart flagship store has incorporated many of the space’s original features into its new design. Highly fenestrated windows, a stunning entrance portico and high bank ceiling have remained intact. The new focal point, however, is a circular hanging unit used to display ties and swatches.

Denver Art Museum and Shop by Roth Sheppard Architects, Denver

October 4th, 2011

While an increase in sales was the primary motivation for the Denver Art Museum’s decision to fund a major relocation and redesign of their Denver Art Museum Shop, there are many other conceptual subtleties that make this project a fascinating study in high-end retail branding and design.