Archive for the ‘spaces’ category

Neil Barrett store by Zaha Hadid, Hong Kong

September 2nd, 2011

The opening of the Neil Barrett store – only the third one after opening up in Milan and Tokyo – is at the landmark mall in the city’s Sheung Wan area. And what a store it is! The interior is designed by starchitect Zaha Hadid, and is hypermodern and sleek.

Ljubljana Benetton megastore

September 2nd, 2011

The store is located inside the important BTC TRGOVINA – SPANSKA CESTA shopping park and will be one of Benetton’s biggest stores in Eastern Europe. The architecturally striking megastore was created by renovating the end section of an existing building with an arched roof.

Adidas Originals concept store, Berlin

September 2nd, 2011

The Berlin Originals Store is the very first store to have been transformed with the new look and design. The New York City store, which has also been completed, will follow shortly. The new Adidas Originals Store design concept takes a less raw approach to the previous ones and features a much warmer atmosphere and furnishings.

Uniqlo Megastore by Curiosity, Tokyo

September 2nd, 2011

Curiosity has completed the design of the Uniqlo Megastore that has opened near Shinjuku station in Tokyo. The new design is strongly influenced by the Tokyo urban landscape and the large entrance, marked with three display towers, recreates a mini-Shinjuku city.

Cienna Ultralounge by Bluarch Architecture + Interiors, New York

September 2nd, 2011

Antonio Di Oronzo, principal of bluarch architecture + interiors + urban planning, has designed a club/ultralounge in Astoria [New York]. Cienna Ultralounge is a venue in the heart of Astoria [Queens, NY] designed to offer the ultimate entertainment experience to the discerning New York crowd.

Bassike store by Akin Creative, Sydney

September 2nd, 2011

The white and wood theme perfectly captures the label’s minimal-but-warm aesthetic. Entering on ground level the staircase drops from the middle of the room, with amazing slatted dividers rising up on either side.

Garoa store by Una Arquitetos, São Paulo

September 1st, 2011

The Garoa store is located in a small plot at one of the most sophisticated commercial streets of São Paulo, the Oscar Freire Street. We see the corner as the place where the building has its best exposure for it is there that it is two times linked to the street, to the sidewalk.

Nino shoe store by Dear design, Barcelona

September 1st, 2011

Dear design’s team was faced with the design challenge of gathering all of the functions of a shoe store in less than 25 square meters. The diaphanous nature of the design results in a contemporary, clean and organized space.

Marc Jacobs flagship store by Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects, Tokyo

September 1st, 2011

The project is a new flagship retail building located in Tokyo’s Aoyama shopping district, just off Omotesando Street. The design is a diagrammatic response to strict local codes, the immediate surrounding context (bordered by world-renowned architecture and a quiet residential neighborhood), and the desire to represent the material craft that is inherent in the tradition of Japanese construction. The building is designed to meet regulated energy efficiency standards and use local/regional materials.

Virgin Active Pitt Street Mall by BVN Architecture, Sydney

September 1st, 2011

Virgin Active Australia – Pitt Street Mall is Virgin’s Sydney flagship club strategically located within the newly redeveloped Pitt Street Mall, a major destination for the Sydney CBD and one of the busiest pedestrian precincts, with more than 65,000 pedestrians each day.

F&F fashion store by Four IV, Prague

August 31st, 2011

As in house fashion brand that has been in TESCO superstores for 10 years F&F has been successful at delivering fast fashion to a wide audience. In 2010 decided to open their first stand alone store in Prague.

Footpoint shoe clinic by Morris Selvatico, Sydney

August 31st, 2011

Footpoint shoe clinic opened in Sydney. Interior design created by Morris Selvatico.

CP Company shops system by Park Associati

August 31st, 2011

The new retail concept for C.P. Company is developed from a functional idea that turns into an aesthetic statement. All the shop walls are covered with birch plywood panels, separated horizontally by strips of last generation extremely strong transparent 3M Velcro.

Aesop store by March Studio, Paris

August 31st, 2011

We began by looking at the possibilities of plaster, but soon became intrigued by the parquetry floors one sees throughout Paris. We wanted to explore inhabiting the space with one material, used in one encompassing way. We envisaged using cut wood in such a fashion that it covered the floor, walls and ceiling, lending a cohesive texture and warmth to the room.

Mackintosh flagship store by Wonderwall, London

August 30th, 2011

The first flagship store for the brand known for its rubberized coats opened on Mount street in London. The shop consists of two levels: the ground floor and the basement.

Farmacia Santa Maria by Marketing-Jazz, Sant Cugat del Vallés

August 30th, 2011

A new image, spatial organisation and way of presenting the product based on categories. We tried to transmit the sensation of a pharmacy that was concerned with all that is natural, with tradition, modern with chic touch. To bring the pharmaceutical service closer to the customer. To break with traditional pharmacy design based on selling from behind a counter.

Evita Peroni flagship store by SHH, Dubai

August 30th, 2011

SHH have created a new retail concept called ‘Lotus’ for Danish fashion and accessories brand EVITA PERONI, seen here at the brand new Dubai Mall. EVITA PERONI now has franchisees and distributors for over 300 stores and concessions in over 30 countries worldwide, including outlets in Europe, Asia, the Far East, the Middle East, South Africa, North and South America.

The Gourmet Tea by Alan Chu, Sao Paulo

August 30th, 2011

The colors of the little tins of the 35 blends offered by “the gourmet tea” are the inspiration for the first teahouse of this brand. The design aims an economic solution to rapidly transform the small house into a concept store.

Divino Wine Bar by suto interior architects, Budapest

August 29th, 2011

The cost efficient part of our main conception was “the interior design recycling”, redefining the existing surfaces, furniture and appliances: where the inherited beige coloured stone surfaces were painted black, the seats, being in good conditions, were refreshed with adding new back-rests with different height. The structure of the existing bar was used in the newly designed and reshaped one.

Y. Di Cassanova store by Van Halewyck & Marco, Antwerp

August 29th, 2011

The semi-transparent aspect of the building is subtly mirrored in the interior with white glowing translucent panels.