Archive for the ‘spaces’ category

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.

Anukoo fair fashion shop by Atelier Heiss Architekten, Vienna

August 29th, 2011

Atelier Heiss has been entrusted with the design of the future home of the new fashion label Anukoo by EZA Fair Trade („Fairer Handel“). Anukoo stands not only for fashion with responsibility, but also for a confident visual presence with a modern design.

SUDS Laundrette by Plus Architecture, Melbourne

August 29th, 2011

The aim for Suds was to turn a mundane task into a fun and unique experience through design. Taking its inspiration from the Alice in Wonderland checkerboard, the central area of the laundrette is clad in fabricated grass.

Starbucks Roy Street Coffee & Tea, Seatle

August 26th, 2011

This Starbucks location focuses on the coffee house culture and relates to the location’s film and art community while paying tribute to the local architecture. Concrete floors are paired with custom, tailored velvet furniture and drapery.

East India Company branding and interior design by Four IV

August 26th, 2011

A gated entrance takes you into a spectacular interior, the floor of which is constructed of renewable woods from around the world. At its heart is a wooden mosaic inspired by the Company’s original symbol of excellence – the Chop Mark.

Tsujita restaurant by Takeshi Sano, Los Angeles

August 26th, 2011

I’d like people to feel the delicate of beauty, which Japanese have, and Japanese atmosphere when they visit here so that they will think that they want to visit Japan. I’d like to make this restaurant as one of an element for Japanese reconstruction.

ZEHA Flagship Store by Studio OneWay, Berlin

August 26th, 2011

This design job required a compelling concept, which visually differs from an ordinary retail store. The goal was to inspire people through the attractive design to step into the store and become new customers. For this reason the design had to be very clever and appealing, but keeping it in the required budget range.

Review store by Russell & George, Melbourne

August 26th, 2011

Designed as a suite of components that come together to create a whole the entire store effect is created through a series of carefully composed vignettes, layers and hidden details. Elements within the store are modular and repeatable, allowing for speed in construction and limited time spent on site.

Kid’s Republic by SKSK Architects, Shanghai

August 25th, 2011

China is always on top of the the most modern and innovative design. Just take a look at this incredible book store in Shanghai! After opening in Jianwai SOHO community, Beijing in October, 2005, Kid’s Republic became the first specialized picture book store in China. This bookstore has the most luxurious setting that can easily transport their pint-sized customers into a world of color, fantasy and imagination.

Ferrari Store by Massimo Iosa Ghini, Milan

June 30th, 2011

This elegant conceptual futurism is underscored by the sense of movement induced with modern multimedia, creating at once a space that evokes the fluid lines and forceful dynamism of the Ferrari racecar.

Ensayar by Adrianopoulos + Associates, Athens

June 30th, 2011

Creating a unique space, but harmonious and relaxing was the main goal in the procedure of creating “ENSAYAR”, in Athens- Greece. Thousands of ropes hanging from the ceiling and the reflection of light between them is the first impression of a space that had to be the ideal background and support for the merchandise but at the same time not common to what a retail store is usually like.

The Albert Reichmuth Wine Store by OOS, Zurich

June 30th, 2011

Always considered to be an insider’s secret among wine lovers in the past, the Albert Reichmuth wine store is now opening its first showroom accessible to the public at Feldstrasse 62 in Zurich. “LA GALERIE DU VIN” is both a sales as well as a wine tasting and seminar venue and aims to appeal to regular customers and passers-by alike. The spatial layout and staging by OOS reflect the store’s values and traditions and let the wine bottles speak for themselves.

Bell by Burdfifilek, Toronto (A.R.E Awards)

June 29th, 2011

Rejuvenating the retail environment of one of Canada’s largest telecommunications service providers, designers created a store that reflects the approachable, clean line of the company brand. An oversized backlit Bell logo along the length of the store provides an instant visual connection to the brand.

My.Suit by UnSPACE, New York City (A.R.E Awards)

June 29th, 2011

Less is more in this men’s suit retailer, which offers a 3,000-square-foot space for men to enjoy custom designing their own suit, a tangible representation of their web shopping experience. Suits are visually displayed without looking busy, suit fabrics on hand to touch and feel are held by magnets, and fixtures have integrated projectors and monitors for the interactive suitbuilding process.