Archive for the ‘store design’ category

Burberry flagship store, Beijing

June 21st, 2011

Celebrating the launch of its biggest flagship store in all of asia while raising its profile in one of the most booming luxury markets there, burberry recently pulled off a prestigious hi-tech showcase at Beijing’s television center. Around 1,000 guests viewed Burberry’s latest collection on gigantic video screens while actual models strutted their stuff on a catwalk, alternated by holograms of models through virtual image technology. The new flagship at Sparkle Roll Plaza is big, a whopping 12,500 sq.ft. to be precise, and is designed according to the brand’s newest specifications as set by its creative director Christopher Bailey. It comes fully equipped with the latest in technology, including touchscreens for customers and ipads for staff.

Ubiq Philadelphia by Architecture at Large

June 21st, 2011

It is risky to try to express luxury for an 18-28-year-old, wealthy male audience – and not turn them totally off. Rafael de Cardenas of New York’s Architecture at Large took on this challenge with the rebuilding of Ubiq Philadelphia, the destination of choice for sneakerheads from far and wide.

Puma Store by Plajer & Franz Studio, Paris

June 20th, 2011

Located in the main walking direction between the famous forum des Halles and the Centre Pompidou, the Puma flagship store on Boulevard de Sébastopol reopened after a complete redesign in april 2011.

H&M Beach Pop-up Store

June 20th, 2011

We usually find tropical sun-drenched beaches more alluring, but this season one euro resort briefly managed to trigger our interest. Last weekend the Hague’s coastal suburb of Scheveningen played host to a two-day H&M pop-up store full of summer goodies.

Red Wing Shoes Store, Amsterdam

June 19th, 2011

Red Wing Shoes opened its first official store in the Netherlands on July 22nd. Together with denim boutique Tenue de Nîmes the American brand set up shop in the distinctive Reestraat, carrying a substantial assortment of Red Wing shoes as well as various accessories.

Avril Healthy Supermarket by Tuxedo Agency

June 17th, 2011

Laurent Guez for Tuxedo Agency who created the «natural beauty counter». The mandate was to express a new philosophy or lifestyle in which beauty rhymes with health and well-being.

H&M store Estudio Mariscal, Barcelona

June 17th, 2011

Edtudio Mariscal did a complete work for H&M in Barcelona: Architecture, lighting, furniture, graphics… even the shopping bags. A design project aimed at creating excitement among the customers that go into the shop. Excitement at buying clothes and also to be shopping in a pleasant, comfortable, unique place.

Storeage creates LG retail experience store in Singapore

June 17th, 2011

Amsterdam, June 14, 2011– Storeage, the Amsterdam-based international retail design agency, has combined brand strategy with cutting-edge design to create LG Live, a stunning retail experience store for LG Singapore. LG is one of the world’s largest consumer electronics companies.

Spiga 2 Il Primo Multi-Brand store Dolce & Gabbana, Milan

June 16th, 2011

The different cultures dissolve to create an innovative aesthetic language, where tradition looks to the future and fashion meets technology, and where one can live the hospitable and warm ambiances of yesteryear’s village shops.

3×1 Denim shop by Scott Morrison, New York City

June 16th, 2011

The name is derived from denim’s standard weaving construction, the 3×1 RHT (Right Hand Twill). The ‘3 by 1’ in (3×1) also represents Morrison’s third concept/founding of a jeans brand.

Kirk Originals Eyewear – London Flagship

June 16th, 2011

London-based Campaign designed the pared-down, dramatic retail environment of the 66 square-meter boutique. The black-and-white color palette, only one eyewear wall with 187 “heads” for frames, and practically no furnishings ensure that customers will focus on the eyewear, not the trappings. Eye examinations and fitting take place in the basement, away from the main display space. Large graphics of winking eyes in the window speak the same, clear language leaving no doubt about what they sell.

Jewelry Mayrhofer by Xarchitekten, Linz

June 15th, 2011

Interesting interior designed by xarchitekten from Austria, they create a shop for jewelry shop that simulate the feeling of exploring the treasure chests. The most interesting trends in the design of shops are concerned with the coherence of the products and their environment – thus the space in which they are presented.

Lucien Pellat-Finet Shinsaibashi by Kengo Kuma, Osaka

June 15th, 2011

Influenced by the organic patterns found in plants, Kengo Kuma has created this shop and café in Tokyo for fashion designer Lucien Pellat-Finet. In his design, Kuma uses a honeycomb structure comprised of Lauan-made plywood to envelope the space. This three-dimensional structure ingeniously serves as the retail display system used throughout the shop; with the natural warmth of wood complementing a fashion line notorious for its assemblage of iconic cashmere sweaters.

Louis Vuitton Store by Peter Marino, London Bond Street

June 14th, 2011

It has been the talk of the town all week, so you can imagine how excited the Publisher and I were when we got our invites to a sneak peak of the new Peter Marino designed Louis Vuitton maison on Bond Street. The new 1,500 sq m premises, compromises of the old LV and old Donna Karan store on bond street, which all makes the new maison the largest brand store in London, as well as the most expensive (£30 million).

Adidas Y-3 Flagship Store, Milan

June 14th, 2011

Located on Via De Cristoforis, the two-floor store in the heart of Milan is 200 square meters big, with a more minimal and chic look than the dark and edgy Y-3 stores seen in other locales. The space features warehouse-style inspiratoin, with a white resin floor, steel shelves and stands, and furniture made from bolted iron. A dramatic spiral staircase can be found in the center of the showroom.