Archive for the ‘department store’ category

Next generation department store for Hudson’s Bay by CallisonRTKL, The Netherlands

September 11th, 2017

Next generation department stores for Hudson’s Bay by CallisonRTKL, The Netherlands

Fund Grube Varadero by Mostaza Design, Maspalomas – Spain

August 31st, 2017

The refurbishment of this commercial space has meant not only great recognition for the brand at all levels and presence in the media. The high sales have been increased by 20% since the opening due to an increased penetration and higher.

Paris Lima department store by Dalziel-Pow, Lima – Peru

January 10th, 2017

Led by the core values of Experimental, Contemporary, Innovative and Engaging, this three-floor store inspires shoppers. The navigation has a highly tactile, premium appeal, taking inspiration from art exhibitions, origami patterns and wellbeing elements such as natural foliage.

Victoria Gate department store by ACME, Leeds – UK

November 28th, 2016

The materiality of the building draws on the history of terracotta façades in Leeds, often produced by the local Burmantoffs Terracotta works, providing a modern interpretation of a traditional material.

Oberpollinger department store renewal by Gonzalez Haase, Munich – Germany

November 19th, 2016



A well-balanced palette of hues adds a playful depth to the design of the 3,600 sqm. space. As said, Oberpollinger’s The Storey caters to young consumers, and obviously it stocks a wide range of men’s and women’s products that specifically appeal to this group.

“Isetan the Japan” department store, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

November 18th, 2016



At 11,000 sqm. spread over six floors, the latest Isetan the Japan store is massive, and contrary to the smaller first venue in Paris, it’s not only able to present a wide variety of coveted Japanese merchandise, but also extensive collections. Each of the floors is themed, featuring a specific product range and unique settings.

David Jones store by Dalziel & Pow, Wellington – New Zealand

September 22nd, 2016

Upgrades include the addition of escalators, air conditioning and premium fixtures and finishes throughout. Also central to this design is enhancement of the customer experience with inspiring spaces and dynamic visual merchandising.

Siam Discovery by Nendo & Urban, Bangkok – Thailand

September 21st, 2016

To allow tech-savvy consumers to relate personally to its products, Siam Discovery introduced a special smartphone app that divulges details such a brand’s backstory. The app uses location-based services to notify users of the latest offerings and discounts as they approach an area of interest; these features are estimated to increase purchases by up to 45 per cent.

Saks department store by Found, New York City

September 19th, 2016

The rotunda draws daylight into the building, as well as providing an eye-catching view of the kinetic street spectacle outside. A cylindrical marble tower within the rotunda houses the escalator, while the journey upwards leads into a stepped ‘amphitheater’ populated with mannequins.

Louis Vuitton at Printemps, Paris – France

September 1st, 2016

In addition to the temporary retail space, the latter has taken over the store windows and the atrium space of the women’s department to make an unprecedented brand statement on the premises.

T Galleria by PMDL Architecture + Design, Siem Reap – Cambodia

August 30th, 2016


T Galleria by DFS, Angkor is set within the cultural surroundings of Siem Reap and in close proximity to the UNESCO world heritage site of Angkor Wat.

Saks Fifth Avenue by FRCH Design Worldwide & Saks Fifth Avenue team, Toronto – Canada

August 2nd, 2016

The dramatic light sculpture encases an architecturally enhanced ‘totem’ column that is adorned with textured and mirror-finished bronze panels and encased in vertical framing to draw the eye upward and introduce a sense of poetic motion.

de Bijenkorf flagship store, Amsterdam – Netherlands

July 28th, 2016

De Bijenkorf’s transformation has been in full swing during the past few years and it’s now reaching its final stage with the reopening a refurbished ground floor, obviously the most prestigious section of the premises, and now awash with swathes of white marble and sleek furnishings and displays.

Dover Street Market, London – UK

July 26th, 2016

Each level aligns with a theme, with the Kawakubo-conceived Iconic Dover Street Hut welcoming customers at the entry level, a gold-plated first floor, a second floor with a ‘Metal Dinosaur’ and black and white cut-out shapes filling the third.

World of Illusion underground passageway by Naruse Inokuma Architects, Tokyo – Japan

July 22nd, 2016

The Tokyo-based studio decided to install a combination of lighting and mirrors to create a dramatic atmosphere. The mirrors are placed in strategic locations to reflect the surrounding stores and influence a sense of spaciously and vivacity in the narrow underground passage.

Dover Street Market, London – UK

July 10th, 2016

And as usual with each of the store’s changeovers, there’s a lot of novelties to take in, be it new Comme des Garçons collections, new brands or new settings. Upon entering the ground floor shoppers stumble upon a newly installed Comme des Garçons installation in the event space which presents five key pieces from its A/W 2016 women’s collection.

Editor Market by Ana Rascovsky Arqs, Buenos Aires – Argentina

June 20th, 2016

Editor Market by Ana Rascovsky Arqs, Buenos Aires – Argentina

Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store by CBX, Houston – Texas

June 6th, 2016

CBX designed the store’s escalator as a major focal point in the customer’s journey, highlighted by a white ceramic gold-leaf sculpture by Pascale Girardin that spans two stories.

Del Amo Fashion Center by 5+design, Torrance – California

May 30th, 2016

Warm wooden benches sectioned off by glass panels and colorful, movable furniture allow guests to interact with the design and create a unique personal space.

Au Pont Rouge department store by Architecture at Large, Saint Petersburg – Russia

May 22nd, 2016

Au Pont Rouge department store by Architecture at Large, Saint Petersburg – Russia