Archive for the ‘fashion’ category

The Tally Weijl Store by Dan Pearlman, Paris

July 10th, 2011

Totally Sexy With disco balls, spotlights, glitter, and mirrors, the young-fashion brand TALLY WEiJL invites its self-assured protagonists to step into a world that reflects their lifestyle. TALLY WEiJL makes carefree fashionistas the stars of the show and celebrates the ‘fun-loving’ credo of the target teenage-market segment.

Kastner & Ohler Graz, Austria (A.R.E Awards)

July 10th, 2011

The goal: to create Austria’s largest, most modern and most beautiful department store—and incorporate traditional values. The resulting space is reminiscent of the Belle epoque era in 430,556 square feet across six floors.

Super A Market by Wonderwall, Tokyo

July 8th, 2011

The concept behind the interior design of this luxury multi-brand boutique is centered on the idea of shopping for luxury items, which housed in an environment that emanates the enjoyment, the surmise and the ease of a supermarket.

Blue Blood B.B. store by Framework Architects, Rotterdam

July 7th, 2011

Blue Blood store in Rotterdam, Oude Binnenweg 65. It’s fabulous.

Glassons Flagship Store Broadway by Gascoigne Associates, Newmarket

July 4th, 2011

Gascoigne Associates worked closely with the Glassons team to create the brand’s new flagship store in Newmarket, at 501m², their biggest store yet. Following the success of the three other new concept stores designed by Gascoignes, Glassons were keen to make a strong statement on New Zealand’s premium fashion street with a high level of design and detail, plus a few surprises.

Vans Store at Covent Garden, London

July 4th, 2011

Here are the inside views of the new Vans Store located at Covent Garden in London. Measuring to 160 square metres, the new store at 3 Earlham Street stocks fully comprehensive range of footwear and apparel products. Much more, the store features the Vans Waffle shoe wall, checkerboard decals, and just about every other notable visual reminder of the Vans trademark.

ESPRIT Flagship Store by J. Tucci, New York

July 3rd, 2011

The complex retail build-out included the construction of 18,000 square feet of sales floor in a three-story retail building, including a finished basement and two full floors on the first and second levels. The project design, required a compressed work schedule and a series of logistical issues that impacted the project schedule, including an alteration of the building to allow for a unique high-design staircase, a focal point of the modern store design.

GAS flagship store, Berlin

July 3rd, 2011

Designed for the most representative GAS locations, it’s a concept of “sartorial” architecture, based on maximizing the uniqueness and spirit of the space itself and aimed at creating synergy with the brand through the use of its distinctive elements. The existing space has been refurbished valorising the original architectural structure, using a range of reclaimed materials and objects that have been taken out of their original context and injected with new and original meaning.

Ann Demeulemeester Shop by Mass Studies, Seoul

July 1st, 2011

The site is located in an alley, at a block’s distance from Dosandae-ro – a busy thoroughfare in Seoul’s Gangnam district – in close proximity to Dosan Park. Primarily residential in the past, the neighborhood is undergoing a rapid transformation into an upscale commercial district full of shops and restaurants.

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.

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.

7 For All Mankind Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica Calif. (A.R.E Awards)

June 28th, 2011

Taking an existing store into its second generation, designers drew strengths from the first store, such as the use of marble, to create a high-end appeal and incorporated new elements for a fresh, updated look that better represents the brand’s men’s and women’s apparel.

Hugo Boss Orange concept store, Shanghai

June 26th, 2011

Instore graphics for the Hugo Boss Orange Concept Store Shanghai. Themed under “Good old Germany…”, an over 19.68 feet high fantasy tree was illustrated and screen printed. Wooden carvings and golden motives decorate the changing rooms. A traditional rubber stamp set consisting of 10 German sing and forest birds in life-size has also been produced to cover walls and furniture by hand.

Adidas Y-3 store, Beijing

June 25th, 2011

Last Friday, the high-end and entirely awesome Y-3 branch of adidas opened its fifth freestanding location in Beijing, setting up shop at Shin Kong Place and offering a full assortment of the Yohji Yamamoto designed Fall line.

Villa Moda by Marcel Wanders, Bahrain

June 24th, 2011

Villa Moda, has opened its seventh luxury fashion emporium, a 1050 m² space in a new ultra luxury shopping mall, the Moda Mall in Bahrain, in 2009. Villa Moda Bahrain features staggeringly innovative and fantastical designs by Dutch design maverick Marcel Wanders. Situated in a prime central location with views over the sea, the store sits alongside luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Fendi.

Tamara Radivojevic Fashion Studio from D signed by, Belgrade

June 24th, 2011

The concept is an analysis of the ideas, fabrics, colors and designers’ work & personality: ‘‘fabric over fabric’’ or ‘‘combining hard with light materials’’- glass with concrete, or tin/stainless steel with plaster. The shop supplies itself by natural light through open-back windows that make the interior space, made visibly larger by prolonged existing window apertures and the possibility of using the window bench for sitting/hiding heating system, visible to the passing spectators.

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.

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.

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.

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.