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.
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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The design concept for Nike’s first flagship store in Tokyo, which also happens to be the largest in the nation at 946 square meters, is a playing field. It is an experience-based store with facilities such as the Runner’s Studio for selecting shoes that match the individual’s feet and running style and the NIKEiD STUDIO.
Okinaha is Europe’s first concept store on health and anti-aging. Our mission was to develop a retail concept that would reflect the values of the brand, which are health and longevity. All of our creative output are inspired by purity and oriental simplicity, allowing the customer to relax while shopping for health. Coast developed the whole concept including branding, identity and retail environment.
As part of their ongoing series, Diesel Denim Gallery in Aoyama, Tokyo is currently presenting ‘Rolls’, an installation by Chikara Ohno from the japanese design studio Sinato. ‘Rolls’ consists of a single length of aluminum sheet thread throughout the space, forming large rolls on the ground at intervals.
Adidas opened its first adidas SLVR store during New York Fashion Week in February 2009. Located in Soho, the 250 square meter space reflects the values of the adidas SLVR brand, including simplicity, transparency and functionality. White is the main colour used throughout the space with accents of silver metal giving it a sense of light and fluidity.
The concept of the flagship store of the Belgian undershirt brand Le Fabuleux Marcel de Brusells, wants to underline de nostalgic character of the brand by creating a functional background. The new elemens, being the white structures of the clothing racks, the mirrors and the fitting rooms, always start from the ceiling to create a frame for the vintage furniture within the shop
Occupying a 300m2 space over two levels, “Hunting and Collecting” carries a constantly rotating selection of more than 30 exclusive brands for men, women and children. The store also provides footwear, accessories, design objects, and press dedicated to modern culture. On the lower level, a newly refurbished gallery space holds regular exhibitions, showcasing the latest works of artists and designers.
Warmth, rythm and ambience are the key words associated with the shop of jewelry designer Christa Reniers. Architect Frank De Groeve designed a functional and neutral frame for the organic and nature inspired jewelry. The consistent use of the same type of wood combined with changing vintage design and objects, results in a balanced and calming environment. The whole is a harmonious and at the same time refreshing background for Christa Reniers’s creations.