Archive for the ‘store design’ category

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.

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.

Inkanta design store by NC-office, Miami Beach

August 25th, 2011

The proposal is a retail interior located at the recently completed project by Herzog & de Meuron on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. The store is lined with display cases along both party walls and is terminated with a clearly identifiable cash-counter.

Harrods ladies shoe salon by Shed, London

August 25th, 2011

Taking inspiration from the Golden Age of Art Deco, sweeping curves and an imposing 30m illuminated ceiling feature give the department a real sense of place whilst directing customers on a journey of beautiful shoes in elegant surroundings.

Omonia Bakery by Bluarch architecture, New York

August 25th, 2011

Omonia bakery is a brand new project for the family behind the renowned Omonia brand famous for its Greek pastries. It sells pastries and breads prepared on premises in the see-through kitchen. The design of this store celebrates indulgence… the suspension of one’s everyday grind through the consumption of a sweet delight.

Olo Yogurt Studio by Baker Architecture+Design, Albuquerque

August 24th, 2011

Baker Architecture + Design were tasked with developing the brand identity, including logo design and demographic targeting, in addition to full architectural services for a new startup in Albuquerque called Olo Yogurt Studio. Despite the small scale and limited budget, they recognized that many people will interact with this space and opportunities for architectural experimentation were as available here as anywhere.

ZUO Corp. pop-up shop by Super Super & Inside/Outside, Warsaw

August 24th, 2011

A temporary Pop-up shop for an independent clothing brand Zuo corp. was planned initially for the gardens of the Warsaw University Library during the summer.

Duras Daiba by Sinato, Tokyo

August 24th, 2011

Generally the space above head height is just void for only looking in a boutique, because most of the action for buying and selling is centered close to human body. To avoid this condition, we installed imaginary ceiling made by expand-metal at 2.25m high and set up stepped platform that allows shoppers to reach the attic.

Starbucks 15th Avenue Coffee & Tea Shop, Seatle

August 23rd, 2011

Starbucks went back to basics in its 15th Avenue location with a rustic combination of salvaged barnwood, old warehouse lighting, rusted wire chandeliers adorned with clothespins, and large photographs depicting coffee and tea rituals.

Aesop Kiosk by Tacklebox, New York

August 23rd, 2011

Aesop, a skin-care company out Melbourne, Australia, has heralded its first push into the U.S. market by opening a kiosk at Grand Central that’s as American as apple pie. Designed by Aesop director Dennis Paphitis and Brooklyn architect Jeremy Barbour of Tacklebox, the place takes the great American newspaper and uses it the way every American does: by piling stuff on it.

Bettina Liano flagship store by David Hicks, Melbourne

August 23rd, 2011

This flagship store for Melbourne-based fashion designer Bettina Liano was the first in a new string of stores to be opened around the country.

Storeage creates Grapy store in Roosendal Bookshop

August 22nd, 2011

Storeage, the Amsterdam-based international retail design agency, has helped online wine retailer Grapy.nl develop its first ever physical store with the Grapy Store.

Van Dijk fashion store by Ooze, Rotterdam

August 22nd, 2011

The Van Dijk fashion store lies on the ground floor of a 19th century Dutch style city building in a typically very long and narrow space. The shop presents itself as an extension of the street rather than a separate luxury unit. A frameless pane of glass contributes to this blurring of the threshold between inside and out. It sets the interior space as an extension of the streetscape.

Salvor Projects shop by Ross Menuez & Nick Dine, New York

August 22nd, 2011

Salvor Projects’ Ross Menuez was an industrial designer (an award-winning one, no less) before making the jump into fashion. So no chance he would settle for a regular bricks-and-mortar space when he decided to open Salvor’s first retail store, just down the block from his studio on New York’s Lower East Side.

LIFEwithBIRD concept store by Wonder, Melbourne

August 22nd, 2011

Set within the historic backdrop of Melbourne’s GPO, the concept store for local fashion label LIFEwithBIRD explores a monochromatic texture base palette combined with streamlined custom fittings. The retail space takes on the experience of a gallery, showcasing the modern classic designs of the clothing.

ALTER concept store by 3Gatti Architecture Studio, Shanghai

August 19th, 2011

The ALTER concept store, designed by Francesco Gatti, is the result of a daring venture by its owner, Sonja Long, to open a shop with the creations of European fashion designers (still unknown in the Far East) in the trendiest, most design-oriented part of Shanghai.

Hairstyling Nafi by ZMIK, Basel

August 19th, 2011

The redesign subdivides the space into two zones, which are separated by a sharp border. The two areas strongly contrast in their function as well as in their spacial atmosphere.

Chocolate Research Facility branding & interior design by Asylum

August 19th, 2011

Consider it a world’s first: Chocolate bars offered in 100 different flavours. Conceptualized by a serious chocolate lover, this new brand and concept boutique-cum-cafe draws focus to chocolates – both in taste and packaging.