Runway by busk+hertzog for Globe Zero 4

22 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Runway is a brand new concept within furniture for waiting-, public- and reception areas. By just a few elements this system allows you to create unique, homorganic and graphic units. Alternatively these universal units can be put together in larger and in principal endless setups in large public spaces.

Jamie Bruski Tetsill

22 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Identity system and art direction for acclaimed British fashion designer Jamie Bruski Tetsill. Developed to portray his ethos as a designer with a back to basics philosophy that utilises geometric forms and structures. Design implementation applied to Lookbook, Stationery, Tape & Posters.

Burberry flagship store, Beijing

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

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

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

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.

Visual Merchandising contest with students and ALU

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

A selection of students from JAK Akademie for Fashion Design in Hamburg, are in a visual merchandising contest. Students were asked to create 10 different window displays based on a theme they are given for that day. They are working with merchandising fixtures provided by ALU.

Cloud Softlight by Molo Design

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Cloud Softlight creates an undulating overhead canopy of soft luminous forms. Group cloud mobiles (small, medium or large) or cloud pendants to create vast cloudscapes flowing in a unique topography, tailored to the individual space they are shaping.

A&M identity design by province

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

There can never be enough of great designs, especially when that’s a nice identity design with lots of elements. And when this design is for a new Russian premium and luxury clothing brand. My hat off for province for such a great work, a thoroughlt designed identity, when not a single element is missed, and even buttons are given their own unique style… Lots of work, lots of creativity, and lots of applause for this great identity design.

Excellent Christian Dior design

21 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Excellent Christian Dior design

Puma Store by Plajer & Franz Studio, Paris

20 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

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

20 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

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.

Interactive window display by Hyper Island students

20 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The incredibly innovative Hyper Island WeSC window display may be simple in execution, but it will surely make a huge impact on passersby.

Tress lamp by Marc Sadler for Foscarini

20 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Interwoven, resin-impregnated fibres recall the texture of baskets. The vision interweaves light and material through contrasting bands of full and empty space, differently distributed according to how the lamp will be used. It recalls the warm touch of fabric and creates a highly suggestive visual and tactile sensory effect.

Gorge Coffee Table by Ramei Keum

20 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

‘Gorge’ is a coffee table with a shape of a gorge. Designing it, I strived to put it in a form so that elements composing of a table such as a top board and legs may become one element, not individual elements. The shape of a gorge folded in a V shape itself plays a structural role of supporting the top board of the table, and plays a role of holding/ keeping magazines or books as well as completing an aesthetic form of the table.

Society27 Sneakers

20 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

“We are few lively minds, with strong roots and bright look for the future. This is our effort to create a new form of product-based multinational community. The Society27 idea is to be in constant metamorphosis and create one coherent group of like-minded people, through the things we create.”

Hayashi design by Hort

20 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Hayashi, a luxury fashion business based in Frankfurt am Main, distributes high fashion and avantgarde clothing from Scandinavia. In addition to a geometrically-reduced wordmark, we developed a visual system based on striking collages which exemplified Hayashi’s progressive ambition of presenting fashion as art.

Houdini Sportswear packaging by Propeller

19 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Houdini develops sportswear that offers comfort regardless of the weather or level of exertion. Their products include base-layer clothing like micro-fiber undershirts and boxers, T-shirts and insulating long johns. What they needed from Propeller was packaging that would communicate their values and make them stand out in stores.

Levi’s Strauss & Co. Men’s Healthcare Line

19 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Lama Khayyat, a MFA graphic design student at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco took inspiration from Levi’s Strauss & Co’s iconic jean tag to create this wonderful men’s healthcare packaging.

Aurora Modern Pendant Light by Jeremy Pyles for Niche Modern

19 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

The Aurora Modern Pendant Light has hand blown glass curves which represent the roundness of the earth’s horizon line with an inspiring glow of warm light running through the center. Each Niche Modern Aurora pendant is hand made in New York with great care and is ideal for both hospitality lighting or residential lighting.

Foglie lamp by Matali Crasset for Pallucco Italy

19 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The Foglie design is inspired by nature. The designer says: “I did not set out to copy nature but to bear witness to its magnificence. What is so amazing about nature is the intrinsic force contained in every plant which blossoms in the spring.”

Red Wing Shoes Store, Amsterdam

19 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

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.