Criss Cross Nelson Lamps by Modernica

26 July 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

Without a question, the George Nelson Bubble Lamp® Cigar Pendant is a tried-and-true standard of the modern vocabulary. George Nelson designed the first lamps in 1947. These lamps with their simple sculptural shapes were constructed of an innovative taut plastic that coats a steel wire-frame.

The Soho – The Canteen by Wonderwall, Tokyo

26 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Katayama designed this café with the assumption that it would be frequented everyday by tenants of the SOHO and people working in the neighborhood. He applied the same multi-color motif from the open space in the middle of the building to on of the walls in the café and also inside its lively open kitchen. Plenty of natural light and ocean view terrace seating help create a very liberating and comforting atmosphere.

Max Mara by Duccio Grassi Architects, Milan

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Max Mara’s experimentation reaches into the experience within the selling space, conceived as a functional epicentre, representing the products and collections through innovative and technological display concepts, which involve the public through new consumption experiences and knowledge of the product.

Party at Printemps

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Thousands of flowers appeared in any shape at the windows of Printemps. Celebrating the actual season became a tradition and a nice occasion at the store.

Lara by Sinato, Kofu

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

At a clothing store in Kofu, Japan, a geometrical ceiling installation forms a unique lattice roof that separates the shopping area and ‘void’ space. Designer Chikara Ohno says since the space is long and narrow with two opposide facades, he wanted to connect the area inbetween.

Belmondo Skincare branding, packaging, typography by David Arias

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Belmondo is Italian for “beautiful world.” Created by Daniela Belmondo, a local esthetician who believes that beautiful skin comes from products derived from the earth’s pure and restorative ingredients. Belmondo organic skin care is designed around the daily rituals of caring for yourself. Belmondo Skincare branding, packaging, typography by David Arias

Arcade Boutique by Montalba Architects Designs, Los Angeles

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

High-end, exclusive fashion meets retail in a carefully curated shop designed by David Montalba. By bringing much-needed light and a sensuous material qualities to the new store, Montalba reflects the retailer’s vision and supports her unique business approach.

Dexter stool by Andreas Farkas for Lammhults

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

One of the first creatives to team up with the brand was Andreas Farkas, who designed a series of linear stools called ‘Dexter’, which were presented in the Zona Tortona during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile earlier this month. The multifunctional stools can be arranged together and their complex developing process is described by Lammhults as ‘an inspiring challenge for the company’s designers’.

Dear Ingo lamp by Moooi

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Ron Gilads hybrid objects combine material with aesthetic play; they sit on the fat delicious line between the abstract and the functional.

Barbican Foodhall and Lounge by SHH, London

25 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

SHH created new interiors for the spaces in Autumn 2010, with a brief to bring the food and beverage offer at the world-famous Barbican Centre up to the same standard as its arts and performance offer, as well as creating destination venues in their own right.

Kevin Paulsen paintings in the Bergdorf Goodman window, New York

22 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Kevin Paulsen’s paintings appearing in the window displays of Bergdorf Goodman, at the 5th Avenue, New York City.

AllSaints Spitalfields at Michigan Avenue, Chicago

22 July 2011 by retail design blog 5 comments »

Originally established 1994, the British fashion brand AllSaints Spitalfields has finally made its way to Chicago, settling in a one level, 11,000 square feet space with 42-foot high ceilings, on Michigan Avenue. Known for their vintage inspired clothing and accessories, their style rubs off on the store décor.

NIKE House of Hoops Rotterdam illustration, murals by COOEE. GRAPHIC DESIGN

22 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Athlete murals (illustrations) for Nike’s concept store the ‘HOUSE OF HOOPS’ in Rotterdam. All illustrations are built out of isometric (3d) pixels.

Porsche Design Store in The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

22 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The Porsche Design Group (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) is opening its first Porsche Design Store in Asia on July 15th. At the same time, the store in The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands shopping mall in Singapore is the world’s first to follow a completely new shop concept. The entire product range from luxury brand Porsche Design will be on display in a space of around 160 m2. Customers can enjoy a unique shopping experience in this new store.

Plaid Bench by Yael Mer and Shay Akalay

22 July 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

A bench made of interlocking hardwood, plywood and pine strips that resemble a plaid pattern.

Espiral Lamp by Ariel Rojo Design Studio

22 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Inspired in the bulbous geometry of the guaje or huaje recipients, this lamp provides an elegant light to any space.

Tazmania Ballroom by Tom Dixon Studio, Hong Kong

22 July 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Local and international celebrities plus serious partygoers are flocking to TAZMANIA BALLROOM, the latest venue of ”Dragon-I”s founder Gilbert Yeung and the first Asian design project of Tom Dixon, through his Design Research Studio.

AMERICAN RAG CIE by Moment Design, Nagoya Japan

21 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Moment Design created an AMERICAN RAG CIE store in Nagoya, Japan.

Hermes and his metal horse, window display, Paris

21 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Everything is covered in metal and leather, as the shop-window of Hermès store in Faubourg Saint-Honoré is decorated with a majestic horse.

MOSTIP shoe shop by EASTERN Design Office, Shiga Japan

21 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

This is a portion of the moon, a tip of a huge thing. This is a shoe shop built in a huge shopping mall. Two big and small triangles are placed in a space of 9m x 12.5m x 4m. The triangles have the shape of the moon that is cut. There are two portions of the moon. Two triangles have some large and small craters same as the moon.