Formboard top pine facade system by BRUAG

10 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Perforated Formboard top pine is a shading element with individual design options that has been developed to enhance the play of colours and shapes in the interior of buildings with glass facades.
The carrier board is resistent to the weather and can be perforated with individually designed patterns.

Richard Sweeney – Paper Sculptures

10 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Richard Sweeney, a 22 year old British artist/designer has recently won the New Designers DKNY Award for his extraordinarily beautiful paper sculptures. Made from repeated elements of folded paper Sweeney’s creations combine clean lines and minimalist white paper with extremely complex decorative forms.

The Hemp Chair by Werner Aisslinger

10 May 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

Natural fiber composite meets design at Ventura Lambrate’s ‘Poetry Happens’ exhibition. Berlin-based designer/architect Werner Aisslinger, designed Hemp Chair the first monobloc chair designed using natural fibers that have been molded under heat using a special eco-friendly resin, resulting in a sustainable composite material. The project is supported and is in cooperation with the German chemical company BASF. Previewed at Milan Design Week 2011, the chair features a very complex design with soft curves and a visually captivating horizontal and vertical wing structure.

Hermes Boutique by RDAI, Paris

08 May 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

Hermès never disappoints. The luxury brand has opened its first Paris boutique on the Left Bank in the city’s chic St.-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. Designed by the French architecture firm RDAI—which has been responsible for creating all of Hermès’s stores worldwide—the stunning new shop is built on the site of a former swimming pool that dates from the 1930s.

Opticshop by Darch , Kifissia

06 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Transparency, semi-transparency, opaque and reflection are the main design characteristics incorporated in the design of the Laskaris Optics shop. The inspiration was drawn from the nature of the eye. These characteristics are spaciously represented by the use of curved forms and curvilinear shapes in the design of objects as tables, service counters and display cases.

North Tiles by Kvadrat

05 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Originally conceived for our Stockholm showroom by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, these textile walls are constructed with individual foam fabric tiles which connect together using an ingenious folding system. The North Tiles system showcase the multiple textures and materials from Kvadrat’s collection. It allows for a great deal of flexibility with an infinite degree of permutations. Moreover, the simple assembly allows the walls to be easily reconfigured.

Eco-Felt Buzziskin 3D Tiles the Revolution of Tiles

05 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Beside 3D movies, 3D cell phones, 3D displays, there were 3D tiles now. The visually pulsating Buzziskin 3D Tiles were not only eco-friendly but also found to revolutionize how to look at tiles. A cacophonous combination of textures, shapes and colors, the tile design were consisted of eco-felt, or a 100% recycled PET material.

Fairwood Buddies Café

04 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Fast food restaurant design was no challenge for Hong Kong-based designer Danny Chan, the former chief interior designer of Steve Leung Designers Ltd., and John Chan Design Ltd. Danny Chan has contributed to the trendy and fashionable re-branding of Maxim’s Fast Food and designed many outlets in the Fairwood franchise; today, Chan is the director to his own entrepreneurial quest, Beige Design. Commissioned to design a branch of the Fairwood Buddies Café in the Citygate mall in Tong Chong, conveniently located at the end of the ‘fast track’, the fast food restaurant takes a refreshing scoop of design and an interesting approach where the space is filled up with geometric hexagonal shapes!

Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci at Macy’s

04 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Work from the “Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci” project is on display in the windows of Macy’s Herald Square.Macy’s Herald Square has unveiled seven new window displays featuring paper looks and sculptures, as well as a series of large pencil drawings, created by students in the Departments of Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Fine Arts. The work can be seen in the windows on Broadway between 34th and 35th streets through January 26.

Hoop Pool & Loop LED Lamp

04 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

These are handcrafted LED lamps and come in three models. Designers of this lamp are the Hoop Pool & Loop. The materials used are polyester resin, urethane coating along with the LED.

D’espresso Cafe, Manhattan

03 May 2011 by retail design blog 3 comments »

Nema Workshop have completed the interior design for a small cafe in New York City, where they took the concept of a library and turned it sideways. Located on Madison Avenue, the espresso bar conceptually and literally turns a normal room sideways, creating a striking identity for the emerging brand.

Meystyle’s Wallpapers Glow With Embedded LEDs And Crystals

02 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Can’t stand a blank wall with no personality whatsoever? Liven it up with Meystyle’s Glowing Wallpapers, which comes with embedded LEDs that allow it to light up even the gloomiest space.
Devised by sisters Maria and Ekaterina Yaschuk, the novel home installation intentionally pairs bold patterns with lighting functionality, resulting in wallpapers that make a strong play for attention

Digital Wallpaper

02 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

To decorate the office space of Büro Hirzberger in Vienna Strukt realised a digital wallpaper that illuminates the walls. In this self-initated project Strukt was given complete creative freedom by the client, and developed a system to project video and realtime content undistorted onto any surface.

Light-Up Wallpaper

02 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

What if you did not need to hang things on your wall to have engaging decorations – and could skip buying lamps and installing lights altogether. Addressing both aesthetics and function in a phenomenal way, this light emitting wallpaper design by Jonas Samson combines flick-of-a-switch decor with an all-in-one lighting solution.

Louis Vuitton Funfair – Bond Street, London

02 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The windows were installed and produced by Chameleon Visual and the concept came from LV Paris creatives. The UK based company started working with LV when the grand New Bond Street store opened in 2009.

Crusoe, Coimbatore by Future Research Design Company

29 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Store design concept from India created by Future Research Design Company for menswear brand Crusoe. They took the tag line ‘Who are you Inside?’ of the brand and created an experience around that inside this 130 sqm store in a Mall.

Mayuhana lamps by Yamagiw

29 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Japanese architect Toyo Ito has designed Mayuhana for Japanese lighting specialist Yamagiwa, this light featuring spun thread design with a double or triple skin of delicate fibre mesh, that producing a soft light and shadow around.

Mobile LED Baloon Lamp by kyouei

29 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

This is a lamp which is made with a balloon and LED. The LED has no generation off power like other lights, such as incandescent lamps. It has high illumination, long lifetime and is energy-saving. It is also possible to use it continuously over 100 hours by using the 2lithium-coin batteries.

Cell LED Carpet by Lama Concept

29 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Dutch Company Integrates LED Wayfinding Into Its Carpets. LEDs tucked into Lama Concept’s Cell+LED carpet create customizable lighting where people look the most — on the ground.

The Romanticism Shop by SAKO, Hangzhou China

29 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

What a beautiful fashion retail done by Japanese architects Keiichiro Sako and Takeshi Ishizaka of SAKO Architects. The idea of this fashion store design is coming from satisfying the shopaholic and and provide them not only the great range of fashion product but also give the comfortable and chic place where they can spend their money to fulfill their desire.