Xing restaurant by LTL Architects, New York

16 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Rather than force the design to hide this distinction of the front and the back, the approach for Xing was to accentuate the unique nature of each of the spaces. Employing a logic derived from the Surrealists’ game of the Exquisite Corpse, the space is composed of four distinct, yet interlocked areas, each defined by a specific material.

2020 Olympic Games project by Guilherme Villar

16 December 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

A fictional 2020 Olympic Games project for the city of Fortaleza in northern Brazil. An identity system was created around the primary and secondary logos which emerged from the concept of unity and the environment.

Levi’s store by Como Park Studio, Amsterdam

16 December 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Maurizio Donadi’s / Levi’s’ brief was reasonably simple. The theme was called “Re-Store®” and the idea was to design and build a store that would be made from left-over, recycled, re-used or reclaimed materials.

Ole grocery store by rkd retail/iQ, Shen Zhen

15 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

With a simple and sophisticated collection of color and materials to support the upscale positioning of the brand, this grocer is so clean and visually appealing that it feels more like a high-end department store. Exposed ceilings covered with plastic laminates are punctuated with light features on internally illuminated acrylic.

Crystal Christmas at Harrods

15 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Whilst some other retailers might be feeling the economic downturn, Harrods have created the ultimate luxury experience this Christmas with Spina Designs. Swarovski crystals decorate each icy forest scene from glistening chandeliers to gingerbread men. They are beautiful.

René Lezard store concept by Dan Pearlman, Zweibrücken

15 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Individuality and modernity, style and taste, creativity in detail – RENÉ LEZARD unites all of this into one.

Big Bang suspension lamp by Foscarini

15 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Suspension lamp made of intersections of white or coloured metacrylate panels.

Ubon bistro by Rashed Alfoudari, Kuwait

15 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Ubon is a Thai bistro located in the core of kuwait city. It overlooks Fahad Al salim street, a street well respected for it’s commerce back in the days. The space program of this bistro requires an efficient design for all of the kitchen, storage, and toilet areas; allowing for a spacious dining area.

Shine store by NC Design, Hong Kong

14 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Shine is one of Hong Kong’s most renowned high end multi-brand fashion stores, known for bringing pioneering foreign brands to the trend conscious locals. For the second shop located in the high traffic youth-oriented shopping district of Causeway Bay, the owner specifically requested for NC Design & Architecture Ltd (NCDA) to produce a design that would reinforce the company’s identity as an avant-garde and experimental fashion store.

Selfridges white Christmas windows

14 December 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Christmas has officially arrived in retail and what better way to kick off the festive season here than with Selfridges. This year Selfridges have gone for a white winter Christmas theme, each of their windows depicting a Christmas related scene in a wash of white and silver sparkle.

Illy temporary shop by Caterina Tiazzoldi, Milan

14 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Caterina Tiazzoldi has designed a temporary shop in Milan, Italy for the coffee brand Illy. The concept is conceived for a reconfigurable store, characterized by different modulations of a single element, a “cube” which is 45x45cm-squared base.

Bulled LED light bulbs by Ledo

14 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

German company Ledo LED Technologie GmbH has created ‘Bulled’, a series of three retrofitted LED light bulbs which match the size, shape and brightness of incandescents while being 85% more energy efficient. 11 dimmable LED modules combine in a single frame to create as much illumination as a 60 watt incandescent while only being 11 watts.

GQ at Park & Bond pop-up shop, New York

14 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The GQ at Park & Bond pop-up shop is open for business. The display tables and furniture comes from Brooklyn interior design house Strawser & Smith; David Smith picked the tables, lamps, and cabinetry that display the wares with our incredibly talented in-house consultant Nick Wooster, who oversaw the design and build-out of the space.

Zerim-Liftan flower and gourmet shop by 200404, Kfar Hess – Israel

13 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Our new 24/7 shop for Zerim-Liftan, a complex of flower shop and a special gourmet shop. The 24/7 shop is made from simple “Tnuva” green basket and some basic wood boxes and can be rearrange in just few minutes.

Holt Renfrew Christmas windows 2011

13 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Holt Renfrew Christmas windows 2011.

Christian Koban Jewelry Shop by Studio Kattentidt, Berlin

13 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

In the showroom shop of Berlin-based jewellery designer Christian Koban, four tonnes of rubber tires are given a new display function.

Intuition dining table by Koket

13 December 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

The two tone metal ribbon of the Intuition. Dining table evokes the mysterious and divine feminine instinct. Carefree & unexpected swirls are guided by emotions and desires.

Aesop installation by Cheungvogl, Hong Kong

13 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Hong Kong-based Cheungvogl Architects created an installation for beauty brand Aesop which was on display within Hong Kong’s I.T Hysan One flagship store. The commission was a continuation of the company’s reputation for presenting their product in architecturally remarkable retail spaces.

Carbon Bar by B3 Designers, London

12 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The Carbon Bar is a welcome addition to the Cumberland Hotel, also home to the Kelly Hoppen designed Gary Rhodes’ W1 restaurant. Carbon features an interior inspired by industrial architecture and brings low-key, yet chic Shoreditch style to the West End.

Printemps christmas dreams windows by Karl Lagerfeld

12 December 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

This winter at Paris’ mega department store Printemps, 11 windows have been filled with holiday displays by Karl Lagerfeld. Titled Christmas Dreams of Far Away, the presentations enact holiday scenes from legendary cities including Moscow, Venice, Paris, Los Angeles, Biarritz, New York, London, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Cap d’Antibes.