Föger Woman Pure by Pedrocchi Architects, Telfs Austria

15 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Upmarket Austrian fashion retailer Föger Woman Pure gave Pedrocchi the brief to realise the bold new concept store. Looks can be deceiving. Despite the rather unexpected pastoral location Föger Woman Pure has been one of the most forward-looking fashion retailers in Austria for the past twenty years.

2D/3D chairs for Issey Miyake by Yoichi Yamamoto Architects, Tokyo

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Japanese firm Yoichi Yamamoto Architects has completed ‘2D/3D chairs’ for tokyo fashion labels Issey Miyake store. Featuring a series of traditional dining chairs, the installation transforms from a two dimensional graphic into a tangible piece. The perspective is manipulated creating a unique appearance from different vantage points for onlookers. Graphics of legs in varying perspectives are printed onto a horizontal plane while the chair backs rest upon the surface.

Apple Store by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects, Shanghai

15 July 2011 by retail design blog 3 comments »

Here is a design of an Apple store with high-tech glass and steel building with an interior that is very minimal and only as to put an icon on their logo design. Designed by architect Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, who has experience and has worked with Apple stores in New York and in London. The entrance to this store a cube and a glass cylinder, which leads to the local underground beneath a square central business district of Lujiazui in Pudong.

MOSSTiles by Benetti Stone Philosophy

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Benetti Stone Philosophy came up with an original idea that can be the basis for alluring green decors. MOSStiles were born from the designers’ “love for green” and is a miniature indoor garden created with aesthetics in mind. Here is more from the producers: “MOSStile is obtained by a stabilized lichen which can live thanks to dampness in the environement. It does not need any watering or pruning after installation, nor does it need light for its maintenance.

Les Ateliers Ruby flagship store, Paris

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Les Ateliers Ruby Helmets, after numerous successful collaborations with designers around the world such as Karl Lagerfield, the online company has decided to open it’s first retail shop in Paris. The store is constructed of bolted steel, fluorescent lights, and strong black wood, all which makes up it’s retro industrial feel. In true cycle-couture form, a gold plated motorcycle acts as the bold centerpiece to the long awaited boutique.

Skin Collection by Pepe Heykoop

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Amsterdam based designer Pepe Heykoop has created ‘Skin Collection’, a series that uses existing furniture and scrap leather to form new compositions from unwanted items. Triggered by the large amount of waste produced in the furniture industry – reaching 30% at times – the design looks to reinterpret the disregarded objects and material in a new and whimsical way.

Moonjelly Lamps by Limpalux

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Fan shaped pendant lamps with blades made of FSC paper (at least 50% of the fiber comes from sustainable forests). Multiple fins envelope the light source and allow the light to flow down.
Placing the lamp near a window, or where there is air movement, will cause the lamp to gently rotate.

M.B. Post Restaurant by SJ Jones Architects

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From the 1950s until the 1970s, the Manhattan Beach Post Office doled out mail to the local residents and was often a good place to see your neighbors. Now the location is an even better place to meetup as it houses the M.B. Post Restaurant, a hip new restaurant serving up tasty tapas plates and craft beer created by executive chef David LeFevre. Accompanying the well reviewed menu is a modern yet homey interior designed by SJ Jones Architects, who aimed at keeping with the original feel of the post office and the town vernacular by using vintage decor and reclaimed wood.

24 Issey Miyake by Moment Design, Sapporo Japan

14 July 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Hisaaki Hirawata + Tomohiro Watabe of japanese practice Moment Design has completed a clothing retail store for the iconic fashion brand 24 Issey Miyake located in Sapporo, Japan. Flexibility and modularity were of utmost priority to quickly modify the retail floor for the transient seasonal displays.

Urban nature at Printemps

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This summer the new chic in the windows of Printemps is recycling in Boulevard Hausmann. For this occasion Emilie Faïf, Marianne Guély, Charles Kaisin, Ferry Staverman and Regis-R as major designers created a neo-hippy atmosphere dressed up with forests, Japanese Cherry Orchard, cactees and other tropical plants made of 100% urban recycled materials.

Luminous textile by Philips and Kvadrat Soft Cells

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Philips just teamed up Kvadrat Soft Cells to unveil a brilliant new breed of luminous wallpaper that could forever change the field of mood lighting. The beautiful textile combines sound-absorbing properties with LED lights to cast a colorful low-energy glow over any interior space.

Kjaer Weis Makeup by Marc Atlan

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“The design of the Kjaer Weis cosmetics line distills the fundamentals of women’s makeup to its three essential areas of application: lips, cheeks and eyes. The compacts are shaped to mirror the features they will be used to enhance: slim and long for the lips, large and square for the cheeks, small and round for the eyes.

Pallet Project by MOST Architecture, Amsterdam

14 July 2011 by retail design blog 4 comments »

A temporary furnishment for the new office location combined with the explicit wish to furnish the space with an authentic, recycable material, gave creative director Marvin Pupping and MOST Architecture the idea to use Euro-pallets for this particular design. The pallet structure; an open, autonomous landscape that gradually changes its character, facilitates all parts of the office.

Dharma Lounge Chair by Palette Industry

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An interesting approach for seating and chair designed by Palette Industry, this typography chair is called The Dharma Lounge . The use of laser cutters in furniture design is starting to make these typographic efforts relatively easy to produce. The Lounge chair is cut to display the following saying: Stand, Forget, Breathe, Acknowledge & Observe.

Crytsal Iris by Swarovski by Fredrikson & Stallard

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Swarovski Crystal Palace and Fredrikson Stallard have worked together to create a stunning new collection, called Iris, a unique interpretation of the human eye. This work is displayed in the ongoing Design Miami/Basel, which runs from 13th June to 18th June 2011.

Press Club by BCV Architects, San Francisco

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This Press Club wine bar is located in Four Seasons hotel on Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco. It is an urban tasting room and shop that has been created by BCV Architects. The bar interior materials are from woods with exposed structural elements. It creates warm atmosphere inside.

Tennis at Galeries Lafayette

13 July 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

The Galeries Lafayette lives in the world of tennis at the moment so all the windows along the Boulevard Hausmann tell us about the story of the well known champion Ronald-Garros and his team. To celebrate the 40th anniversairy of their partnership with Lacoste, the small yellow ball appears in several forms on the stage. The official timekeeper of the tournament, Longines as the notion of time is illustrated by moving shopwindows.

La Rinascente Design Supermarket

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The Design Supermarket, a new floor entirely devoted to design in its multiple expressions, debuted recently as part of Milanese shopping icon La Rinascente’s ongoing renovation. Over the past four years, international architects and designers such as Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, Cibic & Partners, Dordoni Architetti, Vincent Van Duysen and Future Systems, have been transforming the seven-floor department store with the basement-level design shop as the latest facet of its reinvented identity.

Crystal Fabric by Swarovski

13 July 2011 by retail design blog 4 comments »

Crystal Fabric consists of a carrier material that is completely covered with millions of tiny cut and uncut crystals. The crystal glass mixture is partly refined by means of a vacuum coating; several effects are obtained with this. Crystal Fabric is one of the Hotfix elements in the Swarovski Elements collection and is normally applied via heat press onto textile.

Bahia Chair by 20age

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The following vintage chair called the Bahia Chair was created by 20age. It was reupholstered in yellow velvet cord and yellow and green checked cotton. The buttons are turquoise. On the back, 20age placed 5000 Brazilian ribbons. According to 20age, these ribbons are a lucky charm in Brazil. You can be sure that this amazing chairs is as comfortable as it’s stylish.