LEE “kansai” Flagship Osaka

26 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Opening of the first flagship “kansai” of the denim brand LEE at Osaka Japan .

Hugo Boss Orange concept store, Shanghai

26 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Instore graphics for the Hugo Boss Orange Concept Store Shanghai. Themed under “Good old Germany…”, an over 19.68 feet high fantasy tree was illustrated and screen printed. Wooden carvings and golden motives decorate the changing rooms. A traditional rubber stamp set consisting of 10 German sing and forest birds in life-size has also been produced to cover walls and furniture by hand.

Adidas Y-3 store, Beijing

25 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Last Friday, the high-end and entirely awesome Y-3 branch of adidas opened its fifth freestanding location in Beijing, setting up shop at Shin Kong Place and offering a full assortment of the Yohji Yamamoto designed Fall line.

Nudie Pop-Up Shop in Deli, Seattle

25 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Nudie recently did a pop-up shop in Seattle, Washington at Deli Seattle. Inside the shop, was the theme “Meat Locker.” The interior was kept minimal, just like an actual meat locker. There were chains, steel tables, and concrete floor. There were also some unique detail that was placed on the floor, a painting of dripping blood going down a drain.

Dior Flagship Store by Peter Marino, New York

25 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Architect Peter Marino, go-to designer for luxury retail, is behind Christian Dior’s new look. The fashion brand recently unveiled its New York flagship on East 57th Street, a store whose decor pays homage to Dior’s boutique on Avenue Montaigne in Paris, but with a New York twist.

Villa Moda by Marcel Wanders, Bahrain

24 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Villa Moda, has opened its seventh luxury fashion emporium, a 1050 m² space in a new ultra luxury shopping mall, the Moda Mall in Bahrain, in 2009. Villa Moda Bahrain features staggeringly innovative and fantastical designs by Dutch design maverick Marcel Wanders. Situated in a prime central location with views over the sea, the store sits alongside luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Fendi.

Nike Air Force 1 Store by Torafu, Tokyo

24 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

This is an interior and exterior designing project of Nike Air Force 1 store, which is limitedly open for one year at the back street of Harajuku. The new products which appear month after month keep displayed even after the sales period is over.

Tamara Radivojevic Fashion Studio from D signed by, Belgrade

24 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The concept is an analysis of the ideas, fabrics, colors and designers’ work & personality: ‘‘fabric over fabric’’ or ‘‘combining hard with light materials’’- glass with concrete, or tin/stainless steel with plaster. The shop supplies itself by natural light through open-back windows that make the interior space, made visibly larger by prolonged existing window apertures and the possibility of using the window bench for sitting/hiding heating system, visible to the passing spectators.

Black and white is best at Cos and Topshop

24 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

In order for such a simple concept to be successful the composition of the props and clothing/accessories has to be carefully thought out. What both brands have done is used the height of the window display to products at different levels.

Mozzarella chair by Tatsuo Yamamoto

24 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The image of this chair is mozzarella cheese—a vital ingredient to the Italian gastronom, which has unique resilience and a simple but light flavor similar to the Japanese tofu. This chair has the smooth and soft texture and the distinctive bounce just like that spoonful of fresh mozzarella cheese made from freshly squeezed buffalo milk.

Beute lamp by Michael Wolke

24 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Trough the variety of corrugated cardboard which can only be reached by using discarded Material, the lamp “Beute” becomes a selection of unique light objects. By dissecting and rearranging of the Material, the designer compresses the conquered corrugated cardboard and uses it as raw material with specific characteristics.

°On line from Bart Lens for Eden Design

24 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

°On line is a truly ingenious lighting design envisioned and created by Bart Lens for Eden Design. It consists of a magnetic system which allows lighting sources of various shapes and sizes to be hung from the ceiling on mounted on the wall, creating infinite illumination possibilities. Slender, tasteful and almost unnoticeable, the °On line lighting system can be a great addition to any contemporary crib.

Von Eusersdorff brand identity by Boy Bastiaens

24 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Floral designs ubiquitous from the end of the nineteenth century are rare today as most of the contemporary ‘mass market’ perfume labels bear the name of a couture designer. The design for Von Eusersdorf brings back the flower as the traditional ornament for fragrances.

DC Rob Dyrdek RD1 Limited Edition

24 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The packaging for Rob Dyrdek’s new limited edition shoe with DC is a beautiful example of the package complimenting the product.

Manfredi Jewelry Store by De-spec, New York

23 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Manfredi jewelry store is an international jewelry store originally from Italy with stores in Milan, Rome, Shanghai, and Tokyo. For the New York store, Manfredi was looking for a concept suitable for the new location on Park Avenue, NYC. De-spec identified the issues that would guide the design as the necessary change of speed that would need to occur for pedestrians to transition from walking at the necessary speed of survival on Park avenue to the speed necessary for viewing of jewelry. In addition the jewelry itself demanded a silent space and a level of minimalism that would reveal its journey.

Harvey Nichols – Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

23 June 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

With Alexander McQueen’s life and collections now honoured at the New York Metropolitan Museum Retrospective, Harvey Nichols has been chosen to join the celebrations for Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion, with our own commemorative windows for the U.K.

State of the Obvious design by Mash Creative

23 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The collection currently consists of Tote Bags, Notebooks, Mugs, T-Shirts and Posters. Each product is supplied with custom branded packaging (selected resellers) which utilises the S/O/T/O theme – ‘This is my Mug Box’, ‘This is my Degradable Polythene Postal Bag’ for example.

Pilke 60 by Tuukka Halonen for Showroom Finland

23 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Pilke pendant lamps were created by the industrial designer Tuukka Halonen for Showroom Finland. Pilke is a Finnish word that means twinkle. Pilke shades are constructed of identical interlocking parts and the repetition of plywood parts in right angle creates a beautiful three dimensional, geometrically decorative light shade.

Seashells

23 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The shells are simply beautiful. Processed, the mollusk’s lustrous, iridescent shell shimmers like a gemstone. Depending on the angle of light, its color dances about now pink, now blue, now silver, now white, now purple, now green, now gold. The luminous quality and coloring of every shell is extraordinary and unique. The process of cutting and shaping and grinding and polishing the shells renders them truly magnificent.

Clover by Brodie Neill for Kundalini

23 June 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Flowing lines and surfaces move, spread out and meet. They form an alluring three-dimensional, enveloping and open structure. This is a sculptural-lamp of extreme visual lightness. It is a kind of ultra contemporary and dream-like mobile. Clover. A suspended lamp designed by Brodie Neill.