Benetton liquid wood hangers

17 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Benetton keeps getting greener. Liquid wood hangers, organic cotton garments, eco-friendly paper shopping bags: Benetton’s new plans for an eco-sustainable business model.

Harvey Nics: Brights on the Pipeline

16 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London
The new Harvey Nics scheme is all about the brights. It consists of multi-coloured pipeline structures with various treatments attached to them such as fringing and coloured tubes. The background has been left looking unfinished and rough with visible roller strokes. As a contrast they have opted for 80′s style mannequins with confident poses 80′s fashions to match.

Antonios Markos by Gonzalez & Haase, Athens

16 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The new Antonios Markos store in Kolonaki, Athens follows a gallery-inspired design regime, directing the visitor as if they were viewing an exhibition. Pierre Jorge Gonzalez and Judith Haase designed the architecture, lighting and furniture in this recent project, addressing the existing space and working within its constraints. Initially, the space resembles a minimalist gallery space.

3D Effect Wall Design by ÉLITIS

16 May 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

There is closing new generation wall at city! This wallpaper with effect 3D take Elitists a two year for out and out, but it seemly being waited! Wallpaper this thermoformed modern feature, trend’s motif that our Botanica’s love and break even has two looked a long cry but all same charming to Your house.

Espresso lamp by Piers Mansfield-Scaddan

16 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

There are espresso addicts all over the world just like there are design lovers. After all, espresso coffee can wake up your senses and make up your day just like good design. That’s what Piers Mansfield-Scaddan thought and tried to transform all what we love about espresso coffee and the characteristic Italian espresso pot, with its curves and metallic brightness, to the perfect lamp. And although Piers Mansfield-Scaddan doesn’t come from Italy but from South Africa, he really made it!

Saq & Zirkumflex: Botoxcloud

16 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Created by brussels and berlin-based design agency saq, the two-part ‘botoxcloud’ project consists of an interactive installation, in addition to the release with berlin design studio zirkumflex of a paper model edition of the sculptural work.

Book and Coffeeshop by MYCC, Madrid

13 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Spanish architects MYCC have designed the interior for a combined coffee and book shop in Madrid, exposing the original warehouse structure and inserting a glass floor between storeys. The coffee shop is open plan with white walls, flooring more typically found in a garage and flashes of orange and pink.

Aqua Creations Lighting Design

13 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Aqua Creations is a design studio that creates various artistic design of lighting and furniture design. Their designs are perfect for cultural theme places like studios and theaters. They have a very sophisticated designs that will surely delight every eyes can see.

Change it! wall concept by Amirkhan Abdurakhmanov

13 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Change It! wall concept uses a prism system to provide flexibility allowing the user to transform the style of a space with the flick of a wrist. The interior wall has numerous combinations, adapting to provide
either a subtle wall or an art piece. This design, by Amirkhan Abdurakhmanov, will be in production soon.

Shinsegae Chungcheong store by CBX, Cheonan

13 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The Phase I East Building of Shinsegae’s new Chungcheong store debuted in December 2010 in the heart of Cheonan’s central business district. Working together, CBX (New York) and its JMCBX division (Seoul, South Korea) designed the architectural envelope for all merchandise areas; designed all public areas and customer amenities; and directed the total design of multi-branded departments.

folding A-part by Mika Barr

12 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

‘folding A-part’ is a project that deals with print as an outline to fabric’s structure. An exploration and research performed by israeli-based Mika Barr, the development is a series of textiles that fold, fracture and turn in three-dimensional ways, derived from a flat printed pattern.

Eco-Friendly Lamp by Knoend

12 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Studio Knoend has designed the unique lamp with eco-friendly fixture. When assembled, the lamp has the shade for the light bulb which is the packaging itself. In this package, including the fixture is a one-step, ready-to-use solution, which includes a standard electric cord; a 7w energy efficient CFL bulb and hemp twine for assembly. The lamp has 10? x 11? x 10? measurement which can be put as a pendant or table lamp.

l’Eclaireur shop by Saq, Paris

12 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

‘This is not just a shop; it’s a fantasy in which everyone has to find a story for themselves.’ Within the idiom of L’Eclaireur, shoppers are guests and are genuinely welcomed as such by every staff member. Adapted to his/her wishes and interest, the guest is proposed a personalized visit and in so-doing discovers the exposed goods. Here, within a retail environment that would normally highlight merchandise, the visitor plays a privileged role in the act of its ‘unveiling’.

Starrynight LED solar powered light

11 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Starrynight is a combined light and nightlight that recreates the starry night sky while using energy efficiently. For thousands of years, people have been fascinated by the stars in the sky. Twinkling lights and the changeable appearance of stars attracts us. Similarly, people enjoy looking at satellite photographs of cities at night. The main purpose of the Starrynight light is to recreate the fascinating starry night sky and to use energy efficiently.

Puma House by Nendo, Tokyo

11 May 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

Designers Nendo of Japan have completed the interior of a showroom in Tokyo for sneaker brand Puma with shoes displayed on a series of timber staircases.

Jewellery Shop Design of Bunda Boutique by Snell Architects, Sydney

11 May 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Luxury and beautiful retail jewellery shop interior design to showcasing a vast array of exceptional jewelry and gemstones. Designed by Australia based designer in Sydney and Newcastle, Snell Architects, the retail jewellery shop interior design of Bunda Boutique is represent the Bunda itself as a premier Australian luxury jewelry brand of international renown, which offering an unrivalled collection of fine jewellery.

Selfridges Windows: Hit Songs in 3D

10 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

To mark the beginning of the summer festival season, Selfridges have collaborated with ten current musicians and asked them to visualise their hit songs in 3 dimensions. It’s amazing to what lengths some of the artists have gone. My favourite is probably the Empire of the Sun – window, because I love their song so much. Knowing the songs is a key to understanding what the windows are all about, hence I’m putting links up so you can listen to the songs.

Tang Palace by FCJC, Hangzhou

10 May 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Beijing-based design firm FCJC used a limited pallet of bamboo to transform an ordinary space into a stunning contemporary restaurant. The interior of the Tang Palace is enclosed by a flowing grid of bamboo strands that bring the 9 meter-tall room down to human scale and conceal the private dining rooms hung above. Structural elements like concrete column and block walls are made light by the parametric lattice, which was gently sourced and fastidiously erected.

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.