LED Trask Light From MIO

22 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

LED buildings are popping out anywhere and all of them are aiming to be one of the most eco-friendly architecture. However, MIO, a Philadelphia based design team uses LED not for their eco-building but for their eco-friendly LED lighting fixture.

Colour-Block Brights, London

22 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Bright, block colour is a major fashion trend this summer. Retailers are utilising on this trend to grab our attention. The stores have not just presenting their bright fashion in the windows, it’s in the window schemes themselves. Bright stock against bright background but also combined with white. Although this trend is mostly about mixing different block coloured together – I have thrown in some bright print windows as well.

Selfridges spring windows

22 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Much publicity for Selfridges for their new windows featuring 20 Bright Young Things, new designers but quite honestly I thought they were a bit of a mess and I much preferred the windows on the Duke St side of the store telling the real Spring story of solid block colour in a pure and graphic style.

Eco friendly wall panel disc

22 April 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

The hexagonal shape is the most efficient form to make a design without any empty space, and I’m sure that company Form Us With Love is inspired by the shape of bee hives with its unique hexagonal disc.

Crystal Light by QisDesign

21 April 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

For a more ambient eco-lighting solution, we love QisDesign’s gorgeous glowing Crystal Light, which consists of a luminous set of icosahedrons that snap together using magnets. Each cluster of LED lights can change colors independently or all at once, and they can be infinitely expanded by purchasing an additional set of bulbs.

Shattered wood – Brent Comber

21 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Brent Comber is well known for his shattered tables and stools made of solid wood. His work relies heavy on the beauty of nature and natural objects, and is eco-friendly at the same time – using pieces of wood that wolud otherwise be descarded. Now, at showrom of Obakki, a canadian store that showcases local designs, Brent Comber has made the largest ever design piece from shattered wood.

Obakki, Vancouver

21 April 2011 by retail design blog 1 comment »

Mcfarlane green biggar Architecture + Design (mgb) was commissioned to design the interior for this fashion retail store. The mandate was to develop a store design that supported the simple modern and evolving aesthetic of the brand’s fashion and offer a flexible environment for showcasing clothes, jewelry and accessories.

O-Re-gami lampshade

20 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The o-Re-gami lampshade, by Matali Crasset, is crafted by Italian artisans using leather regenerated from scraps. This lampshade is part of the O-Re-Gami Collection Crasset designed for Italian-based company Regenesi.

Diffuse illumination

20 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Emily is a beautiful pendant light with shades made of steel sheets, which are covered with frosted plexiglass to diffuse illumination. An important aspect of the design is sustainability. The use of durable materials that are aging gracefully underline Emily’s special character. This amazing light fixture was designed by Berlin-based designer Daniel Becker.

Macy’s Flower Show

20 April 2011 by retail design blog 2 comments »

For two weeks in March, Mancy’s becomes „ the largest garden in existence” with the Brodway windows and the entire street level of the store transformed. This yearly event -now in its  35th year – is a year long projekt that culminates in March , fresh and in full bloom. We are plased to show here scenes of the 34th Flower Show.

Replay Store by Vertical Garden Design, Florence

20 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The project at the new Replay concept store in Florence was completed in spring 2009. The vertical garden is a part of an ecological theme developed by the architects. It covers a 7m high L-shaped wall in the 3-storey boutique.

Zu-Elements, Milan

19 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

The store entrusted with affirming the first retail outlet of this fashion label is a kind of landscape of tectonic plates translated into architectural form. The criteria applied to the restructuring of the premises, and to completely revising the sense of the existing building shell, express an uninhibited approach that artfully dovetails architecture and graphics with elements of sculpture and set-design.

NY Holiday Windows: Bergdorf Goodman

18 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

If you took the time to read about the new book coming out called “Windows at Bergdorf Goodman” you may already know that I am a little biased towards the designs of David Hoey, the Senior Director of Visual Presentation at Bergdorf Goodman.

Diesel Nature Factory, Tokyo

13 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Makoto Tanijiri of Hiroshima architects Suppose Design Office has completed an installation at the Diesel Denim Gallery Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan. Called Nature Factory, the installation uses plastic plumbing pipes and joints to create a series of tree-like forms inside the store.

Mykita, Berlin

12 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »


Harald Gottschling, Daniel Haffmans, Philipp Haffmans and Moritz Krueger founded the Mykita brand in 2003. The firm started designing and producing out of a former daycare centre (which are locally known as ‘kita’s’) in Berlin. Mykita eyewear collections are characterized by the firm’s ongoing search for intelligent technical solutions, as well as its creative use of modern materials and its experience in eyewear design. All frames are handmade in the berlin workshop and distributed throughout the world to high-end opticians, boutiques and department stores.

Corneliani, London

12 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »


In the premises of a historical tailor’s shop in the heart of London, where the ment operation was conditioned by the tight building regulations, the new sales this leading Italian clothiers adopts a set of carefully gauged criteria that respect ing features while also addressing the various functional requirements and Irnmunication needs.

Softwall and softblock modular system

07 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Molo, based in Vancouver, Canada, is a collaborative design and production studio led by Stephanie Forsythe, Todd MacAllen and Robert Pasut.

Other People’s Rubbish

07 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »

Heath Nash’s delicate work demonstrates the possibility of taking reused discarded plastic to a sophisticated level.

Dsquared2, Milan

05 April 2011 by retail design blog No comments »


The upbeat contemporary spirit and Canadian ancestry of the Dsquared2 brand are cogently expressed in this new flagship store in downtown Milan, which presents a theme-oriented project of great originality that draws on movie imagery to bring into play an astonishing variety of visual ideas.