d-ash design has reinvented the chocolate experience with five new flagship locations for international chocolatier Godiva. The new store design will serve as a template for future Godiva retail locations, and it signals an exciting new chapter in the history of the world-renowned chocolate-maker.
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Our brilliant Interactive Development, Visual Merchandising and Operations Teams put their heads together and brought light writing with light to life. With the help of Kinect’s infrared technology and their technical genius, our teams created a seamlessly interactive display that anyone can “paint” on with using just the motion of their hands in front of the glass.
KDa’s latest project is a new boutique for Vertu in the heart of Ginza, Tokyo’s most exclusive shopping district. In designing a space in which to present such beautiful, exquisitely crafted objects, KDa’s approach was to create an interior that matched the sophistication and attention-to-detail of Vertu phones.
Creating a variety of spaces to help with that goal, shoppers now can see the jeans in its 22 stages of washing in the 501 area, view art exhibitions in the Origin Gallery, and enjoy a personalized way to buy jeans in the Inspection Room, where leg forms dressed in each available jean style show buyers fit and color.
Burberrry knows what we want! Burberry had luxury in mind in the design and creation of their latest flagship store that opened in Sydney, Australia this past weekend. Following the recent trend in fashion retail of ensuring that lavish experience we love so much, they have outdone themselves with their newest luxury location.
Gascoigne Associates worked closely with the Glassons team to create the brand’s new flagship store in Newmarket, at 501m², their biggest store yet. Following the success of the three other new concept stores designed by Gascoignes, Glassons were keen to make a strong statement on New Zealand’s premium fashion street with a high level of design and detail, plus a few surprises.
The complex retail build-out included the construction of 18,000 square feet of sales floor in a three-story retail building, including a finished basement and two full floors on the first and second levels. The project design, required a compressed work schedule and a series of logistical issues that impacted the project schedule, including an alteration of the building to allow for a unique high-design staircase, a focal point of the modern store design.
Designed for the most representative GAS locations, it’s a concept of “sartorial” architecture, based on maximizing the uniqueness and spirit of the space itself and aimed at creating synergy with the brand through the use of its distinctive elements. The existing space has been refurbished valorising the original architectural structure, using a range of reclaimed materials and objects that have been taken out of their original context and injected with new and original meaning.
A towering glass edifice in the heart of Manhattan, Gucci’s newest New York store is a grand architectural endeavour that has become a global shopping destination. Situated at 725 5th Avenue, the store covers an area of 46,000 square feet gross that spans three spacious, warm, light-infused floors. Impressive in both size and scope, this new flagship is the world’s largest Gucci store. It is a true original within the Italian luxury brand’s expansive retail network.
In promotion for this week’s inauguration of the first ever World Basketball Festival, Nike coordinated the momentous task in converting several key retail locations in New York City to the theme of the festival. This included NikeTown of New York, the flagship store of Nike. In keeping with original premise of the store as a faux basketball arena, Nike retail space designers re-imagined NikeTown to be an actual basketball arena.
Celebrating the launch of its biggest flagship store in all of asia while raising its profile in one of the most booming luxury markets there, burberry recently pulled off a prestigious hi-tech showcase at Beijing’s television center. Around 1,000 guests viewed Burberry’s latest collection on gigantic video screens while actual models strutted their stuff on a catwalk, alternated by holograms of models through virtual image technology. The new flagship at Sparkle Roll Plaza is big, a whopping 12,500 sq.ft. to be precise, and is designed according to the brand’s newest specifications as set by its creative director Christopher Bailey. It comes fully equipped with the latest in technology, including touchscreens for customers and ipads for staff.
London-based Campaign designed the pared-down, dramatic retail environment of the 66 square-meter boutique. The black-and-white color palette, only one eyewear wall with 187 “heads” for frames, and practically no furnishings ensure that customers will focus on the eyewear, not the trappings. Eye examinations and fitting take place in the basement, away from the main display space. Large graphics of winking eyes in the window speak the same, clear language leaving no doubt about what they sell.
Located on Via De Cristoforis, the two-floor store in the heart of Milan is 200 square meters big, with a more minimal and chic look than the dark and edgy Y-3 stores seen in other locales. The space features warehouse-style inspiratoin, with a white resin floor, steel shelves and stands, and furniture made from bolted iron. A dramatic spiral staircase can be found in the center of the showroom.