Leica Store by WZ Architecture, San Francisco – California
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Both natural light and lighting solutions were utilized to adjust the feel of the space, and reclaimed barn wood added warmth to the office. These subtle yet significant details not only created a space for T3 that is contemporary and bold, even industrial and forward thinking, but also conveyed T3’s vibrant and diverse nature.
The shell that houses the restaurant- Karaiskaki Stadium, which is built over the water, was a benchmark in the design proposal. The wave of the sea that existed in place is introduced in the design of the space in the form of an optically moving roof element. This element, which is the result of parametric design, dominates the environment and gives identity to the restaurant.
This design job required a compelling concept, which visually differs from an ordinary retail store. The goal was to inspire people through the attractive design to step into the store and become new customers. For this reason the design had to be very clever and appealing, but keeping it in the required budget range.
This shop is part of a chain of family-run bakeries called ‘Elektra’ located in Edessa, Greece. Studioprototype had the opportunity to redefine the look of its shops with this pilot project. The shop is small covering only thirty-five square metres and occupies a strategic corner plot on the main pedestrian high street.
A 15,400-square-foot shop within a shop, Macy’s women’s shoe department features curvilinear aisles and fixtures that set a central hub for Macy’s Impulse brand and serve as the focal point of the floor plan. Merchandise categories are separated into “rooms” using transparent architectural screen dividers, creating “lifestyle rooms.”
Process5 Design of Osaka have completed the interior of this bridal shop in Himeji, Japan. Called Bridal Magic, the store has changing rooms in the middle surrounded by mirrored panels. Picture frames dotted over the mirrored surface either showcase accessories or reflect the rails of dresses arranged round the shop’s outer edge.
Fast food restaurant design was no challenge for Hong Kong-based designer Danny Chan, the former chief interior designer of Steve Leung Designers Ltd., and John Chan Design Ltd. Danny Chan has contributed to the trendy and fashionable re-branding of Maxim’s Fast Food and designed many outlets in the Fairwood franchise; today, Chan is the director to his own entrepreneurial quest, Beige Design. Commissioned to design a branch of the Fairwood Buddies Café in the Citygate mall in Tong Chong, conveniently located at the end of the ‘fast track’, the fast food restaurant takes a refreshing scoop of design and an interesting approach where the space is filled up with geometric hexagonal shapes!
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.