Archive for June, 2011

Ferrari Store by Massimo Iosa Ghini, Milan

June 30th, 2011

This elegant conceptual futurism is underscored by the sense of movement induced with modern multimedia, creating at once a space that evokes the fluid lines and forceful dynamism of the Ferrari racecar.

Haus of Gaga Concept by Tanner Glaves

June 30th, 2011

“This design aimed to bring Lady Gaga’s concert merchandise and visual system to the same high levels of artistic merit found within the scope of her ground breaking live performances, including a unique packaging system, which most concert merchandise seems to lack.

Ensayar by Adrianopoulos + Associates, Athens

June 30th, 2011

Creating a unique space, but harmonious and relaxing was the main goal in the procedure of creating “ENSAYAR”, in Athens- Greece. Thousands of ropes hanging from the ceiling and the reflection of light between them is the first impression of a space that had to be the ideal background and support for the merchandise but at the same time not common to what a retail store is usually like.

G-Star Raw ferry

June 30th, 2011

Denim brand G-Star Raw‘s interior design team has fitted out a ferry on the river Amstel in Amsterdam.

The Albert Reichmuth Wine Store by OOS, Zurich

June 30th, 2011

Always considered to be an insider’s secret among wine lovers in the past, the Albert Reichmuth wine store is now opening its first showroom accessible to the public at Feldstrasse 62 in Zurich. “LA GALERIE DU VIN” is both a sales as well as a wine tasting and seminar venue and aims to appeal to regular customers and passers-by alike. The spatial layout and staging by OOS reflect the store’s values and traditions and let the wine bottles speak for themselves.

Van’s OFF THE WALL!

June 30th, 2011

Bellevue Square Van’s store is displaying the classic and the current sneakers! I personally like the way they do the window display.

Hand-Crafted Stone Tiles by Design Stone Research

June 30th, 2011

The Hand Crafted Stone Tiles can be used in exterior and interior wall installations for residential and commercial projects. Beautiful effects can be achieved by lighting the textured walls. No two pieces are exactly alike. The surface is completely hand-crafted. Stone is a natural product and any variation is related to its quality. It is possible to have variations in shading, composition, veining and colour.

Coral lamp by Pallucco

June 30th, 2011

Coral is a range of lights with a uniquely shaped modular element which is reminiscent of a branch of coral and is produced in injection moulded polycarbonate. “We wanted to create a light that was both visibly rich and articulated, starting from a very simple module.

Sprig lamp by Victor Vetterlein

June 30th, 2011

The Sprig lamp design is inspired by the fresh growth of plants. A single Sprig lamp makes a pendant light, while multiple Sprig lamps combined build a floor lamp or a chandelier.

Do hit chair by Marijn van der Poll for Droog

June 30th, 2011

With the hammer provided and your own resources you shape the metal box into whatever you choose it to be. After a few minutes or hours of hard work you become the co-designer of Do hit.
If you want, you can buy it with van der Poll’s design too.

Bell by Burdfifilek, Toronto (A.R.E Awards)

June 29th, 2011

Rejuvenating the retail environment of one of Canada’s largest telecommunications service providers, designers created a store that reflects the approachable, clean line of the company brand. An oversized backlit Bell logo along the length of the store provides an instant visual connection to the brand.

My.Suit by UnSPACE, New York City (A.R.E Awards)

June 29th, 2011

Less is more in this men’s suit retailer, which offers a 3,000-square-foot space for men to enjoy custom designing their own suit, a tangible representation of their web shopping experience. Suits are visually displayed without looking busy, suit fabrics on hand to touch and feel are held by magnets, and fixtures have integrated projectors and monitors for the interactive suitbuilding process.

Osorom by Konstantin Grcic for Moroso

June 29th, 2011

The circular seating system by Konstantin Grcic is a skilful combination of emptiness and lightness. An environmental sculpture which boasts airiness wherever placed; its frame, a combination of fibreglass and resin, conveys an idea of visual transparency.

Artecnica Phrena lamp by Karl Zahn

June 29th, 2011

Upon manipulation this perfectly flat light fixture transforms into a beautiful 3-D shade. Created from the “simplicity of opening a book, the pages of this light work together to create perfect symmetry.” Artecnicas use of white tyvek once again creates a glow and adds warmth to any environment. Can be configured for up-lighting or down-lighting distribution.

Gulp by Tim Fishlock

June 29th, 2011

Gulp is three thousand translucent drinking straws interwoven to form a dense, spherical lampshade. Made from one continuous length of interconnected straws, you could – if you possessed Dyson-like suction – put one end in a drink and gulp it down through the other. Each piece takes seven days to make and is made to order.

The Hustler redesign by Joy Lin

June 29th, 2011

Today, Hustler has a reputation for being one of the most explicit companies in the sex industry. It is viewed by many as hardcore and freaky, which greatly narrows Hustler’s audience. While competitors like Penthouse and Pleasure Chest have shifted to clean and modern looks, Hustler still holds onto its blatantly raunchy brand.

Octium jewelry store design by Jaime Hayon, Kuwait

June 28th, 2011

Octium, a new concept jewelry shop, opened its doors in October 2009. Located in 360º mall in Kuwait, Octium presents the work of various exclusive jewelry designers from around the globe. Hayon’s design offers an innovative approach to the interior.

Flight Club Greenwich Village, New York City (A.R.E Awards)

June 28th, 2011

A mecca for sneaker collectors and urban fashion, Flight Club’s clean, authentic urban store references urban recreational spaces like basketball courts, handball courts, and playgrounds, as well as spaces that skaters and bikers use. The existing space was stripped down to its structural elements, which came to be the backdrop.

7 For All Mankind Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica Calif. (A.R.E Awards)

June 28th, 2011

Taking an existing store into its second generation, designers drew strengths from the first store, such as the use of marble, to create a high-end appeal and incorporated new elements for a fresh, updated look that better represents the brand’s men’s and women’s apparel.

Nespresso: Coffee Capsuled “EGER” Karl Johan, Oslo, Norway (A.R.E Awards)

June 28th, 2011

Thinking outside the box, Nespresso’s coffee capsules were combined with the fall fashion trends of 2010 in a display of prˆt-a-porter fashion. Taking the colorful capsules used to hold Nespresso’s product, about 4,000 capsules, and following the styling by well-known fashion designers that appear in the mall merchandise, designers turn their own cotton canvas into a fashionable gown and bowtie.