Archivo de la etiqueta: retail design

Dent Protetyka by Adam Wierciński (PL)

Dent Protetyka by Adam Wierciński, photo: Przemyslaw Turlej

Architect Adam Wierciński has designed a compact dental office, just 10 square metres, for Dent Protetyka in Poznań, Poland that includes an intimate work zone for a dental technician and a customer area / waiting room.     Says Wierciński, “Space was divided by a partition wall – steel structure filled with polycarbonate panels that […]
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BbyB. Chocolate Shop, Tokyo by Nendo (JP)

BbyB. Chocolate Shop Tokyo by Nendo, photo: Daici Ano

BbyB., the chocolate shop by Antwerp-based, two-Michelin star chef Bart Desmidt has opened its first overseas shop in Tokyo designed by studio Nendo.     BbyB.’s packaging is modular: five bars of chocolate slot neatly into each sliding box, and five boxes slot together into a cube. “The contents become apparent only gradually, as the […]
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Tascón Shoe Shop by Lagranja Design (ES)

Tascón Shoe Shop by Lagranja Design, photo: Albert Font

Barcelona based design studio Lagranja Design has created a new retail concept for Tascón Shoe Shops, applied it to two shops in Barcelona, all in only five weeks.     “Mr. Carlos Tascón and his son came into our studio with the intention of modernising their shoe shops spread all over Spain.” says Lagranja. “They […]
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À La Folie by Atelier Moderno & Anne Sophie Goneau (CA)

À La Folie by Atelier Moderno & Anne Sophie Goneau, photo: Stéphane Groleau

À La Folie, a pastry shop in Montreal, Canada designed by Atelier Moderno and Anne Sophie Goneau, defies convention by prominently displaying its unique products using a markedly restrained monochromatic interior.     “The execution of the design begins with the storefront.” say the designers. “The shop’s 650 sq.ft. ground floor location on the colorful […]
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Aesop Emporium, Melbourne by KTA & .PSLAB

Aesop Emporium, Melbourne by KTA & .PSLAB, photo: Derek Swalwell

In collaboration with Kerstin Thompson Architects, .PSLAB has created the the lighting design for the Aesop beauty products store in the Melbourne Emporium, a precinct featuring a mix of local and international fashion, culture, food and art.     “The overall design of Aesop Emporium is distinguished by a singular use of native Australian spotted […]
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Flagship Enterprise: The Future of Corporate Store Architecture Emphasises Individuality

A sinuous, fragmented display system is the focal point of Neil Barrett’s monochromatic, Zaha Hadid-designed fashion boutiques in Seoul and Hong Kong

It may sound paradoxical, but corporate store architecture today strives to be as individualistic as possible. This is partly due to necessity. Like many booksellers, high-end fashion labels are fending off fierce competition from online retailers. They hope that investing in new, ultra-contemporary stores with a unique identity will wow their customers. (by Dominic Lutyens) […]
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Shelf-life: Why Bookshop Interiors Are Turning Over a New Leaf

With its apertures connecting different floors, Isay Weinfeld’s Livraria da Vila bookstore in São Paulo anticipated the trend for more transparent interiors in bookshops that’s now increasingly common

In the retail world, bookstore interiors are arguably changing more radically than in any other sector. Time was when bookshops appealed for being old-world and fusty, with their labyrinthine layouts, faintly musty smells and eccentrically bookish proprietors. One example might be Paris’s Shakespeare and Company bookshop, founded by Sylvia Beach in 1919. Fast-forward to the […]
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Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai (LT)

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai

In the heart of Vilnius, Lithuania is a chocolate boutique with a relaxed interior composed of a combination of concrete, copper, crumbled bricks, metal elements and “the tantalizing aroma of coffee and delicious confectionary.”     “The central area of the chocolate boutique is occupied by a table approachable from all sides and featuring a […]
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