Retail Design News
Debenhams' Beauty Hall of the Future Leads the Way in Redefining How to Shop Beauty
Checkland Kindleysides has designed the 'Beauty Hall of the Future' for Debenhams' new store in Watford. The Beauty Hall is an integral part of Debenhams' strategy to make shopping easy, sociable and fun and leads the way in redefining how people purchase beauty.
MUJI Opens Third Street Promenade
MUJI has today opened its new location on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, California. Spanning 10,494 square feet over two floors of retail space, it's the brand's largest store on the West Coast to date.
Martina Paukova Creates Exclusive Window Display for Not Just a Shop
For the 2018 London Design Festival, illustrator Martina Paukova has created a striking display for the University of the Arts London's (UAL) 'Not Just a Shop' in Holborn.
Stone Island Opens Flagship Store in Tokyo
The first Stone Island Flagship Store in Japan has opened last week in the district of Minami-Aoyama. Developed on two floors with an area of 300 sqm, the store features the Stone Island and Stone Island Shadow collections.
Phoenix Wharf's Emma Gullick Talks 'Liquid Retail' at Kind und Jugend 2018
Emma Gullick, Associate Creative Director of Phoenix Wharf, will give a talk on 'Liquid Retail: How brands can meet unpredictable, ever-changing consumer needs and behaviour' on the opening day of Kind und Jugend 2018, the leading European show for the infant and child retail market, which takes place September 20-23 in Cologne.
MUJI Opens Portland Pop-up
MUJI has opened its brand new pop-up shop in Downtown Portland, OR. This is the Japanese retail brand's first location in the Pacific Northwest and will remain open until the end of October.
Liqui Design Completes the Interior Design of Brew92's Stunning Flagship Coffee Shop and Roastery
Liqui Design recently completed the interior design of a flagship coffee shop and roastery for Brew92.
Frame Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Frame Awards, the first and only global interior-design awards with a truly holistic approach. The Awards identify and honor the world's best interior projects, but also the people behind them.
Green Room Upgrades 'Saints Store' for Southampton Football Club
Green Room recently designed the new 'Saints Store' for Southampton Football Club. Located in the city's busiest retail district and with longer opening hours than the club's Stadium Store, it provides added convenience to fans and allows the club to reach a wider audience.
Jorge Pardo Transforms Building in Dallas for Commissary
Jorge Pardo recently enlivened Commissary - a five-story market and espresso bar - by covering it with over 27,000 blue and white tiles (inside and out), giving Main St. a new landmark building.
C&G Partners Designs Interactive Ice Cream Museum 'Ample Hills Creamery' Red Hook
C&G Partners has designed the recently opened Ample Hills Creamery factory in Red Hook. Storytelling plays a central role in C&G Partners' visitor experience designs for the new 15,000 square foot facility where ice cream lovers can learn about the flavor creation process, watch production in action, sample the exclusive ice cream offerings and celebrate the company's Brooklyn heritage.
Ricebean Designs Visual Identity for Black'n Load
Ricebean recently designed the visual identity for the 'Black'n Load.' The brand was born from the fusion of the passion for the world of specialty coffees and the desire to offer what they call 'Coffee Momentum' - a superior experience in quality, service, and entertainment.
Studio Four IV Designs Harvey Nichols International Womenswear Floor at Knightsbridge Flagship
Studio Four IV has designed the international womenswear floor at Harvey Nichols's flagship store in Knightsbridge.
Sheridan&Co Reveals First UK Retail Concessions for Anastasia Beverley Hills
Sheridan&Co recently designed two luxury retail concessions - the first in the UK, and the largest for the brand in terms of retail space - for US cosmetics brand Anastasia Beverley Hills.
Woods Bagot's Curvy Kiosks Arrive at the New South Street Seaport
Woods Bagot recently designed two kiosk for the South Street Seaport's newly-completed Riverdeck.
Poliform Renovates Miami Design District Showroom
Poliform has recently renovated its showroom in the Miami Design District. The 7,000 square feet space has been redesigned to convey the new brand concept of the 'Poliform Home' and showcase the brand's ability to outfit every nook and cranny within the home.
Margine Designs Pavilion for Meyer Pediatric Hospital Foundation in Florence
Margine has recently completed Bettino, a new pavilion dedicated to the sale of the merchandising products of the Meyer Foundation, located inside the Pediatric Hospital of Florence.
Les Faiseurs by Catherine Catherine
Catherine Catherine recently designed a new café and pottery studio 'Les Faiseurs,' located at 6564 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
Green Room Designs Basketbolista's New Store in Dubai Mall
Green Room has designed the new store concept for Basketbolista in The Dubai Mall. The 120 m2 store has been designed with the urban basketball court in mind.
Appear Here Launches New Furniture Collection with Found Associates
Appear Here has launched 'Found x Appear Here,' a unique collaboration with award-winning architects Found Associates to design a new furniture collection designed for short-term retail.
Mast Books Opens Second Bookstore by Savvy Studio
Savvy Studio has designed the second location of Mast Books. Located in New York's East Village, the Mast Bookstore is known for its functionality, simplicity and intellectualism.
Consortium Opens First Concept Store in NYC
Consortium has opened its first concept store in New York City at 60 Grand Street. The pop-up will be open 11 am to 8 pm daily through August 31st and will feature unique shopping experiences for men and women offering made to order denim, shirts, watches, bags, accessories, fragrances and more.
D&AD Announces 2018 New Blood Award Winners
D&AD has revealed the winners of the 2018 New Blood Awards. The Awards offer a platform for students and other new creatives to showcase their talents on real briefs, set by real clients.
First Nike Live Concept Store to Open in Los Angeles
Nike Live is a new store concept that will be inspired by and built as a hub for its local NikePlus members. The first one, Nike by Melrose, will open its doors July 12 at 8552 Melrose Avenue in West Los Angeles.
SuperMoments by CuldeSac Custom
CuldeSac Custom recently completed SuperMoments, an innovative retail space, where parents and kids will be engulfed in an exciting and vibrant atmosphere.
PAVE 2018 Student Design Competition
Submissions are now open for the 2018 PAVE Design Challenge. The annual international competition is only open to college-level students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs.
Rundell Associates Unveils New Fine Watches Department for Harrods
Rundell Associates has completed a comprehensive redevelopment and expansion of the Fine Watches department at Harrods, creating a unique haute horology destination in Knightsbridge that allows a rare public glimpse into the level of exquisite craftsmanship that the practice delivers for its private clients.
Kettal Opens New Showroom in New York City
Kettal has opened a new showroom in New York City. Its 600-square-metre layout and spacious terrace allow for all the collections from Kettal's new catalogue to be put on display.
Kinnersley Kent Design Completes Fold's Flagship Store
Kinnersley Kent Design has completed The Fold's first flagship at 28 Cadogan Place in London, UK. This is the first standalone store for The Fold, which is regularly cited as the go-to designer for professional women.
Carl Hansen & Son Opens New SF Flagship Store
Carl Hansen & Son has opened its new flagship store in San Francisco. Located at 111 Rhode Island Street inside the Showplace East building, the new 2,052 square-foot space is designed as a loft-like living environment to inspire designers and specifiers, as well as the general public.
Global Architecture & Design Awards 2018
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2018 Global Architecture and Design Awards. The competition is open to professionals and students worldwide.
Sergio Mannino Studio Designs Medly Pharmacy in Brooklyn
Sergio Mannino Studio has designed Medly, a new neighborhood pharmacy in Brooklyn, owned by Marg and Sahaj Patel.
L'OCCITANE's First London Flagship Store by FutureBrand UXUS
FutureBrand UXUS have recently created L'OCCITANE's first London flagship store on Regent Street. The studio was briefed to create a new immersive experience that offers customers a luxurious and sensorial exploration of L'OCCITANE's full range of natural beauty products.
NIO House by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has completed the first phase of NIO House, an unconventional showroom for electric car company NIO in Shanghai.
Hogan Relocates in Milan with New Store Concept by Checkland Kindleysides
Checkland Kindleysides designed a new boutique store for luxury Italian footwear brand, Hogan. Located on Milan's famous Via Montenapoleone, the store blends classical origins with contemporary style.
IIDA Latin America Design Awards 2018
The International Interior Design Association Latin America Design Awards, previously referred to as IIDA Best Interiors of Latin America & the Caribbean Competition, is now open for submissions. This year's award program has an expanded list of categories, recognizing interior design projects that reflect the highest levels of creativity and excellence from Latin America and the Caribbean.
2018 NYCxDESIGN Awards
The third annual NYCxDESIGN Awards, a design competition honoring the best products and projects in New York City, is now open for submissions.
Sybarite Design Joseph's New Store in Miami Design District
Sybarite has completed luxury fashion label Joseph's new store in Miami's Design District. Sybarite designed over 50 stores for the fashion house, and the new flagship is the largest Joseph store globally.
West of West Designs Flagship Store for Banks Journal in Los Angeles
West of West recently completed a new retail project in Downtown Los Angeles, a showroom for the surf-inspired menswear brand Banks Journal.
West of West Designs Stashed Boutique in San Francisco
West of West designed the 2,240-square-foot retail space for STASHED, a street apparel and footwear store from music and advertising executive Steve Stoute, CEO of Translation Enterprises.
Quinine Designs New Showcase Stores for EE
Quinine began working with EE, the UK's biggest mobile operator, in November 2016 with a brief to create a number of stores that would 'showcase' the best service, the best network and products on offer from EE and BT, extending the reach beyond traditional mobile into the multi quad-play market.
Iconic Tiffany Blue Box Comes To Life at JFK Airport
Bloommiami brought to life one of the most highly recognized - and highly coveted - brand packaging designs: Tiffany & Co.'s signature blue box.
Mußler Beauty by Notino
DIA has developed, designed and completed the first of the ten stores planned in Germany for Mußler Beauty by Notino.
2018 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
The call for entries for the 2018 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is now open. The Awards, now in its tenth year, is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces.
Kvadrat Opens New Copenhagen Showroom
Kvadrat has recently opened a new flagship showroom in Nordhavn, Copenhagen's dynamic waterfront district.
Mökki by Blacksheep: A Curated Dining Experience at the Ritz-Carlton Astana
Blacksheep has worked with Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts to devise and deliver a vision for the design of the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Fabergé Retail Boutique in Houston by SHH
Fabergé, a brand synonymous with luxury, has opened its first Texan retail boutique in The Galleria. SHH was comissioned to create a store that embodies the brands' luxury ethos and delivered a destination for discerning international clientele.
Sheridan&Co Designs Pop-up for Bucherer at Selfridges
Sheridan&Co recently created and installed a pop-up concession in Selfridges' Wonder Room for Bucherer - the heritage watch and fine jewellery brand.
C'est Beau Boutique by Obiekt
Obiekt recently completed the design for a small local shop called C'est Beau in Montreal. Known for their online store for over 5 years, C'est Beau finally opened its doors on Mont-Royal Avenue.
Crate47 Creates Branding for Muni Coffee Company
Crate47 recently completed the branding for Muni Coffee Company. Muni is a coffee company that combines both Filipino and European coffee influences.
Baker Opens New Showroom in Chicago Merchandise Mart
Baker has opened its doors at the iconic Chicago Merchandising Mart. The newly constructed 18,000 square foot space represents the first in a series of new Baker concept showrooms currently launching globally, and offers a broader assortment of categories, including lighting, fabrics, wallpapers, fine art and rugs.
Peninsula Store by ARRCC
ARRCC recently completed the Peninsula Store in Abu Dhabi. The client's vision for the store was to offer an experience that would encourage customers to spend ample time in the store, enjoying the products as much as the surroundings.
Hem Opens New York Pop-up Shop
Hem has opened the doors to its first brick and mortar location in North America with a pop up shop located in Soho, New York on 325 W. Broadway. Running through the end of November, the shop will showcase Hem's latest 2017/18 collection of furniture, lighting and accessories.
D&AD Launches 17 New Creative Briefs for New Blood Awards 2018
D&AD has launched 17 new creative briefs for the 2018 New Blood Awards. Open to young people aged between 18 and 24, and to students and recent graduates of any age, the New Blood Awards briefs are a great way for emerging new talent to experience the reality of the creative industry. This year, briefs have been set by the likes of adidas, BBC, JCDecaux, John Lewis, giffgaff, Hasbro and Microsoft.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2017
The 2017 edition of the Interior Design Confederation Singapore's (IDCS) Design Excellence Awards (DEA), one of the region's most anticipated interior design competitions, is now open for entries. With DEA, IDCS seeks to champion design excellence, as well as elevate and promote the quality and standards of interior design.
Eight Inc. Transforms The Airtel Customer Experience
Bharti Airtel, the largest telecommunications operator in India, sought out to create a new store design that drives engaging and meaningful conversations with its customers.
Hawkers Madrid Store by Culdesac
CuldeSac designed The Hawkers' first-ever physical store in Madrid. The space faithfully reflects the values of the brand, through finishings that mix marble and stainless steel, meeting that attention to detail that engages the buyer's whole experience in the store.
UXUS Designs Bloomingdale's Kuwait Store
UXUS recently designed Bloomingdale's second international location in Kuwait. The store offers a next-level luxury experience by weaving together hospitality, retail and service.
Jose Luis Salon & Boutique by lauckgroup
lauckgroup recently completed the Jose Luis Salon & Boutique's new Austin, Texas location. The luxurious storefront location at the Domain merges the salon and retail experience.
Slipstream Opens in Washington, D.C.
Designed by local firm //3877, Slipstream features a marriage of modernity and refined details and mirrors the unique coffee-to-cocktails concept for which the establishment is known.
2017 SBID International Design Awards Finalists Announced
The Society of British and International Design has revealed the finalists of the 2017 SBID International Design Awards.
The Architect's Newspaper 2017 Best of Design Awards
The Architect's Newspaper's 5th Best of Design Awards is now open for submissions. The competition aims to showcase great buildings and building elements.
Likelihood by Best Practice Architecture
Best Practice Architecture recently completed the retail footware & fashion space Likelihood.
PAVE 2017 Student Design Competition
The 2017 PAVE Design Challenge invites students to re-invent the experience of Chick-fil-A on a college campus.
Lodovnia: Ice Cream Pop-Up Shop with Unique Facade by Mode:lina
Mode:lina recently completed Lodovnia, a new mobile ice cream pop-up shop with a unique façade.
MoMA Design Store Opens Its Second Standalone Japanese Outpost in Kyoto
The MoMA Design Store opened its second standalone store in Kyoto, designed by Lumsden.
In2Sports Ontario Retail Store by Unfold Creative Studio
Unfold Creative Studio recently designed a new retail space for In2Sports, a brand fueled by the passion for the sport of football/soccer.
4th International Green Interior Awards Shortlist Revealed
The International Green Interior Awards has revealed the shortlist for 2017.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs Reformation's New Concept Store
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ) has completed the design of a new concept store for Reformation in the vibrant Mission neighborhood of San Francisco.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Receives Special Commendation for Apple Store, Upper East Side
Apple Store, Upper East Side has received a Special Commendation in the Historic Preservation category from the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Tom Dixon Opens First Flagship Store in Hong Kong
Tom Dixon opened his first flagship store in Hong Kong. The duplex store takes a prime location on Hollywood Road, Central Hong Kong, and comprises of the brand's latest furniture, lighting and home accessories.
Peretti Deli by Mode:lina Architekci
Mode:lina Architekci recently completed the Peretti Deli in Poznań. Driven by their desire to offer high quality products straight from the Mediterranean region, the owners wanted to create a new unique place dedicated to all Italian cuisine lovers.
OEO Studio Redesigns FLOS Scandinavia Showroom
OEO Studio recently redesigned the 500 m2 FLOS Scandinavia showroom in Denmark. Located in an old tractor repair workshop amongst the spacious former warehouses of one of Copenhagen's old industrial docks, the FLOS showroom has been entirely transformed to create a bold new spatial experience with an international feel that allows the products to take centre stage.
Kinnersley Kent Design Redesigns White Tower Store at Tower of London
Kinnersley Kent Design recently redesigned the gift shop at the White Tower, the oldest building within the world-famous Tower of London.
NYCxDESIGN Awards Winners Announced
Interior Design Magazine and ICFF have announced the winners of the second annual NYCxDESIGN Awards.
UXUS Designs Speys Eten & Drinken at the Jaarbeurs Event Centre, Utrecht
UXUS recently completed Speys, a food court located in the Netherlands' largest multifunctional event centre, Jaarbeurs.
This June 12-14, the MART in Chicago will be the nexus for 50,000 international architects, designers, and C-suite executives who attend NeoCon for the definitive first look at new products and prototypes transforming commercial design.
Tom Dixon x Barneys Pop-up Shop
Tom Dixon has collaborated with Barneys to launch a pop-up shop within Barneys Madison Ave flagship.
Cha Bei by Puccini Group
Puccini Group designed the new tea culture-inspired cafe Cha Bei, located within the heart of Galaxy Macau's resort destination.
Sheridan&Co Creates Global Identity and Retail Concession for Kat Von D
Sheridan&Co designed and developed a global retail proposition for celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D, to be rolled out in 26 UK Debenhams stores nationwide this year.
INSIDE Awards 2017
Submissions are now open for the 2017 INSIDE Awards. Comprising the most original and exciting interiors from the last 12 months, projects can be entered across nine diverse categories: Bars and Restaurants, Display, Hotels, Residential, Retail, Creative Re-use, Offices, Culture, and Education.
Rocky Pond Winery Tasting Rooms
SkB Architects recently completed Rocky Pond Winery Tasting Rooms. Located in downtown Chelan, Rocky Pond Winery is designed to bring a heightened sense of awareness to the winery's story and their wines.
Timeline by Gruppo Pozzi
Gruppo Pozzi recently created an installation for the 2017 Fuorisalone. The installation, 'Timeline,' offers a journey through the evolution of retail: the past, present, and future of product display are found within a series of geometrical elements creating an organic installation.
Miansai Venice Beach Store
Miansai has opened its second retail location in Venice Beach, California. Conceptualized and designed by Michael Saiger, along with Peter Buley from Analog Modern, the space is located on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, a flourishing block in Venice's relaxed neighborhood.
UXUS Consults in Development of MAKE UP FOR EVER Global Flagship
MAKE UP FOR EVER has collaborated with UXUS to unveil an elevated global flagship store along New York's Lexington Avenue.
The excitement of driving has been brought back to the streets of Tokyo with the opening of the Nissan Crossing in Ginza.
MBH Architects Married History with Modern Design for Peet's Coffee & Tea
MBH Architects collaborated with Peet's Coffee & Tea on their new location in the colonial Georgetown neighborhood of Washington D.C.
BuckleyGrayYeoman Completes Fred Perry HQ at Mount Pleasant
BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed the new headquarters building for Fred Perry, the iconic sportswear and street fashion brand founded by Wimbledon triple-champion Perry in 1952.
Surface Travel Awards 2017
The inaugural Surface Travel Awards are now open for submissions. The competition aims to recognize and honor the world's best, most thoughtfully conceived projects and products, as well as the architects, designers, and other innovators who inspire, empower, and connect travelers.
UXUS Designs Luxury Merchandising Units for The Shops at Columbus Circle
UXUS has designed a series of luxury kiosks for the Shops at Columbus Circle, a permanent retail pop-up framework that allows upscale brands to display merchandise in flexible, intimate retail spaces.
2017 SBID International Design Awards
The 2017 SBID International Design Awards is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes, rewards and celebrates global interior design excellence, from the ultra-luxurious to new and innovative, and brings even bolder and more outstanding projects to the forefront of design.
YETI Flagship Store by lauckgroup
When YETI sought to open a flagship store in its hometown, Austin, Texas, they turned to retail design firm, lauckgroup, architecture firm, Lake|Flato, and brand agency McGarrah Jessee to create a community event and retail space.
Carl Hansen & Son Opens New York Flagship
Carl Hansen & Son recently opened its new flagship showroom in New York's Flatiron District.
Oiselle Flagship Store by goCstudio
goCstudio has designed the flagship retail shop for Oiselle, a women's running apparel company.
2017 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
Call for Entries are now open for the 2017 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Awards is open to UK and International projects launched or renovated in 2016.
Landini Associates Creates Burt's Bees New Retail Format Ahead of Expansion Into Asia
Landini Associates created the new retail format for US skincare brand Burt's Bees as they expand into Asia. The design has just been executed in three locations in Hong Kong.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Designs New Barbican Shop
The Barbican recently opened its new, larger, more accessible shop. Designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, the 330 sqm shop is spread over two floors and provides ample room to host events and bring the Barbican's programme into its retail spaces.
Wallpaper* Launches Danish Christmas Market in London
Wallpaper* has launched its 2016 Hygge Christmas Market to bring the best in Danish interiors, craft, fashion and food to London.
Seymourpowell Creates Interactive Smart Mirror for Superdry's Berlin Flagship Store
Seymourpowell has created a new interactive 'smart mirror' for British lifestyle brand Superdry's new flagship store in Berlin, which allows customers to 'digitally' try on the brand's new range of winter apparel before purchasing.
The Arrivals Pop-Up Store by Lotte van Velzen
Lotte van Velzen recently completed 'The Arrivals Pop-Up Store,' located in SoHo, NYC. The contemporary retail space emphasizes the architecturally inspired identity of the brand through the use of familiar geometries paired with graphic textures creating a playful take on the retail experience.