Retail Design News
Apple and Foster + Partners Unveil an Inviting Pavilion in the Heart of Taipei
Apple Xinyi A13, Apple's newest store in Taipei, is situated on the eastern edge of the city. Xinyi is a young, cosmopolitan and vibrant area filled with cultural attractions, shops, and entertainment spaces.
Nemo Tile + Stone Opens New Showroom In Philadelphia's Old City District
Nemo Tile + Stone has opened its new, ground level, showroom in Philadelphia. The showroom is located in the heart of Philadelphia's Old City District, joining industry compatriots such as Poggenpohl, in establishing a neighborhood dedicated to providing the best in high design to the region.
Poliform Opens its First Showroom in Guadalajara
Poliform has opened its mono-brand store, OSSO Furniture in Guadalajara. The new 4,000 sqft retail space showcases the brand's global concept of 'Poliform Home,' allowing visitors to discover Poliform collections in an intimate real home setting.
Phoenix Wharf Creates First London Presence for Yeo Valley
Phoenix Wharf has been working with the UK's leading organic dairy brand Yeo Valley on its first ever store and café away from their Somerset HQ in Blagdon - which has just opened in Queensway, London.
FutureBrand UXUS Releases 'Retail & Everyday Wonder' Report
FutureBrand UXUS has released its new report, 'Retail & Everyday Wonder: The Future Needs Magic,' which aims to explore the role that design plays in shaping the future of retail.
PAVE Student Design Competition 2019
The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real-world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry.
McDonald's Flagship Times Square Designed by Landini Associates
Landini Associates designed the recently opened McDonald's flagship store in New York City's iconic Times Square.
Frame Awards 2020
The third Frame Awards is now open for submissions. Interior designers, makers, and clients from all over the world are invited to submit their best interiors and spatial work.
IIDA Announces Winners of 7th Annual Latin America Design Awards
IIDA has announced the winners of 2019 IIDA Latin America Design Awards. This competition was created to recognize, honor, and celebrate outstanding interior design/interior architecture projects that represent the highest level of creativity, originality, and design excellence in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
Lumsden Designs Eighth MoMA Design Store at LOFT, Japan
Lumsden has designed the newly opened MoMA Design Store in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The new concession is the eighth Design Store for MoMA and comes ahead of the institution's reopening in New York later this year following an extensive overhaul.
Burdifilek Designs Mackage's Montreal Flagship
Burdifilek has designed the Montreal Flagship store for the high-end outerwear brand Mackage. The new flagship brings the brand's distinctive urban ski chalet concept to a historic building in the heart of downtown Montreal.
Stone Island Unveils New Milano Location
Stone Island has unveiled its new Milano store, located at Corso Giacomo Matteotti 18, in the Palazzo del Toro.
Baranowitz + Kronenberg Designs Flagship Store for Âme
Baranowitz + Kronenberg has completed a flagship store for contemporary luxury jewelry brand Âme, that redefines retail environments by engaging customers at every touch point; through music, scent, and touch.
De Padova Launches First UK Showroom
De Padova has launched its first UK store in the heart of London's luxury design quarter, Brompton Cross.
2019 SBID International Design Awards
The 10th SBID International Design Awards is now open for submissions. Considered one of the most prestigious accolades in interior design, the SBID Awards bring together the world's finest interior design projects across a range of categories.
Poppin Opens New Showroom in Washington D.C.
Poppin has just opened a brand new showroom in Washington D.C. Located at 720 7th Street NW, Poppin's D.C. location will showcase its growing collection of commercial furniture.
Green Room Designs Innovative Digital Retail Experience for PUMA
Green Room recently partnered with PUMA to create an innovative digital in-store experience and social 'hangout' space primarily focused around football obsessed teens (FOTs), their product impulses, and purchase decision-making process.
Kinnersley Kent Design Creates Captivating Flagship Parlour Concept for Peggy Porschen
Award-winning cake designer Peggy Porschen has just launched a new flagship Parlour at 219 King's Road in London's Chelsea, with a deliciously photogenic interior by Kinnersley Kent Design.
FutureBrand UXUS Designs New Retail Experience for Triumph
FutureBrand UXUS was commissioned to design a space for Amostyle, a newly rebranded label by established lingerie brand Triumph launched in LaLaport shopping center, Yokohama.
Kokaistudios Designs Assemble by Réel Shanghai
Kokaistudios recently designed the interiors for Assemble by Réel concept store in Shanghai.
Kokaistudios Designs Interiors for Mia Fringe Shanghai
A space in which to see and be seen, Mia Fringe is Shanghai's newest multi-brand retail and dining destination.
Lumsden Recognised with German Design Award for MoMA Design Store
Lumsden recently received a German Design Award for the redevelopment of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store in New York City.
The Molteni Group Opens New Flagship Store in London
The Molteni Group has opened a new Molteni&C|Dada flagship store in London's Chelsea neighborhood. This is Molteni's third store in London, following openings in Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, and the UnirFor and Molteni&C Contract Flagship Store in Fitzrovia.
ARG Designs Metro Bike Hub at Historic Union Station
Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station is a bicycle storage and retail facility that promotes safe, healthy, and sustainable alternative transportation at the city's bustling historic transit center.
Liqui Design Completes its Third Coffee Shop for Brew92 in Riyadh
Liqui Design has completed its third coffee shop for Brew92, a Saudi Arabian-based speciality cafe and roastery.
RIMOWA Opens First Berlin Store, Designed by Universal Design Studio
RIMOWA recently opened its their first Berlin store, designed by Universal Design Studio - taking inspiration from the city's identity, the existing historic space and RIMOWA's current global campaign film 'Never Still' and brand values.
Micub Catering Concept by CuldeSac Custom
CuldeSac Custom recently designed Micub for Cerveza Turia, the beer of the Valencians. The new catering concept is located within the Colón Market, an old gastronomic market and one of the most emblematic buildings in Valencia.
House of Rohl Showroom by Valerio Dewalt Train
When the House of Rohl decided to establish its first U.S. showroom, the provider of luxury decorative plumbing and hardware brands for kitchens and baths chose space in Chicago's historic theMart and asked Valerio Dewalt Train to tell the story behind the handcrafted process of each brand.
New Tommy Hilfiger Amsterdam Store by rpa:group
rpa:group's Interior Architecture division has designed Tommy Hilfiger's re-opened premium concept store on Amsterdam's Hoofstraat.
Delvaux Opens Iconic New Boutique in London
Delvaux has opened an iconic new boutique in London. Designed by Vudafieri - Saverino Partners, the new space combines the belgitude of the Maison with the charm of the British ambience.
Green Room Designs Bose's Flagship Store on Regent Street
Green Room recently designed Bose's flagship store on Regent Street, London. The 120m2 space is fully immersive using state-of-the-art digital interactions and a mix of assisted and self-discovery zones that each provide a distinct, multi-sensory experience for each touchpoint through visual, audial and kinetic means.
Humanscale Opens Manchester Showroom
Humanscale has opened the doors to its latest showroom in the City of Manchester. Located in the Old Town, formerly home to the infamous Factory Records label, this unique space is the perfect backdrop to showcase the inspired human-centred products for which Humanscale is renowned.
IIDA Announces the Winners of the 9th Annual Global Excellence Awards
IIDA, in collaboration with Designworks, has announced the winners of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards.
Rapt Studio Designs Pop-Up for Anova
Rapt Studio has recently completed Anova's first retail pop-up in located in their offices in downtown San Francisco.
2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Awards, now in its eleventh year, is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces.
Luminaire Opens First West Coast Showroom in West Hollywood
Luminaire has opened the doors to its new showroom in the West Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.
Farrow & Ball Opens New Los Angeles Flagship
Farrow & Ball recently opened a new Los Angeles flagship designed by Isaac Resnikoff and Sandy Yum of local studio Project Room located in WestHollywood on La Cienega Boulevard in the center of the La Cienega Design Quarter.
HAY Opens First US Store in Portland
HAY has recently opened its new Portland store. Located in Portland's vibrant Pearl District, the brand's first brick and mortar store in America features 3,400 square feet of retail space and will include unique programming that will seek to engage the local Portland community.
MUJI Opens First Pacific Northwest Location in Portland
MUJI has opened its first location in the Pacific Northwest in Portland. As the brand's second largest store to date in the US, the flagship will include a number of special features and local partnerships, reflecting both the design legacy of MUJI and honoring the rich landscape and creative community that make up the city of Portland.
Johannes Torpe Studios Designs Futuristic Dream Universe for the Pro-tour Bicycles from Argon 18
Bicycles floating in the air, a ceiling height of almost 6 meters, illuminated display furniture and mirrored glass that gives the illusion of infinity are just some of the effects that makes a new showroom for high-end bicycles an extraordinary experience.
Sheridan&Co Unveils Refreshed Brand Identity and Retail Space for Douglas' Luxury Flagship Frankfurt Store
Sheridan&Co has created the interior retail design for German high-end beauty retailer Douglas's flagship Frankfurt store, which sprawls across 5 levels.
Poppin Opens Boston Showroom
Poppin has recently opened its Boston showroom, which will showcase Poppin's growing collection of commercial furniture to the Boston community.
The Sports Edit Launches Flagship Boutique by Design4Retail at Coal Drops Yard
Design4Retail has designed a new boutique concept for premium active apparel retailer, The Sports Edits, which opened at Coal Drops Yard on Friday.
Checkland Kindleysides Creates Transit Inspired Experience for Joseph Cheaney at Coal Drops Yard
Last week, Joseph Cheaney opened its doors to a new store at Coal Drops Yard, London's newest shopping destination.
D&AD Launches Briefs for New Blood Awards 2019
D&AD today releases the briefs for the 2019 New Blood Awards. The Awards recognizes, educates and supports emerging creative talent from various backgrounds to get a foothold in the creative world - giving them a chance to respond to real briefs set by some of the world's biggest brands.
plajer & franz studio Creates New Store Concept for Karl Lagerfeld
plajer & franz studio, in partnership with Karl Lagerfeld Retail, has designed a new concept for Karl Lagerfeld's first store in Germany.
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.