Retail Design News
PAVE Student Design Competition 2020
Now open for submissions, the PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. This annual international competition is open exclusively to undergraduate college students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs.
Interior Design's Best of Year Awards 2020
Now celebrating its 15th year, Interior Design's Best of Year Awards is the ultimate measure of design excellence, honoring the most significant projects and products of the year from around the globe. Entries from around the world are accepted for all categories.
//3877 Designs Bistro, Bar & Bakery's Capitol Hill Location
//3877 recently completed the Junction Bistro, Bar and Bakery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC.
Pininfarina Designs Rakuten Mobile's New Concept Store in Shibuya
Pininfarina designed a new concept store for Rakuten Mobile, opened last week in the popular shopping and entertainment area of Shibuya, Tokyo.
SBID International Design Awards 2020
The 2020 SBID International Design Awards are 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.
TPG Architecture Designs Strictly Cycling Collective's New Hudson Yards Retail Experience
TPG Architecture recently completed Strictly Cycling Collective's latest outpost in NYC's iconic Hudson Yards.
Landini Designed McDonald's Flagship Opens in Moscow
Landini Associates has designed the recently opened McDonald's Flagship in Russia. The new flagship sits on the site of the first-ever McDonald's in Russia, which opened 30 years ago to massive queues and is today one of the highest trading McDonald's restaurants globally.
JHA Designs New Peter Millar Store in Chicago
Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates has created a fresh, modern vocabulary for Peter Millar's new Chicago Store, that would guide the brand through the next generation.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2020
The 7th edition of the Interior Designers Confederation Singapore's (IDCS) Design Excellence Awards (DEA), one of the region's most anticipated interior design competitions, is now open for entries.
CuldeSac Designs New Shopping Experience for Consum
CuldeSac has created a new shopping experience for the Spanish supermarket chain Consum, placing the client at the center of the design.
mode:lina Designs Flokk Warsaw Showroom
The Scandinavian Flokk group, in cooperation with the Polish manufacturer Profim, has just opened its first Polish showroom in Warsaw, designed by mode:lina studio.
Baranowitz + Kronenberg Designs Conceptual Showroom for Âme, New York
Baranowitz + Kronenberg (B+K) has designed the flagship New York showroom for high-end designer jewelry brand Âme, located on Spring Street in Soho.
Architecture MasterPrize 2020
The 2020 Architecture MasterPrize is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide. It celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, and interior design.
BIMANI Store in Valencia by CuldeSac
CuldeSac recently completed the BIMANI store in Valencia. BIMANI is a women's fashion startup founded by Laura Corsini.
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2020
The call for entries for the 2020 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is now open. Now in its twelfth year, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food & beverage spaces.
IS Instore Designs Gravity Defying Brand Experience for adidas
IS Instore has designed an immersive brand activation for the launch of adidas UltraBoost 20 sneaker, which marks a gravity-defying partnership with the International Space Station.
Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates Completes New Beauty Hall in Macau
Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates (JHA) recently completed an innovative reinvention of DFS's T Galleria Beauty Hall in the hub of the Four Seasons Hotel - Venetian development in Macau, China.
The Freshly Store by CuldeSac Custom
CuldeSac Custom recently designed Freshly Cosmetics' first physical store in Portaferrissa 34, one of the main streets in Barcelona and the fifth busiest in Europe.
BuckleyGrayYeoman Completes Fred Perry's New York City Flagship Store
BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed Fred Perry's latest flagship store in Manhattan, melding the brand's British heritage with the iconic identity of New York City.
Ceramics of Italy Launches 2020 Tile Competition
Ceramics of Italy is now calling for entries for its 27th Tile Competition. This annual competition awards North American architects, designers and students for their outstanding projects and creative applications of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
NAKED Retail Group Designs TuppSoho for Tupperware
NAKED Retail Group has partnered with Tupperware to open 'TuppSoho.' Located at 227 Mulberry Street, TuppSoho is an interactive space clad with Instagramable installations calling all generations of Tupperware fans to shop the space while engaging in various experiential food tastings and sustainable product demonstrations.
//3877 Designs Counter-Casual, All-Day Dining 'DIRT'
//3877 recently completed a fashionable clean eating authority, 'DIRT,' in Arlington, Virginia's Ballston neighborhood.
CADA Redesigns Fortnum's World of Confectionery
CADA Design recently completed a major redesign for the Fortnum & Mason's 'World of Confectionery' within its Piccadilly Flagship.
Hem Opens Pop-Up Shop in San Francisco
Hem recently opened its first retail experience in San Francisco. The pop-up shop, which is open for the duration of November, is conceptualized by designer Jonathan Olivares and draws inspiration from the city's iconic surf and skate culture.
Williamson Williamson Completes Pilot Coffee Roasters in Manulife Centre
Williamson Williamson recently completed the new Pilot Coffee Roasters café in downtown Toronto's Manulife Centre, marking the firm's 10th collaboration with its innovative client.
De Bijenkorf Amsterdam by i29
i29 has designed the new Men's Fashion department at De Bijenkorf luxury store. The interior design is based on the original architectural structure of the monumental building.
Stone Island Opens in Frankfurt
Stone Island recently opened its fourth store in Germany on Goethestrasse street, in the heart of Frankfurt.
IIDA Global Excellence Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for IIDA's 10th Global Excellence Design Awards. The Awards honor and celebrate outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international Interior Design/ Interior Architecture projects in 15 categories.
Lumsden Designs New Retail and Dining Experience at Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Lumsden recently designed three new eateries and all new retail experience for the 'Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter' in Leavesden.
Poliform Opens Lifestyle Concept Store in Vancouver, BC
Poliform, in collaboration with Aeon Group, has launched its first-ever mono-brand store in the BC region.
IIDA Announces Winners of the 2019 Annual Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards
IIDA has announced the recipients of the 2019 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards. This competition seeks to recognize and honor the highest level of creativity and design excellence in interior design/interior architecture projects throughout the Asia Pacific region.
New MoMA Flagship Store to Open Next Week
The new flagship Museum Store at the MoMA, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler, with retail design by Lumsden, will open on October 21 adjacent to the lobby of the Museum.
Taller KEN Designs New Store in Costa Rica for Hija De Tigre
Taller KEN has designed a new 4,850-square-foot store for Hija de Tigre, a locally-owned-and-operated women's clothing retailer, in Escazú, a hip, upscale suburb of San José, Costa Rica.
Precipice Designs Launch Campaign and Packaging for Braun Audio LE Smart Speakers
Precipice Design has created the campaign and new packaging to relaunch Braun's iconic LE speaker range by Dieter Rams - their bold return to the audio world.
Green Room Designs Immersive 'Skill Cube' for PUMA's New 5th Avenue Flagship
PUMA's recently opened 5th Avenue flagship store features an industry-first multi-sport, multi-sensory 'Skill Cube,' designed and developed by Green Room.
FGP Atelier Creates the Salon of the Future
Francisco Gonzalez Pulido recently created the salon of the future by challenging and reshaping the entire idea behind the traditional salon.
MUJI Opens Design & Retail Pop-Up in SoHo
MUJI has opened a new temporary Pop Up in SoHo that will run until January 2020. The pop up will showcase the design history of the brand as told through classic MUJI items, an exhibition of posters from throughout MUJI's history, and videos showcasing MUJI's special global initiatives, such as MUJI Hotel and MUJI Diner.
Foster + Partners and Apple Complete Apple Aventura
Foster + Partners recently worked in close collaboration with the design team at Apple led by chief design officer, Sir Jonathan Ive to build Apple Aventura.
Green Room and PUMA Kick off New City Store Experience
As part of an ongoing relationship with PUMA, Green Room designed key digital and physical experiences within the new City Store experience, to coincide with PUMA's new partnership with Manchester City.
Skullcandy Launches New R&D Flagship in its Park City HQ
Skullcandy has launched a new retail experience in its Park City, Utah Headquarters. Designed in collaboration with Checkland Kindleysides, the flagship offers a one-of-a-kind Skullcandy audio experience.
thread collective Completes Triumph's New Showroom in Brooklyn
thread collective recently completed Triumph's Williamsburg showroom. As one of the largest British motorcycle brands, Triumph is committed to creating the perfect ride and providing consumers with the immersive experience of learning how their bikes come to life.
FutureBrand UXUS Designs Experience Center for Shimano
FutureBrand UXUS has created the new Shimano Experience Center in Valkenburg, Netherlands. The Center serves as a hub for fishing, cycling, and rowing enthusiasts.
PINCH Opens New Shop at 200 Ebury Street, London
PINCH has recently opened its new shop on Ebury Street in one of London's most vibrant interior design districts, Pimlico Road in Belgravia.
MUJI's Newest Store in New York on 59th Street Opens July 4th
MUJI is opening its their newest Manhattan location on 59th street. MUJI 59th Street will debut new in-store services from the brand, including engraving and digital fabric printing, alongside the brand's product line including: apparel, childrenswear, kitchenware, tableware, furniture, interior and storage accessories, stationery, skincare, bags, suitcases, plants, and books.
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.