Articles tagged Physical Retail

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Seen the inside of a Saint Laurent store? Then you’ve already been in Celine’s new flagship

New York City – The new Celine flagship on Madison Avenue is nearly indiscernible from Hedi Slimane’s previous spatial iterations for other fashion houses. 

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All the showroom’s a stage in Bally’s new Milan space

Milan – Storage Associati revived a historic landmark theatre in the Italian city for the Swiss luxury fashion house’s offices and showroom.

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Shinola’s new hotel is a silver lining for the revitalisation of Detroit

Detroit – The company’s first hospitality venture represents its local roots and invests in the rebirth of the city still recuperating from economic and demographic hardship.

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‘I would rather have updated payment systems than another in-store yoga class’

In her upcoming Frame Lab talk, Understanding the Connected Customer, Rachel Arthur will assess the balance between privacy and personalisation in retail. 

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Covet luxury eyewear? This Melbourne optical studio indicates the industry’s global staying power

Melbourne – Vision Studio by Studio Edwards is an example of the fashion industry’s spatial impact on the luxury eyewear market.

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Palm Angels brings Los Angeles skate culture (with a Milanese twist) to Hong Kong

Hong Kong – The retail brand spatially interprets American cultural tropes with its first brick-and-mortar presence.

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Something feels off about those fancy new marihuana dispensaries in the United States

As more American states legalize recreational cannabis, dispensaries are getting the luxury retail treatment. And there’s something wrong with that.

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Balenciaga resurrected dad sneakers. Next on the turn-ugly-cool agenda? Casino carpets

Milan – The carpets designed by artist Cayetano Ferrer put Demna Gvasalia's vision for Balenciaga's interiors into question.

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Can Kengo Kuma translate the essence of Barcelona into a Camper store?

Barcelona – The footwear brand asked the Japanese architect to design its new Barcelona store. The result is a thoughtful homage to the city’s unique design mindset. 

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This click-and-mortar shop optimizes floor space by turning fitting rooms into hallways

Shanghai – Daylab Studio came up with a simple solution that has a large impact on how a Chinese e-tailer uses their limited floor space.

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Following the mattress market? Don’t sleep on the rise of Kansas City

Kansas City – As part of its click-and-mortar strategy, DTC mattress company Tuft & Needle is opening residential-like showrooms in unexpected locations.

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Top Trend of 2018: Retail mashups

Amsterdam – As increasingly sophisticated consumers demand newer experiences from spaces, their Venn diagram features a great amount of unexpected circles.