Articles tagged Retail

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A textile retailer in China recreates a maker’s studio, front yard and all, for its mall store

Hangzhou – Shanghai-based studio Greyoffice created a grocery store-cum-maker’s studio for JNBYHOME, a home goods retailer in Hangzhou. 

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In Shibuya, a cow-spotted ice cream pop-up reveals the mutual fun in spatial advertisements

Tokyo – Ryusuke Nanki turned ad space physical with Milkland, a bold temporary pop-up shop in Shibuya for dairy-based sweets.

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You can finally create your own Freitag bag, from start to finish, directly inside a store

Zürich – With its Sweat Yourself store, Freitag joins the retail brands moving the final production stages in-store in order to form tighter bonds with its consumers.

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A sports equipment store inspired by Jeff Koons does some heavy lifting

Hangzhou – In Hangzhou, Sò Studio designed one of the most sensually alluring retail stores we’ve seen in a while. The client? Peu à Peu, a sports equipment brand. What?

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An ice storage in a small Japanese city becomes a gallery for local artists

Fujiyoshida, Japan – Taku Sakaushi and O.F.D.A. architects renovated a former ice storage space in Fujiyoshida and turned it into a gallery dedicated to local artists.

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As Chinese bookstores go gargantuan, this one provides private reading nooks

Harbin, China – Created by HMA Architects & Designers, the new (and immense) M.I. Bookstore in Harbin provides private biophilic nooks for its bibliophilic visitors.

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Issey Miyake does the unthinkable: the pleating machine goes public in a new store

Tokyo – In the largest Homme Plissé location Issey Miyake has ever opened, 20 percent of the space is occupied by a machine often kept behind the scenes.

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Axel Arigato knows its customers well – and its Copenhagen flagship reflects that

Copenhagen – Swedish fashion brand Axel Arigato's new flagship in the Danish capital shows its willingness to appeal to its fans beyond just selling products they'll buy.

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Aesop’s new Hong Kong location is more about respect for the locale than innovation

Hong Kong – March Studio’s 17th store for the Australian skincare company minds the needs of target consumers and shows confidence in the local market.

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A multifunctional retail space in Shanghai changes with each season

Shanghai – Social House by Xintiandi is a two-storey multifunctional space that operates around four thematic gardens, one for each season.

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This Seoul cosmetics concept store wants to re-ignite Asia’s affinity with K-Beauty

Seoul – Villa de Mûrir provides shopping and makeup services – as well as a production studio for YouTubers and a café – aimed at energising the slowing South Korean beauty …

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Adidas makes it really, really fun to try on a new pair of sneakers

New York City – As a testing ground for its new Ultraboost 19 sneaker series, Adidas, Finish Line and Harley & Company devised a playground for adults in New York City.