Articles tagged Retail

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Alexander McQueen’s new London flagship is not the dark fantasy you’d expect

London – The relocated Bond Street store designed by McQueen’s creative director Sarah Burton and Smiljan Radic departs from past aesthetics.  

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There are more tattooed people than ever, and this parlour celebrates the stigma shift

New York City – To upend the traditional typology of tattoo studios, Bang Bang NYC’s new flagship interiors aesthetically parallel ink against skin.

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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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With marble and metal, the newest Valextra store brings Milan to Miami

Miami – Designed by Aranda\Lasch, the Bal Harbour location of the leather goods brand showcases a different type of sensuality in the Florida spot.

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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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This Chinese womenswear shop shows the warm future of retail

Hangzhou, China – Hangzhou gets another futurist-meets-humanist space: this time, a retail store designed by Xianxiang Design for Wellsky womenswear.

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A London-based creative studio makes Scotch whisky taste even better

Keith, Scotland – Using bespoke art-tech, FDDS finds a striking way to update the home of Chivas Regal, Scotland’s longest-running whisky distillery.

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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. 

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Top Trend of 2018: Click and mortar

Amsterdam – From in-app-in-store shopping to big-data physical translations, here are the year’s top five case studies featuring a connected retail experience. 

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This renovation worked around Japan’s zoning laws by using yobitsugi

Aoyagi, Japan – Country Market, a project by architect Ryusuke Nanki, applied the mish-mash yobitsugi technique to a former residence in Yamagata.

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Brick by brick, Aesop has built its new store in Brussels

Brussels – Cosmetics brand Aesop asked Belgian architect Bernard Dubois to design their new Brussels store. His response came in the shape of thousands of briquettes.

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Ezra Miller looked good in that Moncler coat, but in AR it looks even better

Amsterdam – In an increasingly phygital world, Wieden+Kennedy's Department of New Realities' latest project for Moncler helps lay a path for retail's future.