Articles tagged Retail

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Today only: what retail can learn from hospitality

AMSTERDAM – On 21 February, Alon Baranowitz, Liran Wizman, Matteo Bressanin, Tobias Koch and Vlastimil Spelda give insights to what’s next for retail spaces.

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Everything but the mall: Kelly Wearstler and Gensler reinvent shopping centre aesthetics

Los Angeles – Forget endless corridors and standardized interiors, shopping malls open up to the local environment to remain relevant amidst the fast-changing nature of retail.

Billboard: Frame #120 Outnow
Billboard: Frame #120 Outnow
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Loreak curates its store window like a 3D magazine

San Sebastián, Spain – Sleek white walls and jagged volumes become editorial background in apparel brand Loreak’s store design by Pensando en Blanco.

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Snøhetta marries culture with commerce, tourism and heritage

MUTTRAH, Oman – The Muttrah Fish Market merges past and future to ensure regional context for the Sultanate’s budding tourism industry.

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CuldeSac puts the retail model in reverse and street style in its natural habitat

Valencia, Spain – CuldeSac reinvents the brick-and-mortar business model for Coolway Freestyle with a Foot Truck that delivers instant gratification to party-goers.

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‘Brands are becoming culture coders,’ retail trend researcher reveals

TRENDS – Stefanie Dorfer from innovation research and trends company Stylus reports on five retail spaces tapping into culture and community.

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Zaha Hadid Architects fluidly extends a new identity for Fiera Milano

MILAN – Fluid and organic, the CityLife shopping centre conveys a renewed sense of identity to Milan’s new hub for mixed-use living.

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‘Form follows pastries’ is the new adage for Bake shop by 07Beach

Ho Chi Minh City – Designed by Joe Chikamori of 07Beach, Bake displays row upon row of Japanese cheese tarts on a series of terraced pedestals.

Billboard: Salone del Mobile 2018
Billboard: Salone del Mobile 2018
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Multifunctional Eye-D space defies gravity and convention

Istanbul – Ofist studio creates a gravity-defying experience with 505 yoga blocks for the multifunctional, ‘Rayban-free’ retail concept Eye-D.

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Lies Mertens and its message of minimalism

ANTWERP, Belgium – Atelier Bontekoe van Put designs accessory brand Lies Mertens’s store with aesthetics to match its brand ethics.

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Obstacle, spectacle – Vavas uses a sculptural display to bridge and divide

SEOUL – The Vavas eyewear store in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam District, gives centre stage to a display object that’s both rough boulder and sleek stainless steel.

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Get pretty in Blushhh! with Instagram in mind

KIEV, Ukraine – AKZ Architectura celebrates the identity of a clothing and accessories showroom using its namesake colour in a retail experience tailored to social media.