Articles tagged Retail

/

Denmark meets China: Scandinavian design gets a retail platform in Changzhou

Changzhou, China – Råhuset is a furniture showroom conceived by two young designers looking to broaden the Chinese market’s scope of Scandinavian design.

/

Small retail spaces shouldn’t limit creativity, shows this Beijing jewellery store

Beijing – Okamoto Deguchi Design turned a 38-sq-m store in a massive retail centre into an intimate cloudscape for fine-jewellery brand Yin.

/

Why a Melbourne lifestyle concept store is supposed to look better offline

Melbourne – Inspired by Syrian art and architecture, The Stella Collective designed homewares shop and café Zoobibi to help shoppers digitally disconnect.

/

This Vancouver facial bar looks nothing like your regular dermatologist’s office

Vancouver – Further example of the changing face of clinical spaces, Fig – advertised as the world’s first clean skincare bar – was designed by Scott & Scott Architects.

/

By staying backstage, brands can subliminally reach new audiences

Seoul – The Juun.J shop, designed by Seoul-based office WGNB, sets out to translate the signature style of designer Jung Wook-jun.

/

Sephora’s first-ever Playhouse pop-up was rich in social media currency

Singapore – With nine beauty-verses, the Kingsmen-designed Sephora Playhouse showed that Insta-friendly pop-ups continue to pay off for brand engagement.

/

This multi-brand store in China opted for a windowless display. But why?

Chengdu – For The Republique Store in Chengdu, Archetype covered up the store windows, arousing curiosity through mistery. Does that design decision translate into more sales?

/

Aughties nostalgia alert: The Amélie look is back in style, via this Chinese shop

Beijing – Inspired by Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain, Isense Design explores a message of discovery and self-acceptance at IMI’s Market, a Beijing underwear store.

/

*cries in Spanish* Mexico just built the world’s most beautiful showroom

Guadalajara – Esrawe Studio turned Grupo Arca’s Design Centre in Guadalajara into more than a showroom and warehouse: it’s almost a cultural centre for the city.

/

A concept store made to showcase Buddhist shrines? It does exist in Shanghai

Shanghai – Dongqi Architects created Anzhi, a Shanghainese retail space full of acrylic concentric circles that reflect a Buddhist shrine back to its visitors.

/

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. 

/

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.