Articles tagged Retail

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At a Brazilian mall, a lifestyle shop lets the breeze block be

Rio de Janeiro – Terra e Tuma, a Sao Paulo-based architectural studio, responded to Oficina Itsu’s retail limitations with a smart, concrete use of time and materials.

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Pallavi Dean makes it OK to judge a bookstore by its cover

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – In the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates, Pallavi Dean interiors find a way to make Al Rawi more than just a bookstore.

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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Fashion retailer Ssense designs with data to go from digital to physical

Montreal – Ssense’s flagship store, designed by David Chipperfield, applies over a decade’s worth of lessons learned both online and off.

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A spaceship grounds itself on Amsterdam´s high-end shopping street

Amsterdam – Shoebaloo’s futuristic interior has been renovated into a space of golden luxury. What does it forecast for Amsterdam’s high-end retail market?

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Homegrown design is leading the way in Russia’s new hip city

Rostov-on-Don, Russia – After receiving international attention for its World Cup infrastructure, Rostov-on-Don is showing that design is driving the future of the city.

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A grand bookstore pays tribute to one of China’s great ancient capitals

Xi'an – The city that erected an army of terracotta might know a thing or two about grand visual statements. Case in point: the White Comedy Zhongshu Bookstore. 

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This Japanese ‘shaire’ salon mixes co-working with hair styling

Tokyo – What can the hair salon industry learn from co-working spaces? Go Today, a new sharing concept in the competitive Tokyo market, has a good answer. 

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Design plays a key role in the blooming business of flower shops

Flowers are no longer just decoration – they’re now a key part of the more sensorial retail experience, from China to Denmark.

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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A Korean brand stands out in London with a little help from some alien friends

London – Multisensory installations are part of Gentle Monster's retail experience – and it’s helping them make a splash in one of Europe’s most competitive shopping streets. 

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Freitag’s pragmatic retail design feels right at home in Rotterdam

Rotterdam – Freitag by Eduard Leiden’s design honours the pragmatic sustainability exercised in both the brand and its host city.

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In Melbourne, shopping for archival fashion makes the digital physical

Melbourne – Dot Comme Collection invited Sibling Architecture to design a space that merged physical retail, digital display and the archive.

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WAA illustrates why brick-and-mortar stores are here to stay

Beijing – How do you create an engaging environment for emerging local design brands in China? By turning shopping into a social event.