Posts tagged as 'retail design'

With its apertures connecting different floors, Isay Weinfeld’s Livraria da Vila bookstore in São Paulo anticipated the trend for more transparent interiors in bookshops that’s now increasingly common

With its apertures connecting different floors, Isay Weinfeld’s Livraria da Vila bookstore in São Paulo anticipated the trend for more transparent interiors in bookshops that’s now increasingly common

In the retail world, bookstore interiors are arguably changing more radically than in any other sector. Time was when bookshops appealed for being old-world and fusty, with their labyrinthine layouts, faintly musty smells and eccentrically bookish proprietors. One example might be Paris’s Shakespeare and Company bookshop, founded by Sylvia Beach in 1919. Fast-forward to the 1990s, and bookshops had become megastores incorporating cafés and comfortable leather armchairs where customers could browse for hours and sip cappuccinos. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Thu 4.12.

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai (LT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai

Ali Sokoladine Chocolate Boutique by a01 Architektai

In the heart of Vilnius, Lithuania is a chocolate boutique with a relaxed interior composed of a combination of concrete, copper, crumbled bricks, metal elements and “the tantalizing aroma of coffee and delicious confectionary.”

 

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Tue 18.11.

Shop 03 Frame store by i29 interior architects (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Shop 03 Frame store by i29 interior architects, photo: Ewout Huibers

Shop 03 Frame store by i29 interior architects, photo: Ewout Huibers

A successful temporary store earlier this year has led to a new location for Frame Magazine’s Shop 03, at Herengracht 178, Amsterdam, a serene completely white space offering a unique three-dimensional experience by i29 interior architects.

 

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Thu 24.7.

Fred Perry store, Bangkok by BuckleyGrayYeoman (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Fred Perry store, Bangkok by BuckleyGrayYeoman

Fred Perry store, Bangkok by BuckleyGrayYeoman

BuckleyGrayYeoman’s Fred Perry flagship store in Bangkok brings a distinctively British sense of style, refinement and wit to Thailand.

 

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Wed 23.7.

No Wódka Store by Kontent (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

No Wódka Store by Kontent, photo: Zajaczkowski Photography

No Wódka Store by Kontent, photo: Zajaczkowski Photography

Warsaw-based Kontent used scaffolding for the design of No Wódka, a pop-up Polish fashion and furnishings store in Berlin.

 

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Tue 22.7.

‘Les Hommes’ boutique, Milan by Piuarch (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Les Hommes' boutique, Milan by Piuarch

‘Les Hommes’ boutique, Milan by Piuarch

In the Porta Nuova district of Milan, Belgian men’s fashion brand Les Hommes has opened its first flagship store designed by Piuarch.

 

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Mon 12.5.

‘Jablka Adama’ store by mode:lina architekci (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.05.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Jablka Adama' store by Mode:lina Architekci, photo: Marcin Ratajczak

‘Jablka Adama’ store by mode:lina architekci, photo: Marcin Ratajczak

Mode:lina architekci’s interior design for Jabłka Adama, a computer store in Poznań, Poland, was inspired by the store’s name (Adam’s Apples in english) which led to a theme of apples, crates and fruit stand.

 

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Tue 29.4.

Shop 02 / Frame store by i29 (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.04.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Shop 02 / Frame store by i29

Shop 02 / Frame store by i29

Dutch interior architectural practice i29 have designed a retail space for Frame Publishers and Foam Photography Museum Amsterdam, who have joined forces for a creative centre in the historic canal-side Felix Meritis building in Amsterdam.

 

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