// arthitectural / store

Joseph Grappin
Concept boutique / Karine Arabian


In spring 2011, the shoe designer Karine Arabian reopened her signature boutique at 4, rue Papillon in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, unveiling a newly redesigned space in keeping with the brand’s new architectural identity, both the work of interior architect Joseph Grappin. Classically Parisian in style, the boutique now features a façade with lovingly […]


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Witblad
Dumon Kortrijk


Dumon Chocolatier shop in Kortrijk (Belgium) completed in October 2010. Concept based on chocolates as jewelry. The counter’s facets are similar to those used in diamonds and in my favourite Dumon chocolate. The lights are from Diesel for Foscarine. Location: Kortrijk, Belgium Interior designer:  Witblad |  Bob Bulcaen Project name: Dumon Kortrijk Date completion: 2010 […]


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Stone Designs
Ecko Unltd.


Following what Mark says in an interview: ‘If you are operating from the comfort zone, you are in the wrong business’. This is how we have dealt with this project. Ecko is not a catwalk brand; it is not something that can be measured or classed within a trend. Ecko represents the most rebel heart […]


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GRASSICORREA architects
Canali Building


The recently renovated building located in New Bond Street in London houses Canali’s largest boutique worldwide, with offices and showroom. Today, it constitutes the Italian fine tailoring brand’s new location headquarters in six floors. It occupies two adjoining historical town houses that have previously been subject of several alterations starting from the 80’s. On the […]


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IPARK arkitektura+hirigintza
Eder Altzariak


The “EDER” building, a kitchen furniture store, is a constantly changing since its inception. Since its construction as a residential villa, further transformation in a region clinic to its current use as kitchen and bath store Eder. With a building where the story describes a continuous adaptation of the space to a use totally different […]


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MuFF Co.,Ltd.
Fujimido Aoto


This is a renovation project of a store installed in the corner of a rice cracker factory, which is located in a section of the old town that contains well-preserved old streets and houses. The factory uses only domestic and natural ingredients in its crackers. With the store located in the corner of a handmade […]


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Tabanlioglu Architects
E5 Shopping Centre


The E5 Shopping Centre is located in a residential neighbourhood in Avcilar, a large, densely populated middle class residential area of Istanbul, an important shopping and commercial zone for Istanbul. The design is an elegant, steel and glass, five-storey ‘U’ shaped box. Subverting the earliest mall concepts, which were inward looking entities, a glazed atrium […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Vintage Star store


The recently opened Vince Camuto concept stores were derived from the visions of Sergio Mannino, Italian Architect with Studio in New York, and Vince Camuto, owner and CEO of the Camuto Group. When the Mr. Camuto initially approached Sergio Mannino Studios, the idea was to create a sophisticated boutique that would offer women incredible product […]


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COEN! design agency
Secrets by day


How to put a product as exciting and seductive as lingerie in the market? How do you present core values as confident, sexy, charming, successful and love ? The exclusive boutique with the with the provocative name ‘Secrets by day’ faces this challenge while leaving enough space for good personal advice: the customer comes first. […]


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World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF)
Shortlist 2011 part. 4


Learning Archi5 | Workshops of the Marcel Sembat High School (Sotteville les Rouen, France) A workshop building dedicated to technical teaching about motors and vehicles which requires large spaces and high ceilings. Located at the boundary of the park, the building blends with the landscape using a wavy design for its vegetated roof to produce varied curves and a […]


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S3 arquitectos
CTT – flagship store


The program allows and requests to a linear distribution, that we only consider resultant of the addition of synthesized objectives in a unique object that it is assumed as an inhabitable sculpture inside of the store space. With the protagonism that great glass facade provides, there is a spiral wall (symbolizing the ascension, the knowledge […]


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Vertical Garden Design
Replay Barcelona


Replay’s store on Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona now hosts a vertical garden of just above 100m2. In the storefront location, the two storey wall is set in a dramatic and playful environment with waterfalls, sculptures and contrasting materials. As a great place to study nature’s own vertical gardens, the waterfalls were a natural starting […]


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AquiliAlberg
PHILIPP PLEIN store


In occasion of the opening of the new flagship store in Italy, Philipp Plein chose to collaborate for the first time with AquiliAlberg, a Milan-based architectural and design studio. AquiliAlberg’s sculptural portal anticipate the fashion designer ultra-contemporary and luxurious world. PHILIPP PLEIN opens his first flagship store in Italy and chooses the exclusive location of […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Shoebox Store


Sergio Mannino Studio’s design for the new Shoebox store in Wheatley Plaza is a combination of mainstream and offbeat, creating a unique environment where colors and subtleties abound to make shopping an exhilarating experience. A series of over 200 wall panels of various colors and functions are installed in a grid throughout the space; each […]


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Studio Mk27
Decameron


The showroom of the Decameron furniture store is located on a rented site in the furniture commercial alley in São Paulo. To make the quick and economic construction viable, the project worked with the premise of a light occupation of the lot, basically done with industrial elements, which could easily be assembled. The space was […]


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Studio OneWay
ZEHA Berlin Flagship Store


This design job required a compelling concept, which visually differs from an ordinary retail store. The goal was to inspire people through the attractive design to step into the store and become new customers. For this reason the design had to be very clever and appealing, but keeping it in the required budget range. The […]


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Park Associati
CP Company Shops System


The new retail concept for C.P. Company is developed from a functional idea that turns into an aesthetic statement. All the shop walls are covered with birch plywood panels, separated horizontally by strips of last generation extremely strong transparent 3M Velcro. This “intelligent” wall concept is designed to support aluminum lacquered white shelves and panels […]


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Architetto Pierluigi Piu
Mandarina Duck


MANDARINA DUCK – the renown brand since thirty years present and, nowadays, well-established on the market of bags and accessories production – aims at a clientele young and cosmopolitan, open minded, attentive to new products, always on the move, whether that means travelling thousands of miles or simply going from A to B in the […]


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HEAD Architecture and Design
Gourmet


This 15,000 square feet foodhall is situated in the basement of Causeway Bay’s high end Lee Garden fashion district, the design fully utilising the dramatic impact of a five storey sunlit atrium to illuminate the central part of the new store. This is given over to five individually designed concession ‘pods’, that are located in […]


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Slade Architecture
Buzzer Beater


Buzzer Beater is a high-end consignment store in New York’s Greenwich Village that specializes in rare sneakers and apparel.  There is no back-inventory – everything on display has its own unique history. We designed the store to reflect the nature of its eclectic and highly personal inventory. The store’s closely populated space allows for an […]


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