This minimalist store is Aesop’s very first signature store in Norway. Inspired by the sensory experience of the Aesop consultation process, the architectural exploration began by revealing materials and surfaces that have been hidden and covered within the space, some dating back to the 1800s – a process of archeology. Once revealed in the renovation process, the cosmetic of the new materiality was added to the interior’s existing surfaces, contemporizing the old. Visit Aesop in Oslo (NO).
The Roastery is a destination landmark, a place to recognize coffee making as an art, not as the quick grab-and-go drink we have come to know.
Inside, customers can watch as coffee is roasted in one of two roasters and enjoy a spacious cafe to enjoy their specially-brewed beverage. Discover Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle (US).
Designed like much of her collection, everything is created by starting with the materials first and working back towards form and function. The store itself is beautifully spacious and relaxed, mixing a neutral palette of widely found materials such as reclaimed wood, concrete and travertine. Everything in the store adds to the atmosphere. Just from the first glance you’ll know that your in a very cool, chic place; a store that’s obviously a very intimate and personal expression of Rachel Comey. Explore Rachel Comey in Soho, New York (US).
Begendik created the Cayyolu Store in Ankara, where competition has increased among local emerging players and international retailers. Begendik has pioneered a completely new format for the Cayyolu Store by utilizing their experience in the retail industry and evaluating best practices. The main drivers of the new store concept are the focus on freshness and customer experience. Visit the Begendik Cayyolu Store in Ankara (TR).
Notcutts created a customer journey that conceptually mirrors the journey through a large country home. The centre features a restaurant, The Kitchen, as well as a separate food department. Discover Notcutts Tunbridge Wells in Pembury (UK).
The store for the French perfumer Frédéric Malle is a discrete, geometrically inspired space within the first floor of a historic red brick townhouse in New York. Imagining an appropriate architectural expression for smell, the architects developed a series of “slipped disks” which create imagery for the façade, cabinetry, furniture, and an outdoor space behind the store, dubbed the “Secret Garden. Explore Frédéric Malle in New York (US).
The Ileana Makri Flagship store was inspired by her view on design, her interests and inspirations, her images and passions that drive her creative force. Intentionally breaking from the way other jewelry stores are laid out, the Ileana Makri flagship offers customers more freedom to explore the space. Discover Ileana Makri in Athens (GR).
Au Bout du Champ is a click and collect concept dedicated to fresh products and prepared foods. The retailer explores a new approach by combining the best of modern digital formats with traditional foods (local, fresh, natural products). Discover Au bout du champ near Paris (FR).
The store has the look and feel of a Hunkemöller mansion, divided into various sections devoted to different moods. The flagship store sells all of the product groups in the Hunkemöller collection, exhibiting them creatively with special techniques, such as an ‘intelligent lighting system’ for the window displays, digital signage, a Sexy Shapes bra bar and even distinctive fragrances for each product group. There is also a VIP fitting room, where you can change the lighting and background to suit your mood. This is a store that takes shopping for lingerie to a whole new, multi-sense, dimension. Explore Hunkemöller in Antwerp (BE).
An inspirational Fashion Luxury Destination that It reflects the richness and spirit of Istanbul. In the store it was all about building in a sense of luxury and service to each department. Both the men’s and women’s areas, for example, offer VIP fitting rooms. To enhance the space and to add imposing landmark transition areas between floors, the business has invested in works from local artists and furniture designers. Explore Beymen Zorlu Center in Istanbul (TR).