The PAUW Luxury Denim store focuses on a younger audience with a more informal but luxury lifestyle. Their objective is to connect and inspire individuals around denim by providing accessible top quality brands and products such as Denham, Edwin Japan and Adriano Goldschmied. The products are available in different washings and refined styles and can be combined with a fine selection of musthave leasurewear. Explore the PAUW Luxury Denim store in Amsterdam (NL).
For the Coach flagship store in Omotesando, Tokyo, OMA designed a façade of interlocking acrylic display units with a logic that translates to the interior. The units frame individual items like bags, busts or mannequins, making each appear precious. The façade design continues from floor to ceiling over both levels of the store, presenting the entire corner of the building it occupies with the same treatment. The translucency of the acrylic panels gives a glowing effect at night. Inside the store, OMA designed a central core of acrylic blocks that complements the façade. This, seen together with the façade blocks, layers views of merchandise with those of the streets beyond, uniting inside and out. Explore Coach in Tokyo (JP).
Maison Ullens’ first Paris store was made closely with the brand’s founder to guarantee the interior complimented the attire on demonstrate. The brightly lit volumes showcase the brand’s latest designs, while a series of secluded cocoons help establish an intimate and relaxed retail environment. Dutch architecture studio OMA put in tessellated wood curtains as part of its style of the Paris flagship shop. The curtains are manufactured from small tessellated triangles of wood and had been developed by German designer Elisa Strozyk, who has previously created a rug manufactured from wood-veneer offcuts. Visit Maison Ullens in Paris (FR).
The volume of the space is brilliantly and innovatively characterized with touches of humor here and there and is in perfect harmony with the key brand values of Longchamp: chic, creativity, pleasure, appealingly fresh. The flagship outlet La Maison Unique is part of a new wave in retail design with designers given the mandate to create a shopping “experience” that will help build a memorable mental image of the brand. The designers replaced a traditional staircase with a “topography of walkways, landings and steps” and used aircraft windscreen glass for balustrades. Explore La Maison Unique in New York (US).
The spatial interventions in the hull, which visually connects the floors, are not emphasized by smoothing them but has been kept visible to show additions and finishing layers over time. There is a base from which the original shop and its transformations over time remained visible. This pattern of textures in the existing building is complemented by an object. Discover Stills in Amsterdam (NL).
The Burberry flagship store is a visually stunning renovation. The building, constructed in 1925 is regarded as a significant early example of the Commercial Palazzo style. The store has successfully maintained heritage elements of the former bank site with a modern, high-end fitout. In contrast to the heritage features, two giant flat screen LED video walls and the latest in-store touch screen technology have been incorporated in the retail space. Discover Burberry in Sydney (AU).
It is the largest Porsche Design retail boutique around the globe, featuring the newly reimagined retail concept. It incorporates a sophisticated and innovative look, highlighting the iconic minimalist and functional style of Porsche Design. The opening of this new prestigious flagship store is an essential step in order to position Porsche Design as one of the world’s leading luxury and lifestyle brands. Explore Porche Design in Milan (IT).
In an old cinema, a unique store universe was created offering a wide selection of lifestyle products and fashion from high-end brands. The element of enjoyment from the old cinema has been retained and exhibitions and events provide the platform for design experiences that are beyond the ordinary. Visit Normann Copenhagen in Copenhagen (DK).
The flagship store is inspired by the Arc de Triomphe, the new design features an iconic stone arch to reflect the brand’s solid foundation. The interior is divided into two distinct zones : mobile and home solutions. The well-planned layout defines the space for the multi-product offerings, and transforms the originally cluttered space into a pleasurable shopping ambience. Tree columns represents growth and vitality, forming an aesthetic wall for mobile display to blend nature and technology. A modern home setting defines a smart living showcase that offers customers a spacious setting to explore the latest smart home technology. Wooden cabinets with gold-trim detail and leather sofa create a cozy sensation. The new design encapsulates the brand’s premium image, and gives a new interpretation of the telecom retail ambience. Discover PCCW-HKT in Hong-Kong (HK).
Situated right in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District, Umpqua’s location feels more like a contemporary store or upscale café than a bank branch. It is designed to serve as an “interactive resource center, business hub and inspiration generator”. Explore Umpqua in San Francisco (US).