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NewsNews • 29 Oct 2020

MVRDV strips 19th-century Haussmann style building and adds a glass floor to reveal its internal beauty

MVRDV completed the new flagship store for French lingerie brand Etam, located on Boulevard Haussmann directly across from the Galeries Lafayette department store. Inspired by the lingerie on display the architects wanted to make the store both revealing and intimate.  Ossip van Duivenbode MVRDV wanted to highlight the building’s clean classical appearance by stripping back the exterior as much as possible. The same approach was continued indoors by removing a part of the entresol floor and inserting a glass floor. The transparency reveals the original stone structure and allows natural light to flood the basement level.   Ossip van Duivenbode The glass floor grants visitors to see products and people above or be... More

NewsNews • 15 Jul 2020

Herzog & de Meuron reveal functional beauty and new spatial possibilities at Uniqlo Tokyo flagship store

By stripping away a conventional retail interior, Herzog & de Meuron reveal the functional beauty and simplicity of a building’s original concrete skeleton for the new Uniqlo Tokyo flagship store, while also improving connections to the surrounding city context. Credit: Nacasa & Partners Located in the Ginza district of Tokyo, the existing Marronnier Gate building is situated with dense urban fabric on one side and an open expanse of wide avenues and elevated roadways on the other, giving the building two different spatial qualities on either side. First constructed in 1984, the building was modeled on a large-scale Parisian-style department store, with multiple stores within the same structure. Suspended ceilings of a s... More

Project • By FPAA studioShops

Ma'aM collection fagship store

The project lefts the architectural body: walls with no fittings, a floor area conceived as an autonomous object thanks to brass surface between existing and new layer, ceiling treated with sinuous fabric blades.The sensation of “compression” given by the ceiling installation and the circular holes on the floor, generate a system of places and temporal dilations.  The lights “Lampada di Abbott”, the hanger stands and “beSIDE” furnitures, are custom designed for this project  More

Project • By MSH AtelierExhibition Centres

La Gloria Flagship Store

La Gloria, the global leather brand has opened its first store in Bangladesh, designed by MSH Atelier, underpinned by a sustainable ethos and care for the environment in its materiality and operation. While La Gloria is well known for their uncompromising dedication towards producing fine grade leather products, the owners of this company have always been pulled by diverse design ideas. From the beginning of their business, they exported products in several countries.    After successfully operating several stores worldwide, La Gloria decided to launch their flagship store in Bangladesh. Now it is located at the street of Banani 10. It was a huge challenge for the design team to renovate an old building for this store from outsi... More

Project • By HejidesignShops

galia lahav shanghai BFC

Hejidesign, an interior design agency based out of Shenzhen, designed the retail space, transforming the space into the physical embodiment of the Galia Lahav brand. The color palate consists of different shades of white, with pure white serving as the principal color. A backdrop of pearl mosaic tiles greets visitors as they walk in the store, subtly glimmering and shining — perfectly offsetting the steady calmness of the Galia Lahav logo. A copper inlay of the logo also appears on the front of the reception desk. Pure white marble flooring serves as the perfect backdrop to the display of exquisite wedding dresses.  The staircase leading to the fitting room upstairs was designed to give brides a feeling of ascending into a he... More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyShops

Victoria's Secret Flagship Stores

Victoria's Secret flagship stores in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong, opened in 2017 and 2018.  More

Project • By Office WinhovShops


Transformation of the flagship store for the Swiss jeweller Bucherer. The flagship store in Zürich for the Swiss jeweller Burcherer is a renovation of the existing building that dates from 1961. The building heads a small perimeter block on the corner of Bahnhofstrasse and the historic Kuttelgasse. The existing natural stone facade is replaced with a regular facade grid made up of angled marble elements. The recessed surfaces in the facade contain the windows for the offices on the upper floor. At the corner, the elements develop into bay windows, orientating the building towards the perspective of the Bahnhofstrasse. The plinth, with typical shop windows, will be constructed of poured bronze elements with decorative patterning. More
Rio 2, 3700K, 19W/m, version with customizable length. Salvatore Ferragamo Tokyo Ginza Flagship Store, Tokyo, Japan. Project: Salvatore Ferragamo HQ Store planning; light planning: Salvatore Ferragamo HQ Store planning in association with Flux cs Studio

Project • By L&L Luce&LightShops

Salvatore Ferragamo Tokyo Ginza Flagship Store

Tokyo’s exclusive business and high-fashion shopping district of Ginza is home to one of Salvatore Ferragamo flagship stores. Ferragamo is one of the world’s leading companies in the luxury sector, and the store covers a total area of approximately 600 square metres. It is the Florentine brand’s largest store in Japan today. The external facades have recently been the subject of a renovation project in which Salvatore Ferragamo HQ Store Planning collaborated with the Milanese lighting design and consultancy Flux cs, in a well-established synergistic relationship that has been developing lighting concepts in the retail sector for some years now. As per the project requirements, the lighting fixtures we... More

Project • By Archi-TectonicsShops

PORTS1961 Shanghai: Flagship

A retail experience that embraces the history of The Bund as an important port and art-deco district. CHALLENGEFor this project, we were tasked with designing a flagship retail experience in Shanghai for fashion brand Ports 1961. The design had to embrace the history and character of The Bund, a downtown cultural district known for its art-deco style and—history as one of China’s most important ports—while creating a signature brand system that could be applied in locations around the world. INNOVATIONWe recycled the materials from a recently-demolished historic Chinese house, CNC-milling the wood to create a fluid system reminiscent of a ship’s hull that displays the fashion collection. This reduces the environmen... More

Project • By Archi-TectonicsShops

Inscape Meditation Studio

INSCAPE, a new meditation concept, opened in Manhattan 2016. Archi-Tectonics designed the Inscape concept not only as a one-off, but also for worldwide distribution. The first PROTO space in Chelsea occupies a large 6000sf ground floor. The space contains a set of large volumes; ellipsoid meditation spaces; a “Dome Room” and an “Alcove room”, an extensive retail space, as well as a lounge for guests. An important element of healthy living is found in lifestyle changes, meditation and ‘cleaner’ live-work environments. When developing the Inscape meditation concept, prefab construction, renewable materials, such as bamboo, linen and cardboard, became the driver of the spatial configueration.   Medita... More

Project • By LED DREAMExhibition Centres

Curved LED Display | FC Barcelona Megastore

· Description: FCBarcelona Megastore involves a unique experience for the customers, both in innovation and technology. Located in Camp Nou, their areas have been remodelled and widened according to the new times and the new technologies offering a great opportunity for the football fans.  FC Barcelona’s Megastore offers a new and more technological, digital and, at the same time, personal vision, with personalised services that turn this space into the best FC Barcelona’s shop in the world. The new installation is divided into three floors, on which we can find the best collection of official products of FC Barcelona and Nike football of clothes, footwear and accessories, which also turn it into the best football... More

Project • By AMDL CIRCLEOffices

S. Pellegrino Flagship Factory

The project to redesign the San Pellegrino bottling plant is organized into four key themes: to be natural, to be pure, to be conscientious, to be cool.To be natural, regarding the environment. Coming from the valley the first impact is a green bridge, that enables trucks to enter without passing through the inhabited village. The bridge is an extension of nature and flora that crosses the river Brembo. The bridge vegetation and the perimeter fence in natural stone are designed to be integrated with the landscape at the heart of the valley. The water that passes over the concrete is impoverished, the water passing over the stone is enriched.To be pure, regarding the water as the symbol of purity and production. The plant is redesigned using... More

Project • By *hfe - ARCHITECTURE | Héctor Fernádez ElorzaShowrooms

Chefslab flagship space

Chefslab is the result of Sergio Perez’s idea of his ideal gastronomic space. He desired a place for organizing exclusive events and cooking workshops. This is Chefslab flagship space. The main challenge of this project resided in the low budget and the preexistence whilst creating an unique experience. The overall design aim is to focus on minimal interventions in order to achieve maximum impact: _Ordering the space by dividing the area in one silver served open-plan room and a couple of black/darker servant zones (kitchen, laboratories, and storage). The glittering silver room is where all activities will take place. Although, this main space can be divided according&nb... More

Project • By ColunexShops

Flagship Store

This shop was designed to create a relaxed and calm experience to its costumers to try the most comfortable beds and mattresses in the market.Located in a prime spot in Porto, Portugal, this flagship store is more focused on luxury products usually available in the internacional markets (such as the ones available in Harrods, UK) but also in projects, to work better with architects, interior designers and so on. More

Project • By Roland Baldi ArchitectsShops


In the hearth of the city in Bozen, in an 18th century building, the first restaurant, market and wine house of the international brand italia&amore, opened its doors.The office of Roland Baldi Architects has been commissioned with the structural and creative implementation of the company concept, which stands for natural, authentic, Italian quality food, that are produced according to ancient traditions by small producers.The restoration work covered up the whole building: the historic façade has been restored. The decorations and the ornaments are maintained while on the ground floor the glass surfaces were united and enlarged to give better luminosity to the interior and greater communication with the pedestrian street.The flagshipst... More