OWEN by Tacklebox

Twenty-five thousand brown paper lunch bags line the wall and ceiling of OWEN, a new fashion boutique in New York’s Meatpacking District by Jeremy Barbour of Brooklyn architects Tacklebox The bags create a honeycomb effect in the 170 square-metre store, located in a former industrial building at 809 Washington Street. OWEN, established by fashion graduate Phillip Salem, … Continue reading

Camper Store by Studio Makkink & Bey

Dutch designers Studio Makkink & Bey have completed a store for shoe brand Camper in Lyon with staircases that seem to go on forever. The stairs form display stands for shoes and are outlined in bright red to merge with graphics printed onto the walls as though the steps continue. More shoes are displayed on recessed shelving and the highest … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Paola Navone & Merci Pop-Up Shop

During the Salone del Mobile there are loads of events and pop-up concepts. One of them being the french lifestyle shop Merci and designer Paola Navone collaboration around a pop-up shop in Super Studio in Zona Tortona. Paola Navone had made a bunch of home accessories with her usual bold graphics, and as with the … Continue reading

Polka Gelato by Vonsung

Ice cream parlour Polka Gelato is located in an old historic building in Fitzroy Square in London. Designed by London based design studio Vonsung the interiors are somewhat surprising when entering the gelato shop. With raw concrete and rough limestone being the primary materials and all graphics and furniture being in monochrome colours, the actual gelato … Continue reading

Catalina Fernández Bakery by Anagrama

In the city of San Pedro in the southwestern part of the state of Coahuila in Mexico, Catalina Fernández is baking up a storm of pastries. The popular Catalina Fernández bakery is celebrated for its progressive perception of a pastry shop whilst sustaining traditional recipes. Under the direction of Anagrama, which is the brand agency to introduce in-store design concepts and brand development strategies, … Continue reading

Adashot by EyeCare in Tel Aviv

The art of exhibiting and selling objects as small as contact lenses. Check out this beautiful minimalist shop in Tel Aviv, Israel. It is a store concept for Adashot by EyeCare designed by Lee-Ran Shlomi Gidron of Tel Aviv-based Miss Lee Design. Read more: Miss Lee Design

Market Lane Coffee in Melbourne

A little gem of a coffee shop in Melbourne. Market Lane Coffee is known to have the best coffee in town and has a lovely relaxed yet very cool interior spiced up by the lovely smell of freshly brewed coffee. A perfect place to enjoy your cuppa and book in. Located on Victoria Market, 109-111 Therry … Continue reading

Starbucks installation by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Not your usual Starbucks? Architects Kengo Kuma and Associates have installed a rather unusual Starbucks coffee shop on the approach to a Shinto shrine in Dazaifu, Japan. Over 2000 wooden batons line the interior of the shop, creating a diagonally woven lattice that spikes out beyond the recessed glass facade. Signage for the shop nestles amongst the beams, while … Continue reading

Stills Flagship Store by Doepel Strijkers Architects

Dutch studio Doepel Strijkers Architects have designed the unique interior for fashion label Stills. Located in the Cornelis Schuijtstraat in Amsterdam the flagship store is a mix between the maintained layers of time in the unsmoothed floor and walls and a gridlike structure that grows thoughout the interior space. Doepel Strijkers explains about the project, … Continue reading

TA-ZE by Burdifilek

Toronto’s latest TA-ZE store, at 120 Adelaide Street West, is only 800 square feet in size, but it is airy and uncluttered. TA-ZE is a chain of retail stores focusing on premium olive oils and related product. Ta-ze means fresh in Turkish, and the company is rooted in the long traditions of olive-oil production. Its product … Continue reading