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Reframing public perception of a dollar store is not an easy task for designers but Karo took up the challenge and did a great job. Dollarworld of Calgary, Canada brought this challenge to Karo. How did they shift the ingrained notion of a dollar store? The brand and interior designers began their reframing of perceptions […]

If you’re an interior designer or a shopaholic, your mind will be blown by this unconventional upside down store design Viktor and Rolf in Milan! The interior design of this store brand in Milan features parquet floors (on the ceiling), upside down columns.  The arches between the columns are made into handy closets for storing […]

The Foldaway Bookshop was designed to make its debut at the London Festival of Architecture. The book store featured accordion-style, cardboard walls with built-in shelves to accommodate many books on architecture for the festival. Empty spaces on the walls featured projections of films about architecture. The shelves and walls were designed to be broken down […]

Upon entering the spacious yet intimate Delbove boutique in Brussels, one idea jumps out: elegant minimalist. The store makes it clear what product line is featured, and all else is tucked away. Designed by Christophe Remy, this boutique features the high-end cosmetic line of Gina d’Alsembourg who relaunched Delbove Belgian cosmetics. The cosmetics themselves are […]

Starbucks is looking to connect with another group of caffeine drinkers with its new store, Teavana. It set up shop on the Upper East Side of New York with dim lights and calming music, as well as comfortable chairs and the smoothing aroma of tea everywhere in the store. Teavana is for the opposite crowd. […]

Above: Funkiberry store 3D model by Mindful Design Consulting. Within last year, Funkiberry Frozen Yogurt Shop has opened three locations in New York. Mindful Design Consulting has created a fun and inviting brand for this new frozen yogurt store which is planing to go international in France, Russia and other countries. Bright and playful colors […]

The key to effective store branding is maintaining simplicity while still creating a memorable visual impact that gets the message across to customers. This often requires a delicate balance involving imagery, text, colors, and overall design. “Fritzy” is a candy shop in Toronto that has achieved these goals with both their advertising and their store […]

AT&T’s big makeover adds warmth and hospitality to its store interior design. The nationwide refurbishment adds lots of wood, products to play with and does away with check-out counters. Adding a personal touch to customer relations, AT&T staff members will walk around the store with tablets and assist patrons with face-to-face interactions. With the Internet […]

The Shinjuku, Tokyo branch of the Papabubble candy store is snugly tucked into a high-traffic area on the concourse of the bustling Shinjuku station, which sees an average of more than 3 million passengers a day. The candy store interior is tiny, with a total floor area of just a little over 13 square meters, […]