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Photo above: the bwd.com Just because store windows are your face to the world doesn’t mean that designing one has to break the bank. In fact, there is a certain charm, much appreciated by onlookers, in the ingenuity that goes into creating something spectacular out of something cheap. Below, there are a few examples of […]

Photo above: Jonathan Leijonhufvud via retaildesignblog.net Shoes and good design is a combination difficult to resist. Putting the two together is a feast for the eyes, as in the case of the shoe displays below. From “floating” shoes to shoe forests, these displays show the artistic potential of these prosaic functional items and the visual impact […]

Via thebwd.com and retaildesignblog.net Photo above: StudioXAG via thebwd.com With today’s image overload shaping the way customers react to what they see, just a pretty window may not get the attention of passers-by and convince them to enter a store. More than beautiful and attractive, storefronts and window displays have to be ingenious and surprising. To […]

Via contemporist.com Designers: Keiichiro Sako and Takeshi Ishizaka (SAKO Architects) All photos courtesy of Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners Inc. Romanticism is a women’s clothing store in Hangzhou, only one of 500 that the brand has scattered over China, and its flagship store. Unique and unexpected, its exterior and interior design succeed in attracting […]

Via weburbanist.com Designer: Geoff Tsui All photos courtesy of Geoff Tsui A daring geometrical structure and vivid color is a winning combination for a storefront meant to draw potential customers’ attention. This is exactly what the façade of a gift and gadget store in Hong Kong does. Yellow and modern, it flaunts an easy-to-spot and hard-to-forget […]

Via architecturaldigest.com Designer: Rafael de Cárdenas Ltd./Architecture at Large A façade that sets the mood and tells a story is an important part in building brand awareness. Before entering the Baccarat crystal flagship store in Manhattan, customers get a sense of the luxury and craftsmanship inside with a single glance at the exquisite store front.   […]

Via contemporist.com Designer: Zara Estudio All photos: Marc Wilson With a modern, almost futuristic appearance, the façade of the Zara store at Westfield London is in no need of character. Replacing the customary rectangular look with a daring geometric design, the façade stands up as a veritable piece of modern architectural art. Designer Zara Estudio and fabricators […]

Via dezeen.com Designer: Tokujin Yoshioka All photos courtesy of dezeen.com Those who are looking for some sparkle in the Swarovski store of Ginza, Tokyo, get it even before they set foot in the building. The store welcomes its patrons with a cascade of “crystals” right above the entrance, a perfect introduction to a place that sells […]

Futuristic Pop Up Store in Paris – New Creative Pop Up Display Design by studio Bonsoir Paris The trendy look of the Bright Young Things London concept store in the departments of Selfridges in Paris, France, has got it noticed by shoppers. The idea for a pop up space along with flashy window displays was […]