Archive for January, 2012


A pastry boutique specialising in in custom desserts for special events. Very clean, nice quirks (especially that table) and a space where the product can really stand out. Via the Behance Network  Read More …

Colour, F&B, Retail, Retail design

The making of Tedbury

Behind the scenes at Tedbury, Ted Baker’s new Bluewater store, including some old school sign writing. Originally spotted on the Retail Focus twitter feed.  Read More …

Fashion, Marketing, Retail, Retail design

585 Boardriders

A new(ish) flagship store for Quiksilver, 585 Boardriders on Venice Boulevard in sunny California, USA. The 10,000 square foot open floor plan store allows storage for up to 500 surfboards and also provides a fully equipped surf and skateboard shop. Also incorporated are skateboard friendly spaces on the front and side of the building. Inside includes a curated art gallery, a green wall and outside Read more …

Changing rooms, Leisure, Retail, Retail design
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Cupcakes in Abu Dhabi

Via a submission, London based carbon, have recently completed a project in Abu Dhabi for Bloomsbury’s. A free standing cupcake kiosk in Al Wahda Mall. The architecture and components were designed as a ‘kit of parts’ so the design can work for roll out locations across the Middle East and India.  Read More …

F&B, Pop up retail, Retail, Retail design, Trends
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Shopper-Centric Design eBook

Here’s a nice little eBook, courtesy of Elateral. Just the right thing to get those juices going for your New Year’s to do list. Of particular interest is the four principles and seven imperatives and some good links at the back of the book. Happy reading. Here’s the download link. (You’ll need to give up your email address).  Read More …

Books, Marketing, Random, Retail, Social Media, Trends