Dezeen’s top 10 shops of 2019

A pink-tinged CBD store in New York and a minimalist handbag boutique in Milan are among the top 10 shops of 2019, selected by interiors reporter Natasha Levy as part of Dezeen’s yearly review. Standard Dose, USA, by SR Projects It’s only fitting that SR Projects set out to create a “calm escape” inside this […]

Brdr Krüger’s first showroom features soft colours and rococo references

Danish furniture brand Brdr Krüger has opened its first standalone showroom in Copenhagen, with an interior by Bunn Studio that references the history of both the company and the location. This is the first time in Brdr Krüger‘s 133-year history that it is showing its entire furniture range outside of its workshop in Værløse. The […]

Foster + Partners completes Galeries Lafayette department store in Luxembourg

Architecture studio Foster + Partners has created a department store in Luxembourg with a faceted glass facade. The Galeries Lafayette store stands at the corner of Grand Rue and Boulevard Royal in central Luxembourg. It was designed by Foster + Partners to be “a distinctive presence for one of Europe’s leading department stores”. The seven-storey building has […]

UNStudio mimics textiles with glass for facade of Amsterdam store

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio has created three curved, glass boxes that “mimic billowing transparent cloth” from the facade of a store on PC Hooftstraat in Amsterdam. Named The Looking Glass, the store has been designed to be a flagship for a fashion brand on PC Hooftstraat – a shopping street in Amsterdam that is a […]

Material palette of London’s Forte Forte boutique is a “visual and chromatic melody”

Clay bricks, onyx and plush velvet are just some of the materials that creative duo Giada Forte and Robert Vattilana have used for the interior of this fashion boutique, which has opened in west London. Located in London’s affluent Chelsea neighbourhood, Forte Forte has been decked out in a medley of materials that are meant […]

Frama uses neutral tones for Beirut concept store The Slow

Multidisciplinary design studio Frama tried to emulate a relaxed neighbourhood atmosphere inside this Beirut concept store, which features limewashed surfaces and simple concrete fixtures. The Slow – which was formerly an old-school cafe – accommodates a shop, eatery, co-working area and meeting room that locals can hang out in throughout the day. It’s situated in […]

Green plywood cabinets outfit Maharishi store in New York City

Plywood is used to make cabinets, nooks and dividers inside this olive green retail store in Lower Manhattan that Brooklyn studio ABA has designed for London streetwear brand Maharishi. Designed by architects Emily Abruzzo and Gerald Bodziak of Abruzzo Bodziak Architects​ (ABA), the store in New York’s Tribeca neighbourhood is Maharishi‘s first location outside London. […]

The Conran Shop opens biggest retail space yet in South Korea

The Conran Shop has filled two floors of a former car park with design-focused furnishings and objects for the home in Gangnam, Seoul, which is its 12th branch. The 2,229 square metres, The Conran Shop takes over two floors of an old multi-storey car park connected to Gangnam’s Lotte Department Store. Although the retailer already has a number […]

Glossier’s floral pop-up store in London blooms with colour

Glossier‘s in-house design team channelled 19th-century splendour for the interiors of its pop-up shop in London, which is covered in colourful flower-print wallpaper. The beauty brand’s in-house design team said they looked at the history of London design through “Glossier-coloured glasses” to develop the aesthetic of the pop-up, which is nestled along a boutique-lined street […]

Moustache opens Paris store that looks as if it is carved out of stone

En Bande Organisée and Julien Dufresne Architecte used pale polished concrete to create the cave-like interiors of French brand Moustache’s Parisian store. White polished-concrete walls dotted with curved alcoves and ceilings with organically-shaped skylights feature in Moustache‘s recently-opened Paris store. Located in the city’s Canal Saint Martin district, the 120-square-metre space is the brand’s first […]

Gold palm trees adorn the monochromatic interior of Darial concept store in Barcelona

Towering gold pillars shaped like palm trees, ivory carpets and black lacquer screens fill this dramatic concept store in Barcelona, which has been designed by haute couturier Djaba Diassamidze. Called Darial, the 1,500-square-metre lifestyle store takes over the ground floor and basement of Casa Tomàs Roger, a 19th-century building in the city’s Dreta de l’Eixample […]

Frank Gehry crowns Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul with glass sails

Frank Gehry has perched a stack of sweeping glass sails atop a cube of white stone for Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul, with interiors by architect Peter Marino. The roof is a reference to the curved roofs found in traditional Korean architecture, and a nod to the billowing forms of Gehry’s Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris. […]

Lunya styles Manhattan store like a “glitzy, upscale New York apartment”

Los Angeles clothing brand Lunya has created its New York store with vintage and contemporary finds to decorate zones as if they were a dining room, bedroom and living area. Ashley Merrill, who founded the women’s sleepwear brand in 2014, has designed the New York City shop to be like a local apartment filled with […]

West Village cookie shop decorated with palette of “biscuit beiges and chocolate browns”

US studio The New Design Project has decorated this West Village cookie shop with speckled terrazzo, beige tiles and creamy walls to reference the baked goods for sale. The Brooklyn studio was enlisted to design the Chip Cookies and Cream shop on Bleecker Street in Manhattan, following its completion of the first shop in Astoria, […]

Jaipur’s Nila House store aims to preserve traditional Indian craft

Handcrafted pieces from local artisans will be available to purchase in this lifestyle store in Jaipur, India, which features interiors developed by Bijoy Jain. Offering a selection of handwoven and naturally dyed products, Nila House sets out to be a “repository of knowledge” on traditional Indian craft techniques. The store – which includes an archive, workshops […]

Leong Leong adds monolithic projection screens to R13’s brickwork flagship store

Large blocks covered in LED screens show projections and form clothing displays in this New York City retail space designed by architecture firm Leong Leong. Brothers Dominic and Chris Leong renovated a building in New York’s SoHo neighbourhood to house R13 Denim’s first flagship store. The aim was to create a space that combines existing […]

Made Thought creates “a website that exists” in the form of a pop-up shop

Design studio Made Thought has imagined the shop of the future, with an experimental pop-up in London that has a lot in common with a digital experience. The Made Thought store brings together an assortment of elements you typically wouldn’t find in a shop, from editorial articles to immersive installations. It gives the studio – […]

Peter Marino channels happiness for renovation of Louis Vuitton store in west London

Peter Marino has used artwork by Tracy Emin and the Campana Brothers to animate the interior of Louis Vuitton‘s New Bond Street store, which has reopened after more than a year of renovation works. Louis Vuitton dominates a corner-block of New Bond Street, a parade of luxury boutiques in west London’s affluent Mayfair neighbourhood. Over […]

Esrawe Studio carves quarry-like landscape for Guadalajara stone showroom

Monolithic blocks of stone mimic man-made quarry landscapes for Grupo Arca’s showroom and cultural centre in Guadalajara, Mexico, designed by Esrawe Studio. The complex is designed to promote culture and education over business transactions, with a focus on Mexican architecture, design and fine arts. Esrawe Studio split these two functions into separate buildings. Arts and […]

Aesop opts for a more luxurious feel with marble fittings at Piccadilly Arcade store

Geometric floor tiles, marble fixtures and flesh-coloured hues appear inside this Aesop store in central London, which has been designed by film director Luca Guadagnino. The Aesop store is set on the corner of London’s Piccadilly Arcade, a covered passageway of luxury shops that includes fine jewellery boutiques, bespoke tailors and small-scale art galleries. Its […]

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