Visual arts

Home Furniture Brand CB2 Launches Store-Only Curated Vintage Collection

The collection of one-of-a-kind, authentic mid-century European furniture and decor is designed to enable exclusivity for Crate & Barrel's millennial-focused brand and drive foot traffic

Fashion & Apparel Celine Debuts Brick And Mortar Redesign With Minimalistic New York Flagship

To better align with the aesthetic of its merchandise, Celine is debuting a new store look starting with its New York flagship that emphasizes spacious, high design reminiscent of an art gallery

Brand Activation & Immersion The Palms High-Design Suite Merges Luxury With Function

The Empathy Suite is a concept villa from Las Vegas's The Palms Resort designed by Damien Hirst, blending extravagance with trending consumer interest in sustainability and wellness

Merchandising & Curation Paris Streetwear Brand Takes Basic Approach To Captivating Store Design

Homecore's Paris popup is a case study in dynamic interior store design using simple and cheap materials, referencing Newtonian physics and graffiti street art

Advertising BMW's Art Journey Sends Artist On Global Trek To Study The Heavens

The auto brand's cultural engagement that supports today's most promising artists is sending winner Zac Langdon-Pole around the world to study how ancient peoples mapped the stars, ending in an Art Basel presentation

Consumer Goods Pidan's First Offline Pet Retail Shop Doubles As A Metallic Playhouse For Strays

The digital-native pet brand remade an old Shanghai slaughterhouse into an experiential retail store and playground for stray cats and dogs, featuring a feline-inspired aesthetic that houses the brand's merchandise

Luxury Bottega Veneta's Tokyo Flagship Merges Italian Heritage With Local Style

Catering to one of its most important markets, the Ginza-area store features a modernist style that combines the brand's Italian roots with that of the Japanese city

Retail Visitors To Gucci's SoHo Store Can Peruse Its Book And Magazine Shop

The Italian luxury brand's bookstore will feature thousands of new and used titles as well as smaller literary accessories ahead of the gifting season, inviting guests to stay and browse its collection

Analysis Interview: How A High-End Men's Accessories Retailer Prioritizes Transparency In Its New Store

In this interview, Jonathan Meizler, founder and creative director at Title of Work, explains how the brand is changing the fashion accessory landscape by challenging industry standards and selling one-of-a-kind pieces

Cafe & Restaurant Graphic Trompe-L'Oeil Cafe Design Lets Guests Live In A Cartoon

A black-and-white, two-dimensional South Korean coffee shop allows patrons to step into a cartoon, using more classic, design-based elements to provide a lower-tech yet Instagram-worthy experience

Automotive MINI Creates Short Films To Show Off Latest Cargo Model

The car brand designed a video campaign to highlight the spaciousness of its new Countryman model, merging art with advertising in a bid to engage consumers

Packaging & Product Engagement Cartier's Concept 'Garage' Takes Visitors Inside The Making Of Its Latest Wares

The Precious Garage showcases the newest additions to the Parisian brand’s iconic Juste un Clou and Écrou de Cartier collections, giving visitors an inside peak into the creation process

Beauty Aesop Store Offers Shoppers Authentic Japanese Row House Experience

The Australian skincare brand partnered with an architecture firm to turn a Kanazawa row house into one of its stores while preserving the original design

Store Experience & Design NYC Visitors Can Learn About Color In Interactive Exhibit Inspired By The City

Color Factory's New York show offers visitors a visually saturated and immersive experience with a backstory about life in the Big Apple