Siam Paragon and EMQuatier malls, innovative food court interior design and branding

Siam Paragon and EMQuatier malls, innovative food court interior design and branding

Food courts have long been synonymous with shopping malls, but as the mall continues its astonishing decline as a hub of suburban activity in the United States, there are however some remarkable new developments taking route in the Far East....
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Innovative supermarket and grocery store interior design concepts - Aldi China - Review

Innovative supermarket and grocery store interior design concepts - Aldi China - Review

Is small the new Superstore? Aldi is currently testing innovative retail strategies in China, from which they then quickly make adjustments and improvements based on customers’ feedback and data collection.
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Zara emblematic global flagship store on corso Vittorio Emanuele in Milan - Review

Zara emblematic global flagship store on corso Vittorio Emanuele in Milan - Review

During our research into fast fashion retailing for new trend concepts and innovative store design, we came across the Zara flagship store on corso Vittorio Emanuele in Milan. The store, occupies 3,500 s...
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Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens, a truly sophisticated superstore rebrand and design creation.

Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens, a truly sophisticated superstore rebrand and design creation.

What stands out from the interior merchandising of the store is the focus on fresh food and freshly prepared food theatre. Loblaws refer to the concept as “a theatre of food.” 
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Why should you invest money in an outdated branch? Profitable rebranding for banks.

Why should you invest money in an outdated branch? Profitable rebranding for banks.

Real cost savings can be achieved by using a light touch investment model to update the brand and brand environment of a retail branch network; allowing institutions with budget limitations to transform the branch network with a similar outcome as...
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Siam Discovery Mall cutting edge retail interior design and architecture

Siam Discovery Mall  cutting edge retail interior design and architecture

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) named the building’s design the most cutting edge in the world. Siam Discovery is a 7-storey shopping mall with a sophisticated concept of presenting items on display. The concep...
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Retail Bank trends 2021, inspiring branch design and digital brand innovation at Virgin Money.

Retail Bank trends 2021, inspiring branch design and digital brand innovation at Virgin Money.

During a visit to my recently refurbished local bank branch, I discovered a chic, contemporary and stylish interior with a sense of urban design which is shaping the physical setting for life in cities. Welcome to my local bank...
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Can compact retail format design provide an answer to hypermarket and supermarket profitability?

Can compact retail format design provide an answer to hypermarket and supermarket  profitability?

Consumers are shopping ever smarter and closer to home. In this context, has the hypermarket and large supermarket formats become irrelevant in certain locations?  Our perception is some other trends are impacting large format food...
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H&M fashion and homewares retail trends, merging digital and brick-and-mortar shopping

H&M fashion and homewares retail trends, merging digital and brick-and-mortar shopping

Eighteen months ago H&Ms Home concept store opened in Regent Street, London. The store has established its presence to become a favourite home furnishing, style and interiors destination venue. H&M management refers to the brand concept as...
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Electrical store design retail trends for 2021 – Media Markt stores

Electrical store design retail trends for 2021 – Media Markt stores

Here are several trends to consider when an electronic retailer wishes to reimage the store. The last Media Markt concept stores to open were in Eindhoven Netherlands and Wilrijk Belgium. These developments aimed to present the electroni...
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EmQuartier, Bangkok - an innovative shopping mall, retail branding and interior design

EmQuartier, Bangkok - an innovative shopping mall, retail branding and interior design

As part of a process of design discovery, we continually visit and benchmark the best in class shopping malls and branding innovations in major cities across the globe. On a recent visit to Thailand, we photographed the EmQuartier Mall i...
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