Archive for the ‘luxury’ category

Dior store renewal, Madrid – Spain

December 2nd, 2017

The store occupies two floors and features an 18th Century-inspired setting that mimics the original Dior flagship boutique on avenue Montaigne in Paris, featuring modern furnishings with the Cannage motif and the gray tones favoured by designer Christian Dior serve to enhance the house’s creations.

Chanel store renewal by Peter Marino, Tokyo – Japan

December 2nd, 2017

The revamp, supervised by New York City-based architect Peter Marino, took almost three years, and has not only resulted in new interiors, but has also given the nine-storey building a striking new façade.

Chanel flagship store by Peter Marino, Toronto – Canada

November 28th, 2017

House architect Peter Marino was tapped to create a matching interior design, using the brand’s iconic colours of black, white and gold throughout the premises, alongside elements inspired by the lavishly decorated Coromandel Screens of Coco Chanel’s plush apartment on rue Cambon in Paris.

Dior flagship store by Peter Marino, Chicago – Illinois

November 24th, 2017

The setting on both floors is largely defined by a modern, clean aesthetic, captured by pristine white walls, timber flooring, cabinets and displays with glass tops, sleek chrome shelving and clothing racks. On the ground floor, Dior’s signature handbags are displayed, in addition to an assortment of small leather goods and accessories.

First Stone Showroom by Yatofu Creatives, Helsinki – Finland

October 10th, 2017

In juxtaposing a modern retail concept with the historic antiquity of amber, First Stone Showroom becomes a space where customers can revel in the experience of browsing a modern high-end jewelry shop, while also reflecting the tone of a cultural “museum-esque” experience.

Louis Vuitton Maison store by Peter Marino, Paris – France

October 10th, 2017

Being a Louis Vuitton Maison, the brand obviously has pulled out all the stops to turn any shop visit into a highly memorable one, instigating such an experience also through an infusion of art. The luxury house commissioned no less than 21 artworks by a number of leading contemporary artists from around the planet.

FR boutique by Roberto Baciocchi, Bologna – Italy

September 25th, 2017

Nestled deep in the historic heart of this Italian city, a recently opened, splendorous retail space raises the bar in luxury shopping for the entire Emilia Romagna region and beyond. It’s called FR boutique, and is a collab effort of Folli Follie and Ratti.

Wut store, Tokyo – Japan

August 23rd, 2017

The interior design boldly takes cues from its former cradle, featuring tiled up surfaces and furnishings, and as if to flaunt an evolution of sorts, walls clad in matching vertical planking. The all-white interior is offset by suspended and moveable clothing racks in a bright red hue.

Saint Laurent store by Anthony Vaccarello, Oslo – Norway

August 14th, 2017


Following the launch of several high-profile stores along nedre slottsgate, a pedestrian thoroughfare lined with monumental buildings, the newest addition on the block is Saint Laurent.

Jose Luis Salon & Boutique by lauckgroup, Austin – Texas

August 5th, 2017

The salon exudes traditional glamour and modern style with several noteworthy design features, including its magnificent custom glass window display, a striking crystal chandelier, and an electric blue reception desk with a marble wall backdrop.

Chan Juan Jewelry Store by Shangyuan Art Design, Shenzhen – China

August 4th, 2017

Each crystal ball looks like the bright moon under the contrast of orange color, and they correspond to the auspicious clouds which were made of screws, creating a special space atmosphere and memory, and an expectation to share the beauty of the moon together with Mr. Right.

Zita Fabiani Boutique by Marco Costanzi, Roma – Italy

July 9th, 2017

The aesthetic is the result of incredible materials research with a view to creating a contemporary style that could be match with the luxury products. Marble, brass, leather and fabric liaise in perfect harmony as common thread of four levels.

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

The exterior design of Ginza Six draws inspiration from traditional Japanese noren curtains, while the interiors are meant to offer a rich cultural experience through a mix of Japanese contemporary art and scenes of nature. Cohën’s boutique, designed by Area-17, provides a minimalistic environment of classical elegance, where furniture and refined details enhance the display of the iconic luxury denim.

Anna Jo Medical Beauty by Rptecture Architects, Melbourne – Australia

May 31st, 2017

An organic, curved and flowing design language creates the perfect environment for the Anna Jo customers. Curved walls gently lead customers down the hallway into the waiting rooms, and then further on into their treatment rooms. The fluid shape of the reception desk is inspired by the contours of the face, and is the star of the grand foyer.

Christian Louboutin Summer Pop windows by Studio XAG, Worldwide

May 29th, 2017

Graphic explosions made from powder-coated steel are combined with shards wrapped in baby blue glitter and vibrantly contrasting coloured vinyl. Amongst an eye-catching colour palette of rich hues, at the centre of each explosion POP!

Jimmy Choo Rue St Honore store by Christian Lahoude Studio, Paris – France

May 13th, 2017

The highlight of the store is a spiral, polished chrome column that features the latest collections. To match its glamorous location, the studio also designed new furniture for the store such as velvet seating with polished gold bases.

Soph. store by The Archetype, Tokyo – Japan

May 9th, 2017

Occupying a corner unit of approx. 51 sqm., the boutique has an open-plan layout, but can be closed off with a metal sliding door.

IPPUUKISHI Shinsaibashi store by VOIGER, Osaka – Japan

May 8th, 2017

At the front, colored-glass wall with corporate color green make the facade glamorous and “WOW”. Simply designed floors bring out products, together with utilized existing chandelier give the space elegance image.

Manolo Blahnik store at Ginza 6 by Nick Leith-Smith, Tokyo – Japan

May 4th, 2017

The focal element is a timber installation, inspired by the infamous Japanese timber contruction and joinery but realized here in crisscrossed folded wooden slats.

Dior + Dior Homme flagship store by Peter Marino, Tokyo – Japan

April 29th, 2017

Upon entereing the premises, shoppers find themselves in a lofty, seven-metre atrium in which Dior’s women’s bags, small leather goods, jewellery pieces and watches are presented in a setting that’s dominated by various shades of white.