Archive for the ‘bookstore’ category

Bookline pop-up store by 81font Architecture & Design, Budapest – Hungary

February 5th, 2018

The temporary atmosphere of the store is manifested in the dominance of low cost and raw materials and the usage of simple structures, such as pallets and metal shelves fastened by ratchet straps.

Tsutaya Book Apartment, Tokyo – Japan

February 2nd, 2018

Tsutaya has playfully experimented with its retail formats in the past, redefining the bookstore as a social meeting place, and those familiar with the company’s flagship outpost in Tokyo’s leafy Roppongi area – one of the first to feature an in-house Starbucks counter on – know exactly what we mean.

Muji store by Super Potato, Shenzhen – China

January 31st, 2018

A variety of shelving, displays and decorations add to the retailer’s lifestyle focus and the unique shopping experience that comes with it. The new Muji flagship store stocks a wide range of goods, including apparel, storage items, cosmetics, furniture and also travel items.

Enclave Book Pavilion by Aether Architects, ShenZhen – China

January 19th, 2018

This inserted Architecture is a three-dimensional curved volume according to the site restricts conditions that evolve from the prototype of bookshelf. It divides the site into three parts, the middle is the public, and the two sides are private.

Space Design for Yes24 F1963 by Woohyuck Park and Yanolja Design LAB, Busan – Korea

January 10th, 2018

The special feature of the location by allowing past and present to coexist in the same space is certainly in tune with YES24’s identity. YES24 is not only the leader in distributing books via online bookstore, but also the pioneer in establishing a systematic offline used bookstore.

Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

January 5th, 2018

The pavilion is assembled in the 3-story-high space facing the main entrance to communicate the ethos of Hauser & Wirth by showcasing H&W publications, selected artist products and the story of the Hauser & Wirth gallery and farm in Somerset, England.

Seed of city bookstore by Kyle Chan & Associates Design, Hangzhou – China

November 15th, 2017

In continuation of its exploration on the relation between design and cities, Karv One applies the natural elements into the design of space and gives it a dynamic sense of life while strengthening the connection between brand design and Hangzhou culture.

Athena Book store by Balé Arquitetura, Brazil

September 29th, 2017

With refrence to Partenon, temple dedicated to the goddess Athenas, the façade is imponent and striking, presenting doric elements, from the greek architetonic style, keeping it’s modern appearance.

Do-Do-store by Taipei Base Design Center, Shanghai – China

August 22nd, 2017

Do-Do-store by Taipei Base Design Center, Shanghai – China

Open House by Klein Dytham Architecture, Bangkok – Thailand

July 15th, 2017

Instead of occupying one box-like retail unit, Open House’s bookstore weaves its way throughout the entire Open House space. A tall book shelf has been installed at one end of the space, while a large double-height library wall wraps around the other. Smaller book shelves with integrated seating are scattered throughout, blending into the bar and restaurant spaces so people can browse at their leisure.

Zhongshuge bookstore by X+Living, Chengdu – China

June 16th, 2017

After the curtain wall it is a space full of “bamboo shaped book shelves”. The wall follows the using of stable bookshelf shape of Zhongshuge, which makes visitors feel familiar even though it was their first time to come.

FUTABA store by Space co, Kobe – Japan

May 10th, 2017

Rather than explicitly expressing the forest, I gave my attention to creating a space that expresses with the air feeling, light, texture and color of the place, and thinks that it is intuitive and comfortable.

Museum of Canada Boutique by Lumsden Design, Ottawa – Canada

September 12th, 2016

White stained Canadian maple and black and white American oak are used, sometimes cut so the grain is on the diagonal as a playful visual element.

That Al Salasil bookstore at The Avenues Mall Sheikh by Design4Retail, Kuwait

September 6th, 2016

We introduced a consistent tone of voice across the store, which is warm and welcoming, yet with an informed and authoritative tone, commensurate with a brand of their standing in the market place.

Zhongshuge bookstore by X+living, Shanghai – China

September 4th, 2016

Located on the 4th floor of the Réel mall in the Jing’an district of Shanghai in China, this bookstore by X+living aims to reference the busy city outside while transforming it into a calm, quiet and relaxing space.

El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore by Francesco Manzone, Buenos Aires – Argentina

July 29th, 2016

Much of the architectural splendour of the original structure, including artistic and sculptural details, as well as the auditorium lighting has been maintained, with thousands of books lining the walls of the mezzanine levels that offer views of the entire interior.

Kyobo book center & hottracks by WGNB, Busan – South Korea

July 25th, 2016

Designer chose Agora, a plaza formed in polis ancient Greek city state, as a motive of this space. Agora is the day was plaza, marketplace, place with storytelling, and such a space where people discussed about politics, economy and society freely. Consequently, it was a space of daily life forming culture in it, and the designer plans to create such a space at this project.

Zhongshuge bookstore by XL-Muse, Yangzhou – China

July 12th, 2016

Bookshelves on the two sides extend the shape of the skyline with graceful arcs,just like a bridge over the streams setting up the bridge of mind between readers and books.

Tate Modern shop extension by UXUS, London – UK

June 21st, 2016

A bespoke system of stackable furniture modules allows for regular reconfiguration to keep the displays fresh and exciting for visitors, as well as accommodating seating for browsing and events such as book readings and talks.

Zhongshuge-Hangzhou bookstore by XL-MUSE, Hangzhou – China

May 24th, 2016

At the heart of the bookshop stands the ‘Zhongshuge’ hall – a theatrical reading area which displays a large encompassing bookshelf that circles a clear meditative space at its center.