There are more than 20,000 Starbucks around the globe, but only one of those stores—specifically the one in the artsy Fremont section of Seattle— has a five-foot tall neon letter “f” inside it.
Design elements throughout the shop, such as Great Moo-ments in Ben & Jerry’s History, featured in the art pack, tell the story of Ben & Jerry’s in a graphic timeline that dates back to 1978.
Bond No. 9 raises the bar for fragrance retailers with its redesigned flagship in downtown Manhattan.
Mitsubishi Electric VRF zoning systems help transform vacant building into a LEED-certified office space.
Bloomingdale's new store in Palo Alto, California, is the retailer's most digitally-sophisticated to date. From smart fitting rooms equipped with wall-mounted tablets to a digital-wallet system, the 125,000-sq.-ft. department store blends high-tech elements with a sleek, modern aesthetic.
Rubio’s Restaurants is rolling out a new design and brand identity to 60 of its locations in California. More modern and contemporary looking, the redesign draws inspiration from the sea. Read more.
Design: The Formation Group (United Kingdom)
Woolrich celebrates its heritage and expanded merchandise offerings at its first U.S. freestanding store. The two-level SoHo flagship is designed as a contemporary retrospective of the company’s 184-year history, showcasing vintage items from the company’s original Pennsylvania mill. Read more.
Design: WP Lavori, Corso, Italy
There’s a new, farmers market-styled specialty grocer taking root in the Midwest: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. With former Sunflower Farmers Market CEO Chris Sherrell at the helm, Fresh Thyme emphasizes organic foods and produce at value prices in a convenient neighborhood-store format. Read More.
Branding designer, concept designer, architect of record: api(+), Tampa, Florida