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Retail 3.0

George Livissianis talks shop on the award-winning Usfin Atelier

George Livissianis talks shop on the award-winning Usfin Atelier

For George Livissianis, good design is more than just aesthetics; it’s about creativity, personality and functionality. Winner of The Shopping Space category at the 2019 INDE.Awards, presented by PGH Bricks & Pavers, George shares the process behind the genderless salon of Usfin Atelier.

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

“There is nothing dustier than a conventional lighting and furniture showroom,” says Tom Dixon. So at Milan Design Week 2019, he opens The Manzoni, a 100-pax restaurant that will be his permanent base in mainland Europe.

Flexible retail: HAY Tokyo by Schemata Architects

Flexible retail: HAY Tokyo by Schemata Architects

Incorporating ‘moveable interfaces’ and display systems into its design for HAY Tokyo, Schemata Architects has allowed the temporary store interior to move and grow as its needs change.

The hybrid design approach of Archier’s Caroma on Collins

The hybrid design approach of Archier’s Caroma on Collins

Caroma on Collins by Archier combines a groundbreaking retail offering together with staff offices, all while ensuring a cohesive design resolution.

Art installation or retail showroom? Gentle Monster’s latest store pushes the boundaries

Art installation or retail showroom? Gentle Monster’s latest store pushes the boundaries

Sitting at the edge of the avant-garde, the latest store by cult Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster is an exercise in theatre.

India Mahdavi’s pastel-hued, otherworldly interior for Ladurée in Tokyo

India Mahdavi’s pastel-hued, otherworldly interior for Ladurée in Tokyo

Having orchestrated some of the most Instagrammed interiors around the world, India Mahdavi brings her signature aesthetic to Ladurée Aoyama.

Retail tech fusion at Habitat by Honestbee

Retail tech fusion at Habitat by Honestbee

Bringing the grocery shopping experience into a new age, Habitat by Honestbee, designed by Wynk Collaborative, layers technology and dining with the everyday essentials.

Softly, softly at Lonely by Knight Associates

Softly, softly at Lonely by Knight Associates

Here’s a fashion brand that steps away from the retail chorus line, to whisper its story in quiet and intimate tones. Women’s clothing and lingerie label Lonely uses its latest branding touch-point to invite the curious and deliver the unexpected.

Hospitality bending retail: At home in a bar with HASSELL

Hospitality bending retail: At home in a bar with HASSELL

HASSELL’s recent Singapore project is evidence that, in the modern retail landscape, the proof is in the amazement.

5 Mins With… DesignOffice On “Retail 3.0”

5 Mins With… DesignOffice On “Retail 3.0”

Is new-gen Australian retail taking a cue from our Asian neighbours? Mark Simpson and Damien Mulvihill of Melbourne-based studio DesignOffice talk branded environment design across cultures.