_ Interior Store Design
We can help you to create an award-winning interior store design (we’ve done it before). From blue sky thinking to assisting you with every part of the design process, we expertly manage your project every step of the way, including technical development and full site works. Ensuring that brand, creative concept and architecture remain in perfect harmony, we seamlessly deliver creative visions through the construction phase of any new store design or refresh.
The Sports Edit
The Sports Edit has established itself as the leading retail destination for premium, stylish and high-performance sportswear. Nick Paulson Ellis, the founder of TSE, originally set out to create this first multi-brand, multi-channel activewear retailer, offering curated edits of the finest sportswear from across the globe. However, since its beginnings three years ago, the brand has become more than the supply of a premium sportswear product, it also offers an edited lifestyle. With their digital platforms supplying content directly from the T.S.E team and its ambassadors on everything from yoga advice to clean eating to sustainable sportswear, their approach to retail is a holistic one, focused on athletic empowerment.
With a philosophy centred around careful curation, the brand-new boutique needed to reflect the brand’s particular approach, which is focused on athletic empowerment and crafted advice on all aspects of a healthy lifestyle. ‘Industrial luxe’ quickly became the golden thread inspiring the design for this flagship. We introduced the idea of a premium + industrial aesthetic, akin to the product range, to sit against the backdrop of the reinvented Victorian architecture. Stepping foot into the boutique, TSE-owned customer personas come to life; reflecting the brand’s dedication to empowering the athlete through sustainable sportswear and knowledgeable guidance. The flagship is a modern take on what a flagship should be – a dynamic, physical, but evolving expression of brand values and personality.
Following on from the successful House of Colour Play interior store design concept launch in 2017, ETUDE wanted to revisit the sweet and playful aesthetic of the brand’s roots with a renewed retail identity. To appeal to today’s more digitally native customers we were asked to transform the retail store environment focusing on the experience and introducing digital content from the brand’s online world.
The client wanted a best-in-class global store concept that presents shopping as a fun, engaging, and completely omni-channel experience. We were tasked with building a playground of cosmetic retail that layers experiential and interactive elements to redefine the role of physical retail in the beauty sector.
Design4Retail were engaged to provide creative and strategic services to ensure the heart of the concept shone through – playful pink, personalisation, digital content, and engaging display tools to help customers discover their perfect colour products!
Play, discovery, and choice are at the heart of the store activity. Our concept creates a home for customers – a house of beauty and a place for dreaming. Filled with texture, innovative VM, and personalisation opportunities the retail identity is a playground for makeup. You will find the new store concept in the flagship store in Sinchon-dong, Seoul, South Korea with future store/s to follow.
Committed to fashion and offering a plethora of premium brands in-store, Shoebox maintain a loyal consumer base who trust their service, quality and reliability. With this store set within a renowned Kuwait mall, the expectations became particularly higher, with residents of the area choosing malls for recreational activity, dwell time and luxury experiences.
Our concept focused on sleek minimalism, allowing for the premium product range to gleam against the muted white backdrop and marble-backed fixtures. A custom-made dusky pink sofa sits centre stage beneath an unassuming cluster hanging filament lights, both a recognition of hard-hitting fashion trends. A flaunt of femininity adorns the back of the store, with neon pink call-outs and hand-drawn sketches of fashionistas.
A radical alteration of the store front introduces Shoebox NY as part of the 360 Mall like never before, delineating the brand as a luxury shopping experience.
Instantly recognised by their playful branding and quirky product names, the physical manifestation of Too Faced could not be anything less than characterful. As the first UK flagship, the store would not only draw the attention of committed fans but become the educational playground for newcomers; directing us towards a strategy centred around storytelling and indulgent in-store experiences.
Our concept became a juxtaposition of styles and textures, with a bit of ‘what the..?’ thrown in. It’s the subtlety of the Parisian townhouse meeting the Californian cool of Too Faced HQ, with the exuberance and glamour of the TF founders in the mix. Against the calm palette of pink and gold, the sequin selfie wall, the decadent chocolate palette and the almost loveable sweet peach stand out to delight and surprise. Disruptive from start to finish, just like the revered brand.
Opening its doors within the vibrancy of Carnaby street, the store broke all records for an opening day on this street, capturing the hearts of many avid Too Faced fans.