Practice | Damian Simpson of Ignite Architects writes, “Retail and commercial opportunities must be invited back into our CBD.”
Projects | RTA Studio’s dramatic new office/retail/carparking building creates a unique monochromatic precinct just off Ponsonby Road.
Practice | Skincare company Aesop has used branding, sophisticated e-tailing and in-store experience to build a formidable brand name.
Projects | An exploration of how the Fisher & Paykel Experience Centres in New York and Sydney are preparing for the future of retail.
Awards | The top prize at the 2016 Interior Awards went to a luxury retail space that works with minimalist and sculptural forms.
Projects | Textures, warmth and privacy rule this enticing retail store.
Projects | Eclectic interior design and a clever mix of retail and hospitality offerings make this an oasis in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Review | Lizzi Hines, managing director at Pop Up Now, chats about the ins and outs of pop-ups and leasing them short term.
Review | Retail futurist Howard Saunders says that retail businesses need to understand what customers are really looking for.
Projects | The renaming of Telecom has provided the company the ideal opportunity to rethink its brand image and its retail spaces.
News | Revie footwear has opened a flagship boutique in Ponsonby, designed by Katie Revie and James Morgan from Warren and Mahoney.
Projects | Oko Dessert Kitchen merges contemporary with classic, with a traditional baker’s marble countertop stealing the show.
Projects | The narrative of the heritage building – and the 150-year old clothing brand – informed the raw industrial look of this interior fit-out.
Projects | The Fearon Hay-designed flagship store for Kiwi fashion label Stolen Girlfriends Club works its rock-and-roll aesthetic.
Projects | An atmosphere of breezy laid-back luxury imbues this new retail space, befitting its suburban location.
Review | Retail spaces are transforming an industrial enclave off Auckland’s Ponsonby Road into a vibrant fashion hub.
Projects | Read about the largest of the Mini showrooms in the southern hemisphere and the most technologically advanced in the world.
Projects | Winner of the retail category at the Interior Awards 2014, Tonic Room is one of the hot newcomers to an ultra-hip natural health scene that’s emerging in Auckland’s Kingsland.
Practice | Beirut-based non-profit organisation works with emerging designers to provide ‘real-world’ experience.
Projects | A retail space in Auckland’s Ponsonby Central is transformed into a haven for gadgetry.