rkd retail/iQ

published works

bbg hyper-mart G3
DFS wine & cigars
Ole' supermarket G4
DFS vintage
DFS Galleria scottswalk
blt* supermarket
suning elite
i TO i
DFS duty free abu dhabi
DFS galleria macau
Ole’ supermarket G2
SB design square phuket
SB design square central world plaza
B2S central world plaza
SB design square ratchadapisek
city market
Ole’ supermarket G1
data it
B2S chidlom
supersports MX
Q8 everyday

DFS galleria macau

chain store age, february 2008,retail stores of the year, page 92
Chain Store Age celebrates the winners of its 27th annual store design competition, which attracted entries from around the world. Luxury department store company Neiman Marcus was honored as the best overall concept, Retail Store of the Year, for its Atlanta showplace.

In addition, there were 33 first-place awards and 12 honorable-mention awards in the various categories, along with two special awards.

The judges for this year’s competition were Steven Derwood, principal, RYA Design Consultancy, New York City; Ali Van Horn, Principal, Ali B Designs, Hunter, N.Y.; Vincent Jacobellis, principal, callison, New York City; Sue Nicgorski, director, T.L.Martin & Associates, Wayne, N.J.; and Glenn Trunley, VP of design Loehmann’s, Glen Ridge, N.J. (Jundges whose firms submitted entries did not vote in the respective category.)

All of the winning projects are profiled in this special section. All received first-place awards except where noted. Additional photos, and a list of the key resources and project personnel for each project can be viewed at www.chainstoreage.com

International – Food Service/Mass Merchant



China Design : rkd retail/iQ, Bangkok

A modern design supports the upscale and lifestyle positioning of Ole’ Artistic photography and locally inspired fine art is featured in select locations throughout the 56,424-sq.-ft. supermarket, enhancing the ever all architecture. The store is divided into merchandise world, with each area claiming its own material palette. Dry grocery is supported by simple color theme of dark grey with neutral wayfing ing graphic of black and white. The overall lighting concept uses a variety of sources, including indirect, internally illuminated and general illumination, to create a dramatic lighting effect that emphasizes the volume of ceiling height and depth throughout the space.

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