Trays to showcase luxury leather goods; Copyright: DIEGO TEXERA PHOTOGRAPHY

Coach’s new Salt Lake City store features fully circular surfacing


Fashion house Coach’s reopened a store that is outfitted with fully recycled and recyclable plastic panels made from waste.
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A view of the fish and meat counters at Edeka Hundrieser; Copyright: beta-web/Pott

Mining history meets modern market culture at Edeka Hundrieser


Essen in the Ruhr region was a center of the mining industry. The architecture and design team made reference to this tradition when redesigning the Edeka Hundrieser.
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Several people transporting plastic waste; Copyright: LUSH

Prevented Ocean Plastic: LUSH cosmetics making the swap


LUSH is looking for ways to innovate with packaging, to save resources and protect the environment. Now the cosmetics retailer is introducing Prevented Ocean Plastic globally.
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Decor bricks made from a compression of out-of-use clothing; Copyright: Printemps

Printemps upcycles its decor


As part of its commitment to a environmentally responsible store design, Printemps is increasing the use of upcycled materials to decorate its retail spaces.
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Pyramid-shaped display and illuminated counter and structurally wound paper yarn element with green sensor yarn; Copyright: DITF

Recyclable event and trade fair furniture made of paper


Sustainable furniture for temporary events is in demand: for example, furniture that can be recycled.
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German Interior Design Award 2023


On September 29th, 2023, the Association of German Interior Designers bestowed the German Interior Design Award, 2023, in recognition of exceptional craftsmanship by interior designers in Germany.
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View of the industrial-design coffee bar across wooden tables and chairs and benches; Copyright: Jose Miguel Gonzalez / Apertura Arquitectonica

This coffee shop design is an ode to Mexican coffee culture


Open industrial style meets warm wood and clay brick textures at this Kali Coffee Roasters café. Created by architecture and design studio Concéntrico, the interior of the new coffee shop has been interpreted as a visual and sensory journey through the coffee-making process.
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Sustainable material samples from the Innovation Hub Duisburg; Copyright: umdasch

Materials and Surfaces: how nice-to-have aspects turned into must-have elements


Environmentally friendly actions and shopfitting systems have long been a critical requirement in retail environments according to Swantje Donath, Shop Consultant at umdasch The Store Makers. But what does that mean exactly?
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A brown paper package with labels on it and the Fraunhofer logo; copyright: Fraunhofer

Bioactive paper coatings to replace plastic for packaging foods


As part of the “BioActiveMaterials” project, researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed an eco-friendly coating for paper packaging.
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Frischwerk store in Hamburg; Copyright: Lekkerland

Power floor: power store


Sales promotion is also a matter of the floor. Take the time for some inspiration and discover different designs from colorful to patterned to natural and neutral in practical examples.
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Flooring with pattern in a fashion store; copyright: Debolon Dessauer Bodenbeläge

Expert tips: The best flooring options for your retail store


You need a new look for the flooring in your store – you have many options and they must be considered carefully. Industry experts told us what the different types of flooring from vinyl to carpet all the way to renovation lacquer systems have to offer.
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glasstec glass pane with text; copyright: MesseDüsseldorf

Crystal clear expo design at glasstec trade show


Customised stand construction as seen at glasstec in Düsseldorf. The material that defines the trade fair is perfectly reflected in the stand design. A real attraction for trade fair visitors...
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