30 Simply Amazing Retail Spaces

Designer: GUIV Arquitetura. Project: Boutique Las Chicas. Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photography by Gabriel Castro.

Chairs on platforms can be taken down and comfort-tested at nearby dining tables. Photography by Michael Biondo.

This corner assembles seating by Eero Saar-inen, Sori Yanagi, and Charles and Ray Eames. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Fabric swatches cover the doors of cubbies hold-ing samples. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Design Republic Partners. Project: Kate Spade. Location: New York. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

Design Republic Partners. Project: Kate Spade. Location: New York. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

Design Republic Partners. Project: Kate Spade. Location: New York. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

Wool knit column-sleeves by Magda Sayeg are the focus on six levels at Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market New York. Photography by Eric Laignel.

An antique vitrine for Repossi jewelry and hang bars for Kawakubo’s Black line flank a structural column clad in reclaimed metal by Leo Sewell. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Arakawa + Gins’s stair links two levels. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Esrawe Studio. Project: Julio de Mucha. Location: Mexico City. Photography by Jaime Navarro.

Peter Marino Architect installed crackled mirror, inset with strips of gilded brass, on the walls and ceiling of a gallery upstairs at Guerlain in Paris. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

Glass mosaic tile lines the basement alcove housing a cash-wrap desk. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

The pâtisserie also sells tea and honey. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

A mirrored door separates custom buffed-aluminum cabinetry. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

Carrara marble tops the reception desk. Photography by Eric Laignel.

GRACE HAMILTON Similar to this designer’s chunky crocheted necklaces, a giant chain of elastic polyurethane links rose from a floor covered in crochet hooks. Photography by Andrew Meredith/Photofoyer.

WILLIAMS BRITISH HANDMADE A wall of painted plywood was punctuated by niches in perfect sizes and shapes to showcase hand-crafted briefcases and satchels. Photography by Andrew Meredith/Photofoyer.

Arkhe beauty salon by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects.

Dream Dairy Farm Store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects.

Yume Marche by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects.

The feature wall’s gradient pattern comes from variations in the rods’ angles and lengths, the latter ranging from 2 to 16 inches. Photography by Daniel Stauch.

The ceiling’s glued slats of 11 types of indigenous wood. Photography by Jeetin Sharma.

Designer: HEIKAUS Concept. Project: Optometrie Cagnolati. Location: Duisburg, Germany. Photography by Uwe Spoering.

RDAI. Project: Hermès. Location: Los Angeles. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

RDAI. Project: Hermès. Location: Los Angeles. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

RDAI. Project: Hermès. Location: Los Angeles. Photography by Frank Oudeman/Otto.

Akin Creative and Guild collaborated on the New York boutique of Sass & Bide, where trunklike forms in resin-soaked painted cotton jersey are supported by steel frames. Photography by Soraya Zaman.

Doors behind the series of arches conceal an office. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The existing stairs. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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