Announcing the 2018 Shop! Design Awards and

Merriman Above & Beyond Awards Finalists

Who will win Store of the Year, Visual Presentation of the Year, or Fixture of the Year?
Be the first to find out LIVE. Buy your ticket to the hottest Awards Celebration on March 28 in McCormick Place, Ballroom W196 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

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  • Restaurant/Casual Dining
    Holler & Dash |  FRCH Design Worldwide
    Goose Island Brewhouse |  555 International

    Restaurant/Fast Food
    KFC “Big Chicken” |  FRCH Design Worldwide
    Truett’s Chick-fil-A | Chick-fil-A

    Restaurant/Fine Dining
    Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar | Bergmeyer Associates
    Ruka Restobar | Bergmeyer Associates

    Convenience Store
    Repsol | REPSOL

    Supermarket/Grocery Store
    Landmark |  Hugh A. Boyd Architects
    Organic Garage | api(+)
    Wedge Community Co-op  | Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

    Specialty Food and Consumables Retailer
    Savannah Bee Company | Bergmeyer Associates
    Gnome Grown | The High Road Design Studio, LLC

    Service Retailer
    Waterworks Presentation Center | Cecconi Simone
    Current Salon and Color Bar by Nese | Architecture, Incorporated

    Pop-Up Store
    Bar Meraviglia | Sanpellegrino Spa
    Mark’s Well Worn Pop Up Shop | Mark’s
    Sonos Pop-Ups in West Elm Stores | Bergmeyer Associates

    Department Within a Store
    The Dress Address, Lord & Taylor | Highland Associates

    Branded Shop Within a Store
    Coty Fume Scent Lounge | Eventscape Inc.
    Allegro Coffee Roasters | Blend Design Co. LLC

  • Brand Activation
    WW STYLED BY Woolworths & South African Designers / Better Cotton | Woolworths
    Join the League with AT&T | Twenty Four 7

    Department Store (New or Remodeled)
    Makro | TDC&Co – The Design Company

    Hardline Specialty Store (New or Remodeled)
    Gosselin Photo | Ædifica
    Summit Racing Equipment | Herschman Architects
    b8ta | Gensler
    Frontgate | FRCH Design Worldwide
    Samsonite | RGLA Solutions
    Sonos Store | Bergmeyer Associates

    Softline Specialty Store (New or Remodeled)
    Ariat | RGLA Solutions
    Joseph Cheaney | Checkland Kindleysides
    Marie’s Baby Circle | Dalziel & Pow Design Consultants Ltd.
    Roots | CallisonRTKL
    AE Studio | Checkland Kindleysides
    Jordan | Ædifica
    Soft Surroundings | GLW Custom Craftsmanship
    Tommy Bahama | MG2
    Vittorio Forti | Watt International

    Window Display
    Galeries Lafayette | Kendu In-Store Visual Solutions

    In-store Communications
    b8ta Tablet-Enabled Bricks | Gensler
    Hexa Recreation Products Interactive Jacket Kiosk | Chandler, Inc.

  • Lighting
    WithMe Santa Monica Place, Lighting System | Giogrio Borruso Design

    aaaOrganic Garage | api(+)
    Hershey’s Chocolate World Times Square | Hershey’s

    T-Mobile: All Decked Out | WONGDOODY

    Store Fixture
    Hexa Recreation Products Interactive Jacket Kiosk | Chandler, Inc.
    Shinola Willard Bar Station | GLW Custom Craftsmanship
    Timberland Flexible Fixture System | The Timberland Company
    WithMe Santa Monica Place | Giogrio Borruso Design
    Coty Fume Scent Lounge Curved Display Bar | Eventscape Inc.

    Wedge Community Co-op | Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

    Use of Technology
    b8ta Data Collection Technology | Gensler
    Coty Fume Scent Lounge Non-spray Scent Technology | Eventscape Inc.

    Visual Presentation
    Marie’s Baby Circle | Dalziel & Pow Design Consultants Ltd.

    Wall Treatment
    Gnome Grown Wall Treatments | The High Road Design Studio, LLC
    Waterworks Presentation Center Wall Treatments | Cecconi Simone

Merriman Above & Beyond Finalists

555 International
Nashville Display Manufacturing Co.


The Shop! Above & Beyond Awards program, established in 2006 and renamed the “Merriman Above & Beyond Award” in 2014, acknowledges the outstanding levels of performance that Shop! members provide to their customers each year by recognizing members that have exceeded their customers’ expectations, and in some cases, made the impossible possible.