2018 Design Award Winners

Silver Award: Softline Specialty Store 7,501-25,000 sf

AE Studio

New York City

American Eagle design, retailer
Checkland Kindleysides design

Silver Award: Branded Shop Within a Store

Allegro Coffee Roasters

Whole Foods Market – Lakeview, Chicago

Allegro Coffee Roasters retailer
Blend Design Co. design, visual elements
BRR Architecture Inc. architecture
Chandler Inc. millwork
Commercial Design Systems fixtures
D|Fab (Design Fabrications) int. signage & graphics
Icon Modern furniture/upholstery
Jeff Zimmerman artwork
Novak Construction GC
Pioneer Millworks salvaged wood
Whole Foods Market design, retailer

Gold Award: Softline Specialty Store 3,001-7,500 sf


The Summit at Fritz Farm, Lexington, Ky.

Ariat International retailer
Charlie Mayer Photography photos
Jenkins & Stiles LLC GC
KMDI visual elements
Moss int. graphics
RGLA Solutions architecture, AOR, artwork, design, int. graphics, proj. mgmt.
Rocky Creek Ltd. millwork, fixtures
TerraMai salvaged wood
Vermont Store Fixture Corp. millwork, fixtures
Victory Sign Industries Ltd. int. signage
Vision Integrated Graphics int. graphics

Store of the Year


Santa Monica, CA, US

Gold Award: Hardline Specialty Store up to 3,000 sf
Use of Technology Award: Data Collection
In-Store Communications Award: Tablet-Enabled Bricks

b8ta retailer, technology
Fleetwood millwork, fixture contractor
Gensler design, lighting design
Henderson MEP
Ryan Gobuty photos
Trainor Commercial Construction GC

Gold Award: Popup Store

Bar Meraviglia

Milan, Italy

Carlo Casella photos
M&T consulting, design, int. signage & graphics, lighting design, proj. mgmt.
New Retail Concept retailer

Fixture of the Year

Coty Fume Scent Lounge

Hudson’s Bay, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto

Fixture Award: Curved Display Bar
Gold Award: Branded Shop Within a Store
Use of Technology Award: Non-spray Scent Technology

A-Frame / Ben Rahn photos
Construction Vergo GC
Coty Canada Inc. retailer
dkstudio architects inc. architecture, design
Eventscape Inc. millwork, fixtures, visual elements
Hudson’s Bay retailer
ICON Media technology

Silver Award: Service Retailer

Current Salon and Color Bar by Nese

One Loudoun, Ashburn, VA, US

Architecture Inc. architecture, design
Bare Knuckle Fabrication metalwork
BSG North America fixtures
Current Salon and Color Bar by Nese retailer
Itek Construction GC
Paul Burk Architectural Photography photos
Provectus Inc. electrical/lighting, engineering, HVAC, MEP
Takara Belmont USA Inc. GC, salvaged wood, fixtures

Gold Award: Department Within a Store

The Dress Address

Lord & Taylor, New York City

37 Volts Light Studio lighting design
HBC design, retailer, visual elements
Highland Associates architecture, consulting, design, engineering
JPMA Global metalwork
Reiken Construction GC
Richard Cadan Photography photos

Silver Award: Hardline Specialty Store 7,501-25,000 sf


Legacy West Plano, Plano, TX, US

37 Volts Light Studio lighting
Cornerstone Brands retailer
Exhibit 3 Fabrications ext. signage
FRCH Design Worldwide architecture, design
HITT Contracting GC
Richard Cadan Photography photos

Visual Presentation of the Year Picture

Galeries Lafayette


Window Display Award
Galeries Lafayette design, proj. mgmt., retailer
Kendu In-Store Visual Solutions design, ext. signage, proj. mgmt., visual elements

Silver Award: Specialty Food & Consumables Retailer
Wall Treatment Award: Lobby Feature Walls

Gnome Grown

Oregon City, OR, US

Chuck Maloney GC
Gnome Grown retailer
The High Road Design Studio design, visual elements
Iselin Architects AOR
MaxWood Co. millwork, visual elements
Richard Cadan Photography photos

Silver Award: Restaurant Casual Dining

Goose Island Brewhouse


555 International
design, furniture/upholstery, int. signage, lighting, MEP, millwork, proj. mgmt., fixtures
Goose Island proj. mgmt.
JJ Jetel photos
jonathan SPLITT architects ltd. (jSa) architecture
Menhall Group GC, proj. mgmt.
Right Way Signs paint/coating, fixtures, visual elements

Gold Award: Hardline Specialty Store 3,001-7,500 sf

Gosselin Photo

Quartier DIX30, Brossard, QC, Canada

Ædifica architecture
Construction Gilles Lanthier GC
David Boyer Photographer photos
Gosselin Photo retailer
RCM Architectural millwork

Signage/Graphics Award


Times Square, New York City

Fleetwood millwork, fixtures
FRCH Design Worldwide consulting, design, architecture, AOR
GoDutch consulting, design, int. graphics
Hershey’s design, retailer, proj. mgmt.
ImageOne Industries int. & ext. signage, visual elements
Scala technology
Schimenti Construction GC
Visual Marketing Partners consulting, design, int. graphics, visual elements

In-Store Communications Award
Store Fixture Award

Hexa Recreation Products
Interactive Jacket Kiosk

Ute Mountaineer, Aspen, CO, US, and Midwest Mountaineering, Minneapolis

Capsule artwork, consulting, photos, visual elements
Chandler Inc. design, electrical/lighting, engineering, fixture contractor, millwork, photos, proj. mgmt., visual elements
CRASH+SUES AV, technology
Earthling Interactive technology
New Normal Consulting consulting, GC
Midwest Mountaineering retailer
Ute Mountaineer retailer

Gold Award: Restaurant Casual Dining

Holler & Dash

Westside Ironworks, Atlanta

Britt, Peters & Associates Inc. engineering
FRCH Design Worldwide AOR, design
Holler & Dash retailer
Mark A. Steele Photography photos
Villa Lighting Supply lighting

Silver Award: Brand Activation

Join the League with AT&T

Times Square, New York City; Michigan Avenue, Chicago; San Francisco; and Boston

BRDG technology, visual elements
The New Blank int. graphics, technology, visual elements
Twenty Four 7 design, int. signage & graphics, proj. mgmt., technology, visual elements

Silver Award: Softline Specialty Store 7,501-25,000 sf



Ædifica in collaboration with SET Creative architecture
Foot Locker retailer
Ill Gander photos

Gold Award: Softline Specialty Store up to 3,000 sf

Joseph Cheaney


Checkland Kindleysides
Joseph Cheaney retailer

Gold Award: Restaurant Fast Food

KFC “Big Chicken”

Marietta, GA, US

37 Volts Light Studio lighting design
Capitol Lighting lighting
FRCH Design Worldwide AOR, design
Kimley Horn engineering
Mark Steele Photography photos
Venture Construction GC
YUM! Brands retailer

Gold Award: Supermarket/Grocery Store


Festival Alabang, Alabang, Luzon, Philippines

Architectural Material Supplies Trading Ltd. metalwork, stone/tile
Constech Management Group Inc. GC
Eurocryor fixture contractor, refrigeration
Hugh A. Boyd Architects architecture, design
Landmark retailer
The Lighting Practice lighting design
Target Display Co. Inc. fixture contractor
Toto Labrador Darklab photos
UBZ Systems Pte. Ltd. refrigeration, refrigeration engineering

Gold Award: Restaurant Fine Dining

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

Fort Point neighborhood, Boston

Ashling Inc. GC
Bergmeyer Associates AOR
BLW Engineers engineering, MEP, visual elements
COJE Management Group design, retailer
Colburn & Guyette consulting
Focus Lighting lighting, lighting design
Odeh Engineers engineering
Richard Cadan Photography photos

Gold Award: Department Store


Gauteng, South Africa

Concor GC
Ornate int. signage
Makro SA retailer
PanAfrican Shopfitters fixture contractor, laminate, metalwork, mirror/glass, solid surface, fixtures
R&L Architects architecture
Showfish visual elements
TDC&Co design

Gold Award: Softline Specialty Store 7,501-25,000 sf
Visual Presentation Award: Snuffling & Snoring Giant Bears

Marie’s Baby Circle

Seoul, South Korea

Dalziel & Pow design
Marie’s Baby Circle retailer

Silver Award: Popup Store

Mark’s Well Worn Popup Shop

Market Mall, Calgary, AB, Canada

Amtech Interiors GC
Artisan Complete int. graphics
Artitalia Group fixture contractor
BGI Retail fixture contractor
KBS Construction GC
LRC Bailey GC
Mark’s proj. mgmt., retailer
Twilight int. & ext. signage
Watt International consulting
WM Prager fixture contractor

Silver Award: Supermarket/Grocery Store
Signage/Graphics Award: Graffiti Street Signs & Murals

Organic Garage


api(+) architecture, consulting, design, ext. signage, flooring, furniture/upholstery, int. signage & graphics, lighting design, millwork, proj. mgmt., salvaged wood, fixtures, wall treatment
Magnetic Design int. graphics
Organic Garage retailer
Signs Alive int. signage fabrication

Gold Award: Convenience Store

Repsol On

Madrid, Spain

architecture, design, lighting design, proj. mgmt.
Repsol Comercial De Productos Petrolíferos SA retailer

Gold Award: Softline Specialty Store 3,001-7,500 sf


Yorkdale Shopping Centre, York, ON, Canada

3Stones Architecture AOR
A-Frame photos
Byrne & Wright Inc. mirror/glass
CallisonRTKL architecture, design, ext. signage
Forward Signs ext. signage
Millworks Custom Manufacturing (2001) Inc. fixture contractor, metalwork, millwork
The Mitchell Partnership Inc. engineering
Oculus Light Studio lighting design
Robertson Electric lighting
Roots Corp. artwork, AV, design, fabric, furniture/upholstery, GC, int. signage & graphics, proj. mgmt., retailer, fixtures, visual elements, wall panel/moulding, wall treatment
Stone Tile International flooring, stone/tile, wall panel/moulding
The WoodSource salvaged wood

Silver Award: Restaurant Fine Dining

Ruka Restobar

The Godfrey Hotel, Boston

Bergmeyer Associates AOR, design
BLW Engineers Inc. electrical/lighting, engineering, MEP, wall panel/moulding
COJE Management Group design, retailer
Colburn & Guyette consulting, wall panel/moulding
Focus Lighting lighting, lighting design
Odeh Engineers engineering
Richard Cadan Photography photos
Tim Williams Photography photos

Silver Award: Hardline Specialty Store up to 3,000 sf


Ala Moana Center, Honolulu

Baynes Electric Supply Co. lighting
James Kellar and Associates GC
KW2 Exhibits fixture contractor, millwork
Moss int. graphics
RGLA Solutions architecture, AOR, artwork, design, int. graphics
Samsonite retailer
SkyArt visual elements
Victory Sign Industries Ltd. ext. signage

Gold Award: Specialty Food & Consumables Retailer

Savannah Bee Company


Bergmeyer Associates architecture, design
Don Penn Consulting Engineers MEP
EMJ Consulting Group LLC proj. mgmt.
Hannah Design Group GC
Lumen Studio Inc. lighting, lighting design
Magda Biernat Photography photos
PD Instore fixture contractor
Savannah Bee Co. retailer, fixtures

Store Fixture Award: Willard Bar Station


Somerset Collection, Troy, Michigan, US

GLW Custom Woodworking millwork
Hera Lighting electrical/lighting, lighting
Line Studio Detroit stone/tile
Shinola design, visual elements, retailer

Silver Award: Softline Specialty Store 3,001-7,500 sf

Soft Surroundings

Rochester Hills, MI, US

GLW Custom Woodworking millwork
JGA architecture, design, proj. mgmt.
Soft Surroundings design, visual elements
Stellar Metal metalwork

Silver Award: Popup Store

Sonos Popups

West Elm Stores, Boston and Brooklyn, NY, US

Bergmeyer Associates architecture, design
Flagship Photo photos
Orion Red millwork, wall panel/moulding
Richard Cadan Photography photos
Sonos retailer

Silver Award: Hardline Specialty Store up to 3,000 sf


Seven Dials in Covent Garden, London

Bergmeyer Associates architecture, design, lighting design, fixtures, visual elements
Black Box technology
Cornerstone Agency artwork
Dynamic Resources AOR, GC
Mel Yates Photography photos
Sonos retailer
Work Order artwork, consulting, int. graphics

Gold Award: Hardline Specialty Store 7,501-25,000 sf

Summit Racing Equipment

Arlington, Texas

Alston Construction GC
Dimensional Impact wall panel/moulding
Halper Lighting Solutions lighting
Herschman Architects Inc. architecture, design, lighting design, fixtures
Jack Duffy & Associates lighting
JLL proj. mgmt.
LSI Industries Inc. int. signage & graphics
Leiden Cabinet Co. fixture contractor, metalwork, millwork, fixtures
M+H Architects architecture
Paul Quinn Photography photos
Summit Racing Equipment retailer

Storefront/Exterior Award: Entrance Feature

T-Mobile: All Decked Out

Signature Stores in New York City, Miami, Chicago, and Santa Monica, CA, US

IDL Worldwide visual elements
Imagine! Print Solutions int. graphics
RR Donnelley int. graphics
SapientRazorfish AV
T-Mobile US design, retailer
WONGDOODY int. graphics, visual elements

Store Fixture Award: Flexible Fixture System


Mall of America, Bloomington, MN

BDA + RP LLC electrical/lighting, engineering, ext. signage, GC, int. graphics, metalwork, proj. mgmt., fixtures
The Timberland Co. design, retailer

Silver Award: Softline Specialty Store 3,001-7,500 sf

Tommy Bahama

Coconut Point Mall, Estero, FL, US

Endetail fixture contractor
Flooring Associates flooring
Magda Biernat Photography photos
MDC Wallcoverings wall treatment
MG2 architecture
MRO Built millwork
Summit Flooring flooring
Tommy Bahama retailer
Tri-Kes wall treatment

Silver Award: Restaurant Fast Food

Truett’s Chick-fil-A

Newnan, GA, US

ai3 architecture
CHi furniture/upholstery
Chick-fil-A design, retailer
Clayton Fixtures millwork
Energy Squared engineering
JLL proj. mgmt.
Mileshko Creative Images photos
Miller Zell design, int. signage & graphics
Orange Sparkle Ball design
Remedy Films photos
Selser Schaefer Architects AOR
TriMark Strategic design
W.H. Bass GC

Silver Award: Softline Specialty Store up to 3,000 sf

Vittorio Forti

Centro Comercial Plaza Patria, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Operadora de Trajes S.A. de C.V. retailer
Taller de Diseño y Arquitectura de la Ciudad de México architecture, GC, fixtures
Watt International consulting, design, int. signage & graphics

Gold Award: Service Retailer
Wall Treatment Award: Oversized Wall Panels

Waterworks Presentation Center


507 Antiques metalwork, partitions
Cecconi Simone Inc. design
DT Print Solutions Inc. int. graphics
Living Art Kitchens millwork
Metropolis Living furniture/upholstery, lighting, salvaged wood
MOD Developments Inc. retailer
Oni One Sourcing & Purchasing consulting
Shai Gil Photography photos
Woodcliffe Landmark Properties retailer

Silver Award: Supermarket/Grocery Store
Sustainability Award

Wedge Community Co-op


Cuningham Group Architecture Inc.
architecture, AOR, design, photos
Eliesa Johnson Photography photos
Emanuelson-Podas Inc. consulting, MEP
Mercury Mosaics stone/tile
Meyer Borgman and Johnson Inc. consulting, engineering
National Restaurant Design Inc. consulting
Pierce Pini + Associates Inc. consulting
South-Town Refrigeration & Mechanical consulting
Wedge Community Co-op retailer
Wood From the Hood salvaged wood
Zeman Construction Co. GC

Lighting Award: Color Changing Lighting System


Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA, US

Alongi Ebenisterie et CG Inc. fixtures
D4C Product and Development technology
Fotoworks/Benny Chan photos
Giorgio Borruso Design design
WithMe retailer

Gold Award: Brand Activation

WW STYLED BY Woolworths

& South African Designers /

Better Cotton

Sandton Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

Woolworths PTY Ltd. design, electrical/lighting, fixture contractor, flooring, proj. mgmt., retailer