Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Shop! Design Awards!
The Design Awards celebrate achievements in areas such as new store design, renovations, fixtures, visual presentation projects and in-store communications. Entries are cited for excellence in design, originality in use of space and materials and quality of concept execution.
Enjoy our gallery of the 2021 honorees, and stay tuned for announcements for the 2022 Design Awards, which will open for entries in September.
View the 2021 Shop! Design Awards Winners
Entries may be submitted by retailers, designers, architects or suppliers of projects installed in operating retail environments between January 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. A project may only be entered by one company. Once it is entered, it is eligible for additional consideration for additional fees. Entries not complying with competition rules will be disqualified.
An independent panel of judges determines a Gold Award and up to two Silver Awards in each category. One overall store entry is also awarded Store of the Year. In addition, several projects will win special awards for individual elements. All awards are determined at the judges’ discretion; decisions are final.
Principal criteria for judging:
• excellence in design
• originality in the use of space and materials
• quality in executing the total concept
• in some cases, the highest return for dollars spent
Best Pivot | Brand Activation | Branded Shop Within a Store | Convenience Store | Department Store* | Department Within a Store | Hardline Specialty Store* | Pop-Up Store | Restaurant/Casual Dining | Restaurant/Fast Food | Restaurant/Fine Dining | Service Retailer | Softline Specialty Store* | Speciality Food and Consumables Retailer* | Specialty Store over 25,000 sf* | Supermarket/Grocery Store*|Window Display
One Gold Award winner from qualifying categories (*) will be selected as the Store of the Year.
INDIVIDUAL ELEMENT CATEGORIES
Add one or more element categories to showcase individual aspects of your main category entry for only $60 more each!
NEW IN 2021: Companies can now enter an element category without entering one of the main categories. Please see page 1 of the entry it for pricing details.
Flooring | In-Store Communications | In-Store Visual Display | Lighting | Signage/Graphics | Storefront/Exterior | Store Fixture | Sustainability | Use of Technology | Wall Treatment