Even high-design dressing rooms, rare as they are, rarely function or inspire as the shop floor can. That may be changing, though.
The ancient Greeks did it in the agora; the Romans did it in the forum; Persians did it in the bazaar (“the place of prices”); and Arabs and Berbers did it in the labyrinthine souk....
There’s a fine art to getting you to gape—one that shop-window designers of all stripes must learn.
Personal devices are the new frontier for shops peddling their wares. Have a look at how your toddler will shop.
Rescued from its long tenure as the home of processed snacks, the vending machine is enjoying a moment of unprecedented glitz.