An Introduction to Retail Design
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”);...
A Poor Fit
Even high-design dressing rooms, rare as they are, rarely function or inspire as the shop floor can.
Patent Vending
Rescued from its long tenure as the home of processed snacks, the vending machine is enjoying a moment of unprecedented glitz.
Glass Appeal
There’s a fine art to getting you to gape—one that shop-window designers of all stripes must learn.
Just Browsing
Personal devices are the new frontier for shops peddling their wares.
Waste Opportunity
While the Western world forgets its waste with a flush, 2.6 billion people don’t even have toilets.

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