Design

Key Players in Store Remodels: Navigating the Remodel Process

By Nicole Klimek, P.J. Hoffman 196 May-June 2018 Like the simpler store reset, a store remodel may bring a new format, new fixtures, and new merchandising to the retail area. But a major difference is that a remodel involves construction and usually a fresh interior design—flooring, lighting, wall finishes, decor, branding, and [...]

Getting the Design Right

By Nicole Klimek 174 September-October 2014 The store design process is easy to research, and the basics are easy to comprehend: –Programming –Design development –Construction documents and administration –Construction and installation –Project completion Follow this process, and voila! You have your dream store, right? Not quite. Before we dive in, [...]

Steps to Effective Store Design

By P.J. Hoffman 143 July - August - 2009 Is your co-op planning to expand, relocate or open a new store? The ideas outlined here are meant to make the process easier and more rewarding. I write from the perspective of someone who has provided store planning and design services [...]