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WithMe Chicago is 45th Annual Store of the Year!

Pictured: Andrew McQuilkin, International Chairman, Ray Ehscheid, ​New York Chapter President, Jonathan and Danielle Jenkins, WithMe, Giorgio Borruso, Giorgio Borruso Design, James Farnell, International President. All photos by Tim Hlll Photography, Southlake, Texas.

On Saturday evening March 12, 2016, the Retail Design Institute presented the winners of its 45th Annual International Store Design Competition at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas.  Gala Sponsors included Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, EY, Stylmark, Highland Associates and Architectural Systems Inc.

More than 125 projects from around the world competed in 21 categories reflecting both hard lines and soft lines in formats ranging from department, specialty, supermarket and mass merchant to pop-­‐up and common area.  The Institute’s New York Chapter handled the judging of this year’s competition headed by 2015 New York Board Member and Competition Chair, Diana Bernal, Richemont. Judges included: Sarah Avvedimento, Interior Design Technical Specialist, North America, Bulgari, New York City; Pricillya Bloess, Director of Store Planning, Americas, Bottega Veneta, New York City; John Box Bricker, principal and creative director, Gensler, New York City; Buck Campbell, RDI, BlueHat Creative, Minneapolis and President, Minneapolis | St. Paul Chapter; Tammy Ching, Director of Store Planning and Development, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York City; Steven Derwoed, Senior Vice President, Store Design & Merchandising, Macy’s, New York City; Jhipo Hong, RDI, Creative Director, dash design, Long Island City, N.Y.; Charles A. Matz III, President, CHARLESMATZ, New York City; Andrew McQuilkin, FRDI, Retail Market Leader, BHDP Architecture, Cincinnati and International Chairman, Retail Design Institute.
First place winners were then considered for Store of the Year honors. Following are the Institute’s Class of 2015.

See more photos from the event here: https://www.retaildesigninstitute.org/chapter/0/gallery

Store of the Year
ShopWithMe
Pioneer Plaza, Chicago
Design: Giorgio Borruso Design
Client: WithMe

New or Completely Renovated Full-­Line Department Store
1st Place
David Jones
Melbourne, Australia
Design: Dalziel & Pow
Client: David Jones

New or Completely Renovated Full-­Line Department Store
Outstanding Merit
Hudson’s Bay Hillcrest
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Design: Hudson Bay Store Planning & Design
Client: Hudson’s Bay

New or Completely Renovated Specialty Department Store
1st Place
Nordstrom, Pacific Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Design: Nordstrom Store Design
CallisonRTKL and James K.M. Cheng Architects
Client: Nordstrom

New Shop Within an Existing Full-­Line or Specialty Department Store
1st Place
Hudson’s Bay Queen Street Footwear
Toronto
Design: Hudson Bay Store Planning & Design
Client: Hudson’s Bay

Hard-­Line Specialty Store  
1st Place
JINS
Union Square, San Francisco
Design: Kwan Henmi Architecture and Planning

Client: JINS Eyewear US Inc.

Hard-­Line Specialty Store  
Outstanding Merit
Abenson
Abenson Global City, Manila, The Philippines Design: rkd Retail/iQ
Client: Abenson

Hard-­Line Specialty Store  
Outstanding Merit
Ponto Frio Premium
Sao Paulo
Design: GH & Associados
Client: Via Varejo

Hard-­Line Specialty Store | Jewelry and Watches
1st Place
de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry
Houston
Design: Gensler
Client: Denis and Karen Boulle

Hard-­Line Specialty Store | Beauty
Outstanding Merit
Caudalie
Washington, D.C.
Design: Caudalie USA and TPG Architecture
Client: Caudalie USA

Hard-­Line Specialty Store | Beauty
Outstanding Merit
Beauty Brands
Kansas City, Mo.
Design: Kiku Obata & Company
Client: Beauty Brands

Soft-­Line Specialty Store
1st Place
Raymond Ready to Wear
Bangalore, India
Design: Gensler
Client: Raymond Apparel Ltd.

Soft-­Line Specialty Store
1st Place
Primark
King of Prussia, Pa.
Design: Gensler
Client: Primark

Soft-­Line Specialty Store | Footwear
1st Place
The Frye Company
Atlanta
Design: The Frye Company
Client: The Frye Company

Large-­Format Specialty Store
1st Place
Leroy Merlin
Le Havre
Design: Dalziel & Pow
Client: Leroy Merlin

Supermarket
1st Place
Whole Foods Market
Playa Vista, Calif.
Design: DL English Design
Client: Whole Foods Market

Supermarket
Outstanding Merit
Primo
Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
Design: rkd Retail/iQ
Client: PT Matahari Putra Prima

Specialty Food, Gourmet Grocer & Delicatessen
1st Place
LCBO
Toronto
Design: II BY IV DESIGN
Client: Liquor Control Board of Canada

Fine Dining Restaurant
1st Place
Kabuki Sushi Lounge
Toronto
Design: dialogue 38
Client: Kabuki

Quick Service Restaurant
1st Place
eatsa
San Francisco
Design: eatsa

Quick Service Restaurant
Outstanding Merit
Quiznos Grill
Denver
Design: Tesser
Client: Quiznos

Casual Restaurant
1st Place
Reggie’s Bar
Montreal
Design: Ædifica
Client: Concordia Student Union

Bar, Coffee, Tea Shop
1st Place
Neo Coffee Bar
Toronto
Design: dialogue 38
Client: Kinka Family

Telecommunications
Outstanding Merit
Studio Xfinity
Chicago
Design: ESI Design
Client: Comcast

Pharmacy  
1st Place
I+ Pharmacy
Sevilla, Spain
Design: Marketing-­‐JAZZ
Client: r. Laureano  Fernández-­‐Távora

Pharmacy
1st Place
El Puente Pharmacy
Granada, Spain
Design: ariasrecalde taller de arquitectura Client: Angeles Gonzalo Ayala

Common Area Retail
1st Place
ShopWithMe
Pioneer Plaza, Chicago
Design: Giorgio Borruso Design
Client: WithMe

Common Area Retail
Outstanding Merit
kikki.K
London
Design: Dalziel & Pow
Client: kikki.K,

Brand Spaces
1st Place
Olympia Tile + Stone
North York, Ontario, Canada
Design: II BY IV DESIGN
Client: Olympia Tile International Inc.

Brand Spaces
Outstanding Merit
Stearns & Foster Showroom
Las Vegas
Design: dash design
Client: Tempur Sealy International, Inc.

Financial Services
1st Place
Desjardins Marche Central
Montreal
Design: Ædifica
Client: Desjardins Group

Innovation Awards
Innovation | Merchandising
Charming Charlie
New York City
Design: CallisonRTKL
Client: Charming Charlie

Innovation | Facade
Primark
King of Prussia, Pa.
Design: Gensler
Client: Primark

Innovation | Graphics
Leroy Merlin, Le Havre
Design: Dalziel  & Pow
Client: Leroy Merlin

Innovation | Concept and Experience
The Inutilious Retailer
New York City
Design: Adrian Wilson | Architect: Kostow Greenwood Architects Client: Adrian Wilson

Innovation | Technology
eatsa
San Francisco
Design: eatsa
Client: eatsa

Innovation | Visual Merchandising
kikki,K
London
Design: Dalziel & Pow
Client: kikki.K.

Innovation | Materiality
PNC GingerBranch
Pittsburgh
Design: Design Compendium
Client: PNC Bank

 

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