Published 2017 by the Retail Design Institute. 254 pages, full color. Includes winners selected from among more than 125 projects from 24 countries who competed in more than 20 categories in the Retail Design Institute’s 46th Annual International Design Competition (2016). Also included are photos, full credits and descriptions of each winning projects, with several stores recognized for innovative approaches to design, wayfinding, materials and in-store technology.
The Institute’s Annual International Design Competition celebrates exceptional retail experiences across more than 20 categories from full-line department and specialty stores to restaurants and pop-ups. This printed edition includes winners selected from among more than 125 projects representing 24 countries who competed in more than 20 categories by a judging panel hosted by the Institute’s Minneapolis | St Paul Chapter.
This year’s 46th Stores of the Year is a true reflection of the speed at which the industry is changing and shows how dynamic the physical store is becoming — as physical and digital experiences work with one another — to create truly unique spaces for the products or services they showcase.