INDE.Awards 2023 Shortlist - The Retail Space

Nanjing Sanshan Street MixC by Woods Bagot, China. Photography: CreatAR

Shortlist revealed – The Retail Space

  •   5 July 2023

In the shortlist of The Retail Space at the 2023 INDE.Awards, the projects are as innovative as they are varied. While each defines a brand and presents an experience for customers, the thought behind each design is both layered and detailed.

While there are wonderful designs overflowing with colour in some projects, others have more pared back and minimal palettes and provide sophisticated environments for customers to browse and shop. Each of the projects is appropriate to its site and context, of course, and while there are grand gestures, such as a spiral staircase that reaches to the heavens, and motifs and murals that portray a brand’s origins, every design is a credit to the architect and designer and to the client.

Twomorrow Jewellery by Right Angle Studio

Twomorrow Jewellery by Right Angle Studio, Singapore. Photography: Studio Periphery

As partner of The Retail Space, Zenith understands the importance of the places that showcase product and provide an experience. Creating a beautifully designed space is the best way to enhance a brand and differentiate it from its peers. In this category, each architect and designer has realised a particular vision that makes a statement, ensuring exceptional function within a dynamic form.

The 12 shortlisted in The Retail Space for 2023 are,

Aquila, Highpoint by Platform by DesignOffice, Australia

Brent Wilson by Nickolas Gurtler Office, Australia

Casa de Zanotta by HAS design and research, China

Crumpler Melbourne by WOWOWA Architecture, Australia

Ethereal Cave by Spacemen, Malaysia

Hazens ARK Center by Woods Bagot, China

Lune Croissanterie Armadale by Ewert Leaf, Australia

Mimco – Flagship Store by Studio Doherty, Australia

Mutiny at Palais by Pencil Office, Singapore

Nanjing Sanshan Street MixC by Woods Bagot, China

Twomorrow Jewellery by Right Angle Studio, Singapore

Westlab Experience Centre by Hassell, Australia

From across the Indo-Pacific region, exemplary retail spaces comprise the shortlist and showcase myriad ideas that support a brand and provide a unique environment for shoppers.

Ethereal Cave by Spacemen, Malaysia

Ethereal Cave by Spacemen, Malaysia. Photography: David Yeow Photography

Congratulations to all the shortlisted of The Retail Space for bringing light and life to the shopping experience whether located in the High Street, a shopping mall or a precinct. Visiting an expertly designed store makes a world of difference to purchasing and also connects us to each other. But, most of all, it provides an environment that creates an impression that lingers long in the memory.

Winners of the 2023 INDE.Awards will be announced on 10 August 2023 at the INDE.Awards Gala in Sydney and broadcast online around the globe.

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