Category Archives: publications

store book 2018

the shop fitting industry’s yearbook unites current best cases of shop design and retail architecture. store book 2018, published by dlv-netzwerk ladenbau e.v and callwey, presents store concepts from the categories body & mind, food & drinks, fashion & accessories, lifestyle & communication, boots & high heels and active & travel. all shop-fitting projects were selected by an expert advisory board. we are thankful our design concept for engelbert strauss workwear store in oberhausen is among the published projects.

Retail Design International 3

retail business is constantly changing. to enhance the customer brand relationship, retail design has to be flexible and incorporate new approaches, design forms, technologies and marketing strategies. with its publication series Retail Design International, stuttgart based publisher av edition presents the latest developments in global retail design with contributions from interdisciplinary experts and innovative reference objects. issue no 3 is out now. it is a standard reference for retail design industry including deparment store Galeries Lafayette

sketch book, ac publishing, korea

what significance has a freehand sketch in the age of CAD? a korean publication gives space for a book full of architectural drawings.

to be clear – we consider computer drawing and its possibilities as wonderful and irreplaceable. however a sketch is a thinking tool, visualizing thoughts and ideas while sketching. who is able to sketch ideas quickly with the pen also saves time and will convince clients easier. korean bob magazine just published a great book on sketches done by international architect studios. we are pleased that we have been asked to provide some of our project sketches for the publication.

sketch book, architectural drawing, sketch, plajer & franz

RBN, Retail Brand News, Galeries Lafayette, department store, istanbul, plajer & franz

turkish flair

helmut lippl, former editor in chief of visual merchandising magazine Style Guide, has launched a new project this month: RBN magazine. among other topics, the first issue of RETAIL BRAND NEWS showcases retail projects and department store openings of the past months. we are very pleased to be featured with department store Galeries Lafayette istanbul.

cultural confluence

iDecorama magazine, issue 11/2017: “berlin based plajer & franz studio creates a contemporary shopping experience for a department store chain which was recently launched in turkey. the eclectic design of the store effectively blends the french charm with turkish flair, whilst keeping the brand’s identity and traditional heritage intact.”