Retail Symbiosis

Retail spaces blur the line between production and consumption

Implications - Blurring the line between production and consumption, retail brands are emerging with forward-thinking retail concepts that provide shoppers with an opportunity to engage with interactive elements that hint at the research and development of new products. In addition to providing brands with an opportunity for real-time feedback, such concepts highlight the continued progression of the consumer-brand relationship into the realm of symbiosis.
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Open-Concept Coffee Shops - 'Capriole Café' Features Roastery Equipment Out in the Open
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This Year and V. Hot 13,850 Clicks Pub: Jan 13, 17
Open-Concept Coffee Shops
'Capriole Café' Features Roastery Equipment Out in the Open
The Dutch coffee company Capriole recently opened a new open-concept shop in The Hague called Capriole Café. Unlike other coffee shops, the cafe seeks to “promote and elevate coffee both... [More]
Activewear Prototyping Studios - The Lululemon Lab in NYC is an Experimental Retail Concept
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Warm 2,843 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 16
Activewear Prototyping Studios
The Lululemon Lab in NYC is an Experimental Retail Concept
The Lululemon Lab in New York City is the athletic brand’s first concept space in the United States. The bright studio is located on Bond Street in NoHo and is inspired by the lifestyle and... [More]
Art Supply Laboratories - This New Art Supplies Store in Tokyo Seeks to Inspire Young Artists
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Warm 3,952 Clicks Pub: Dec 7, 15
Art Supply Laboratories
This New Art Supplies Store in Tokyo Seeks to Inspire Young Artists
Pigment is a new art supplies store in Tokyo designed by famed architect Kengo Kuma. Boasting a mesmerizing undulating bamboo interior, the welcoming retail space was conceived to be an ‘art... [More]
Quality-Forward Coffee Shops - Orlando's 'Lineage Roasting' is Bringing Quality Coffee to Florida
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This Year and Hot 1,217 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 16
Quality-Forward Coffee Shops
Orlando's 'Lineage Roasting' is Bringing Quality Coffee to Florida
While Orlando may not be considered the same kind of coffee mecca that Seattle or Portland is, ‘Lineage Roasting’ is on a mission to change that. With carefully selected blends and a... [More]
Communal Retail Shops - 'Cornerstore' Houses Its Retail and Textile Production in One Space
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Warm 3,198 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 16
Communal Retail Shops
'Cornerstore' Houses Its Retail and Textile Production in One Space
Aimed at bolstering Capetown’s vibrant local culture, paired with a passion for fashion, ‘Cornerstore’ has built a reputation as more of a community hub first, and a retail space... [More]
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