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The 4 Best Stores in The World Based on Design!!

Architecture defines our world. Throughout human history, architects have been at the forefront of shaping societies by shaping the environment that they live in. As technology has allowed more exotic forms of manufacturing to be utilized, we are now able to accomplish what was previously unthinkable.

Architects design all the buildings that we see around us. Now that we have such great construction capabilities, the buildings around us, whether they are for businesses, private individuals, or public service, can be tailored to their function in more precise ways than ever before.

Consequently, we are increasingly able to shop in spaces that have been carefully and expertly crafted to enhance the experience as much as possible. In this article, we take a look at four of the best designed stores in the world.

Livraria Cultura, Sao Paulo

The Livraria Cultura is every book lovers’ ultimate fantasy. The interior is an absolutely gorgeous fusion of soft wooden floors, modern plastic furniture, and a minimalist approach to the arrangement of the books.

What really sets this place apart, however, is the way that much of the available space has been given over to forming an atrium where shoppers can sit, relax, read, or chat. There is a real feeling of community in every aspect of the design here. It is a testament to the architect that it so effectively marries style and substance.

Eataly, New York

This New York eatery is the very definition of elegance. As a company, Eataly have a reputation for the striking design features of their restaurants and the New York branch illustrates why. In a city like New York, there is no shortage of places to eat and every restaurant wants to find a way to distinguish themselves from the pack; few places do its as skilfully as Eataly.

Decorative elements such as potted plants are displayed on three-dimensional grid like structures, which allow the restaurant to maintain its open feel, even with numerous objects on display.

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Louis Vuitton, Soho

Designed by the renowned luxury architect Peter Marino, the Louis Vuitton flagship store in Soho is stunning from the outside. Inside, however, it is absolutely breath-taking. The design incorporates a variety of different styles and influences and there is a delicate mix of both old and new approaches.

While embracing a very contemporary feel, the interior also proudly displays some more eclectic tendencies. It is an absolute joy to browse through the collection in a space that feels so luxurious and open.

Loblaws’, Toronto

In a city full of iconic sights, the flagship Loblaws’ in Toronto stands out even among these. The huge open market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, and meats. Every ingredient you could ever want can be found somewhere amongst the rows of produce.

The design of the store demonstrates an advanced understanding of the necessity of function. The design is stylish and appealing yet simple and uncluttered, allowing the crowds to flow through efficiently.

The above four stores are among the most beautiful and unique in the world. Each one demonstrates how effectively form and function can be merged.

11 Comments

  • michele

    I love Eataley.. the last time I was there was in 2012.. it is truly a wonderfully laid out store with something for everyones taste…I still remember the fresh figs they had in their produce department and imported goodies….

  • Jennifer Boehme

    Never been to any of them. I wish the layout of stores made it easier to get everyday things like placing the up front. My hip won’t let me walk through stores very long.

  • Kelly

    I have not been to Loblaws’ before, so I looked it up and looked at how the stores were laid out. I LOVE it. I am in a wheelchair and aisles can be really small and difficult to navigate in my chair. This store has such open walkways it would be so much fun to shop there.

  • Kate Sarsfield

    There was a shop in an Irish midlands town where we once lived that would have modern designers reeling! About 30 foot square it was one of those places that sold everything from shoelaces, fly papers, grapes packed in wooden barrels with cork shavings to broken biscuits and even pigs heads hanging from the rafters! Oh, and it also doubled as a post office and pub!

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