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Celebrate the Winners of Our 2022 Design Awards!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Shop! Design Awards!

The Design Awards celebrate achievements in areas such as new store design, renovations, fixtures, visual presentation projects and in-store communications. Entries are cited for excellence in design, originality in use of space and materials and quality of concept execution.

Enjoy our gallery of the 2021 honorees, and stay tuned for announcements for the 2022 Design Awards, which will open for entries in September.

View the 2021 Shop! Design Awards Winners.

View the 2022 Shop! Design Awards Winners

Twinings Flagship Experience

Store of the Year Category: Hardline Specialty Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Dalziel and Pow Design Consultants Ltd.

Dalziel and Pow Design Consultants Ltd.: Design

Photography: alziel and Pow Design Consultants Ltd.

Tempur-Pedic NYC Flagship

Category: Best Pivot (Gold Award)

Submitted by: CallisonRTKL

Photography: Richard Cadan

Sleep Number 2020 CES Experience

Category: Brand Activation (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Sleep Number

Photography: Angela Gearhart

Dreamland

Category: Brand Activation (Silver Award)

Submitted by: Dolce Media Group

Photography: Alex Lukey

LG ThinQ Experience Center for NFM Dallas and Kansas City

Category: Branded Shop Within a Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Design Phase Inc.

Photography: Madeline Eckert

The Equipment Room at SoFi Stadium

Category: Branded Shop Within a Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by: 555 International

Photography: Jeff Lewis

MAPCO Prototype Design

Category: Convenience Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Chute Gerdeman

Photography: Seth Parker

El Palacio de Hierro Perisur

Category: Department Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: TPG Architecture

Photography: Héctor Armando Herrera

Holt Renfrew Ogilvy

Category: Department Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by: Jeffrey Hutchison and Associates

Photography: Frédéric Bouchard

GEA Haier Monogram and Café Luxury Showroom Kitchens

Category: Department Within a Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Design Phase Inc.

Photography: Stephen Kertis

Buff City Soap

Category: Hardline Specialty Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by: CallisonRTKL

Photography: Dror Baldinger

Periodic: A Pop-Up Shop

Category: Pop-Up Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: MG2

Photography: John Vicory

ATT Fan Zone

Category: Pop-Up Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by: Twenty Four 7

Photography: Randal Finklea

The Point

Category: Restaurant – Casual Dining (Silver Award)

Submitted by: CORE architecture + design

Photography: Ron Ngiam

Andros Taverna

Category: Restaurant – Casual Dining (Gold Award)

Submitted by: 555 International

Photography: Eric Kleinberg

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Category: Restaurant – Fast Food (Gold Award)

Submitted by: NELSON Worldwide

Photography: Josh Beeman

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COC

Category: Restaurant – Fine Dining (Gold Award)

Submitted by: MTVD

Photography: Gonzalo Viramonte

Holts Café Bloor Street

Category: Restaurant – Fine Dining (Silver Award)

Submitted by: Forte Fixtures & Millwork

Photography: Eric Laignel

Tide Laundromat

Category: Service Retailer (Gold Award)

Submitted by: NELSON Worldwide

Photography: Courtesy of Tide Corp.

Concepts

Category: Softline Specialty Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by: Bergmeyer

Photography: Courtesy of Concepts

The Raider Image – Official Team Store

Category: Softline Specialty Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by:: RGLA Solutions Inc.

Photography: Josh Line

Hatch Dispensary

Category: Specialty Food and Consumables Retailer (Gold Award)

Submitted by:: DMAC Architecture

Photography: Anthony Tahlier

Superette

Category: Specialty Food and Consumables Retailer (Silver Award)

Submitted by:: Bergmeyer

Photography: Kayla Rocca Photography

The Sweetwater Music Store

Category: Specialty Store Over 25,000 Square Feet (Gold Award)

Submitted by:: Design Collaborative

Photography: Al Ensley

M&M’s Mall of America

Category: Specialty Store Over 25,000 Square Feet (Silver Award)

Submitted by:: Landor & Fitch

Photography: Simon Lewis

Fresh Street Market – Vancouver House

Category: Supermarket/Grocery Store (Gold Award)

Submitted by:: King Retail Solutions

Photography: Paul Grdina

Lee’s Market

Category: Supermarket/Grocery Store (Silver Award)

Submitted by:: Architecture Plus International – api (+)

Photography: Robert Casey

AT&T HBO Max Holiday Windows

Category: Window Display (Gold Award)

Submitted by:: Twenty Four 7

Photography: Randal Finklea

Jungle Bells – Kids Holiday Window

Category: Window Display (Silver Award)

Submitted by:: Woolworths South Africa

Photography: Roice Nel

Infinitus Service Center

Element Category: Signage/Graphics

Submitted by: SLD

Photography: Bing Ma

Infinitus Service Center

Element Category: In-Store Communications

Submitted by: SLD

Photography: Bing Ma

MLB NYC

Element Category: In-Store Visual Display

Submitted by: CallisonRTKL

Photography: Sterling Plenert & Gerald Andal

The Point

Element Category: Lighting

Submitted by: CORE architecture + design

Photography: Ron Ngiam

M&M’s Mall of America

Element Category: Storefront - Exterior

Submitted by: Landor & FITCH

Photography: Simon Lew

Jungle Bells – Kids Holiday Window

Element Category: Wall Treatment

Submitted by: Woolworths South Africa

Photography: Roice Nel

Jungle Bells – Kids Holiday Window

Element Category: Sustainability

Submitted by: Woolworths South Africa

Photography: Roice Nel

Timberland Storytelling Wall

Element Category: Store Fixture

Submitted by: Timberland

Photography: John Muggenborg

AT&T Flagships Celebrate Wonder Woman 1984

Element Category: Use of Technology

Submitted by: Twenty Four 7

Photography: Randal Finklea

Rules and Entry Requirements

Eligibility

Entries may be submitted by retailers, designers, architects or suppliers of projects installed in operating retail environments between January 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. A project may only be entered by one company. Once it is entered, it is eligible for additional consideration for additional fees. Entries not complying with competition rules will be disqualified.

Judging Process

An independent panel of judges determines a Gold Award and up to two Silver Awards in each category. One overall store entry is also awarded Store of the Year. In addition, several projects will win special awards for individual elements. All awards are determined at the judges’ discretion; decisions are final.

Principal criteria for judging:

  • excellence in design
  • originality in the use of space and materials
  • quality in executing the total concept
  • in some cases, the highest return for dollars spent

Categories

Best Pivot | Brand Activation | Branded Shop Within a Store | Convenience Store | Department Store* | Department Within a Store | Hardline Specialty Store* | Pop-Up Store | Restaurant/Casual Dining | Restaurant/Fast Food | Restaurant/Fine Dining | Service Retailer | Softline Specialty Store* | Speciality Food and Consumables Retailer* | Specialty Store over 25,000 sf* | Supermarket/Grocery Store*|Window Display

One Gold Award winner from qualifying categories (*) will be selected as the Store of the Year.

Elements

INDIVIDUAL ELEMENT CATEGORIES

Add one or more element categories to showcase individual aspects of your main category entry for only $60 more each!

NEW IN 2021: Companies can now enter an element category without entering one of the main categories. Please see page 1 of the entry it for pricing details.

Flooring | In-Store Communications | In-Store Visual Display | Lighting | Signage/Graphics | Storefront/Exterior | Store Fixture | Sustainability | Use of Technology | Wall Treatment