ISP/VM+SD Retail Design Winners for 2005 Unveiled

Nintendo World tops list of honorees
Posted January 21, 2006

Nintendo World on New York's Rockefeller Plaza was named the 2005 Store of the Year in the Institute of Store Planners/VM+SD International Store Design Competition. Winners in the 35th annual edition of the competition were unveiled at an awards dinner January 16 at the Puck Building in New York.

Matthew Hall, managing editor of VM+SD, and Russ Sway, international president of ISP, served as co-hosts for the awards dinner. The event was concurrent with the National Retail Federation Convention and Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Coverage of the first-place winners in the competition appears in the February issue of VM+SD; full coverage of all winning projects will appear on vmsd.com. For information on entering the 2006 competition, contact the ISP at 800-379-9912.

Below is a complete list of winners in the competition:

Store of the Year and Specialty Store, sales area over 10,000 sq. ft.
First Place
Nintendo World, New York
TPG Architecture, New York

New or Completely Renovated Full-Line Department Store
First Place
Sogo Flagship Department Store, Osaka, Japan
Callison, Seattle

New or Completely Renovated Specialty Department Store
First Place
Lotte Avenue L, Seoul, South Korea
Pavlik Design Team, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Honorable Mention
Saks Fifth Avenue, Phillips Plaza, Atlanta
Hambrecht Oleson Design Associates, New York

New Shop-in-Shop Within an Existing Full-Line or Specialty Department Store
First Place
Women's Couture Room, Holt Renfrew, Montreal
burdifilek, Toronto

Honorable Mention
El Puerto de Liverpool, Mexico City, Mexico
RYA Design Consultancy, Dallas

Honorable Mention
Bloomingdale's third floor, New York
Mancini•Duffy, New York

Specialty Store, sales area under 1500 sq. ft.
First Place and Special Award for Innovative Store Design
Viktor & Rolf, Milan, Italy
Buro Tettero, Amsterdam, and SZI Design, Amsterdam

Honorable Mention
Fornarina, Via Cola Di Rienzo, Rome
Giorgio Borruso Design, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

Specialty Store, sales area 1500 to 3000 sq. ft.
First Place (Tie)
Eileen Fisher, Time Warner Center, New York
TPG Architecture, New York

First Place (Tie)
Fornarina, Via Dei Condotti, Rome
Giorgio Borruso Design, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

Honorable Mention
Toto Neorest, Wellington, Fla.
Pavlik Design Team, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Honorable Mention
Wrangler, Manchester, U.K.
JHP Design, London

Specialty Store, sales area 3000 to 5000 sq. ft.
First Place
Fila, New York
Giorgio Borruso Design, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

Specialty Store, sales area 5000 to 10,000 sq. ft.
First Place
Radio Shack, Fort Worth, Texas
Lippincott Mercer, New York

Specialty Store, sales area over 10,000 sq. ft.
Honorable Mention
Forever 21, San Francisco
Gensler, San Francisco


Honorable Mention and Special Award for Innovative Visual Merchandising
Victoria's Secret Forum Shops, Las Vegas
Limited Brands Inc., Columbus, Ohio

Specialty Store, large format
First Place
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Las Vegas
Bass Pro Shops Inc., Springfield, Mo.

Shopping Center Kiosk
First Place
Michelle Teen, Merida Yucatan, Mexico
Arquitectos Interiors SCP, Merida Yucatan, Mexico

Specialty Food Court or Counter-Service Restaurant
First Place
Rowan University Dining Room, Glassboro, N.J.
Connor Architecture, Arlington, Mass.

Sit-Down Restaurant
First Place
Salta, Barcelona, Spain
JHP Design, London

Honorable Mention
Izakaya, Toronto
II By IV Design Associates Inc., Toronto

Specialty Food Shop
First Place
Hershey's Chicago
JGA Inc., Southfield, Mich.

Supermarket
First Place
Interspar, Linz, Austria
JHP Design, London

Honorable Mention
Ole' Supermarket, Shenzhen, China
rkd retail/iQ, Bangkok, Thailand

Convenience Store
First Place
Greyhound Terminal, Chicago
Design Fabrications, Madison Heights, Mich.

Service Retailer
First Place
BriteSmile @ Tysons Galleria, McLean, Va.
AEdifica Inc., Montreal

Honorable Mention
Cingular, Atlanta
Callison, Seattle

Manufacturer's Showroom
First Place
Snaidero Showroom, Los Angeles
Giorgio Borruso Design, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

Temporary Showroom
First Place
Dunlop Autosport Exhibition Stand, Birmingham, U.K.
Fitch, London

Automotive Dealerships
First Place
Safat Alghanim GM Showroom, Kuwait City
Rattray + Magness, Atlanta

Special Awards

Innovative Architecture
Merkur Supermarket, Vienna
LIMITarchitects, Vienna

Innovative Exterior
Infiniti Retail Environment, Seoul
Lippincott Mercer, New York

Innovative Finishes
Platinum Signature Bank, Bangkok
Point Design Inc., New York

Innovative Fixtures
Galleria Gourmet Emporium, Seoul
Pavlik Design Team, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Innovative Graphics
Express, Las Vegas
Limited Brands Inc., Columbus, Ohio

Innovative Lighting
Bedo, Toronto
Ruscio Studio, Montreal

Innovative Store Planning
SB Design Square, Bangkok
rkd retail/iQ, Bangkok