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Project: Nordstrom

Nordstrom The Challenge Well Suited to Survive Nordstrom is a family retail empire that dates back to a shoe store founded in 1887 by patriarch John W. Nordstrom. After generations of growth and change, Nordstrom came to GIRVIN with a legendary reputation for customer...
The Yogurt Culture Company

Project: The Yogurt Culture Company

Yogurt Culture Company The Challenge Yogurt-a try this Dannon sought our help to explore the idea and potential framework for their first retail store: a fresh and frozen boutique yogurt shop in New York City. Their mission was to provide an all-natural, farm-fresh...
Harvey Nichols

Project: Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols How do customers understand brand legacy and storytelling in retail experience design? Procession, heritage, innovation and brand symbolic connections to reach into the imagination of visitors. Harvey Nichols, a luxury brand group founded in 1813, a...

Project: Seibu

Seibu PT Mitra, one of the largest privately owned retail groups in Southeast Asia wanted to locate a Seibu into the Grand Indonesia, a new shopping center of enormous scale and complexity in Jakarta, Indonesia. Callison, the global architecture firm, was selected to...

Project: Bellagio

Bellagio Our team of designers and strategists were hired by Mirage Resorts, Inc. to communicate luxury to guests and visitors of the new $1.6 billion Bellagio Hotel. We developed identity programs, collateral and signage solutions for 19 restaurants and 15 retail...