More than 20 Shop! members were among the winners at the Retail Design Institute’s international store design competition. The top award, 2016 Store of the Year, went to Mackage in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre, designed by Shop! member BURDIFILEK.
Mackage is a Canada-based chain. Its 2,600-sq.-ft. Toronto store was inspired by a modern ski chalet, where the surroundings provide respite from the busy nature of a traditional shopping experience.
This year’s RDI international store design competition recognized 42 projects representing the work of 32 firms (10 international and 22 North American design consultants), along with Innovation awards in 11 categories.
Other Shop! members whose work was recognized with 2016 RDI awards are: Arborite, Armstrong Flooring, Artisan Complete, CallisonRTKL, Chandler, Chemetal, Daniel DeMarco & Associates, Dialogue 38, FITCH, FRCH Design Worldwide, Gensler, GH+A, JGA, MNA, Retail Habitats, rkd retail/iQ, Ruscio Studio, Shawmut Design & Construction, Shikatani Lacroix, TPG Architecture, and Unique Store Fixtures.