Retail Environments News
PAVE Announces PAVE the Way 3D Design Challenge Finalists
The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) announced the
12 finalists for the 2010-11 PAVE the Way 3D Design Challenge for college
students in store design, interior design, visual merchandising, and industrial design programs. This competition, sponsored and presented by
B&N Industries, offers students a chance to see their designs come to life,
gain exposure at a major industry trade show, and win cash awards.
The 12 finalists are:
Amanda Archibald and Marissa Ferraro | Run Round Hamster Wheel,
Marywood University | Scranton, Pa.
Jordan C. Bartek | PAVE the Way, Western Kentucky University
| Bowling Green, Ky.
Laura Heekin | petDora, University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati
Johnlery Itugot | Doggy Couture, Fashion Institute of Technology | New York
David Jenny and Hitomi Kashimoto | plAy Dog, University of Tokyo | Tokyo
Katherine Lashua | Hare Raising, Fashion Institute of Technology | New York
Minjae Lee | Playground, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo.,
and Sangmyung University | Seoul, South Korea
Kelsey Miller | Pampered Pups, Fashion Institute of Technology | New York
Louis Sanders | Love Bite, Fashion Institute of Technology | New York
Mona Lisa Tan and Kungpill Yoon | PAVE the Way – Ralph Lauren,
Fashion Institute of Technology | New York
Sung Scott Truong | Better Betta Display, California State University
| Long Beach
Gregory Vanderpol and Catherine Morse | Hermes Talaris Saddle Display,
California State University | Long Beach
The challenge was to design a store fixture to sell pet accessories or
products and include a 3D rendering of the design for judging. As sponsor
and presenter of the challenge, Burlingame, Calif.-based B&N Industries
will work with the finalists to produce prototypes of their designs for display at GlobalShop 2011, where the prototypes will be displayed in booth
4111. The student awards will be announced during A.R.E.’s Design Awards
program Monday, March 28, 2011, in Las Vegas during GlobalShop.
“It was amazing to see that in only the second year, the number of
entries doubled and came from countries around the world. The quality
of the entries was amazing and once again truly inspiring,” said Brad
Somberg, president of B&N Industries.
Conference Sessions at GlobalShop 2011
A.R.E. and PAVE, the industry educational foundation administered by A. R.E., together are
sponsoring four sessions during GlobalShop in March. Register to attend through GlobalShop.
Shining the Light on Manhattan’s Limelight
Marketplace (Sponsored by PAVE )
Monday, March 28 | 10: 30 – 11: 30 a.m.
In this engaging and visually stimulating session,
a DDI Top 10 Influencer, James Mansour, discusses
the process of creating the brand identity, store
design, and advertising campaign for the award-winning Limelight Marketplace in Manhattan.
Covering three floors, the 163-year old building
was designed to house over 60 vendors comprising a diverse group of pop-up stores. Learn the
inside story of the creation of this space where
uptown merges with downtown and street meets
tradition. Gain insights by seeing the juxtaposition of small, tightly edited shops (most under
200 square feet) with unexpected merchandise
categories and intentionally surprising adjacen-cies and store designs.
Speaker: James Mansour, founder, Mansour Design
Optimizing Your Branding and Store Development
Process: On-Brand, On-Time, On-Budget
Monday, March 28 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Now more than ever, the success of retail orga-
nizations depends upon the creation of cross-
functional alignment between Real Estate, Store
Design and Construction, Marketing, Finance,
and Store Operations. How can retailers stream-
line the development process to increase overall
productivity and achieve strategic, brand, and
financial objectives? How can organizational
leaders create an organizational structure that
supports the process, incorporates functional
accountability, and optimizes resources? And
what are the best ways to integrate various
mindsets and perspectives to engage every
link in the chain?
The Reinvention of Retail Design
in a Multi-Channel World
Tuesday, March 29 | 10: 30 – 11: 30 a.m.
Retailers approaching retail sales the way they
always have face a murky future. The same
goes for those designing retail environments.
How have economic factors affected the way
people shop? In what ways have technology
and changing demographics impacted buying
behaviors and store design? How will the store
of the future connect with buyers and the vari-
ous channels buyers use to access and research
product? Our panel of retailers and technology
experts explore new trends in store design and
location strategy by identifying and examining
solutions that are currently emerging in both
traditional and avante-garde retail channels.
Show Stoppers: the Best of EuroShop
Tuesday, March 29 | 1: 30 – 2: 30 p.m.
There’s nowhere in the world like Europe if you
want to see the newest and most innovative
ideas for retail environments. Every three years,
the hottest materials and styles, the best new
retail technologies, stunning demonstrations of
lighting, graphics, and interactivity make their
way to Dusseldorf, and in this session, leading
retailers and designers bring their favorites to
you. Even if you attended EuroShop, this is the
perfect opportunity to see what you may have
missed and learn how retailers might adapt new
solutions to North American markets. Join us for
a review of the latest and greatest design, fixture, and construction ideas from EuroShop 2011.
Panelists: David Kepron, AIA, LEED® AP, RDI, direc
tor, Callison, Ken Nisch, AIA, chairman, JGA; and
Bob Stoltz, group lead, fixture design, Target Corp.
Moderator: Karen Schaffner, managing director of