Archinect - News 2017-09-20T07:11:36-04:00 Granada Store Reform by A-cero Alexander Walter 2012-07-18T14:59:00-04:00 >2012-07-23T18:57:35-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Spanish architects A-cero have sent us photos of one of their latest projects: a catchy store design with bold colorblocking for the footwear brand Camper's first store in Granada, Spain.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Archinect Tees - NOW BACK IN STOCK! Alexander Walter 2011-08-11T13:51:17-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> Tell your friends, tell your mom - the fabulous Archinect t-shirts are now back in stock again! Due to the overwhelming demand, many of the very popular designs, like the infamous <em>Architecture Sucks</em> or the <em>CAD Hatch</em> t-shirts, sold out very quickly, but - and this is the good news part - they're all available again now. Head over to our <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect T-Shirts (&amp; Stuff) store</a> and get your new favorite summer shirt!</p> Apple Updating 5th Avenue Cube with New Glass Technology Archinect 2011-08-09T18:58:42-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>We've just discovered Apple will be updating their iconic Cube structure at their midtown Manhattan retail location, replacing the current cube of 90 panes with just 15 massive, and I mean massive, pieces of glass... The slabs will be roughly 10 feet wide by a whopping 32 feet high, and held together using some sort of secret, proprietary connector that will reportedly be embedded within the glass itself, rather than being comprised of mere external clips.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Who owns the consumer? J. James R. 2011-04-29T00:03:43-04:00 >2011-04-29T17:11:54-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The danger today comes from a shopper who walks into a store as if it were a product showroom. She pulls out a smart device and begins scanning barcodes using the Red Laser or Shopsavvy mobile app. She researches specs, prices and recommendations, and then makes a purchase from a low-cost retailer. Consumers are redefining how they shop and retailers are racing to catch up.</p></em><br /><br /><p> At the Retail Technology Conference, which happened April 13-15, retailers were coping with a new phenomenom regarding shopping habits&mdash; how smartphone-enriched shoppers are treating bricks-and-mortar retailers like galleries and museums. Macy's CEO, Terry Lundgren, says that traditional stores have to be as interesting as the online experience in the age of wireless.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This interaction of consumer with retail store, mobile phone and wireless internet is referred to as "omni-channel." But, all is not necessarily lost. Brian Kilcourse, of RSR Research, says that 95% of all retail purchases are still fulfilled through the store. Given the fast growth of "omni-channel" shoppers, there are more consumers who are increasingly knowledgeable about both price and information.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Perhaps, the most interesting and most relevant architectural tidbit is this, "retailers need to be able to understand and see into the consumer&rsquo;s pathway to purchase, and this cannot be done only after a t...</p>