News & Press
Manor "Men´s and Sports"-Floor
Michelgroup created the new Men´s and Sports-Fashion-Floor for the Geneva Manor Store
Article about the Interior-Design for the Manor Geneva Store, published in the magazine "Spectrooms"
Patrick Graf Named Michelgroup Advisory Board Member
Michelgroup is pleased to announce that Patrick Graf has been named Advisory Board Member. An international Thought-Leader, he has obtained a multi-cultural knowledge and network through over 20 years of experience working in the international Travel and Retail Industry.
Patrick holds the position of Member of Group Management for the Watches division at the Bucherer Group. During the last 10 years, he held multiple positions with the Zurich Airport including Senior Vice President Commercial and Member of the Management Team at which time he had been responsible for the strategic planning, development, and marketing of the commercial business at Zurich Airport.
Manor Geneva opening: Stores+Shops
Article about the Manor Geneva opening, published in the magazine Stores+Shops.
Store Fixtures by example El Corte Ingles Madrid
Store Fixtures take a bow
El Corte Inglés: ECI stores + shops
ECI stores + shops 02/2016: Kultiviertes Understatement, El Corte Inglés in Madrid
Michelgroup designs new El Corte Inglés „Serrano 52 MAN” opens in Madrid
The new “Serrano 52 MAN” is now open in Madrid. A new Multi-Label Concept for El Corte Inglés that exclusively addresses the World of Man.
“… a brilliant aesthetic and practical solution ultimately resulting in a strong Vision for our new Men’s Concept Store. Michelgroup exceeded our expectations in the final result. ”
Anxo Fernández Dobano
Director of Men’s Fashion
El Corte Inglés
Beymen Store, Instanbul
Inspiration - no. 300, July 2014: Beymen Luxury Flagship Store, Istanbul, Turkey
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retail design blog, July 2014: Beymen Luxury Department Store, Istanbul, Turkey
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Mind Magazine Online, July 2014: Beymen in full bloom in Istanbul, Turkey
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Beymen Store: Style Guide
Style Guide, May 2014: Short Cuts, Beymen Istanbul, Turkey
Michelgroup wins A.R.E Outstanding Merit Award
Michelgroup wins the A.R.E Outstanding Merit Award for the Beymen Luxury Flagship in Istanbul
Beymen Store: design:retail
design:retail, March 2014, Volume 26, No. 3: Beymen Istanbul, Turkey
"Beymen´s modern design infuses culture and history along a journey of discovery in Istanbul"
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WWD.com, January 2, 2014: Beymen Istanbul, Turkey
"Turkish luxury retailer Beymen is banking on attracting considerable local and international traffic to its largest flagship in the new Zorlu Center."
TextilWirtschaft, Edition 45, November 7, 2013: Beymen Istanbul, Turkey
Beymen’s new luxury Flagship Store opened in Istanbul.
Michelgroup designs Beymen Flagship at Zorlu Center in Istanbul
On September 26th the new 9,600 square meter Beymen Luxury Flagship Store opened at Zorlu Center in Istanbul. Beymen’s flagship store offers its own luxury brands as well as the finest global brands in an elegant destination experience. Zorlu Center is one of the most prestigious mixed-use projects in Europe with shopping center, Raffles Hotel, residences, business center, and cultural arts center.
Michelgroup’s current projects include clients as de Bijenkorf in Den Haag,
REDI in Helsinki, Manor Flagship in Zurich and “The Circle” at Zurich Airport.
Michelgroup Leadership Announcement
Barbara Leonard - COO
Michelgroup is pleased to announce that Barbara Leonard has been appointed
Chief Operating Officer (COO). Her responsibilities will include the development and implementation of the firm’s strategic planning; marketing; the building of new business and existing customer relationships; and human resources/staff development. As COO, Barbara will ensure that customers are served best and benefit from the innovation and talents of Michelgroup.
TextilWirtschaft, Edition 41, October 2012: Ahrens Marburg, Germany
The repositioning and redesign of the Kaufhaus Ahrens in Marburg, Germany has been unveiled at its grand opening on September 27, 2012. The Michelgroup team collaborated with the Ahrens for the complete planning and redesign the 11,500 square meters spanning five floors including all departments.
frame Powershop 3
frame Powershop 3 New Retail Design 2012:
de Bijenkorf Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Inspiration 285, 02/ 2012: Robinsons Singapore
EHI stores + shops
EHI stores + shops, 01/ 2012: Robinsons Singapore
xia - intelligente architektur
xia - intelligente architektur, 07-09/ 2011: Service Center Neue Mitte in Ulm
New York City Study Tour for the Forum Junge Unternehmer Programme 2011
Hachmeister + partner in conjunction with Michelgroup conducted a study tour of the most innovative stores in New York City, as well as discussions with retail industry leaders including Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy's, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. Forum members visited retail innovators to gain insight into the operations of these retail leaders.
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Boyner Holding – Istanbul, Turkey
Beymen Luxury Fashion Lifestyle Flagship – Planning and Design (Opening Fall 2012)
Planning and design of Beymen’s new 8,000 square meter flagship as a major destination at Zorlu Center (one of the most prestigious mixed-use projects currently under development in Europe. View Link
Abercrombie & Fitch – Brussels, Belgium
Architectural and Interior Design and Implementation for the new Abercrombie & Fitch Flagship in the city center of Brussels (Opening December 2011).
Robinsons Lingerie and Fashion Accessories Stores - Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Mall– Planning and Design (Opening July 2011)
Planning and design for the Robinsons new Lingerie and Fashion Accessories concept stores totaling 1,930 square meters at The Marina Bay Sands (a new major international destination in Singapore with Convention Center, Hotel, Casino, and 80,000 square meter shopping center). View Project
De Bijenkorf - The Netherlands
Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag Flagships – Masterplanning
Masterplanning for the renovation and expansion of The Netherlands leading premium retail and department store group’s Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Den Haag Flagship stores representing over 65,000 square meters of retail selling area.
De Bijenkorf - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam Flagship – Planning, Architecture and Design (Opened November 2010)
Architectural and Interior Design for the repositioning and renovation of the Amsterdam Flagship ground floor with the addition of a new luxury gallery introducing global brand shops for Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci, Hermes and Fendi. View Project
De Bijenkorf - Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Eindhoven Department Store – Planning, Architecture and Design (Opened November 2010)
Architectural and Interior Design for the repositioning and renovation of the Eindhoven Department Store Men’s Department. View Project
Lotte Department Store – Seoul, Korea
Lotte Kimpo SkyPark – Planning and Design (Opening November 2011)
The planning and design of a new 25,000 square meter department store, a major component of the new mixed-use center near the Seoul airport including a new hotel, cinema, cultural center, spa, and digital park.
Multi Development, The Netherlands
Rotterdam City Center - Merchandising, Tenant and Retail Planning (Opening 2014)
In corporation with Multi Development’s leading and development strategist,
we are providing merchandising, tenant, and retail planning leading to a more innovative retail experience for the new 120,000 square meter mixed-use Rotterdam City Center for Europe’s leading retail urban mixed-use developer. Building design by The Office of Metropolitan Architecture and Rem Koolhaas.
Michelgroup announces additions to leadership team
Claudene Anderson – Project Director
Claudene Anderson has joined the leadership team as Project Director leading strategy, store planning, architecture, and interior design of retail projects. Her global department store clients have included Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Shinsegae, Hudson’s Bay, Liverpool, Almacenes Paris, and David Jones as well as specialty retailers Bailey, Banks & Biddle and Brunos Food World. View Full Bio
AIT: Pauluskirche in Ulm
AIT, December 2010: Pauluskirche in Ulm
Service Center Neue Mitte Ulm
The Service Center Neue Mitte Ulm is the new service and information center of the public utility company of the city of Ulm/Neu-Ulm, as well as of the municipality of Ulm. The building is the result of a comprehensive implementation integrating urban development, architecture, interior design, light and design. View Project
bba: Service-Center Ulm
bba, November 2010: Neubau eines Service-Centers in Ulm
AIT: Service Center Ulm
AIT, Oktober 2010: Service Center Neue Mitte in Ulm
Celebrating Italian Family Dining Tradition
An ambiance fusing exquisite cuisine with excellent service presented in a high designed atmosphere of luxury and style. View Project
The Retail landscape is rapidly changing – there are no longer any rules…
For the latest trends in Beauty Retail, view Slideshow.
Michelgroup awarded Ulm City Center project
We are pleased to announce that Motz has awarded Michelgroup the Motz-Neubau project in Ulm, Germany. The Motz-Neubau project is part of an important revitalization effort in the city center of Ulm (Neue Mitte) in which modern buildings are integrated into the historically-protected structures. Michelgroup's has now been commissioned to complete the architectural design for their conceptual design (submitted in the competition) of a four-gabled, mixed-used multi-level building.
Oberpollinger Awarded 2009 Store of the Year
Oberpollinger has received the 2009 Store of the Year Award from HDE (German Retail Association) as best European Department Store. HDE stated that Oberpollinger is «a much admired Shopping Oasis, one of the most modern and best department stores of Europe.»
POS-Ladenbau, Ausgabe 1 2009-Februar:
Luxuswarenhaus in der Münchner City: Oberpollinger
BTE-Magazin, Nr. 1 Januar 2009: In der Champions League (Oberpollinger)
RetailWeek, December 12, 2008: Oberpollinger: Premier League