With over 250 full-colour photos, this latest volume in the highly successful Stores of the Year series shows how top professionals in the fields of design, architecture, lighting, and fixtures turn spaces into marketplaces. In Stores of the Year NO. 17, both renowned designers and novices reveal new and innovative solutions to the complex problems of retail design and visual merchandising. Featured projects represent a wide spectrum of retailers from major department store chains to designer shops, boutiques and specialty retailers. This book is an indispensible reference tool for any interior designer, architect, visual merchandiser, or store owner.