Steve Kaufman

Callison’s director and retail design strategist might be eavesdropping on your airport conversation

What’s the biggest challenge for a design strategist?
Working with a client that doesn’t have a...

The great architect who died last month was known for soaring buildings and tiny Target teapots. Hard to know which was more important

I live in Louisville, Ky., now.

It’s a midsized city with a compact downtown and not nearly the skyline grandeur...

To succeed in this business, BCBG’s vp of architecture and construction says you need passion and drive. Nearly 29 years of experience helps, too

What does the vp of architecture and construction do for the BCBG Max Azria Group?
I’m...

The architect who died last month responded to our changing tastes. But he also built Mall of America

When architect and designer Jon Jerde passed away in February, most of his obituaries hailed him as the Master of the...

Food retailers are adding full-service dining to their stores, to regain the "romance of food"

“Let’s go have dinner at the supermarket.”

That’s not something you hear very many American consumers say. But a...

Frustrated by the process of selecting appliances and plumbing fixtures, Pirch’s ceo is selling the ideal of the good life in his stores

You’ve said Pirch changes the paradigm of buying appliances and plumbing products and services. Want to explain...

Site of the World Expo 2010, Shanghai has been at the center of China's growing economy

The Numbers
Shanghai is China’s largest and oldest major city, though in some ways, its newest...

In Louisville, the retailer will build what it wants, where it wants and how it wants

There was an old joke in the newspaper business about setting a headline in type and keeping it on a shelf because you...

In Washington State, AAA travel-service experts are replacing their humdrum offices with retail experiences

Once-elegant cruise travel has been diminished by too many cruise ships limping back to port with tales of food poisoning...

Pirch (remember that name) feels the romance of appliances ought to be part of the buying environment

I recently interviewed Jeffery Sears for a profile that will appear in the February issue of VMSD.

He’s...

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