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Here Are the Top Retail Design Firms for 2022

It's our annual ranking of design firms based on the previous year's fees




FOR 28 YEARS, and as part of our annual Retail Design Firm Resource Guide, VMSD has ranked the top retail design firms from around the globe.

Based on submitted design firm fees from completed projects in 2021, and complemented by our comprehensive listing of design/architecture firms and independent designers found on, from the U.S. and abroad, our ranking showcases the perseverance of the retail design industry as we move into the post-pandemic era. (Our Retail Design Firm Resource Guide can be found year-round at

Information included in this ranking, including fees, was provided by individual firms and has not been independently verified by VMSD magazine. For information about the 2023 guide or ranking, please contact VMSD Managing Editor Carly Hagedon at

1 Gensler $169,827,302.00
2 Henderson Engineers $96,562,685.00
3 WD Partners $49,000,000.00
4 Big Red Rooster, a JLL company $44,500,000.00
5 CallisonRTKL $37,919,845.00
6 Little Diversified Architectural Consulting Inc. $35,882,609.00
7 Stantec $34,047,751.00
8 GPD Group $28,500,000.00
9 Cushing Terrell $26,800,000.00
10 NORR $26,707,000.00
11 Nelson Worldwide $25,246,373.89
12 Sargenti Architects $24,000,000.00
13 CESO Inc. $23,380,000.00
14 RDC-S111 $22,000,000.00
15 Larson Design Group $15,310,911.00
16 ChangeUp $14,250,000.00
17 ms consultants Inc. $12,600,000.00
18 Onyx Creative Inc. $10,513,020.00
19 Rebel Design+Group $9,887,787.00
20 ACS $9,520,373.00
21 RGLA Solutions Inc. $8,300,000.00
22 Ædifica $5,100,000.00
23 Bergmeyer $5,000,000.00
24 Burdifilek $4,500,000.00
25 BHDP Architecture $4,000,000.00
26 Echeverria Design Group Inc. $2,925,000.00
27 Chipman Design Architecture $2,250,000.00
28 FRDC (Future Research Design Company) $2,245,500.00
29 Finn Daniels Architects $1,859,363.00
30 Ideation Studio Inc. $1,600,000.00
31 Jencen Architecture $1,544,500.00
32 Kraidob $1,500,000.00
33 Four Dimensions Retail Design India Pvt. Ltd. $1,402,266.00
34 Restore Design $1,210,000.00
35 Neon Carrot LLC $700,000.00
36 c8studio | design collective $695,000.00
37 Jaque Bethke Design LLC $600,000.00
38 Retail Rehab $450,000.00
39 Retail Design Vietnam $54,685.00
📷: Gensler | Ryan Gobuty
Lucid Beverly Hills Showroom, Beverly Hills, CA
Designed by Gensler


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