HBL Retail: HMKM to design Galeries Lafayette's China store

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Galeries Lafayette's flagship store on Boulevard Haussmann, Paris
London design consultancy HMKM have been chosen to design French department store Galeries Lafayette's launch in China, with the new store due to open in early 2013.

HMKM were selected following an international design competition which saw four top consultancies compete for the commission. HMKM's managing director, Alison Cardy, said of the news: "After a number of years of working with Galeries Lafayette in their Boulevard Haussmann flagship store, we are delighted to be trusted with creating the appropriate iteration of their Parisian spirit in the dynamic Chinese market."