(Author : Retail Design Blog)
With the urban Junction District as its home, the new store environment takes inspiration from its industrial surroundings and city streetscapes. It authentically incorporates elements such as streetscape-inspired architectural details and textures, murals and graffiti, street signs, pavement markings, guardrails, street lights, and building signs.
To add to the authenticity, a local graffiti artist painted over brick walls giving a vibrant and urban feel to the space. It features one of the largest organic produce selections available in Toronto, more than 100 bulk options, a new api(+) designed Kitchen Originals private label, a seasonal salad bar and state of the art, environmentally friendly refrigeration and HVAC technologies.
api(+) provided brand positioning and identity, private label packaging design, interior store design, signage and graphics, and digital collateral design. The address is 43 Junction Road Toronto, Ontario M6N 1B5. They held a ribbon cutting at 8:45 a.m. and opened at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Organic Garage is a grocery retailer of organic and natural products.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Toronto, the company operates a centralized warehouse as well as three stores in the greater Toronto area: Oakville, Vaughan and their newest location, in Toronto’s Junction district. Organic Garage has announced plans to open its fourth store in 2018 in the Leaside neighborhood in central Toronto.
ArchitecturePlus International, api(+) is an international award-winning design firm specializing in food retail, specialty retail, restaurants and retail centers. It offers a full spectrum of services to the retail industry and solutions that maximize return on investment via strategy and design. It is headquartered in Tampa, Florida and has a South Florida office in Miami.
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