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RIOgaleão Tom Jobim Airport project ‘complex, challenging and exciting’

London-based retail architecture firm The Design Solution has outlined its “stunning reinterpretation of the retail space” at Rio de Janeiro Tom Jobim International airport ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Appointed as commercial planning architect by the airport’s consortium in 2014 – comprising Odebrecht TransPort, Changi Airports International and Infraero – to devise the commercial masterplan for terminal’s one and two, The Design Solution was also commissioned by Dufry to design its three [text missing from excel.

07 JUNE 16

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Frontier Magazine

Design Solution highlights Rio de Janeiro airport collaboration

Retail design consultancy The Design Solution (TDS) emphasised the “complex, challenging and ultimately exciting architectural projects” the travel-retail consultancy has ever worked on in after it was commissioned by Dufry to create designs for each of the three main stores at Rio de Janeiro Tom Jobim International airport.

07 JUNE 16

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DFNI

TDS turns on the style at Rio Tom Jobim Airport

The Design Solution reports today that it is very happy with its dual roles as both airport architect and commercial planner and also as commercial designer for Dufry’s stores at RIOgaleāo Tom Jobim International Airport.

07 JUNE 16

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The Travel Retail Business

The Design Solution brings golden touch to Rio Olympics airport

The Design Solution has announced details of its role in transforming RIOgaleāo – Tom Jobim International Airport ahead of the Olympic Games in August.

06 JUNE 16

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The Moodie Report

The Design Solution to lead Toulouse-Blagnac Airport terminal project

The Design Solution Director Robbie Gill said: “This project is a classic example of consolidating passenger flows, changing landside-airside boundaries and altering operational aspects such as check-in and security areas in order to significantly transform the passenger experience and to drive a more effective commercial performance.

19 JAN 16

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The Moodie Report

The Design Solution revels in ARI Midfield contract award

The Design Solution is celebrating with Aer Rianta International (ARI) following today’s awarding of the Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal duty-free contract by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC).

23 DEC 15

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DFNI

Design Solution heaps praise on MTB project

London-based design house, The Design Solution, has worked on Abu Dhabi Airport’s Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) from the start and describes it as “one of the greatest duty free projects on the planet – ever”.

That praise was lauded by The Design Solution Director, Nick Taylor, who adds: “This was a journey where we pulled out all the stops…

23 DEC 15

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The Travel Retail Business

The design view: ‘One of the greatest duty free projects ever’

The Design Solution is celebrating with client Aer Rianta International (ARI) following today’s news from Abu Dhabi Airports, with ARI capturing the core category duty free contract for perfumes, cosmetics, skincare, sunglasses and jewellery.

The Design Solution Director Nick Taylor said: “We are absolutely delighted with today’s announcement, and equally proud to have been part of what can only be described as one of the greatest duty free projects on the planet. Ever.

22 DEC 15

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The Moodie Report

ARI and Lagardère win major duty free contract for Abu Dhabi’s new Midfield Terminal

ARI has been chosen to provide the perfume, cosmetics, skincare, sunglasses and fashion jewellery categories at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new Midfield Terminal.

Another company celebrating today is the UK-based The Design Solution, which after working on the terminal’s initial master plan for Abu Dhabi Airports was approached by ARI to help it create their design concept for the duty free space dedicated to perfumes, cosmetics, skincare, sunglasses and jewellery.

22 DEC 15

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Airport World

UK firm appointed to conduct the retail planning for Istanbul’s new mega-hub

The retail planning for Istanbul’s eagerly awaited new €10.2 billion gateway is to be carried out by London-based The Design Solution.

17 NOV 15

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Airport World

From Aalborg to Zurich – The Design Solution’s 100th Terminal

The Design Solution has been appointed to assist in the design concepts for a transformation to the main Terminal at Aberdeen International Airport. This marks the 100th airport terminal that we have been involved with. Our experience of working on all aspects of terminal planning, The Design Solution has been selected to consult on the transformation of the terminal, which will include a strategic review of the current facilities and a total re-planning exercise to create a terminal.

19 JAN 13

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The Design Solution

Rome Fiumicino Airport, Terminal 3

Having worked on the retail planning of the new extension at Rome Fiumicino Airport Terminal 3 during 2008/9, The Design Solution have had their appointment extended to cover the design of all aspects of the 2 level departure lounge and the busing gates as well as the total refurbishment of the check-in hall and new security area.

The scheme will deliver approximately 20,000sqm of Duty Free, Retail and Food & Beverage and is due for completion in 2012/2013.

24 MAY 10

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The Design Solution

Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Airport

The Design Solution have been appointed for the Planning and Design of the Expansion at Bangalore International Airport Terminal 1.

Due to open in 2012 this project is a large scale extension and internal redevelopment of a 15million passenger terminal that originally opened in 2008.

17 MAY 10

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The Design Solution

Lisbon International Airport

The Design Solution have been appointed for the New Walk-Through Duty Free Shop at Lisbon International Airport, Portugal. The New Walk-Through Duty Free Shop is due to open mid year 2011.

27 APR 10

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The Design Solution

Zurich Airport

The Design Solution have been appointed by The Nuance Group to design 5 stores at Zurich as part of the major works being undertaken by the airport to consolidate central search. The stores are on 2 levels and across both terminals.

We will be designing a multi-brand fashion store, as well as a number of temporary stores whilst the airport’s contractors are constructing the shell and core works.

The stores will be opening on a phased basis during the second half of 2011.

20 APR 10

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The Design Solution

Toulouse Blagnac Airport

The Design Solution have been appointed by The Nuance Group to design 4 of its stores at Toulouse. “Maison & Cadeaux” is a 63M2 concept gift store which will replace the Relay store in Hall D.

The remaining 3 stores are to be in Hall C: “Sound & Vision” is an electronics store, “Attitude” is a fashion concept and “The spirit of Toulouse” is a multi category store selling cream of local products.

The stores will open in the first quarter of 2011.

20 APR 10

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The Design Solution

Geneva International Airport

The Design Solution have been appointed by The Nuance Group to design a 300M2 arrivals store at Geneva. This is a core category store, which will open the first quarter of 2011.

20 APR 10

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The Design Solution