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We bring brands to life, make the most out of every metre and encourage your customers to linger longer. …

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We bring brands to life, make the most out of every metre and encourage your customers to linger for longer. We translate brands into innovative interiors – from national roll-outs to flagship stores; our award winning team will show you how to deepen your customer connections.

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Working with us you get:
  • full architectural service & project management
  • space planning & customer flow analysis
  • shopfront, signage & bespoke fittings
  • complex fitouts & technology integration
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Case studies
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    Nespresso, Queen Street

    We were delighted to be involved with the design of the new Nespresso flagship store.
  • Context Architects 21 Days Restaurant

    21 Days Restaurant

    Food is art and theatre, with a bit of magic thrown in…
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    Westpac Northwest

    This new retail interior for Westpac was the recipient of a 2016 RED Retail Design Award.
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    SBS Bank national rebrand

    Our client SBS Bank set out to take on the big banks and win.
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    Life Pharmacy 277 Newmarket

    Our design for the award-winning Life Pharmacy 277 elevates retailing into a premium shopping experience.
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    Westpac Queen Street

    With its water’s edge theme, café caravan, and completely open façade, the award-winning Westpac signature branch…
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    Green Cross retail network

    Pharmacybrands came to Context Architects in 2012 to help transform the design and delivery of its network of 300-plus stores…
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    Westpac national retail network

    Context Architects has been Westpac’s lead design consultant since 2006…
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    Papatoetoe Mall

    Contexts’ solution involves improving way finding into the mall and enhancing the street appeal…
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    Life Pharmacy Henderson

    Winner of the 2015 RED (Retail Design) Fashion + Health award.
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    Boo Radley’s, Christchurch

    Inspired by the owner’s love of American South, Boo Radley’s speaks of an era of prohibition.
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    Foodstuffs New World

    Context was engaged by Foodstuffs to provide signage and graphics as part of a New World supermarket project…
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    Café & boutique coffee roastery

    Restoring the historic integrity of this corner site villa-turned-cafe is proving a fun project for the Context retail team…
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    Life Pharmacy, Christchurch

    What started as a straightforward application of an existing brand for Life Pharmacy turned into a country-wide redesign programme…
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    Yoobee engaged Context to create a fresh, new look for their Riccarton and Sylvia Park mall stores that could be easily applied…
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    Unichem Rototuna Pharmacy

    Context Architects’ redesign of Unichem pharmacy in Rototuna, Hamilton, has freed up precious space and improved flow…
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