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contents: print 12 18 32 34 36 38 41 editorial industry news product focus: change it up Tandus Flooring’s Change Collection product focus: angling for attention Coalesse’s Sebastopol designed by Emilia Borgthorsdottir product focus: (good) writing on the wall product focus: come together best of NeoCon® 2011 KnollTextiles’s Ink Collection designed by Abbott Miller of Pentagram Allsteel’s Gather Collection designed by IDa Design and HOK Seventy-two awards given to products in the Best of NeoCon® 2011 competition 98 retail 82 64 making a marc Marc Jacobs in Tokyo designed by Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects by Jean Nayar 88 becoming kate Kate Spade New York in Tokyo designed by Kramer Design Group by Murrye Bernard 92 ray of light C&A in São Paulo, Brazil, designed by Chute Gerdeman by Stacy Straczynski 76 true blue 98 Levi’s Meatpacking in New York designed by Anderson Architects by Jean Nayar 102 80 nature speaks Ruti Boutique in San Francisco designed by Nicole Hollis by George Calys 84 a new home 106 Balliets in Oklahoma City designed by Elliott + Associates Architects by Michael Webb 90 bloomie’s new edition 112 Bloomingdale’s in Santa Monica, California, designed by Mancini Duffy by Jean Nayar 84 shrine to fitness 118 Nike Fieldhouse at Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, California, designed by TVA Architects with Nike DTC by Michael Webb 34 122 practice: smaller, sustainable retail A retail design expert points to smaller floorplates and sustainable design as significant trends for chains by Joseph Nevin, Jr. 126 trends: retail retrofit A coauthor of Retrofitting Suburbia describes a paradigm shift in retail real estate, with creative retrofits of dead malls and commercial strips by June Williamson, RA, LEED AP 130 designers select: fabrics Steven McCollom and Karen Ostromecki pick their favorite new fabrics 132 sources cover: Best of NeoCon® Best of Competition winner MOTUS by HALCON. Photograph courtesy of HALCON. See page 43. 134 ad index 136 perspectives: Nicole Hollis, Nicole Hollis Interior Design CONTRACT, volume 52 issue 6 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, July/August 2011) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October, and November/December; issued by Nielsen Business Media Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/ year Canada, $175/year all other foreign) go to, call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816, or write to or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 6 volume 52

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - July/August 2011

Contract - July/August 2011
Industry News
Product Focus: Change it Up
Product Focus: Angling for Attention
Product Focus: (Good) Writing on the Wall
Product Focus: Come Together
Best of NeoCon® 2011
Making a Marc
Becoming Kate
Ray of Light
True Blue
Nature Speaks
A New Home
Bloomie's New Edition
Shring to Fitness
Practice: Smaller, Sustainable Retail
Trends: Retail Retrofit
Designers Select: Fabrics
Ad Index

Contract - July/August 2011