Embaixada: a Creative Retail Concept in Lisbon, Portugal

Embaxiada is a “Portuguese Shopping Gallery” in Lisbon, Portugal’s Principe Real neighborhood (one of my favorite areas in the city). Housed in a historic Moorish style building, this former palace definitely stands out. What exactly is a shopping gallery? It’s a collection of conceptual shops set up in one building, in a gallery-like setting. As… Continue reading Embaixada: a Creative Retail Concept in Lisbon, Portugal

Marathon Village Nashville: A Creative Shopping District in an Historic Auto Factory

I love the idea of taking old factories or warehouses and giving them new life. Luckily, this is a pretty common thing in the creative community around the world, keeping historic buildings intact while giving creators a place to flourish. Along this line, you’ll find The Source market in Denver, The West Bottoms in Kansas… Continue reading Marathon Village Nashville: A Creative Shopping District in an Historic Auto Factory