It enhances the perceived value of your product, service, and brand.
It inspires and motivates your customers and employees, while increasing your bottom line.
Outpost Natural FoodsAWARD WINNER Bay View, WI; Mequon, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Wauwatosa, WI
Grocers, co-ops, food markets – we’ve done quite a few across the country. If you operate one, you know grocery stores are a special kind of retail. We get it. Let us help you create an interior that truly is delicious! Click here for a list of satisfied food clients.
“Since our remodel, we have seen double digit sales increases, more customers and bigger basket totals. Our staff and shoppers love the new store and we’ve had lots of positive comments about the colors and ‘feel.’ To put it simply, it works! It’s a space you want to slow down and savor.” – Lisa Malmarowski, Director of Brand and Store Development at Outpost Natural Foods
We love to design restaurants and bars. So much so that we’ve won awards for it. Click here to see a list of our satisfied clients. If you’re looking for a distinctive design, look no more. Cheers!
Holley obtained Bachelor’s degrees in Fine Art and Interior Design and worked as a graphic designer for 20 years before heading back to school for interior design. She is a LEED Green Associate and has been a project manager for the Retailworks Design Team for over five years. Holley is a great designer and an excellent artist and is looking forward to bringing her expertise to your next project.
Retailworks is an award-winning branding, design, and consulting firm specializing in retail, corporate, and hospitality spaces.
We combine the best of proven branding and design principles with the latest in environmental psychology and consumer behavior. We ask the necessary questions to get a complete understanding of your business, vision, and project goals. Then we create a little magic.
Looking to spruce up your exterior? Replace your sign? Add an awning? Restore the brick? Click here for a checklist of things to think about when updating your exterior. Let us create a new facade for your business that reflects your brand and truly tells your story!
We design environments to move minds and merchandise. And we do it with intention.
For decades, clients have used our full-service commercial interior design capabilities as they grow their operation, or to update an existing commercial space. From retail spaces to restaurants, clinics to co-ops, we’re proud of our results.
Retailworks’ custom, branded service and checkout counters will help you leave a positive and lasting impression with your customers.
Your checkout counter is the point in the sales process where all your hard work has to pay off. Your service or checkout counter has to look its best, and your staff has to be on top of the transaction. This last moment has to clinch the deal for a return visit. Is your last impression a positive and memorable one?
Over the past few years, Lisa has worked on interior design projects in the retail, corporate, educational and healthcare markets. This involves space planning, the selection of furniture and finishes and specification schedules. Meeting the needs of an organization’s functional business needs with a custom design that incorporates the right combination of products and finishes are always at the forefront of her mind.
Our portfolio is vast. This is just a snapshot of our work. If you don’t see your industry represented below, click here for a list of clients.
Image Development &design Branding Space Planning Interior Design Exterior Design Finish Selection Fixtures & Furnishings (stock & custom) Lighting Design Graphic Design & Signage Aromas & Music Decorative Accessories Merchandising & Display
It creates an environment that is multi-sensory and emotionally engaging.
We’re changing the customer experience to influence behavior to build relationships, power up sales, and move mountains. Really.
Strong brands and smart designs enhance the perceived value of your products, motivate customers and employees, and increase your bottom line.
We can also manage the procurement of fixtures for multiple store chains nationwide.
Our commercial interior designs work because we combine the best of proven branding and design principles with the latest in environmental psychology and consumer behavior. We have a deep understanding of business operations and accountability. It’s a sweet spot only years of experience can achieve.
Allen EdmondsAtlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Boca Raton, FL; Cost Mesa, CA; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Minneapolis, MN; Natick, MA; New York City, NY; Oakbrook, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco, CA; Short Hills, NY; Troy, MI; Washington DC; Westport, CT; Woodmere, OH
Senior Interior Designer, Project Manager, Graphic Designer, LEED Green Associate
For a complete list of references and to learn more about how we can bring our genius to your project,
Design-Build services are also available if you are looking for turn-key services. We have long-standing and trusting relationships with contractors in all fields of construction and carpentry.
That is what we do. We make sure the next branch you build is NOT your parent’s bank. Appeal to the millennials – your future customer. Tell your story, be authentic, be interactive, educate, inform, entertain, and yes, SELL something. You’ll be surprised how well your bank will do. And we can guarantee you’ll certainly never look at a financial institution the same way again. Click here to see clients we’ve worked with in this category.
In addition to the above noted services, we can also provide comprehensive architectural services, from concept to construction documents.
For example, this bank enticed customers to come inside by selling a custom coffee line!
We’ve been asked to bring our retail expertise to the banking industry on a number of occasions as the smart managers see the value in creating a memorable experience for their customers. In today’s digital banking age, it’s becoming more challenging to get customers INTO a building to meet with a banker. Because it’s difficult to compete on the digital level, it’s critical to create that “I want to stop in my bank this week” kind of atmosphere.
Because you want a brand that means something, and a space that engages and inspires the customers you’ve worked so hard to get and keep. Because you want a brand and an environment that makes a difference, motivates employees, moves minds and merchandise, and ultimately increases traffic and sales.
“…thank you so much for the design. It is exactly what I wanted! [And]…my vendor reps marvel at our store. Their comments are: ‘This is beautiful, unlike any other show stores around.’” – Loren Martin, Owner of e.l.m. Shoes
-Consumer Behavior Specialists- We are an experienced team of right and left brain thinkers. We love psychology and knowing how to manipulate all the variables in a space to create the “just right” experience in a branded built environment. We’re a smart and efficient team with a sense of humor. We love what we do and it shows.
“We have received more compliments on this store that your team designed for us than on the last six ones [that others] put together [for us].” – Todd Lewis, Treasurer of Shoe Fly Shoe, Inc.
“They look wonderful. I love the red ones. Everything is really coming together. This store is spectacular, we’ve been getting compliments like crazy.” – Mitzi Lang, Associate at Kesslers Diamonds
Plymouth Cheese Counter and Dairy Heritage CenterPlymouth, WI
of all customers who engage with their selling environment go on to make a purchase
Lyn has devoted over 30 years to teaching and helping retailers and business professionals build healthy, purposeful and productive spaces that move hearts, minds and merchandise. Lyn is a Wisconsin Registered Interior Designer and has worked with clientele in over 35 different retail industries. Click here to read Lyn’s full bio.
Whether you just need advice (via a consult or an audit), a minor facelift, a custom fixture, or a full interior makeover, our award-winning design team is ready to help.
Olive Fine Organic LivingAWARD WINNER Mequon, WI; Milwaukee, WI
Looking to feature your products in the best possible way? Let us design a fixture for you! Large, small, portable, flexible, rotating, simple, or extravagant…we’re on it!
Kesslers DiamondsAWARD WINNER Appleton, WI; Brookfield, WI; Germantown, WI; Grandville, MI; Greenfield, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Madison, WI