Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, MLG, Toronto Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket

It’s not every day that a client asks you to design the “world’s best food store” and then backs the project to the hilt.

Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Interior and Graphic Design

Launched in November 2011, our work with Loblaws in Canada has been seminal in the redefinition of the urban supermarket globally.

Multi-award winning and constantly visited by the world’s best retailers, Loblaws redefines its genre.

Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer

"The new Loblaws in Toronto makes the design of the mighty Eataly look pedestrian and begs the question: is this the world's best supermarket? Our answer is yes."

– Howard Saunders, 22nd&5th
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Art

"Landini Associates have put the ‘super’ into supermarket."

– Powershop 4, Frame Publishers
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Butcher

Voted by Retail Week (UK) no. 3/10 'Top 10 Stores in the World, by design' beating Selfridges, Aesop and Hermes.

Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Deli

"The new Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens has significantly improved by standard of living."

– Customer @Kitelife via Twitter
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Grocery
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Retail Design Designer, Open Kitchen

"Simply, mouthwateringly awesome."

– Echochamber
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Food

"The latest generations of Loblaws supermarkets by Landini Associates are from another stratosphere."

– Laureano Turienzo, CEO, Retail News Trends
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Patisserie
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Cafe

"Over my 17 years at Loblaws I have never worked with a design firm with as much knowledge as Landini Associates from strategy, branding, millwork, fixturing and truly understanding retail operations."

– Mike Angus, Senior Director, Design and Signage, Loblaws
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Sushi
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Interior and Graphic Design
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Grocery

"Landini Associates really push the boundaries of the supermarket retail experience."

– Sean Hatcher, World Architecture News
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Vitamins

"You guys are a Rockstar’s! I appreciate the time we spent working together. It truly was one of the highlights of my retail career."

– Michael Lovsin, Loblaws
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Local
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Checkout
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Design Designer Dining

"We must put a monument to the studio that is behind these wonders, the design team that increasingly surprise me, for good, the Australians Landini Associates. Possibly the most brilliant studio specialized in retail today."

– Laureano Turienzo, CEO, Retail News Trends
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Designer Brand Book
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Designer History Trolley
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens, Canada, Landini Associates, Supermarket, Retail Designer Shopping Bag
  • Client

    Loblaws

  • Location

    Toronto, Canada

  • Size

    7,900 square metres

  • Category

    Food, Retail

  • Scope

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Tone of Voice, Copywriting, Interior Design, Master Planning, Placemaking, Graphic Design, Signage, Wayfinding, Ticketing, POS, Packaging, Uniforms, Visualisation, Brand Guidelines, Fit-out Guidelines.

  • Photography by

    Trevor Mein

  • Awards

    • 2014 World Architecture News Awards Shortlisted Best Adaptive Reuse 
    • 2013 Design et al International Hotel & Property Awards Shortlisted Best Commercial Redevelopment
    • 2013 Heritage Toronto Awards Winner Award of Merit
    • 2013 Toronto Urban Design Award Winner Award of Merit
    • 2012 Australian Interior Design Awards Winner Best Retail Design
    • 2012 Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA Design Biennale) Winner Three-Dimensional Design
    • 2012 Interior Design Excellence Awards Highly Commended Best International Project
    • 2012 International Council of Shopping Centers Gold Award Innovative Design and Development
    • 2012 World Architecture News Award Winner Best Retail Award over 200sqm
    • 2012 World Architecture News Award Shortlisted Best Lighting

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