Awards

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KRS has become one of the premier retail design firms by following one rule: solve the dilemmas of clients and customers creatively, quickly, and beautifully. At KRS, we turn challenges into innovative opportunities for growth. And people have noticed.

2014

KRS ranked among VMSD's Top Retail Design Firms of 2014

Chain Store Age's "Best Convenience Store" 2014. KRS' design for PC&F My Goods, Denver, won in the category. 

A.R.E. Design Awards 2014. The Association for Retail Environments Sustainability Design Award for design and strategic use of resources in the build of Green Zebra Grocery.

design:retail “Design Leaders” 2014

A' Design Awards 2014. KRS' design for Fresh St. Market, Vancouver, BC won silver in the Interior Space, Retail and Exhibition Design Awards in the category of Interior Space and Exhibition Design.

EuroShop RetailDesign Awards 2014. KRS' design for PC&F My Goods, Denver, is a finalist in the convenience store category. 

2013

Retail Design Institute. KRS' design for Fresh St. Market, Vancouver, BC won first place in the Supermarket category.

Progressive Grocer's "Best International Store" 2013. KRS' design for La Cadena, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic won in the category.

Progressive Grocer's "Best Hybrid Concept" 2013. KRS' design for University of Oregon Fresh Marketcafe won in the category.

Progressive Grocer’s “Best Sky's the Limit Remodel” 2013. KRS’ design for Fresh St. Market, Vancouver, BC won in the category.

KRS ranked among VMSD's Top 25 Retail Design Firms of 2013

A.R.E Design Awards 2013. The Association for Retail Environments awarded KRS with the Grand Prize for Convenience Store of the Year at the 2013 A.R.E Design Awards for design and build of the local convenience store, Pacific Roads.

The awards ceremony at the Downtown Chicago Hard Rock Cafe honored all aspects of retail design from select projects all over the world.

2012

DDi “Design Leaders” 2012 DDi Magazine

KRS was named “Front Line Customer Service Team of the Year” in the 2012 annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Other finalists included Boeing, Facebook, Ford Motor Company, Google, Groupon, ING, Macy’s, Marriott, Office Depot, Twitter, Volkswagen, and Warner Bros.

2011

VMSD Retail Renovation Award 2011. KRS’ work on Lakeview Grocery’s New Orleans conversion took home top honors. Judges lauded the clean and simple nature of the design that creates an emotional bond with the consumers.

Convenience Store News “Store Design Awards” 2011. Murphy Express, El Dorado, Ark., won honorable mention for best interior design.

Progressive Grocer’s “Best Overall Store Design” 2011. KRS’ design for Calgary Co-Op Quarry Park Centre, Calgary, Alberta won in the category of new, ground-up construction, under 50,000 square feet.

Progressive Grocer's "Best Mid-budget Remodel" 2011. KRS' design for Lakeview Grocery won in the category.

2010

CSA Store-of-the-Year Design Competition 2010. KRS was awarded overall best supermarket design for Robért Fresh Market

CSA Store-of-the-Year Design Competition 2010 KRS was awarded honorable mention for Calgary Co-Op

Outstanding Environmental Practices 2010, 2009. KRS was honored with the Environmental Excellence Award by Laird Plastics.

KRS designs retail spaces for some of the most successful brands in the world. We're creative. We have fun. We're always looking for fresh perspectives. Everything inspires.

We take a holistic approach to each project, building on our clients' strengths and creating new growth opportunities. KRS-designed environments connect with the customer, make a lasting impression, boost brand image, and drive sales. We're award-winning designers. We're a leading brand consultancy. We maximize the customer experience to increase your sales.

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