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JPDA opens DavidsTea's first US location on New York's Upper East Side.
posted on Thursday, November 17th AT 03:07:25 PM

Following an intensive redesign and architectural rebranding, JPDA is pleased to announce that the first US location for Canadian brand DavidsTea has opened in New York City. Located on Third Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the new store is a showpiece for the company and introduces the brand's high quality products and unparalleled customer service to the American market.

 

DAVIDsTEA Coming Soon to NYC!
posted on Wednesday, November 2nd AT 06:52:30 PM

JPDA has been busy working away at the new concept designs for DAVIDsTEA's US debut. The stores are well under way and are expected to open just in time for the busy holiday season. Look for the big teal sign coming soon to your neighborhood.

 

JPDA's East Village Studio is featured in the Financial Times.
posted on Tuesday, October 11th AT 12:47:25 PM

The September 30th, 2011 issue of the Financial Times features JPDA's East Village Studio in an article entitled "The big squeeze" about the clever use of space in residential projects.

Author Richard Warren holds up the project as an example of how "architects in the Big Apple are designing better, smaller homes."

 

JPDA engaged to update DavidsTea retail experience and design the brand's first US stores.
posted on Tuesday, September 6th AT 04:42:16 PM

Upstart Canadian retailer DavidsTea has selected JPDA to update the design of their branded Tea shops. JPDA will be examining all aspects of the retail experience, including store and fixture design, shopability, and architectural branding.

With an existing footprint of 75 stores across Canada, DavidsTea offers a unique full-service retail experience for exploring, tasting and purchasing high quality tea.

JPDA will introduce the brand to the US via two New York stores scheduled to open this fall.

 

East Village Studio featured in the latest issue of BOB.
posted on Monday, February 14th AT 10:54:52 AM

The kind folks at the Korean design magazine BOB have included the East Village Studio in their latest issue's feature on Small Spaces.

 

dedegumo watch shop featured in New York Times Thursday Styles section
posted on Friday, December 17th AT 12:18:38 PM

Within a week of opening, our little watch shop is already getting rave reviews. The Thursday Style section has a profile on the watches just in time for Christmas.

 

JPDA engaged by India's Reliance Communications to develop a nationwide in-store brand experience.
posted on Wednesday, November 3rd AT 03:47:55 PM

We've just been hired by Reliance Communications to develop an exciting brand experience project to be rolled out to their network of stores across India. Reliance is the central holding of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, and has over 100 million subscribers.

 

East Village Studio featured in the November issue of Dwell!
posted on Friday, October 15th AT 03:26:17 PM

Hot off the presses, we just picked up the latest copy of Dwell. Turn to page 49 and you'll find our East Village Studio featured in the 'My House' section. Have a look and let us know when you'd like one of your own.

 

JPDA lights up the blogosphere
posted on Monday, August 16th AT 03:54:12 PM

Our East Village Studio has been busy making the rounds on the internet.

 

JPDA Wins AIA Small Projects Award 2010!
posted on Friday, March 12th AT 03:33:30 PM

JPDA has won the AIA Small Projects Award 2010 for the East Village Studio renovation! The award is granted based on excellence in design, innovation and technical advacements during the design process. We're extremely excited that ours was one of roughly ten entries granted this distinction, nationwide. The project will be featured at the AIA Convention, held June 10-12th in Miami.