National Geographic and Barcelona-base Worldwide Retail Store have chosen Singapore as it’s first flagship store in Asia and the second global store following, after London’s opening the month before. (According to its press release.)
Opened on Dec 14, 2008, at VivoCity.
From the press:
‘The Singapore store opening builds on the success of National Geographic's strong subscriber base for its media products, with National Geographic Channel available in more than 56 million homes in Asia Pacific and more than 100,000 readers of its magazines in Singapore.
Located at Vivo City, Singapore's largest shopping mall in the vibrant HarbourFront precinct, the new National Geographic store is designed to appeal to Singaporeans' taste for adventure and diverse cultures.
More than a traditional retail environment, the 1,500-square- metre (16,146-square-foot) store will feature a retail marketplace, exhibition space and unique "experience zones" for multi-sensory activities designed to stimulate, educate and inspire visitors.’
National Geographic the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization inspires people to care about earth and promotes the conservation of history, cultural and world’s resources.
An organization I love and respect.
A fascinating Store, that many have visited.
In this post,
I would like to show my distant friends and viewers, some sights of this magnificent store and it's engaging merchandises.
Do visit them, when you’re in Singapore.
Greeting you at the enticing entrance
Walls of posters and many more around the shop.
The culturally inspiring settings and displays, that might spur on some
good home ideas.
Interesting adventurous make-shift settings for any part of the home.
Crates of scented candles, stationaries and etc.
Books to maps.
Shell to Rattan Weaving.
Basketry, wood craft, brass door handles and etc.
will be interesting.
Should start going for my hunt soon.
Bags and pouches in many styles.
In various styles.
Watches, lots more at the store.
Unusual showcase for unusual stuffs
Gifts for Christmas or birthdays.
Rocks , where you can try lifting to impress.