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award areBringing the casual yet contemporary feel of Bloomingdale’s SoHo location to Santa Monica, this smaller-scale store also takes a cue from its beachside community to create a “beach chic” lifestyle. The iconic black-and-white checkerboard floor remains, along with elegant touches like glass gilded with metal. However, the store incorporates elements that create an imaginative departure from the renowned retailer’s style. ...

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award nasfm 2007Five "specialty stores," each level with its own identity, break up the massive 338,000 sq. ft. Shallow departments framed by large-scale black eyebrow mouldings create intimacy, while unobstructed views are maintained via an open floor plan with wide aisles, uninterrupted sightlines, tall ceilings, and a 33-ft. gap around the escalator. Iconic details such as the black and white checkerboard floor strengthen branding. Reflective and high-contrast surfaces and upscale visual merchandising imbue the store with glamour.

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award nasfm 2006 Establishing an ethereal quality, the rear wall draws shoppers into the store with its trend-setting eyewear floating in a brightly lit background. Human forms wearing eyeglasses morph from the rear wall into the space. High-gloss paint lightens the fixtures and reflects design elements to make the 1,022-sq.-ft.-store appear larger. The wood floor continues up walls and onto the ceiling, minimizing transitions and providing a contrasting backdrop for intense illumination in the fixtures and translucent ceiling.

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2001 Design Award

Macy's Home is a new 213,700 square foot flagship/prototype store located in South Coast Plaza (Santa Ana, CA). Moon provided the high-quality perimeter fixtures at competitive prices, keeping pace with the many design and schedule changes typical of a project of this magnitude. Macy's showed its appreciation with the work by giving Moon the perimeter fixtures credit in its acceptance of the grand prize in the "new or remodeled specialty store over 25,000 feet" category at the 2001 NASFM (the national association of store fixture manufacturers) awards.

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VMSD magazineVisual Merchandising and Store Design magazine (June 2006 Issue)

... An ethereal rear wall draws shoppers into the store, the eyewear floating in an "illuminated void" of matte white plaster, spotlighted in wall display fixtures that conceal three types of lighting (and also product storage). Human forms morph from the wall. Custom-made barrier-free fixtures encourage shoppers to touch glasses and try them on.

High-gloss paint lightens the fixtures and reflects design elements that make the 1022-square-foot store appear larger. Vintage merchandise is displayed on a cylindrical greeting counter in bowls carved into the surface. The award-winning fixtures are by Moon Design Mfg. (Vista, Calif.) ...

CWB magazineVance Publishing's CWB magazine (May 2005 Feature)

... Apparently, Bruce Moon, president of Moon Design Mfg. of Vista, CA, was not joking when he wrote under his high school senior photo “on to be my dream, a cabinetmaker.” Twenty-five years, two buildings and two companies later, Moon is still aiming for the stars with his quest for “creating environments for success,” as the company’s tagline states.

According to Ed Cleary, chief operations officer, the company has evolved over the years from its beginnings in Moon’s parents’ garage with neighbors complaining of him running his table saw until 11 p.m. Moon Design is now a national store fixture manufacturer with innovative strategies on how to expand its market. ...

FDM magazineFDM magazine (October 2002)

... Building store fixtures is much more than just putting together physical structures. Most jobs involve a variety of materials, complex electrical connections, and lighting that must come together precisely and at the right time to make it all work. If one element of the job is wrong, the whole effect can be lost. Bruce Moon, owner and president of Moon inc., says this 21-year-old vista, Calif., business has grown into a thriving company by taking on the nightmares nobody else wants to tackle. Using computers, CNC automation and a competent staff, Moon has built his company's reputation on providing solutions for every kind of job. ...

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Moon Design Mfg.
971 Park Center Dr.
Vista, CA 92081-8312
Phone: 760-598-3227
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