Important recognition for Tekna Design, nominated for the “Smart Retail Award 2021” contest by the well-known organizer “Retail Institute Italy”, which seeks out those retail designers who have distinguished themselves for their innovative creations. Obviously we aim to obtain the most coveted legitimacy, although the selection, alongside successful brands such as Coca Cola, Red Bull, Barilla .., is already a considerable source of pride for us.
The article makes clear the affirmation of Tekna Design's leadership at every latitude of the European continent, thanks to its innovative creations in the segment of concepts, corners and professional shopfittings intended for both international tobacco players, petrol stations or individual tobacconists shops.
The video shows the salient features of the extraordinary “Bartoli” tabac store concept, based in Sainte Lucie de Porto Vecchio (Corsica), designed, built and set up by Tekna Design. The images do not need further descriptions, good vision...
The article, this time focused on a practical case, describes the profitable professional relationship between the Hit Shopping Center in Andernach (D) and what the German newspaper defines as "the Italian expert in professional furniture for tobacconists", aka Tekna Design, commissioned by the owners of the complete refurbishment of the tobacconist's shop including IQOS corner, press & bookshop same as post office station inside the shopping center, giving rise to a very modern store-concept towards which the owner Frederik Heusel expresses all his satisfaction for the result obtained.
"Tabac Oliva" is a large sales point, based in Borgo (Corsica) and this video shows the refined ad hoc furniture created by Tekna Design, with tobacco, e-cig, newspapers, beverage, cigar humidor, corner bar… The tobacconist is owned by Mr. José Oliva, president of the Corsican Tobacconist Federation.
A video that shows in detail the functional-design created by Tekna for "Tabac de la Marana", an important tobacco-shop based in Borgo in Corsica. The subtle dove-gray nuances, applied to the innovative and essentialist styles typical of Tekna Design artifacts, do not require further descriptions... Good vision!
The renovated Tabac Shop Caesar Palace - Nimes (France) sales point, designed and built by Tekna Design and based on the harmonious combination of white furnishing elements with metal inserts and gray doors and drawers, is of great impact, a combination that generates a particularly technical and modern achromatic aspect.
This special counter system is designed for high professional efficiency and modularity is equipped with the most modern technologies in order to receive king size packs up to XXL size packs. Ordered by the leading multinational tobacco company and installed in a professional tobacco shops in Belgium.
Period of fervent commitment, despite the second lockdown, in setting up new tobacconists mainly in Corsica. Starting from that of Porticcio ("Tabac La Plume d'Or") passing through the two of Borgo ("Tabac de la Marana" and "Tabac Oliva", owned by the president of the Tobacconist Federation of Corsica, Mr. Oliva) to get to the one just completed in Ajaccio (“Tabac St Jean des Pommiers”).
A successful re-design intervention on the numerous tobacco selling points created, produced and installed by Tekna Design in Switzerland over the last two years: various tobacco kiosks, multi- service shops and petrol stations. The restyling mainly involved the transformation of professional tobacco Gantries previously equipped with a showcase, by inserting screen set ups for digital signage purposes.
An important series of brand concepts, consisting of customized furniture elements for the brand and their integration with special communications elements and various accessories, invented and created by Tekna Design: from the preliminary inspection, to the project, production, arriving at the installation within the time agreed with the customer, by the highly specialized team of Tekna Design.
Tekna Design presents again its recent and innovative concepts in the annual "Losangexpo, le Salon des Buralistes - L'annuaire de la Profession", catalog - an editorial publication that replaces the "Losangexpo" fair which cannot take place due to the Covid-19 emergency. Tekna Design shows up with its institutional presentation same as with highlights of one the latest transformation to a professional tobaccoshop in France.
A large tobacconist's shop in Ramonville-Saint-Agne, a French commune in the Haute-Garonne department, characterized by a central part dedicated to tobacco, identified by the white color and by the two peripheral side areas in wood color, for a pleasant chromatic contrast and a intelligible optical separation of volumes. The high length of the counter, the back counter and the width of the side corners, allow you to accommodate a variety of products from different product sectors.
The testimony of Mr. Maurice Chaigneaud, owner of the “SNC Clem” tobacco shop, newly refurbished and realized 101% by Tekna Design.This concept is characterized by the pure white color that brings an excellent modern brightness to the shop. Maurice and his collaborators describe the various project steps, the care with which also Tekna Design' s professional installation team has build up the new store mentionning the improofed working surroundings due to the ergonomics of this brand new highly professional store design.
An important article that explains the successes of Tekna Design and its objectives, including that of realizing projects which in addition of being extremely functional, qualitative and aesthetically compatible, are at the same time environmentally friendly by using 100% recycled materials.In this case materials such as aluminium and fsc certiﬁed wooden materials.
The testimony of Xavier Lesur, owner of the "Tabac de la Poste" tobacconist that Tekna Design set up in early April, in full lockdown for the Covid-19 emergency, asking for an exception to the restrictions to the Italian and French authorities, in order to meet the customer's temporal needs. Xavier talks about all steps taken by Tekna Design to set up the new store, starting from the project with realistic 3D views to the flawless installation process.
Located next to the airport of "Marseille-Marignane" the professional tobacconist "Snc Clem" was restyled and refurbished with the usual meticulousness of Tekna Design who designed the shop focusing on white colors: from the newsstand furniture up to the tobacco shelves, from gondolas to counters. The shop thus acquired an accentuated brightness, for an excellent overall aesthetic result, also confirmed by the customer who, questioned a few weeks after setting up, said that also his clients are delighted by the new design of the tobacconist's which also allowed a significant increase in sales.
An interview with general manager Paolo Cappa, who presents the company characteristics and indicates how, through a professional presentation of the products, combined with ideal lighting and correct flows, Tekna Design customers obtain a significant increase in sales from 25 to 30% following the refurbishment of the store.
In these special times of Coronavirus we thought about a solution that might help being more safe in the ambiance of a tobacco shop by a protective barrier. These simple solutions which can be out of plexiglass or even tempered glass - depending on the idea of the project, will be easily applicable and can be prepared as a KIT. We designed two varieties- one solution for fixation on new or existing counters and one hanging solution that can be adjusted on ceilings.
European Business is one of the most popular business magazines in Europe and provides complete and detailed reports on export-oriented companies throughout Europe. The publisher has selected Tekna Design and has dedicated an article ("Finding a niche in tobacco") to it in the January 2020 issue.
The "Revue des Tabacs" is a French monthly magazine dedicated to the world of tobacco that publishes news, interviews, surveys, comparisons of products, services and market analyzes that allow tobacconists to modernize and improve their business. On the November issue, the magazine dedicated an important article to Tekna Design, entitled "L'investisssement est entièrement remboursé par la hausse des ventes" (The investment is fully reimbursed by the increase in sales).
This tobacco shop in the heart of Sainte-Maxime, (near to Saint Tropez on the French Riviera) has been renovated and redesigned with brandnew furniture solutions from Tekna Design' s 2020 catalogue: highly professional tobacco shelves and intelligent counter solutions with space optimisation, attractive vitrines for gift items, qualitative cigar humidifiers, special fridges for wines and drinks, dedicated corners for electronic cigarettes and many other extras such as super effective illumination systems.
A brandnew concept for tobacconists was set up in Bagnols en Forêt, southern France. A fresh and new design in combination with professional installation service of Tekna Design result in highly attractive furniture solutions for tobacco displaying and newsstands, special corners dedicated to electronic cigarettes or cigars and other taylormade realizations such as intelligent counter solutions with creative stocking possibilities and great illumination systems.
Tekna Design offers its solutions and services since years successfully to well-known multinational tobacco companies. Here in Switzerland the modernisation of three innovative tobacconist areas, within the service / mini-market stations owned by Mister Ben Slimane located in Perly, Chancy and Thônex (Canton of Geneva) were realized in January: innovative essential design and extreme attention to the smallest details for a perfect result.
A new tobacconist set up in Toulouse in the South of France, furnished by Tekna Design using shelves and professional counters for tobacconists taken from its catalogue, and by inserting components and special furnishings made to measure for this shop.
A new, small and very nice tobacconist under construction in Corsica in Ponteleccia, made using candy counters, cash counters and shelves for professional cigarettes, chosen from the new Tekna Design catalogue.
The testimony of Francesca Lava, who chose Tekna Design for the renovation and refurnishing of her tobacco shop including newspaper-stands, stationery and other, in Alessandria, Italy. Francesca talks about her experience in the sector and the motivation that led her to commission Tekna Design to design and manufacture the furnishings of her tobacconist's.
A large tobacconist under construction in Pietranera in Corsica, furnished with the new 2020 line of furniture and professional counters for Tekna Design tobacconists.
A pleasant and unexpected movie honored by the client of the "Tabac de la Gare", a tobacconist's shop made by Tekna Design in Bastia, Corsica. The document shows all the stages of intervention, starting from the old set up to the complete assembly of the new furniture.
Our company showroom is always in the process of being renewed, in order to present the latest and most innovative tobacco furniture products from the 2020 range; cigarette displays, tobacco counters, E-CIG display cases, newsstand shelves, cigarette and tobacco shelves, tobacco accessories show-cases, snack and candy shelves, candy gondolas, wine and alcohol shelves, hi-tech and telephony furniture, shelves stationery, candy counters, humidors, special showcases for electronic cigarettes and many other professional accessories for tobacconists, tobacconists-newsagents,tobacconists bars.
Tekna Design participated in the event organized by the Corsican Tobacconists Federation in Borgo (Bastia) where we presented a small display corner for electronic cigarettes in combination with a dedicated INNO counter for E.CIG, special showcases for liquids and electronic cigarette devices.
Among the many tobacconists furnished throughout Europe, Silvi Marina deserves a particular mention: modern design, clean lines, typically "Italian style" special colours and materials for the finishings and displays, new gift shop windows and central gondolas; all with attention to the smallest details, 101% Made by Tekna Design.