With over three decades of retail design experience, our reputation has been built on successful relationships with clients and consultants on both sides of the lease line. We are a curious team of 50+ passionate, creative, and strategic thinkers who reposition and reinvent shopping centers, inject retail vitality into mixed-use developments, and devise immersive experiences for our food & beverage, fashion, health & wellness projects. We design and transform spaces into inspiring and engaging environments with purpose and authenticity. Behind all the spaces, we build a carefully considered strategy that yields exceptional results for landlords and retail brands alike. With offices in Montreal (Quebec) and Detroit (Michigan), we design for an international market with a strong focus on customer experience and outstanding performance.
did you know?
GH+A is 100% retail design
Retail is 100% of what we do all day, every day. From the early days, when GH+A’s founders Denis Gervais and Irene Harding were sketching at their drafting tables, through today, our exclusive focus has been designing spaces for shopping and shoppers.
the quality of our designs is recognized internationally
We have won over 145 design awards for excellence from the most prestigious design associations around the world.
our leaders are involved in every project from A-Z
A hands-on approach immerses our leaders in each of one of their respective projects, even in the most unglamorous of stages.
how do we design with retail soul?
It’s full-blown shopper immersion of the vibe and energy of a place. It’s destination design that engages real people in real time. It’s experience design that transcends transaction. It’s the magic that brings a retail environment to life.