api(+)'s original design concept for Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is now taking firm root in the Midwest—and already winning awards! Grocery Headquarters magazine named Fresh Thyme the 2016 Natural/Organic Supermarket Chain of the Year; the chain previously earned Progressive Grocer magazine's Best New Concept Design Award.
With a firm focus on quality, health and amazing values, the Fresh Thyme team is on track to deliver one of the nation's preferred shopping experiences. Fresh Thyme opened its first store in 2014 and now has 47 locations in the Midwest with a goal of 151 in its first seven years.
api(+), located in Tampa, Fla., provided services including brand strategy, store planning, prototype design, graphics, architecture and rollout for the rapidly growing supermarket operation based in Downers Grove, Ill.
ArchitecturePlus International, api(+), is a multidisciplinary design firm offering architecture, interior design, graphic design and signage and industrial design. They develop consumer-centric concepts for retail driven environments, specializing in food retail, restaurants, specialty retail and retail centers for a wide variety of national and international clients. api(+)'s work has been recognized for delivering differentiated, on-target solutions that connect with consumers and outperform the competition.