After three years as a senior architect at Bally, David Marquardt left to found MACH Architecture. However, his association with the Swiss luxury shoe manufacturer continued after Bally commissioned MACH to design its new headquarters in Ticino as well as its groundbreaking concept store in Berlin.

Over the next four years, MACH designed three new concepts for Bally. The MACH team also planned and managed the successful roll-out of the concept in 150 Bally stores worldwide.