A year ago I wrote about ‘January sales with style, Berlin’ (see blog post from 9th January 2015), looking at how the German’s minimalistic approach to presentation created a very tasteful looking sale.
As a Visual Merchandiser the Christmas season is the busiest time of the year because for many retailers its the most vital sales period.
This was an exciting collaboration with Helen Draper Mercer, a dynamic and creative Manchester based stylist. We were tasked with designing and creating an installation to display 10 pieces of clothing within a perspex cube for the ‘Wonders of Autumn’ campaign at McArthurGlen, Cheshire Oaks, one of the UK’s leading Designer Outlets.
This 7 day Summer Garden festival is a hive of activity sprawling across Manchester’s St Ann’s Square, King Street & Cathedral Walk. The event is alive with cafes, bars & live music. It turns the concept of traditional gardening on its head & showcases community projects throughout Manchester. If you’re in the area check it […]
Last week I told you about the planning & preparation of my container garden, I can now reveal the finished product.
If you had chance to read my blog about my recent trip to ‘The Lost Gardens of Manchester’ exhibition at the Manchester City Art Gallery then you will be aware of how inspired I was to create something similar for myself. Well I’ve been busy over the last month & done just that.
This was my first trip to the Vintage Home Show and its the beautiful venue, the Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester. It is a grade 2 listed Edwardian building, which originally opened to the public in 1903 offering 3 swimming pools and a Turkish bath. Dressed in terracotta tiles, stained glass and mosaic tiles, the […]
I just wanted to blog a few words about an exciting and inspiring salvage fair that I visited last week at Tatton Park, Cheshire.
I visited the Lost Gardens of Manchester exhibition a week ago and have been feeling inspired ever since. It’s a great example of collaboration, urban gardening and use of a there dimensional space within a gallery setting.
Whilst the UK high streets are painted red with sale signs and retailers struggle to maintain their usual standards of presentation, it was refreshing to see a more subtle approach to sale shopping in the cosmopolitan district of Mitte.