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.
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 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 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.
I’m not sure about you but the annual Christmas markets across the UK seem to have lost a bit of their charm for me now, I can almost predict the location of each overly commercialised stall at the Manchester markets now. With this in mind I went in search of something a bit different, my search took me to the quirky and creative city of Berlin.
With three weeks to go until Christmas, I’ve been busy spreading the Christmas spirit at the Pavilion Restaurant, Bury. Taking inspiration from one of the restaurant’s most popular products, Veuve Clicquot, it’s instantly recognisable colour has been used throughout the restaurant’s branding, from the napkins, table decorations to the fixtures, fittings and vinyl branding. In an […]
Last week I was lucky enough to be involved in the launch of Robbie Williams’ menswear brand, Farrell at Primark, Manchester. I was tasked with dressing the window ready for launch.
It has arrived earlier than most retailers, but yes its that time of year again, Christmas!
Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last couple of weeks throughout the country at Primark.
By using vintage wooden crates to display a range of house wines I have created the feel of an old wine cellar to inspire customers and showcase their vast menu.
In June I told you about the indoor tree that I styled for The Pavilion, Bury, since then I have I have been tasked with styling three other areas of the restaurant to bring it to life and provide a unique Pavilion style experience.