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.
This year I was lucky enough to spend Christmas in south west France, in the town of Gourdon. I couldn’t help noticing the Christmas decorations, they seemed to be a complete contrast to what we see in the UK.
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.
Here’s my latest work for The Pavilion Restaurant, Bury. The restaurant opened approximately 3 years ago and after some recent re-branding the owner wanted to add some personality to soften its engineered interior. After the installation of an extremely realistic looking olive tree in the centre of the dining area, I was tasked with dressing the […]
I recently took a trip to Cologne, Germany, and spent a day window shopping (a few purchases were made as well!) Amongst the German stalwart brands were some very familiar brands from the UK high street that have now developed European locations such as Clarks and C&A. Theses were some of the window schemes that […]