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 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 […]
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.
Now in its 24th year, the VM and Display show is the longest running exhibition in the industry. The three-day event showcases new and regular exhibitors, displaying the latest products, trends and technologies intended to entice today’s consumers. The show covers everything within Visual Merchandising such as Mannequins, Printing Materials, Christmas Decorations, Display Services, Props, Design, Graphics, Bust Forms, the list goes […]