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 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 […]
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.
A few words about my latest work for Ted Baker, where I was asked to install their Christmas scheme for their Trafford Centre and Manchester store. Over the past couple of years Ted Baker has created a bit of a reputation for itself with its saucy animated characters (last year’s santa in a thong, check […]
Its been a busy couple of weeks, having done what seems like a UK tour installing Christmas windows I feel a bit like a Christmas fairy! I know it may seem a bit early but in the retail game we are always ahead. The scheme is based on a doll’s house, the oversized windows and […]