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Borough Market

For your delectation a little gallery of Borough Market, just because. Click an image to see larger version and cycle through the gallery. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 20%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: Read more …

Colour, F&B, Leisure, Mobile, Pop up retail, POS, Retail, Retail design, Signs, Trends
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Ikea pop up – the making

And now the making of video … More summery garden and outdoorsy stuff from Ikea here with some nice Pinterest worthy images further down the page and an easy garden planning tool too.  Read More …

Colour, Homeware, Ikea, Leisure, Pop up retail, Retail, Retail design
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Pop Up Ikea

To tie in with Ikea’s ‘Make more of your Garden’ their new pop up at Liverpool Street Station. Apparently 800,000 commuters pass through the station every day. Ikea on facebook  Read More …

Homeware, Leisure, Lighting, Marketing, Pop up retail, Retail, Retail design, Trends

Fred Perry at Westfield

A new store for Fred Perry at Westfield Stratford City. The centrepiece is a locally made sculpture of 32 brass leaved that viewed from the front creates the signature Fred Perry laurel wreath. Designed by BuckleyGrayYeoman  Read More …

Fashion, Leisure, Retail

Thorntons – New Store Design

Towards the end of last year our new concept design for Thorntons opened in Birmingham. More bling, more product talk and more emphasis on Thorntons enormous product range. The perimeter (shown here in the Christmas scheme) uses a magnetic paper background to provide an easily changeable backdrop for promotions and events. Self selection is more prominent as is a more elaborate gift wrapping service. Read more …

F&B, Leisure, Retail, Retail design

585 Boardriders

A new(ish) flagship store for Quiksilver, 585 Boardriders on Venice Boulevard in sunny California, USA. The 10,000 square foot open floor plan store allows storage for up to 500 surfboards and also provides a fully equipped surf and skateboard shop. Also incorporated are skateboard friendly spaces on the front and side of the building. Inside includes a curated art gallery, a green wall and outside Read more …

Changing rooms, Leisure, Retail, Retail design
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The Luncheonette

The idea of the luncheonette (officially a long counter with stools where the patron is served from the other side of the counter) has always really appealed to me. The romance of solitude and a cup of coffee and eggs over easy. Whilst looking at John Wright’s photography site I saw luncheonette in the background of one of the shots. 2 mins of google searching later and I arrived at the All Star Read more …

F&B, Leisure, Pop up retail, Retail, Retail design, Signs

Found, antique, vintage etc.

There’s a growing trend towards individuality in larger brand retail taking after what’s been going in the leisure market for a few years. After all why design the same thing over and over again when you can do it differently every time. The modern globe trotting or even just city hopping person perhaps doesn’t want the same environment every time s/he visits the same brand. One way Read more …

Branding, F&B, Leisure, Retail, Retail design, Trends

New Greggs Prototype Store

Just put up a post about the new Greggs Prototype store. It’s a move on for Greggs, fundamentally still the value proposition but in a more contemporary store. One of the key features is the lighting scheme which uses 100% LED lighting and is the first store in Europe to do so. This halves the energy consumption for the lighting. More info and pictures on our main website.  Read More …

Leisure, Retail

More Snog

I’ve writtten about Snog on here before and I must admit I keep coming back to it every time we look at a fascia on another job. So now here’s some more pics and even videos at Lighting which has an excellent write up about the lighting scheme. Also worth having a look at is their kiosk which opened in Westfield on Monday. Not many images online yet but no doubt they’ll start appearing Read more …

F&B, Leisure, Lighting, Retail