Lampshade Heaven

Simple and gorgeous. An illuminated archway upholstered in European linen by way of European Linen and Hemp Community.  Read More …

Homeware, Lighting, Pop up retail
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Four candles

Fortnum & Mason’s new candle shop, get ready for those autumn evenings. Who knew … “candles are integral to the history of Fortnum’s. Three hundred and seven years ago, William Fortnum was a footman at the Court of Queen Anne, where one of his tasks was to empty half-burnt candles. Instead of leaving the wax to go to waste, he would take the used candles home make new candles from Read more …

Department stores, Homeware, Lighting, 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
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Can you tell navy blue from black?

According to the PSFK Future of Retail Report … 67% of customers who try on items buy them. Only 10% of customers make a purchase that they haven’t tried on. That’s why stores have begun to make changing rooms more attractive to customers. Lighting is of course the key element in changing rooms, if you can tell navy blue from black you know the lighting is working. Then come the add Read more …

Changing rooms, Department stores, Lighting, Luxury, Retail, Retail design, Trends
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C&A as you’ve never seen it before

Who knew C&A could look like this. Just shows what a bit of South American pizazz can do. Of particular note are the light fittings just showing how much can be achieved with simple ideas well executed. Spotted on LSN Global.  Read More …

Department stores, Lighting, Retail
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Centre Commercial – Paris

A lovely looking store, Centre Commercial by Veja opened at the end of last year in Paris. The distressed look is to the fore but what makes it stand apart is the excellence of the cross merchandising, beautifully and elegantly done. Also of note is the lighting, little spots on the wall products and an interesting take on neon chandeliers. Originally from Another Face in the Crowd  Read More …

Lighting, Retail, Retail design
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TalkTalk new showroom

The New TalkTalk showroom in Soho is a stripped back large space, complete with Tuk Tuk van in the centre acting as a coffee station. The showroom gives the brand the ideal environment to host its own happenings, an important part of the new retail experience. Originally from LSN Global.  Read More …

Lighting, Retail, Retail design, Trends

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