Toast Marylebone Hight Street – Exterior Planting

What a clever idea to use breeze blocs as planters, Toast on Marylebone High Street always create simple but clever exterior planting schemes, more stores should decorate our streets in a similar way it would brighten them up and add interest.IMG_0552 IMG_0553

Clerkenwell Design Week- May 2014


After 4 extremely successful years, Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as the UK’s leading independent design festival and one of the most acclaimed trade events on the international design calendar, winning Best Live Event at the AEO Awards and Best Festival and Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards to attest to its success. Boasting over 60 showrooms, a wealth of creative businesses and more architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, CDW takes advantage of this creative hub every May for 3 days.

For more information visit the website

Home – Clerkenwell Design Week.

Pulse 2014 – London

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About Pulse

“New, new, new, that is the mantra at Pulse this year”xx

This May, over 500 brands will be joining the show at Earls Court, providing a one-stop shop for stunning new products across home, gift, fashion and accessories. With over 10 years’ experience in the design market, Pulse attracts and serves the needs of thousands of retailers year on year. 

Current trends show that retailers today are buying little and often, thus making Pulse the perfect opportunity to sourcebrand new products from a mix of established brands and up-and-coming designer makers at London’s only summer design-led gift event,

“First Peek” is the theme of Pulse 2014, providing you with the opportunity to be the first to discover never-before-seen productsfuture trends and the latest market insight to make your store stand out.

For more information visit their website

Home – Pulse 2014 – London.

Aesop Marylebone High Street London





Aesop have opened in Marylebone High Street in London with a simple and inventive interior and window scheme.



I love the simple wooden ladder system they have used both for shopfitting and in the window, it really is simple but very effective and ajustable. It lets the product be the hero.


I also like the way the interact with and entice the customer in by putting a sample bottle of their various hand lotions in a dispenser on the door frame.IMG_0555

The first thing that greets you on entering the store is an amazing array of fresh flowers which look and smell fabulous, its lovely to see a retailer doing this rather than instantly hitting you with special offers or buy me messages.IMG_0556

As usual their team members are very friendly and have superb product knowledge.

For more information visit their website by clicking here

Upcycled & Vintage shop fixture ideas – By Andy Thornton




Loving all these fabulous upcycled and Urban vintage fixtures ideas from Andy Thornton.

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For more ideas and to see their amazing collection of products click the link below

VM and Display Show 2014 – BDC, London


The VM and Display Show is the longest running exhibition for the industry and is now in its 24th year. Whether you are a retailer, designer, in the leisure and entertainment industry or in fact use visual merchandising to promote your products or services in any way, this Show is a must visit for everyone involved. The Show covers everything within visual merchandising and display from Mannequins, Print, Christmas Decorations, Display Services, Props, Design, Graphics, Bust Forms, TurnKey Service, POP, Lighting, Fabrics and everything in between.


 Click the link below for more details and to register for your free tickets.

VM and Display Show 2014 – BDC, London.

greige: interior design ideas : Alchemy Works Los Angeles


Click the link below to read and see more about this store.

greige: interior design ideas and inspiration for the transitional home : Shop Design: Alchemy Works Los Angeles.

French By Design: Mix | Minimalist Clothing Racks

Love this post by French By Design, great ideas for simple clothing rails that can be used in fashion stores or your own dressing room.

To see more ideas click the link to their blog below

French By Design: Mix | Minimalist Clothing Racks.

Multnomah Whisky Library – Portland Oregon

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The Multnomah Whiskey Library is open to the people and community of Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. The Library offers an unrivaled selection of whiskey and other fine distilled spirits, beers, and wines as well as accompanying cuisine. Tableside Cocktail Service is a specialty of The Library, as are tastings, pairing dinners,
and other educational events.

Photographs by Dina Avila Photography

West Elm – New London Flagship store


From our hometown of Brooklyn, New York to our neighborhood store in London, we think feeling truly at home means connecting with the community. We believe in making things that matter, so we collaborate with independent designers and craft communities, and we strive to design products that make a positive impact on people and the environment. We also believe that nothing adds personality like you, so we design authentic, approachable, affordable pieces for you to use in whatever way you like. Your home is your story. Let us help you tell it. WE LOVE THE WAY YOU LIVE.


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