I really like the simplicity of the new Zara windows on Regent St, the blue and white wallpaper with its very intricate design really catches your eye, but initially over powers the product but does drawer you in to take a closer look, then you see the simplicity of the dressing.
I like the way the wallpaper has been brought down onto the floor it helps to add depth to the windows.
Their windows can be quite tricky as the building is on a slope so the windows get higher as you walk past them, but they have added in a mirror which many of us will have seen in shops used for security, but here it allows you to see the bed dressing. What a simple and great idea.
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Paperchase’s flagship store on Tottenham Court Road was looking rather lovely last week, they have two simple but effective window schemes using butterflies and owls which never seem to go out of fashion in the stationery world.
They had also created a great display as you entered the store showing all the related products from the windows.
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Shot by: Jason Rodricks, PJ Lee & Evan Bellam
Edited by: PJ Lee, Evan Bellam, & Dan Wallace
Ive just come back from a city break to Budapest, its koan for its thermal spas but I was also amazed how things can change so quickly, i was there exactly a year ago and so many new businesses have sprung up.
There are two streets i would like to share with you one is called Dob Ucta and the other Kiraly Ucta, both have a strong feel of Shoreditch and Brick Lane in London.
Steampunk has been around for many years and has grown and grown but 2014 to 2015 is supposed to be the year that the craze will take off, first in fashion then lifestyle and interior design, will it follow into store interiors and windows?
So what is Steam Punk?
Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Steampunk works are often set in an alternative history of the 19th century’s British Victorian era or American “Wild West”, in a post-apocalyptic future during which steam power has regained mainstream use, or in a fantasy world that similarly employs steam power. Steampunk perhaps most recognizably features anachronistictechnologies or retro-futuristicinventions as people in the 19th century might have envisioned them, and is likewise rooted in the era’s perspective on fashion, culture, architectural style, and art. Such technology may include fictional machines like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or the modern authors Philip Pullman, Scott Westerfeld, Stephen Hunt and China Miéville. Other examples of steampunk contain alternative history-style presentations of such technology as lighter-than-airairships, analog computers, or such digital mechanical computers as Charles Babbage‘s Analytical Engine.
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We will be keeping a keen eye on this trend in 2014 and will blog as we see examples coming through.
Dear readers please keep an eye out and let us know what you see and lets share the growth of this trend.
Lynda and i stopped off at Chiswick High road the other week on our way home from a clients and had to have a quick look down Devonshire Road, this little road just of Chiswick High Road is packed with lots of independent businesses all brimming with ideas. Do here are a few snaps of what we saw and ideas we found.
Whats more all the businesses have got together to work as a team to promote their road and have created a website click here to visit it.