I love popping into The Conran shop when I’m in London, there is always so much inspiration to be found.
I have noticed a trend building over the last year for using Critall style metal window frames in many stores. But conran have also added simple blocks of colour to some of theirs, i saw lots of stores using colour blocking whilst looking around London.
Conran have continued the colour blocking theme inside their store, using it to great effect on walls, architectural features and fixtures.
They are using it for way finding as well, helping to lead customers on their journey through the store.
I love this trend/style wall they have created in their furniture area, it really stands out and offers customers great simple information.
Love the clash of bright ribbons against this royal blue wall.
Where they do not have a surface to paint they have been inventive and used plants to add the colour.
The Conran Shop – www.conranshop.co.uk
Critall Windows – www.crittall-windows.co.uk
After our successful Christmas store set up for the Highgrove estate store, we were asked back to give the store a layout and merchandising refresh for spring.
Here are a few other photos of the completed store.
We used lots of apple crates to give height on fixtures and for holding large amounts of products under fixtures. They are very versatile and can be used in many ways. If you would like to buy apple crates from us please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
When it comes to trends in flooring we are definitely talking more evolution than revolution. A timber floor should after all last you a life time and a carpet or rug can serve for many, many years if looked after properly. Nonetheless flooring, being the foundation of any design scheme, needs to feel fresh, current and in keeping with the concept proposed.
At Solid Floor we have always taken great pride in having our finger on the pulse of the dynamic world of interior design and are always game to enable architects and designers to realise their clients’ dreams and ambitions. Therefore we would like to share with you our predictions for the future, as flooring is far from boring.
Read up on what is cutting-edge and happening now in flooring.
Source: Flooring trends 2016
Sonia Rykiel has refitted her London store in a library theme and using a very bold red which contrasts brilliantly against the black store facade.
SONIA RYKIEL LONDON
27-29 Brook Street, W1K 4 HE
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Monday to Saturday from 10AM to 7PM
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Tops Tiles have been expanding all over the country on the back of over a 5% sales increase last year.
But they are not only opening large out of town retail units, they have now created a boutique version of their brand, these small intimate stores are all situated in more affluent areas and have been given a really great look.
Heres some photos of the new West Dulwich store.
2 Croxted Road
SE21 8SW, UK
Right from the very start, Neptune has had a clear set of goals; to create the finest quality furniture, with outstanding design, and all at a price that need not cost the earth.
Neptune’s ninth store in the UK is centred in Britain’s oldest recorded town of Colchester. The joint owners have strong retail backgrounds where Martin King, who currently owns Neptune Bury St Edmunds, plans on expanding the Neptune brand across East Anglia with his business partner Jasper Burnham, former Head of Retail at Neptune’s head office. The strong essence of dedication and commitment to Neptune is proven through the attention to detail and attentive attitude towards their customers in the existing Bury St Edmunds branch. Neptune Colchester is a breathtaking and inspirational centre of interior design, boasting a 6200 sq foot showroom with an added 2,000 sq foot of outdoor display space to showcase Neptune’s stylish garden furniture.
They have just opened a new store in Colchester, here are a selection of photos of that store.
The Heathrow Terminal 5 shopping area has been undergoing some major changes over the last few months, one of the first new stores to open is Louis Vuitton which is the anchor store at the luxury end of the shopping area.
The first thing you see is this huge LED screen which has some amazing graphics playing on it.
Here are a selection of other pics of the new store.