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The Word On The Street_ Retail Trends [Pt_1]

We’re hearing the terms ‘Showrooming’ (shopping and comparing online whilst in-store); ‘Brand Journalism’ (driving content directly to customers, online and in-store) ; ‘Value of Values’ (the right choices in product quality and the right values in terms of provenance and ethics); these are being bandied about as current trends in retail but we’ve been watching … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ 2014 & Beyond Event [11.12.13], Amsterdam
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So This Just Happened_ 2014 & Beyond Event [11.12.13], Amsterdam

The auspicious date of 11.12.13 saw the staging in Amsterdam of this year’s Second Sight ‘2014 & BEYOND Event‘. Ten speakers came from all over to present ideas and findings on the steps being taken towards the future – from giants leaps to changes in pace – and that we may soon be experiencing in our day … Continue reading

Would Like To Meet_ UXUS, Amsterdam
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Would Like To Meet_ UXUS, Amsterdam

A long-time admirer of their transcendent mindset, UXUS the multidisciplinary design company first caught my eye across a crowded London high street whilst on a retail recce, happening upon their store design for House of Kipling the label which designs chic, feminine and fashionable bags for women.  A girl whose head is easily turned by quirky detailing and razor-sharp visual merchandising, I was hooked by the fun … Continue reading