Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Everyday Designer Kitchenware Window Display

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Complementing the Save the Bee display through the use of green and purple, this window story features kitchenware that is sleek and modern in design, including products from Joseph Joseph and Global Knives. Previously sourced prop garlic and artichokes add texture and context.

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A new product - Joseph Joseph Barwise bottle opener - is supported by others from the same brand.

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An assortment of caps were painstakingly* sourced and arranged.

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The beer chilling sticks had previously not been strong sellers, but once placed with a beer bottle prop in the window, sold out.

 Client: London and American Supply Stores 

*Without actually consuming alcohol!

Save the Bees: Spring Themed Kitchenware Window Display

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From the Zeal Save the Bees campaign and range of products, a complementary colour palette of purples, greens, with soft pinks and yellow highlights is created. Supporting products generally have a natural world inspired, environmentally conscious theme.

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Some of the Zeal Save the Bees range of products at eye level to highlight importance and accessibility.

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Cardboard prop leaves were made to evoke the new growth of Spring.


Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Fun, Modern and Feminine Kitchenware Display

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A softly playful, modern, feminine colour palette of lolly pink, turquoise and crisp white - held in harmony with a purple background - highlights products of a similar taste. This display was installed at the same time as the Fathers' Day window, and thus balances that masculinity through being the opposite.

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The Angry Mama and Cool Mama have both proven a hit, appealing to those who would also enjoy the Nessie utensils and tea infuser.

 Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Fathers' Day Kitchenware Window Display

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Imperial purple is not a conventional colour for Fathers' Day but it does bring out the warm natural tones of the featured products and adds a touch of luxury to the shinier ones.

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The hand made puff of smoke rises again...

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'... a lovely bunch of coconuts...' Hand assembled coconut props were created especially for this display. They helped the client completely sell out of coconut yoghurt kits. This had not happened when the product was in the window previously, unpropped.

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 Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Fun, Bright Kitchenware Window Display

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When displaying fun products like these, it pays to have quirky details to make them extra memorable.

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The client has consistently sold through each shipment of this wine glass marker. Customers regularly ask about it because they saw it in the window - and not always when the shop was open.

 Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Winter Kitchenware Window Display

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Left to right:
Slow cookers by Cuisinart, Solidteknics cookware, food smoking kitchenware featuring the Aussie Smoke Bloke cold smoker, fun baking and bright colour for all ages.

 Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Solidtekniks Cookware and Smoking Kitchenware Window Display

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Winter window of Solidteknics cookware and food smoking kitchenware featuring the Aussie Smoke Bloke, cold smoker. Backdrops are brown paper with smoke tendrils drawn with artists' charcoal.

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Country of origin is often a selling point for the client. Flag picks were previously sourced to illustrate this.

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The Aussie Smoke Bloke cold smoker kit contents. Smoke puff prop is a synthetic fibre, nylon suspension

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Ausfonte Deep Pan, Big Skillet (in adjacent window panel) and Large Grill It can be combined to create a heavy duty smoker.
Natural logs were sourced and prepared to add earthy, natural warmth and texture.
The steak is from the client only, Flying Frog Concepts' Prop Library. Also from this collection are the Swiss cheese wedge in the adjacent window panel, and the carp fish in the image below.

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Charlie the hand made carp making his bi-annual window visit. He is always there when a large, realistic fish is needed.

Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Soft Sell - Gentle tones and warmth - Kitchenware Window Display

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Featuring Hug Me mugs by Robert Gordon Pottery, bambooware, woodware, Plastic Free July drinking options by KeepCup and Oasis, and all white electrical products.

The colour scheme of predominantly natural tones and textures, accented with pastels and crisp, contrasting white makes a hero of the Robert Gordon Hug Me mug product and packaging (unglossed, unbleached board with pink, grey, black and mint graphics). Plain brown paper backdrops tie in with this as well as relate to the adjoining window displays. The client had difficulty keeping up with demand, with once abundant window mugs/sets selling out, and substitution required several times.

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Bright Baking and Storage, Window Display

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Fun baking and bright colour for all ages with Wilton Cake Decorating and Foost kids' knives.

Client: London and American Supply Stores 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016